The elements exhibit profound influence on essential character traits, behavior, emotions, thinking, and intuition. All the elements are equally important and in this post is a more in-depth description of each.
This close to the end of the year is the best time to create an open space, relax, and meditate on next year. It’s a day to pull out preferred divination sets and use them for the coming year.
This day is best for a gathering and feast of lamb stew and leaf bread! The wind gets colder as winter deepens. Gather up kin and enjoy each other before travel becomes too difficult.
On this 4th day is the time when social rules were turned upside down, gifts were exchanged, and disguises were worn. This is the day for setting up the Yule Tree.
The last day of Yule and the year, bless the house for protection and drive out the last of the wandering Yule spirits. It’s the day to the divination spread of The New Year.
The year is coming to an end quickly, on this day one should take time to finish up any tasks left to do. It’s the day to make plum pudding!
Tonight, light candles in the house to fill the home with light and hope. Decorate the home with ribbons and garlands, and the Yule Tree. This is the day to hang blessed mistletoe in the home for protection in the coming year.
This evening is to honor the male spirits that protect us. The Alfar are male ancestors and powerful nature spirits.
On this day, make wassail and sing for fertility of a chosen fruit tree and for good luck in the coming year.
On this day offerings are made to the wild birds, animals, and spirits of the woods. It’s also a good time to whip up warding for the coming winter.
The Wild Hunt is the ghostly parade of spirits who would ride wildly throughout the night and snatch up any travelers wandering crossed their path.
This solstice generally falls on or near the 21st of Dec. Practitioners celebrate both the longest night of the year and the return of the sun and the lengthening of the days to come.