many gods, many truths

Origins of Sacred Texts & Sites Humans began walking the earth nearly 200,000 years ago. Buddha is said to have been born 2,600 years ago (623 BCE), Jesus 2,000 years ago (4 BCE), and… Read more “many gods, many truths”

Winter Solstice

The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year and the longest night.  Each day from this day on will grow brighter. A time of year when we reach the end and just before we begin anew.  A chance to slow down and savor the beauty in nature. To reflect and hope for brighter days ahead.

From ancient times to the present this has been a special time of year to mark the passage of time. Many religions across the world celebrate with holidays or sacred days untied by similar themes: lighting candles or fires and feasting with loved ones. Here are some of the many traditions that have been observed this season:

Click here to learn more about these spiritual connections throughout the year.

Wishing you and yours a warm and festive winter solstice!