The Threads That Bind Us


0 Comments MWS Podcast #5 - December 15, 2010 - Seasonal Traditions
Posted by thethreadsthatbindus on March 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Just in time for the Winter Solstice, the ladies and their guests discuss the commonalities between various holidays celebrated at this time of year, seasonal traditions from their own families growing up and their own families now, Winter Solstice, Yule, Christmas, the ancient Pagan origins of the Western Christmas celebration, the modern commercialization of Christmas, the Pagan origins of Santa Claus, what this holiday means for each of them this time of year including Wiccan, Christian and Pagan customs and beliefs, and their own holiday plans this year.

Music CreditsOpening Theme "Incantation" by Calverley from the Celtic Mysteries Collection CD; Closing Theme "Crowned With Ivy" by Calverley from the Celtic Mysteries Collection CD; To Drive the Cold Winter Away CD by Loreena McKennitt; various tracks from Gabriel's Message: One Thousand Years of Carols CD; "Candles and Stars" by Jane Marie, Gypsy Cowgirl.

Length:  1 hour 30 minutes 58 seconds.

Recorded live at The Threads That Bind Us on December 15, 2010.

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Tags: Winter solstice santa claus christmas yule pagan origins of christmas commercialization of christmas gods cultural commonalities hanukkah mystery cults pagan christ sun king


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