The news this morning highlighted the famous people who died this year. It is worth while watching these end of year reviews as it reminds us that the famous and the unknown alike will pass away. We can use this as inspiration to make the best of the time we have.
The Romans celebrated Saturnalia, a festive honoring the God Saturn in the month of December. Many of the traditions that we now associate with Christmas came from this festival. I will provide links below for those interested in the history of the festival.