Every year Donar’s Hearth OR and the Odinic Rite Vinland host a Yule Celebration. The following booklets contain Yule Carols, Crafts, and stories to use through out the Yule Season. We use them every year at our gathering, an everyone – young and old alike – enjoy them. We hope you do too!
Do you need a star for your tree? Or just need some lovely straw stars for your tree? Keeping with the traditional straw crafts of Scandinavia, the star below is simple enough for kids, yet complex in their lovely design.
The Danish Yule Heart (Julhjarta) is a beautiful symbol of Freya and Frigga. The loving caresses of our Goddesses warm our hearts and souls through the cold dark season.
Yule, an ancient tradition, a time when families gather to exchange gifts, and enjoy the time they have together, a time when the days are short and in some places our Folk reside the sun never, or rarely, shows herself. What are the origins of Yule, the traditions, spiritual foundations, continuations, and finally, modern celebrations by those who still hold true to the ways of Our Ancestors? In the following these questions will be answered, so the reader can understand this beautiful expression of the hospitality and giving nature of Our Folk past and present.
The problem we have today is that much of the wrapping paper for sale is made from plastics, foil and waxes – substances that cannot be recycled when they are all mixed together.