Long Nights Moon
Yule is the time of the Winter Solstice,
Sol Stetit, meaning "Sun Stand Still"
the shortest day and longest night of the season,
Say goodbye to the old and welcome to the New!
The Sun is returning to the Earth and
new life begins, and what was old is renewed!
The celebrations surrounding the Winter Solstice
are also know as Midwinter, Modranacht, or
On December 25, the Romans celebrated
"Sol Invictus", (invincible sun) Sol Invictus also
became the state religion of Rome in A.D. 274
There are also Solar Deity's, such as,
Apollo (Greek), Belenus (Celtic), Llew Llaw Gyffes (British),
Lugh Lamh-fada (Gaelic), Mithras (Roman), Osiris (Egyptian),
and Ra (Egyptian)
Try this Yule Charm:
Combine equal parts of bay laurel, cinnamon and nutmeg,
Grind them together and gather into a piece of
green cloth, tie together with a Red thread, string or
ribbon, carry or make ribbon long enough to
place around your neck for a necklace,
All three of these herbs are considered
to be Ruled by the Sun !
This charm will enhance psychic awareness,
project positive energy
while giving a warm and spicy aroma!