Happy Yule 2021! Welcome to the Rational Heathen’s Yule (b)Log–see what I did there? I want to wish you a happy Yule 2021. No, this year sucked, just like the last one, but hopefully you didn’t have to deal with getting sick from COVID-19.
Watch the Sunrise over Stonehenge on the Solstice!
Most of this post are roundups of past Yule posts, but I have a special treat for you! You can watch the Winter Solstice at Stonehenge live, which is way cool, thanks to the English Heritage site. The live video will happen the morning of December 22nd due to the timing of the winter solstice. Click on the link above to get access to the various channels, including their YouTube Channel. It’s all free and very cool.
So, this isn’t quite a post on Yule as it is on how Christians borrowed liberally from pagan celebrations to celebrate Christmas as we know it. Still, I count it with the season. Check it out.
Yeah, everyone’s got them. And if they’re Christian, they may have a tough time with your Heathen ways (pun intended!). Here’s a way to make everyone happy.
Yule can be a bit lonely for the solitary Heathen, so here are some cool ways to celebrate it by yourself.
Because I should be talking more about the history of Yule and how it relates to the modern Heathen.
Bah humbug! Are you the Scrooge around Yule? So am I. So, here are some ways to cope.
Heard of the Yule Goat or Yulebok? Well, if you haven’t, here’s your chance to add a little paganism to your relatives’ Christmas under the guise of Christmas.
Is Santa Claus Christian or Heathen? Should you teach your kids about him?
When life intrudes and you can’t properly celebrate Yule.
I know many Heathens want to celebrate Yule, but don’t necessarily have an idea how to do it. This is a great book, if you’re looking for ideas.
Enjoy! And have a Happy Yule 2021!
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