Solstice is coming!

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    This is the darkest time of the year, but on Solstice, we begin to return to the light.

    Remember, whatever darkness befalls you this year, that it's temporary.
     
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    unless you are murdered or someone in your family is murdered

    Just saying in light of the thread we are in.
     
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    December 23rd right?
    EDIT: You're right, it's the 22nd.

     
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    I think it's December 22.
    We still have a way to go.
     
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    A friend of mine just sent me an invitation to an event she's sponsoring. It's on my mind.

    The winter solstice lasts only a moment in time. Other terms are used for the day on which it occurs, such as midwinter, the longest night or the first day of winter.
     
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    Wow. You needed to bring that topic into this thread too.
     
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    Winter Solstice has been celebrated in cultures the world over for thousands of years. This start of the solar year is a celebration of Light and the rebirth of the Sun. In old Europe, it was known as Yule, from the Norse, Jul, meaning wheel.

    Today, many people in Western-based cultures refer to this holiday as "Christmas." Yet a look into its origins of Christmas reveals its Pagan roots.
    Guide to Pagan Holidays
     
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    What comes to my mind is " there is a time for all seasons". Each have their place and purpose. None are superior to another. Enjoy each cuz you are still alive or not.
     
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    Like this?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA2IYnGRYac]The Byrds Turn! Turn! Turn! to Everything There is a Season folk rock band - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Yes, like those profound philosophers, The Byrds.
     

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