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Why Celebrate Winter Solstice; This is the 21st century?

Illustration by Teresa Villegas From the book "How to Celebrate Winter Solstice" Text in the green says: "Did you know that the word “silent” has the same letters as “listen”? In ancient times people lived closer to the land and had a strong sense of relationship with their terrestrial and celestial environment. Therefore, this was the focus of their celebrations. Each person felt a heightened connection with the natural world and an awe with the cyclical pattern of life. In short, the Winter Solstice was the community's way of re-centering itself with nature. At the heart of the ancient Solstice celebrations was an acknowledgment of the predictable patterns of life while recognizing the progression of time within an individual's milestones. For the...

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