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Winter Solstice 2011

Winter Solstice: Holding Hope On The Darkest Day

Christian Piatt | Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

On the winter solstice we northern hemisphere types get less sunlight than on any other day of the year... So why celebrate what should be an otherwise depressing day? Is it because it can't get any worse? Well, yeah. Kind of.

Solstice 2011: Occupy My Heart

Grove Harris | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Grove Harris

We listened in the depths and darkness to find our inner sparks of light. After solitary explorations, we joined and spontaneously sang songs of stars, of bright glimmers of hope and collective possibilities.

'Tis The Season To ... Occupy?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.21.2011 | Detroit

Winter is just getting started, but Occupy Detroit is here to tell you that starting on Dec. 21, the days are only getting brighter. Maggie McGuir...

Winter Solstice: Anniversary Celebration of Creation

Donna Henes | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

With the recognition that the solar light in the sky makes it possible for there to be life on Earth comes enlightened responsibility. As the sun energizes our lives, so too must we return energy skyward at the solstice when the winter light is at its weakest.

December Solstice Will Mark Start of Winter

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

The winter season will officially begin in the northern hemisphere on Dec. 22 with the annual celestial event known as the winter solstice. The southe...

Winter Solstice 2011: Pagan Celebrations Mark The Return Of The Sun (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion

In 2011, the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere will occur on Dec. 22, 2011 at 12:30 a.m. EST. In North America, time zones that are west of...

Happy Summer Solstice!

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

Today, June 21, is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it's the longest day of the year in 2011. The summer solstice occurs...