Halloween Brings Light to the Dark
Halloween, as it is celebrated in the U.S., stems from the ancient Celtic tradition of Samhain (summer’s end)—one of four yearly celebrations signaling the change of seasons. It’s a special time marking a mid-point in the year and also a time when the spirit world intermingles with the world of the living.
We wear costumes to disguise ourselves from bad spirits and carve and illuminate pumpkins to bring light to the dark. Candies and food are shared as well—places are set at the table in honor of souls passed, and candy is placed by doorways to appease the fairies.
On October 31, energetic Mars teams up with transformational Pluto—an optimal [… keep reading…]