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Christmas Activities

Make Jesus Stocking There are a tremendous amount of Christmas traditions, unique to each family. Most have already thought of a Christmas Tree (symbolizing the gifts of God in the decorations, the Light of the World in the lights and the evergreen symbolizing his…

Winter Solstice Activites

Make a Yule Log Whether it be a huge bonfire with family and friends or a small candle for yourself, fire was always used to symbolize the light of God in the darkness of the world.  Ancient peoples always used fire in the midst…

Advent Activities

Prepare Yourself The best way of preparing yourself for Christ’s coming is to pray, re-enforce your connection with God.  Spend some time each day praying to and listening to (meditating) God.  Start simply, talk to God about your day, your hopes, your dreams, what…

Halloween Activites

Bonfire Halloween bonfires dates back to the start of this ancient celebration.  It symbolizes the Light of the World and the fires of the Holy Spirit.  As we light it we remind ourselves to live in the Light of God’s presence.  Trick or Treat…

Autumnal Equinox Activities

Balance Yourself At this time of equal parts day and night, neither cold nor not, it is good to reevaluate our lives.  Are we working too much and sleeping too little?  Are we eating too much and exercising too little?  Watching TV too much…

Lammas Activities

Feeding the Poor Giving food to the poor is a wonderful way to start this Holy Day off right. for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you…

Summer Solstice Activities

Jump the Bonfire I know.  It’s always with me and fire!  Whether it be a huge bonfire with family and friends or a small candle for yourself, fire was always used to symbolize the light of God in the darkness of the world.  Ancient…

Pentecost Activities

Make a bonfire Kinda obvious and as you’ve surmised by reading this blog, I think every holiday could use some fire!  Fire of love, fire of life, fire of the burning bush, the sacred purity of fire! Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed…

Roodmas Activities

Dance a Maypole or Roodpole The maypole dance is a symbol of all that this celebration is about.  A tree with its branches removed, sometimes a large cross, or sometimes just a big pole is set up to symbolize the connection between Heaven and…

Easter Activities

Make Easter Eggs What have eggs to do with Easter?  Tons!  Eggs have long been associated with Easter because from a stone tomb (egg shell) arises new life (the bird, birds symbolic of the spirit).  We take eggs, the unfertilized ones, and hard boil…

The Harrowing of Hell Activities

Play Snapdragon This was a popular Christmas parlor game which then became a very popular Halloween game and now it has practically died out.  It is more relevant to the Harrowing of Hell than any other time!  Here’s how you play. Take a large…

Good Friday Activity

Just spend some time today with God.  Praying, meditating, just being with Him.   Peace be with you.