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 […]
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 Muhammad nearly 1400 years ago (570 CE). Interestingly, the first examples of sacred religious texts began well before that — 5,000 years ago. Prior to the written word, expressions […]
Away from the harvest the seasons have turned. The nights have grown colder and fires we’ve burn. The stars in the heavens look down where we stand. Neighbors and friends with candles in hand. Warmth is returning, the sun and the light will brighten our days and shorten our nights. Come gather around the […]
History of Valentine’s Day, its meaning of origin, and an invitation to create new traditions.