Rituals, Activities and More!
Setting Up Your Yule Altar
Not sure what to put on the Yule altar? Think seasonal! Anything that represents the aspects of the sun or the winter season is fair game. Here are some quick tips on how to set up your family or coven's Yule altar. Read More.
Want to see what other readers have put on their altars? Be sure to check out our Yule Altar Gallery!
Prayers for Yule
Looking for the right prayer to say at Yule? Try one that welcomes the sun either in the morning or at night, or perhaps one honoring the old gods. Finally, consider a prayer honoring Ra, the sun god -- after all, Yule is all about the return of the sun! Read More
Welcome Back the Sun for Yule
Yule is the day when the sun begins its long journey back to earth, warming it a little more each day. Invite friends and family to join you for this rite that welcomes back the sun, and can be combined with your Yule-night feast... Read More
Goddess Ritual for Yule
In some Wiccan traditions, the winter solstice is a time to bid the Crone farewell, and invite the Maiden back into our lives. This ritual is designed for a group to perform. If you're not part of a group, don't worry -- you can still do a goddess ritual. Instead, try the Goddess Rite for Solitaries.
Family Yule Log Ceremony
Try this family Yule log ceremony, so that parents and kids can celebrate the season together. This ritual is appropriate for family members of any age -- even your littlest ones can welcome back the sun! Read More.
If you're setting up a Yule tree this year, you might also want to include a Yule Tree Blessing as part of your family celebration.
Yule Cleansing Ritual
Think you've accumulated too much stuff over the past year? You're not alone. Before you get too involved in the Yule gift-giving season, perform a cleansing ritual to help clear out not only the physical baggage but the emotional as well...Read More
Despite the fact that some people hate cold weather, it does have its advantages. After all, a good cold day gives us an opportunity to cuddle up indoors with the people we love the most.
O! Mighty goddess, in silvery ice,
watching over us as we sleep,
a layer of shining white,
covering the earth each night,
frost on the world and in the soul,
we thank you for visiting us.
Because of you, we seek warmth
in the comfort of our homes and hearths.