Andrew, Tamsin and I always celebrate Solstice instead of Christmas because of our spiritual pathway. The ancient Celts would celebrate the longest day, and this year, like last year, and probably a few more to come, the solstice is especially a portal for higher growth. Some channellers are even expecting many to receive their key to the 5D door. But we all know  that nothing is automatic, because if you haven’t laid the foundation, your body won’t be able to tolerate the higher frequencies.

So we will be doing fire ceremony (or candle ceremony) and taking the day off to relax. The 22nd is a Sunday here, and so there will be no interruptions, which will be nice. We are so busy during the year that often at these special times these days, all we want to do is be quiet together.  And this gift of quiet down time together, reading, being, watching movies, watching the sun…. is a gift in itself.

Many animal sensitives will be sitting down to a Christmas meal with family who might not share their sensitivity or awareness about animals. Perhaps, as a gesture of kindness to animals, on this supposedly sacred day, it might be time to reconsider the menu. We all know that animals suffer terribly so that humans can feast on their corpses. And I seriously think it’s time we all considered the vulnerable in our circle of compassion. Don’t you?

If there is resistance in your family, tell them it is the new era of kindness here in nearly 2014 and that you will bring amazing food. Knock their socks off with a vegan delight. Be kind to them, but be firm. The animals depend on you.

There are tons of recipes on the net.  Just google Vegan Christmas.  Here’s one example: http://www.veganeasy.org/Christmas-Recipes

If you need some ideas for vegan desserts, please remember our Loving Kindness Chocolate Indulgence recipe ebook. Lots of yummy treats suitable for the holidays.  And the proceeds gift the animals with hay.

Here’s a recipe to try:

Here’s an easy recipe for children (and adults) that Tamsin made for us!

Ingredients: One carton So Good Chocolate Soy Milk

Pour into popsicle moulds and freeze. Yummy vegan ice creams are the result. If you want to try something extra yum, add Sweet Williams Vegan chocolate chips.   You can also add those to coconut milk and sweetener of choice.  Very yum.

Have a wonderful holiday season!!

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Billie Dean is an award-winning writer,  actress and animal advocate.  She holds a vision of peace through human evolution.  Billie  is the world’s leading authority on animal spirituality and she and her family care for many, many  animals who had nowhere else to go.  She  can be found at billiedean.comwildpureheart.com anddeeppeacetrust.com. Copyright © Billie Dean, 2013. You are welcome to share this article but only in its complete form with author and website attached. Thank you!

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