“But feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.”
– Anne Frank, A Diary of a Young Girl
“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.”
– Author Unknown
“Live light, travel light, spread the light, be the light.”
The wise words from my tea.
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
“The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.”
Dias De Los Muertos
Dias De Los Muertas is a celebration of life. The theme yes, is death but it is seen with celebration and togetherness. This celebration goes on for days, between October 31st through November 2nd. Families gather around and share tales, laughter and food with their loved ones in the flesh and spirit. We tell our loved ones that have passed stories and everything that has been going on in our lives and we can’t forget to share with them their favorite food. Dias De Los Muertos is commonly celebrated in Mexico. There are many other cultures that celebrate it too though.
All Saint’s Day
All Saints’ Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1st. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven. This holiday is celebrated by different countries and people of all faiths.
“God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.”
– Author Unknown
The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Halloween has been one of my long time favorite holidays, the spookiness, the joy of dressing up and of course candy!
“I put a spell on you!”
– Jay Hawkins
October 30th is typically known as “Devils Night.” Started as a mischievous night later turned into crime ridden nights starting in the 1970s.
” Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”
– The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
“Dream, struggle, create, prevail. Be daring. Be brave. Be loving. Be compassionate. Be strong. Be brilliant. Be beautiful.”
– Caterina Fake