April 24, 2014

Meditation One ancient celebration of spring fell upon May Day. At one time there were huge celebrations on May 1st all over Europe. Festivities included big fairs, bonfires, may-pole dances, and beauty contests to choose the May Queen. As industry has overtaken agriculture as a mainstay of society, May Day has become less important. By […]

April 17, 2014

Meditation April is a month of holidays that celebrate spring. There’s Easter, which falls on the 20th this year. Although Easter recounts the passion of Christ, it’s pretty well understood that the date of Easter was selected to co-opt some of the ancient Pagan holidays of Europe. Modern times have created two more holidays of […]