We will be treated to a dance in the sky that will not repeat for hundreds of years on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. This will be a lunar eclipse at the same time as the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.
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Poor Labor Day. Gets no respect. It's the Rodney Dangerfield of celebrations. The runt of the holiday litter.
This summer let us honor our debt to the sun by making friends with it once again. We can collect this cosmic resource and utilize it as fuel to power our lives.
Honoring the solstice can remind us just how precious each day and season is, because the truth of its passing away is also acknowledged.
By Nicole Neroulias
Religion News Service
(RNS) Bonfires, drum circles, dancing, candlelit meditation and other ceremonial rituals help usher in the ...
February second is the exact halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. It is the winter midpoint or cross-quarter day. The duskiest, coldest season is now officially half over!
the darkness of this season forces us to look into ourselves and our relationships for beauty and delight. Summer's pleasures can make us lazy.
When is the last time you really noticed the breeze on your skin, or looked at your child's face and noticed that he or she is changing, growing up...this won't last forever, so enjoy it now!
Christmas is the celebration of a birth--and so it celebrates a death, too. The heat and the light increase in each 24-hour period, and this day in wh...
What my friend Hannah is appalled by when it comes to Christianity isn't the broad range of kind, thoughtful people in her community, but rather the theologies that drive the Evangelicals.
In some yoga circles, it is traditional to perform 108 "Sun Salutations" upon the change of seasons. This is most often done in large groups, and often as an "offering" of peace or unity.
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