An Appeal For Protection
Through Winter's Long Nights
As you prepare for bed, turn off all the lights in your home
except the one in your bedroom. Alternatively, you can light
a white candle, then proceed with extinguishing the other
lights. Relax and release all cares of the day, then say:
As we approach the year's longest night,
I ask you, Great Mother Goddesses,
to be with me and my loved ones
and safeguard us through the hours
from dusk until dawn.
May you bless us with an abundance
of all good things: love and happiness,
loving family and good friends,
good heath and prosperity,
as we welcome the return of the light.
So mote it be!
Extinguish your candle or shut off the light.
Sweet dreams and restoring rest.
"Yule, Rituals, Recipes, and Lore for
the Winter Solstice"
by Susan Pesznicker, Llewellyn Publications
Blessings dark and deep!