Tuesday, December 21, 2010

"Making the Darkness Luminous" // A Carrboro resident weighs in on the meaning of the Solstice

Full Post Here // Excerpt Below

by C. Hawk Croft

At first glance, it might seem odd to spend the longest night of the year celebrating the return of the sun. For many of our Pagan ancestors, this was the essence of the winter solstice mystery... With lives rooted deeply in the rhythm of the seasons, they were dependent upon the reliability of their gods and goddesses to once again return the sun and its greening of the Earth. This night, the turning point from darkness to light, was more than just a metaphorical reflection on the meaning of winter; it was a choice between life or death... Keep Reading

1 comment:

  1. Oh, wow! Thanks for the link. I'm flattered!

    Hawk

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