The Day The Sun Stands Still



This year's summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere falls on Saturday, June 20 at 5:43 pm.


It's the day that will register the longest amount of daylight in 2020, after which we will gradually move to a balance of day and night: the fall equinox on September 22.


But for the few remaining days and hours, let's marvel at the journey towards an apex of light, a once in-a-year day: the summer solstice.


The word "solstice", according to an article in The Telegraph, comes from the Latin word "solstitium" meaning "sun standing still" - which is an inspired way to frame the reality of the day.


It feels as if the moment deserves some sort of a marker, or at a minimum a sense of being grateful - I am here, in the light, and I am thankful.


And if you can find a second to yourself, a second of enjoyment - reel in the 2020 solstice.


Let the sun stand still.


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