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A winter’s tale

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The Silent Eye

Xmas St Faiths 059

In the northern hemisphere, it is the Winter Solstice, when the balance between dark and light shifts once again and the Light begins to return. The moment has been celebrated as far back as we can search in human history, a tradition born from the movement of the heavens, with a message of rebirth and new beginnings not too dissimilar to the Christian ideal, though its roots lie in beliefs already ancient when Jesus was born.

There are some messages that seem common to all faiths and paths and which seem to come together at this point in the year. “Peace on Earth, goodwill to all men…” from carols to cards, this traditional phrase seems to encapsulate the essence of the season in a way that can speak to all men, across time and place, regardless of faith or creed. It is the hope for humanity that rules in most…

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2 thoughts on “A winter’s tale

  1. Morning Tara

    Love the post below – exactly how I feel about Christmas.

    Took Michael to St Paul’s Cathedral a few days ago – we climbed right to the top (!) and views of London were amazing. It is so beautiful in there and I thought of you and lit a candle for you!! We are thinking of you.

    C.

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