|Colours - Red, green, white gold silver yellow orange|
Rebirth of the Sun, longest night of the year, winter Solstice, Introspection.
Yule log, or small Yule log with 3 candles, evergreen boughs or wreaths, holly, mistletoe hung in doorways, gold pillar candles, baskets of clove studded fruit, a simmering pot of wassail, poinsettias, Christmas cactus.
Bayberry, blessed thistle, evergreen, frankincense holly, laurel, mistletoe, oak, pine, sage, yellow cedar.
Cookies and caraway cakes soaked in cider, fruits, nuts, pork dishes, turkey, eggnog, ginger tea, spiced cider, wassail, or lamb's wool (ale, sugar, nutmeg, roasted apples).
Pine, cedar, bayberry, cinnamon.
Rubies, bloodstone, garnets, emeralds, diamonds.
Carolling, wassailing the trees, burning the Yule log, decorating the Yule tree, exchanging of presents
Peace, harmony, love, and increased happiness.
Brighid, Isis, Demeter, Gaea, Diana,
Apollo, Ra, Odin, Lugh, The Oak King, The Horned One, The Green Man, The Divine Child, Mabon
|Samhain Yule Imbolc Ostara Beltaine Litha Lammas Mabon|
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