My granddaughter, in her precocious ways, has to lead us on a path to shatterproof ornaments and owls. Vivian has her own tree to which the bottom half of the tree has been rearranged numerous times by her tiny hands. Her fascination with grasping the tiny lights in her palms and whispering to them has kept … Continue reading Our New Tradition For This Holiday Season.
This year, let your winter solstice celebration be an occasion to look deeply at small things, to feel at home in the world and to be just where you belong. Early nightfall. Crisp mornings. The sharp silhouette of leaf-bare branches. Orion marching across the evening sky. These are some familiar signs of winter. We often … Continue reading Rituals for a Simple Celebration: Winter Solstice Traditions
The Winter Solstice is upon us: the day when the Sun enters Capricorn in the tropical zodiac. The chart for the Winter Solstice is often used to forecast the energies of the coming season (until the Spring Equinox at zero Aries). The conjunction of the Sun to Saturn at the Winter Solstice embeds this energy … Continue reading The Winter Solstice