Holly King vs Oak King. The Summer Solstice is on the way on June 21st. Midsummer is Litha, the longest day of year when the Sun God is at His most powerful. After today, the Oak King begins to give way to the Holly King.
St. John's eve is the celebration of the longest day of the year. Here is a recipe for a special blessing water to create. Altar for Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau on St. John's Eve 2014 photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved.
Midsummer Rituals (June 20, 21, or 22) – Marks the fight between the Holly King (holly does not die during the winter) and the Oak King (younger and strong). The Holly King wins because the sun is going to start to decline after this day.
On The Longest Day, teams around the world come together to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer's with a day of activity. Held on the summer solstice, June 21, 2014, this event calls on participants to raise funds and awareness to advance the efforts of the @Alzheimer's Association #alzheimers #thelongestday