The winter solstice has always been my favorite day of the year. At 7:59 AM this morning a wonderful change took place in the heavens. The wondrous pause when the Earth stopped tilting away from the sun. In the northern hemisphere, today is the shortest day and the longest night of the year. It is… Continue reading The Day of the Unconquered Son
When darkness flees.
Did you feel it? That miraculous moment. The infinitesimal pause when the whole Earth came to an end of tilting away from the sun. At 8:28 this morning the darkness began to recede like a cosmic tide. These last 6 months as the tide of shorter days crept upon us many terrible things happened in… Continue reading When darkness flees.
Light to see by
Not long ago I was teaching my son Matthew how to drive. Yikes! Here in Oregon we have many gray days and I told him that he needs to always have his headlights on even during the day. At first he was a bit cocky saying "I don't need the lights, I see just fine.… Continue reading Light to see by