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- Yule, the Winter Solstice
- ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
- Pagan Mythology
- Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
- Lavender: Solace and Majestic
- Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
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- Basil - The Herb of Kings
- Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
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- Litha, The Summer Solstice
- Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
- Moon Gardening
- There is nothing more beautiful at night than looking up at the Moon and looking down at its audience. A symphony of beautiful flowers that stand at attention, when the night comes upon us! Whether you would like an Herb Garden, a Medicine Wheel Garden, or...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
- Angelica: The Herb of Angels
- Angelica, from seed your beauty weaves, Strong stems and healing leaves. I ask your blessings to bestow, As I nurse and watch you grow. From morning's dew through afternoon, To ray of stars and midnight's moon. Michael comes upon this day, To watch you grow...
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Winter Solstice is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Winter Solstice books and related discussion.
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- WINTER SOLSTICE IN SOUTHERN HEMISHERE
- Jun 21, 2010 WINTER SOLSTICE IN SOUTHERN HEMISHERE. BRINGS HARSH WEATHER FOR CHILEANS LIVING IN EMERGENCY HOUSING.
- Winter Solstice Christmas Tree Run
- WAIVER: I hereby release and discharge the County of Los Angeles, City of Long Beach, El Dorado Park, “Winter Solstice Christmas.
Suggested News Resources
- There's Money to Be Made in the 2012 Apocalypse
- By Brad Tuttle | @bradrtuttle | August 22, 2011 | View Comments According to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar, the end of the world is scheduled for the winter solstice (December 21) of 2012.
- Hiking the long ridge to Marmot Peak
- I've walked through the valley ("Hiking upper Salt Creek valley and the Salt Creek Trail," in the July 10, 2009, Flume) and enjoyed the view across it from the northeast side ("A hiking celebration: Winter Solstice Wine and Cheese," in the Dec.
- Community Notes
- 21 The season wraps up with a winter solstice family celebration on. Families are invited to build their own constellation models and comets, check out a collection of meteorites, and visit the Star Lab, a portable planetarium.
Suggested Web Resources
- Winter solstice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- The winter solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet is farthest away from its star, depending on the polar hemisphere of reference.
- Winter Solstice — Infoplease.com
- Dec 21, 2010 Winter Solstice. Dec.
- Winter Solstice 2010
- Jun 21, 2011 Winter solstice information, observances & celebrations on the Web.