It's a good time of the year to take a pause from things that seem important to us; to remember the history of the Natives of this land; remind ourselves of our responsibility to respect and honor Planet Earth like they used to and to take care of the land for our kids and future generations to come so they can cherish it too in the road ahead.
This weekend started with the uplifting story of San Fransisco Bay area's very own Batkid getting his wish fulfilled through the Bay Area Make-a-Wish foundation
Just in time for Universal Children's Day on November 20th, a day dedicated by the United Nations to promote the welfare of and understanding between children across the world.
While Universal Children's Day is observed in many countries including Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom; in the United States, National Child's Day is held on the first Sunday in June.
India observes Children's Day on Nov 14th to coincide with the birthday of India's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, fondly referred as chacha Nehru.
Festival of lights; Victory of good over evil; Lights of a new dawn; Spirits of Happiness; Rays of hope; Shining lights of inner awareness that helps unmask ones true self....
...There are several ways to interpret the lights that form the essence of Diwali; a festival widely celebrated this week.
Choose the meaning that matters most to you now.