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Still of the Sun

A time of gathering has begun
Seasons change at the still of the sun
The Oak King bows down to the ground
The Holly King arises fully crowned



Book Review: The Fall of the Kings, by Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman

I first learned of Ellen Kushner’s work through her radio show “Sound and Spirit,” on WBGH. Grounded in the songs and stories of cultures throughout the world, her show explored the spiritual and religious traditions and themes that transcend divides of politics and dogma. 231 more words


Yule Blessings!

Yule, the Winter Solstice. Meteorlogically, winter started on December 1st. Solarly, it began on Mabon, at the Autumn Equinox. By the time we are at Yule, we have been in the Meteorlogical winter for 20 days and the Solar winter for about three months. 99 more words


Blessed Yule

Have a wonderful, blessed Yule, everyone <3


Night of the Blessed Holly King

Night of the Blessed Holly King

Come, come, children; 
huddle back to the 
warmth of fire and
smell of sweets 

Come, come, children;
gather before the king… 199 more words


Yuletide Lore and Reflections

Yule, or the Winter Solstice, is the last Sabbat of the year, and is typically celebrated between December 20th and the 23rd here in the Northern Hemisphere. 723 more words


Who is Santa?

Ho, ho, ho!

The booming, jolly voice is recognized nearly the world over. A hefty man in a red suit flies in the sky. He carries a big bag, filled with toys, for all the good boys and girls. 1,024 more words