Halloween - Big Business
Halloween is one of those holidays that sparks all sorts of reactions. To some Christians, it is a pagan-like, satan inspiring event to be avoided. To many other folks, it's an excuse to dress up and party down. To marketers it is evolving into one of the biggest sales grossing holidays of all. To kids it is arguably a sugar and fun high. And to dentists... well just say that with all that candy going around, optimism for future business abounds.
Gone is the real meaning of Halloween. Halloween is actually one of the those times of the year when spirits can make contact with the physical world, and when magic is most potent. It is a time of when the two worlds - one of the physical and one of the metaphysical, meet.
So while we bounce around town in our costumes, let's make meaningful connections to various ephemeral beings. Don't waste the magic....