For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the Winter Solstice. The time when we have the least amount of Sunlight all year. This year, as it happens, the next day, about 20hrs later is a Full Moon. Before we get to the Moon, let’s first talk a bit about this, the longest night of the year.
“Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” – Mary Oliver This year the winter solstice falls in the evening of the 21st of December here in Seattle. In the Northern Hemisphere this 1st day of winter is also marked by the Sun’s ingress into the sign of Capricorn. This earthy sign […]
“Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe Me.’ Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.” – Hāfiz The Sun moved into Cancer today marking the first day of Summer, in the Northern half of the world. Whether this Solstice day marks for […]
A Solstice New Moon. This year the longest night of the year (in the Northern half of the globe) will be unusually dark, as it lines up with the Capricorn New Moon. Tonight as many of us light the candles of Menorahs or illuminate Christmas tree we find ourselves on a night of transition. This […]