The Winter Solstice is fast approaching, December 21st, this is the shortest day and darkest night of the year and the Wiccan celebration, Yule!
Although I am not Wiccan I love celebrating the changes in the seasons, and altars are a magickal and fun way to celebrate.
❄️Set up a Yule/Winter Solstice Altar with these symbols❄️
Colors: Red, White, Green, Gold, Silver
Seasonal Items: Leaves/Branches/Bark of Holly, Pines, Fir, Juniper, Cedar or Birch. Mistletoe.
Fake Snow, Snowflakes.
Symbols of the Sun ?
You can also…
❄️Ring Bells, drives the dark spirits away.
❄️Burn Candles to symbolize warmth in the Winter.
❄️ Drink Peppermint Tea, the coolness of peppermint represents the cold and the warmth of the tea represents the sun.
❄️Decorate an Evergreen, evergreens remain vibrant year round even through the winter, this represents power over death.
❄️Hang Mistletoe, this plant represents fertility and abundance.
❄️Make your home smell like Yule❄️
2 drops cinnamon
2 drops clove
2 drops pine
2 drops frankincense
2 drops myrrh
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Don’t forget to meditate, Winter is the time for reflection, gratitude, and prayer.
Above all have fun, enjoy your family, and get ready for 2019!