These next two days bring us the dark nights of this year. We know that our cycles are enmeshed with the ebb and flow of the oceans and the lunar rotation of the moon. We know that we draw power from the sun and nourishment from the earth. Doesn’t it make sense then that in honoring these elements in ceremony we are honoring the sacred connection that immortalizes us? The Winter solstice marks a crucial part of the natural cycle. It is a time when we come to the end of a project, of a season, a year or of this earhwalk with true insight, love and compassion and with.