The winter solstice takes place on December 20, 21, 22, or 23, 2022, depending on where you are in the world. In ancient times our ancestors celebrated the solstice, which is marked by the symbolic death and rebirth of the sun. The solstice is about the influence of the sun, Moon, and seasons.
Solstice is a consequence of the tilt of a planet. All planets rotate on their axis, with a different tilt to the sun’s orbit. For example, Uranus is tilted at 98 degrees; Mercury is tilted at 2.11 degrees. Taoist yin and yang symbol represents the black half with the white dot of light and darkness.
Before or after the busy holidays, we can use this time to rest, reset, reflect, slow down, and explore where we are in life and where we’re headed. There is no reason to have fear; we can embrace the darkness and use this time to go within. We all know someone who needs help, especially at this time of the year.
Send prayers to those who need hope, love, and light. Share your blessing and give your time. Give thanks, love, and respect to the earth for all she provides us.
Writing about the things you are grateful for, even the tough times, they are our teachers and part of the flow of life.