Winter Solstice also called Yule

This is the time of the shortest day and longest night in the year. I use the early darkness to go out in my backyard usually to listen to the squirrels, chipmunks, and rabbits getting the dems ready for the cold months of they are not already bedded down but this year it is like late fall or early spring temperatures so they are all still fairly active. I also use it as a time to think back over the last year both the good and bad parts of it. There were many changes in my families life some brought tears of happiness and others years of sadness and/or frustration. But everything happens for a reason only known at times to the gods and goddesses.

What was year like good or bad or some of both?

 

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2 thoughts on “Winter Solstice also called Yule

  1. I lost my Mom this year after a long illness/suffering and confined to a bed for a few years. Even though there was time to prepare for her passing, you are just never prepared for a loved one moving on. I don’t think I have ever felt more alone in a crowd. I know she’s in a better place now but it’s very hard.

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