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Friday, December 19, 2008

Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice marks the first day of winter, in the northern hemisphere.
Plants shut down; animals migrate to warmer climates or fall into the quiet world of dreams.
It is the time of the year when all of nature enters once more into the creative force of this awesome vortex, in preparation for the transformations to come.
Like all of nature our hearts and minds must also surrender to this timeless stillness,
In this surrender we can better understand how this force penetrates our inner physical bodies and helps us to weave the outer manifestations of our daily lives.

In this understanding winter solstice is a good time to do ceremonies yet not get lost in them…For ritual, incantations and ceremonial protocols of prayer that do not transcend your soul will not allow you to see, hear or perceive from the depths of your being the magnificence of the universe nor the greatness of its laws. To enter into the vortex is to enter into the wisdom and the wonder of creation where the soul and nature speak. To enter into the vortex is to let go of ego and know what the word relative truly means. So step into the stillness and embrace the wisdom that it brings.

Lastly this winter solstice is a great time as well to recall our ancestors old and new.
This year alone we have seen the passing of three of our elders.

Aracoel Kacika Marlin of Yukayeke Maisiti,
Aracoel Grandfather Cyril Taylor of Biaraku and UCTP,
Aracoel Abuelo Ángel Manuel Galagarza Elders Council Tainos Brorncanos.

This is a good time to sing their songs and revisit the lessons they have left us,
As we reflect, celebrate and accept the promise of the Sun's return.

May all your days be filled with hope and your nites be filled with peace
Keep it native keep it real with love and respect much happiness to you all
Elder Yuyaboaru

The winter solstice on December 21 is one of the two times each year when the Sun is at its farthest point from the equator and appears to stand still. This year, this happens on December 21 at 7:04 A.M. EST (4:04 A.M. PST). The days are now starting to get a little longer every day.

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