Yule Rituals and Ceremonies
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Yule, the winter solstice, is a time of great symbolism and power. It marks the return of the sun, when they days finally begin to get a little longer. It's also a time to celebrate with family and friends, and share the spirit of giving during the holidays. Here are some great Yule rituals that you can do to celebrate this winter Sabbat, either...
Setting Up Your Yule Altar - What to Put on a Yule Altar
Yule falls at the time of the Winter Solstice. Use seasonal concepts and themes to represent the longest night of the year on your Yule altar.
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Blessing Your Yule Tree
If your family celebrates Yule with a decorated tree, you may want to consider doing a blessing ritual either when you cut it down or before your decorate it. Here are some tips on how to do both.
Hold a Goddess Ritual for Yule - Solitary Rite
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.
Hold a Goddess Ritual for Yule - Group Ceremony
At the winter solstice, some Wiccan groups celebrate with a goddess rite -- saying goodbye to the old, and welcoming the new. This ritual is designed for a group of four or more people.
Yule Cleansing Ritual
Yule is a time of new beginnings for many people, as the sun returns its light back to the earth. Use this time of year to do not only some emotional refreshing, but also a physical cleansing of your personal space.
Welcome Back the Sun for Yule
The winter solstice is a festival of the sun, so why not celebrate by honoring its return? This simple ritual can be performed by one person or a group.
Hold a Family Yule Log Ceremony
If your family enjoys celebration around the holidays, this Yule Log ceremony is a simple one you can perform with or without kids. Welcome the sun back into your lives as you burn your Yule Log.