The Light of the Season

The most magical time of the year is upon us, especially for those of us in the northern hemisphere where the coincides with the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.  So much of the symbolism of this season is based on Christmas being combined with major holiday in the northern hemisphere.  There are several holidays, Yule/Solstice, Christmas, Hannukah that emphasize the light over coming the darkness. 

In the northern hemisphere, that imagery merges nicely with the longest night of the year, the greatest darkness.  Read the rest of this entry »