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Are you looking for some ideas to celebrate this holiday season?  Here are some things you can do to celebrate this Yule:

Yule General Activities

  • Sing pagan solstice carols

                  God Rest Ye Merry Pagan Folk
                  Deck the Halls
                  The Holy and the Ivy
                  Joy to the World

  • Ring bells to greet the Solstice Morning
  • String popcorn and cranberries and hang them on an outdoor tree for the birds.
  • Donate food and clothing to others.
  • Decorate the Solstice, or Yule, Tree.
  • Perform magic for a peaceful planet
  • Hang little bells on the Yule Tree to call the spirits and fairies.
  • Gather up the Yule greens after Twelfth Night and save. At Imbolc, burn the greens to banish winter and usher in spring.
  • Glue the caps onto acorns and attach red string to hang on the Yule Tree.
  • Decorate an oak Yule Log with ribbons, fir, yew, ivy, birch and holly.
  • Perform a "Mumming Play" with Traditional characters like the Hobby Horse, the Fool, King George, and the Black Knight to celebrate adversity.

Solitary Activities

  • Private Meditation on Traditional associtations of Yule. (ex. Birth, Rebirth and the Return of the Sun)
  • Private ritual Volunteer at a Homeless Shelter or Soup Kitchen.

Group Activities

  • Have a "Yule" Party and exchange gifts with people in your group. Try to keep the cost of things down though, so no one's feelings get hurt.
  • Hold a Group Ritual or if your are active in the community host an Open Sabbat celebration.
  • Donate things to Homeless shelters or Battered Women's shelters. Give to people who would otherwise have nothing in this season of giving.
  • Volunteer at an Animal Shelter.
  • Smile. It's free, and it is the best gift of all.

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Comment by fantumofthewinds on December 10, 2013 at 9:32am

   Good write thanks for the share .

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