Yule-also kwn as Midwinter-is when nighttime has reached its maximum length, but there is a promise of brighter days to come as candles are lit and feasts are enjoyed. This guide to the history and modern celebration of Yule shows you how to perform rituals and magic to celebrate and work with the energy of the winter solstice. This well-rounded introduction to Yule comes complete with correspondences, rituals, recipes, and lore. Recipes include sugar cookies, eggg, wassail, and more; crafts include Yule log, bird feeding tree, a special candle and wreath, and lots of homemade gift instructions for hot chocolate kits, soup herbs, mulling spices, bath salts, and more.
Susan Pesznecker (Oregon) teaches writing at Portland State University and Clackamas Community College. She also teaches online courses in magick through the Grey School of Wizardry. She has two previous books with Llewellyn, The Magickal Retreat and Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink.