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The Winter Solstice and Yule celebrations: Here are some links we think you might enjoy:
LINKS FOR YULE
A Winter Solstice Page: Architecture, History & more: [Link] PAGAN COOKING FOR YULE
A Pagan Yule Carol Collection: Pagan words for the traditional carols & new songs for the community. [Link]
For Pagan Parents: A Family Education Web page on the Winter Solstice. [Link]
Nurturing Your Spirit: Questions to ask during the Winter Solstice Season. [Link]
Celebrating the Winter Solstice by Selena Fox: [Link]
Druidic Yule: [Link]
A Brief History of Solstice Celebrations: [Link]
Yule Essays at The Witches' Voice: [Link]
Swedish Yule Goat: [Link]
Sacred Plants of the Winter Solstice: [Link]
Astronomy and the Winter Solstice: [Link]
Winter solstice for 2002 will occur at 5:14 pm PST on December 21. If you want to be precise, please be sure to correct for your time zone.
Here's a chart through 2005, It is based on Universal Time- please adjust it for your time zone.: [Link]
Vegan Recipes for Yule: [Link] PAGAN CRAFTS FOR YULE:
Northern European Yule Wreath: [Link]
Yule Flat Bread and Family Mead: [Link]
Yule Recipes (various) for breads, soups, etc.: [Link]
Solar Cookies, Solstice Stew & Pumpkin Bread: [Link]
Herbal Yule Trees, 12 Herb Sachet & Kissing Balls: [Link]
Pomanders: [Link] SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS:
Herb & Crystal Ornaments: [Link]
How to Make Yule Logs, Yule Wreaths as well as Peanut Butter & Pine Cone Wreaths for the Birds: [Link]
Help for Stress during the holidays: [Link] CUTTING HOLIDAY COSTS:
Surviving family gatherings: [Link]
Seasonal Depression: [Link]
Tips for a frugal & sensible Holiday Season: [Link] THE PAGAN BOOKSHELF:
Tips for a Frugal and Happy Thanksgiving: [Link]
On the Pagan bookshelf this month we have: Take care of yourselves this season.
When Santa Was A Shaman: The Ancient Origins of Santa Claus and the Christmas Tree by Tony Van Renterghem
"Yule: A Celebration of Light and Warmth" by Dorothy Morrison
"The Solstice Evergreen:The History, Folklore and Origins of the Christmas Tree" by Sheryl Ann Karas
Celebrate the Solstice: Honoring the Earth's Seasonal Rhythms through Festival and Ceremony by Richard Heinberg.
Unplug the Christmas Machine by Jo Robinson & Simplify Your Christmas: 100 Ways to Reduce Your Stress and Recapture the Joy of the Holidays by Elaine St. James (These are good books people of all faiths)
We are also happy to announce a new Discworld book by Terry Pratchett titled "Nightwatch". It is currently available in hardcover editions at your local bookstore. It will make a wonderful Yule gift for those diehard Discworld fans.
Blessed Yule to you and yours,
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