the returning of the light. winter solstice is one of my favourite things to celebrate. it signals that we've made it through the darkest days. it feels like an accomplishment of some sort. a small victory to help us get through the winter and a reminder that warmer days are ahead. this year, we had a small gathering with close friends in our home. I wanted to bring as much of the outdoors in and fill our home with the natural beauty of cedar, hemlock, pinecones and beeswax. a local g...
The Winter Solstice is upon us once again dear friends. At this time of year we celebrate the rebirth of The Oak King into the world. Or if you prefer, the waking of The Sun God who returns to warm The Earth and lengthen the days once again. Even the Jesus mythology could be seen as simply another retelling of the same god-birth story.