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Yule Ritual

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Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
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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
Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
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Self Dedication - a Ritual for You
Self Dedication Explained Initiation is a process of "death and rebirth" - the old self dies, and the new and magickal self is born. A rite of self-dedication marks a serious commitment and dedication to the path, and should not be taken lightly....
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Yule Sabbat Ritual
This Sabbat celebrates rebirth and renewal, and the return of longer days as the Lord of the Sun is reborn from the womb of the Goddess. Wreaths and evergreen trees may decorate the home. Set up the altar with your usual tools. Extra tools will include a Yule...
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Serious Cleansing Ritual
This cleansing ritual has been modified from one that I performed for a dear friend who was having trouble dispelling negativity possibly sent from a former romantic acquaintance. This is not a ritual to perform for just anybody - the performer actually...
Paganism & Wicca >> Spells
Ritual Tools
The most important thing to remember about the use of ritual tools is this: the tools are unimportant -- we have all we need to make magic: our bodies, our breath, our voices, each other. However, ritual tools can be useful to remind your subconscious that...
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Taking Back Pagan Things: A Yule Ritual
I really tend to like Yule and the whole extended “Holiday Season.” It's full of all sorts of traditions and customs, and the best part is that many of them are truly Pagan.
Pagan, Spiritual & Magical Book Reviews February 2016
Christians And Pagans As Allies
Punch up your holiday spirits
My research for this article led me to a cookbook published in 1891 by the Ladies of the Plymouth Church in Des Moines, Iowa.
Yule is More than the Returning Light
I've been to many a Yule ritual at this point in my Heathen life. I'll be attending four this season, which is actually a slow year for me. I find each year that the vast majority of rituals focus on the return of the sun and its light to the world.

Suggested Web Resources

Pagan Rituals for Yule, the Winter Solstice - Paganism and Wicca
Looking for rites and rituals to celebrate Yule, the winter solstice? Here's our collection of great Yule rituals that can be adapted for solitaries or group practice!
Hold a Goddess Ritual for Yule - Solitary Ritual - Paganism and Wicca
If you're a solitary practitioner, but still wish to hold a goddess-themed ritual for the winter solstice, this rite can be done by a single person.
Yule - Greenhaven: A Pagan Tradition
This page introduces the Pagan holiday of Yule or winter solstice, with background, food and decorations, and ritual text.
Wicca, Pagan and Witchcraft Holidays., Yule Ritual
Ritual for the Wicca, Pagan and Witchcraft Holiday of Yule.
Yule Ritual Guide For Covens - The Wiccan Way
Celebrate the Yule Sabbat with this Yule Sabbat Ritual Guide For Covens, available for free from the Online Store.

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