It also means that we are half way between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. After the winter that we have had here, I'm all for the news that Spring is on the way!
Tradition goes that on this day, Christians would take their candles to the priest and have them blessed for long life. It seems like a great reason to light a candle, pour some tea, and celebrate the Light of the World!
A La Carte (August 22)
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