Christmas, a humbug?!
Personally, I wouldn't mind spending Christmas on Christmas Island or anywhere far, far away!
Are you tired of hearing about the miracles of Christ by now? Well, I sure am.
It's a humbug, I say, and a humbug still!
So this week, let's take a good close look at how Their Savior, Jesus Christ, Their Lord never actually existed. Let's compare his story to the hundreds?, thousands? of Pagan Savior Gods who bear remarkable similarities to…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on December 27, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments
So the shortest day came, and the year died,
And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world
Came people singing, dancing,
To drive the dark away.
They lighted candles in the winter trees;
They hung their homes with evergreen;
They burned beseeching fires all night long
To keep the year alive,
And when the new year's sunshine blazed awake
They shouted, reveling.
Through all the frosty ages you…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on December 19, 2017 at 7:35am — No Comments
The mystery of darkness and divine light belongs to each of us and to the world. We are the world waiting in the darkness and we are the light waiting to be born.
Winter is the time for telling stories in many traditions. Because the days were very short and the nights were very long, it was a good time to tell stories. And you would need a good story to get you through those long nights.
So from modern Norway we have the story of Saint Lucy, and from Iceland…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on December 12, 2017 at 8:47am — No Comments
Let's give the Dark of the Year a true Welcoming.
We all know it's rediculous to be afraid of the Dark, but cultural associations with Darkness remain strong, and it seems almost natural to be uncomfortable with this time of the year..
So, we'll talk about the gifts that this time of the year bring us - such as much needed rest! And much needed introspection as well.
And we'll take a look at the Dark Side of Your Moon. You know when the Dark of…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on December 5, 2017 at 7:18am — No Comments