As we approach the ominous winter solstice of December 21, 2012, this is a ritual which will bring peace to many, and (therefore) into our world.

Dancing Shadow Reflections

Winter Solstice approaches, and I’m in the mood to plan a celebration. Last year’s Winter Solstice/Full Moon/ Lunar Eclipse was an unparallelled success. This year, I’m bringing back my favorite party activities. In this post, I share the Ritual of Burning Regrets. This ritual is non-religious, non-sectarian, and completely optional.

Winter Solstice marks the time of year when the Earth, here in the Northern Hemisphere, is farthest from the sun. Many ancient cultures developed rituals to recognize their need for the sun, which seemed to abandon them every year.  From the point of the Solstice (around December 21 by the Julian Calendar), each day would get longer. The sun would return to warm the Earth.

New Life. New Year. New Chances…

In order to make room for the abundance in store, we clean house. Most cultures include some sort of purification or cleansing ritual in preparation for a new year…

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  1. Thank you, my Friend, for sharing this. Wishing you all the blessings of this magical season!

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