Season for Solstice & Sacred Sedition

December mountain walk

How is it that a season for natural solstice (“stopping the sun”), for nesting, hibernating, sleeping and sabbatical–and a season when “holyday” means asserting that one baby god is better than all other infinite infants–how is it this season gives birth to heresy and rebellious freethinking?  How can it be that such a peaceful time seems to stir up a “pulling apart” (sedition)?  Yet, a close read of the ancient stories pulls apart our myths and closer attention to our revolutionary national myths can trouble the waters of our minds.

Over at Christmas Baby:  Holiday for Rebels


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