December 21st marks the deepest and longest part of winter beginning tomorrow. Winter Solstice, in another sense, marks the shortest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere. Solstice’s significance, has been connected with most intimately to witches, pagans, and druid communities who draw their beliefs and rituals from Celtic, Welsh, and Icelandic cultures, and from indigenous people in what is now Canada.
Solstices are auspicious days that were designed to celebrate the new energy and changing of the seasons. cheers – Happy Winter Solstice!