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Yule Ritual

Items needed:
Incence - cedarwood , cinnamon, sandlewood, sage for protection from negative energies candles of white, green, red, and black normal altar set up, decorate altar with holy, and apropreate yule decerations prefered drink pumkin pie or other appropriate food tarotcards.
Clear & release, then cleanse the area with sage smudge. open the circle starting at the east, then south, then west, then north. Hold wand or atheme outward in the directions moving in a circlar motion and say:
Behold, I do cut apart a space between the realms of humankind and of the Mighty Ones -a Circle of Art, to focus and contain the power raised herein.
continue around the circle untill you have formed a complete ring, and say:
A time without time, in a place that is not a place. on this night that is not a night. I stand now at the treshold of the inbetween worlds, at the veil of all mystery. May Mother Earth, and Father Sky protect, and assist me in this magical journey I imbark on.
Now call the Quarters(Airts) begin by facing the east, and imagine a column of white light rising up before you. Invoke the Quarter by saying
Welcome to you, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the East, power of Air and intellect. I pray that You will be with me this night in my circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
Turn to the south and while imagining the same say
Welcome to you, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the South, power of Fire and manifestation. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
Turn to the west and while imagining the same say
Welcome to you, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the West, power of Water and emotion. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
Turn to the north and while imagining the same say
Welcome to you, O Guardian of the Watchtower of the North, power of Earth and integration. I pray that You will be with me this night in our circle, and that You will give Your blessing and Your aid to this my undertaking! I bid You a fond welcome
The invocation of mother earth & father sky
say
Mother Earth & Father Sky The gracious greators of me The eternal... and ever-changing One's Who are found nowhere... but appears everywhere Beyond... and within all Timeless... circle of the seasons Unknowable mystery... known by all. Lady & Lord of the dance... Mother & Father of all life Be radiant within us... Engulf us with your love See with our eyes, hear with our ears, breathe with our nostrils, touch with our hands, kiss with our lips, Open our hearts! That we may live free at last Joyful in the single song of all that is, was, or ever shall be!
Main body of ritual
This the Yule Sabbat, which is the longest night of the year. The darkness has reigned triuphant, but will soon change into light. As whit all life as the old withers away it makes room for the rebirth of the new. and so goes the circles completion.
Chant
Oh Mother Earth, and Father Sky into my soul I look. for the past revealed, and no longer sealed. that I may now be free.
Oh Mother Earth, and Father Sky, I seek your wisdom so true. The knowledge is there, and I am now able to bear. the enlightenment that is within me.
Meditatation for seeking wisdom
dedication
The air is cold, as I await the dawns arrival. with the rising of the sun the Triple Goddess will give birth to the devine child once again.
(The lighting of the candles)
light the white candle and say: this white candle represents the maiden, may you plant seed of new beginings of life, and joy
light the red candle and say: This red candle represents the mother. please grant me your gifts of creative ideas, and the strength to complete them.
light the black candle and say: This black candle represents the crone whom is the wise one. My hopes are that she gives me wisdom and understanding of the magical ways, and mysteries.
light the green candle and say: this green candle represents the new born lord of the forests, and the devine sun childthat comes. I welcome you.great child of the Goddess
( the partaking of wine and food offerings)
greeting triple Goddess, the bringer of light from darkness, I give you my honor and ask you for your blessings.
(drink from the chalice)
greetings O God of the woodlands, and new life. I give you honor, and ask you for your blessings
(eat food)
I have left you some wine, a some food as an offering given from my heart. I charish you dearly, for all that you've given. and for guiding my way on the path. I hold you Mother Earth, and you Father Sky in my heart each and every day. In perfect love and perfect trust so mote it be
Do the sunrise chant
Fire growing Sun is Glowing Glowing flowing Down on me.
Do a personal tarot reading for the months to come
Meditate on what the reading revealed.
The closing
I thank Mother Earth and Father Sky for their presence now and always, and for their continued Love and Guidance for me.
Dismiss the Quarters
Guardian of the Watchtower of the North I thank You for Your presence here tonight -I thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always. Go if You must -stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell
Guardian of the Watchtower of the West, I thank You for Your presence here tonight -I thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always. Go if You must -stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell
Guardian of the Watchtower of the South, I thank You for Your presence here tonight -I thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always. Go if You must -stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell
Guardian of the Watchtower of the East, I thank You for Your presence here tonight -I thank You for Your aid, and Your guidance. may there be peace between Us now and always. Go if You must -stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell
uncast the circle
Now with the wand or atheme
Now pointing in the east work your way around in a counter clockwise dirrection saying.
As Above, So Below. As the Universe, so the Soul. As without, so within
the circle is open but unbroken
So mote it be

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