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!