Here’s an interesting article from the Irish Times by Brian O’Connell. It’s all about how many people view and/or observe older traditions in Ireland. It also expresses concern that, while some traditions remain or are being transformed, the newer generation is less interested in them.
I’ve seen a lot of people making pessimistic remarks about the New Year. I’m not referring to such comments as, “2010 sucked. Glad it’s over!” Some people have genuinely unfortunate years. While it’s true that most people don’t even know who Janus is and why it’s significant that the first month of the year isContinue reading “New Years Scrooges?”
I do consider Samhain to be the beginning of my spiritual year, but I also cannot deny the status quo in regards to modern society. Generations have looked to the point between December and January as the threshold to a new year and the continual existence of all. I can’t deny the power associated withContinue reading “Looking Forward to the New Year”