Closing Thought–31Oct17

Trick Or Treat!

Tonight the streets will be filled with ghosts, goblins, witches, and other assorted beasties all in search of goodies that their parents will hate.

Halloween on of a child’s favorite days…they get to be a superhero, a princess, an angel, a devil, etc.    with all this fun does anyone know where it all began?

History Lesson ion the way…..

The origins of the festival
Hallowe’en seems to have grown around the ancient Gaelic festival of Samhain, marking the end of the light half of the year and the beginning of the dark half.

Samhain was in part a sort of harvest festival, when the last crops were gathered in for the winter, and livestock killed and stored. But the pagan Celts also believed it was a time when the walls between our world and the next became thin and porous, allowing spirits to pass through.

The practice of wearing spooky costumes may have its roots in that belief: dressing u

Source: Hallowe’en: a history of All Hallows’ Eve, from Samhain to trick-or-treat – Telegraph

If you have children and will be out and about I hope they have a fruitful  and safe Halloween…..chuq

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