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Yule

Posted by Jo Leath on Friday, December 21, 2018, In : Mindfulness 
 Yule

In ancient Scandinavia the Feast of Juul was the twelve days after Winter Solstice, celebrating the rebirth of the sun.  Some histories record that the word juul or jol meant festive and jolly comes from the same root. Jol also moved into Old French as jolif and became joli meaning "pretty".  
Yule is claimed to originate with the ancient word for Wheel, and applies to these days in the Northern year when the turning of the sun’s path through the sky seems to pause and turn.

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Yule

Posted by Jo Leath on Thursday, December 21, 2017, In : The Miracle of Physical Life 
Yule

     The physical phenomenon which is the December Solstice is celebrated in many ways across a variety of cultures. 
    The Winter Solstice is the name given to the longest night and the shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere; the number of hours of daylight varying with the latitude of a place. At the extreme north, the sun is almost absent above the horizon; further south the period of sunlight grows longer and longer.

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Keep Moving

Posted by Jo Leath on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, In : The Miracle of Physical Life 

Keep Moving
Yule
     At the time of the December Solstice, a festival known as the Feast of Juul has been observed in Scandinavia for more than two thousand years. It is from Juul that we get the term 'Yule'  for this time of year in the northern world.
     Traditional Juul celebrations included the lighting of fires to mirror the return of the light and warmth of the sun after the shortest night. A large log was brought to the hearth and set ablaze as a tribute the Norse god Thor. The ashes...

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Jo Leath Jo Leath has been practising Numerology since the early 1980s. During her career she has studied synchronicity and various ways of accessing Cosmic Wisdom. She is a Certified Labyrinth Facilitator with Veriditas: Worldwide Labyrinth Project. Jo meets clients in person and online, and is sometimes a featured reader at metaphysical stores in various cities.

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