Yule/Winter Solstice December 21st

At Samhain we honoured, celebrated and welcomed the descent into, and return of, the dark – the beginning of the New Year, acknowledging that all beginnings emerge from darkness. At the Winter Solstice we reach the depth of that darkness with the longest night of the year. Darkness has reached its peak.

“Now we start to wonder: will this continue? Will the Earth grow darker and colder as the Sun disappears into the south until only darkness is left? But at Yule a wonderful thing happens. The Sun stops its decline and for a few days it rises in about the same place. This is the crucial time, the cusp between events. The Sun stands still, and everyone waits for the turning.

In our heads we know the light will return. But in the darkness of Winter, can we…

To read the rest of this article please click on the following link: https://www.goddessandgreenman.co.uk/yule

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Natural Yule Altar

I found this blog post this morning and thought their Yule Altar was beautiful in it’s simplicity.  Sometimes we get so caught up in the season and forget to slow down and take time for ourselves.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

http://www.pennilesspagan.com/2016/12/natural-yule-altar.html

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5 Ways to Celebrate Yule

I have been working on my calendar today and figuring out what ways I want to celebrate Yule….in steps the Cosmic Cookie Trail to show me this post today!  I like the simplicity of the ideas they give in the article.  You can check it out at the following link:

http://www.pennilesspagan.com/2016/12/5-ways-to-celebrate-yule.html

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Third candle of Yule Solstice Wreath

Tonight we light the third candle for our Yule Solstice Wreath.  You can read the article at the following blog post:

http://www.owlsdaughter.com/2016/12/tonight-we-light-the-3rd-candle-of-our-solstice-advent-prayer-wreath/

Hope you will continue to join me!

©12112016 Wolf Woman Ways