Happy Winter Solstice! Yay!!!

Image by The Slumbering Lungfish

Image by The Slumbering Lungfish

Happy Winter Solstice (in the Northern Hemisphere) to all my fellow Secular Humanists out there! At 6:08 this morning the Sun reached its greatest distance opposite the Earth’s equatorial plane relative to the Northern polar hemisphere, making it the longest night of the year and our days will only get longer an brighter from now till Spring! Hooray!!!

Also celebrated on or around this day are Amaterasu celebration, Beiwe Festival, Choimus, Christmas, Deuorius Riuri, Deygan, DongZhì Festival, Goru, Hogmanay, Inti Raymi, Junkanoo, Karachun, Koleda, Lenæa, Lucia, Makara Sankranti, Meán Geimhridh, Midvinterblót, Modranicht, Perchta ritual, Rozhanitsa Feast, Sabe Cele, Sanghamitta Day, Saturnalia, Seva Zistanê, Sol Invictus Festival, Soyal, Tekufat Tebet, Wayeb, Yule, Zagmuk, and
Happy Holidays to All!!!

Here’s a classic dancing Holiday Lights video set to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “Wizards in Winter:”






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