Merry Winter Solstice! Midwinter celebrations and the Star of Bethlehem

Today is a special day for many reasons. It’s December 21 also known as a very old traditional celebration called Winter Solstice. Many people around the world associate Solstice celebrations with Wiccans or Pagans. But the origins of Solstice dates even further back in history. Many believe that Winter Solstice began with the Roman Empire…

Theology: The History of Summer Solstice

I just looked outside my window and exclaimed “the sun sure is bright for this time of day” – usually around now, my condo starts to grow dark and I have to turn on the lights to see what I’m doing on the computer. And then it hit me – Summer Solstice! It’s that time…