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A lovely pagan yule carol


Moonfairy
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God Rest Ye Merry Paganfolk
(God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen)

God rest ye merry, Paganfolk,
Let nothing you dismay.
Remember that the Sun returns
Upon this Solstice day.
The growing dark is ending now
And Spring is on its way.
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy!
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy.

The Goddess rest ye merry, too,
And keep you safe from harm.
Remember that we live within
The circle of Her arms,
And may Her love give years to come
A very special charm.
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy!
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy!

From: The silver line

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myarka
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Excellent! πŸ™‚

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fleur
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Lovely Moonfairy, thankyou πŸ™‚

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Cirrus
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Just lovely.:)

RxXx

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Moonfairy
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Many thanks. I'm so glad you all liked it as well. This is another nice yule song, by one of my favourite bands:

Hail the Holly King by Inkubus Sukkubus

All across the virgin snow
And through the naked trees
On a cold winter's night
His song is on the breeze
Where the moonlight paints the frost
Upon the robin's song
He's come a-calling for us all
Now the summer's gone!

Hark! Hear the children sing
Glory to the Holly King

In the whisky and in the wine
He is here this Yule-tide time
A-dancing in the home-fire flames
A-dancing, singing, playing games
When the prayers are to the East
He is with us at the feast
His crown is nailed to the door
He's with us forevermore!

Hark! Hear the children sing
Glory to the Holly King
Let the jingle bells all ring
Hail, hail the Holly King

Underneath the mistletoe
He is in all lover's hearts
He fans the flames of desire
'Tis he who fires Cupid's darts
He is in all children's dreams
Dressed in red or dressed in green
Riding on the astral sleigh
He's the spririt of the day!

Hark! Hear the children sing
Glory to the Holly King
Let the jingle bells all ring
Hail, hail the Holly King

Hark! Hear the children sing
Glory to the Holly King
Let the jingle bells all ring
Hail, hail the Holly King

Hark! Now hear the children sing
Glory to the Holly King
Let the jingle bells all ring
Hail, hail the Holly King

I hope you like this one too.:grouphug:

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Larimar
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They are lovely moonfairy

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Tarotlady
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Thank you for sharing, I'll be humming those for the rest of the evening πŸ™‚
Goddess Bless,
Barbara x

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Will you sing it on thursday ?

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Moonfairy
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Will you sing it on thursday ?

You never know your bad luck .....:D:D

MFairy
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oakapple
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Thanks for sharing Moonfairy....maybe we should have a pagan carol concert.
Although my singing is awful......I do like singing.....:eek:

blessings

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sparkly_stars
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They are lovely moonfairy...and I think that's an excellent idea oakey.

x

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Holos
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Isn't pagan yule an oxymoron?

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oakapple
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Isn't pagan yule an oxymoron?

No, Holos......they are not contradictory.

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Holos
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Thanks Oakapple,
I have been doing some reading. =)

Although one source defined yule as strictly Christian, as I had believed, others have explained the relationship better. It seems that yule predates Christianity but was absorbed into the Christian traditions.

I love a chance to learn something new~

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oakapple
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Hi Holos,

Most of the Christian festivals pre-date Christianity and are wonderful earth based ceremonies......There were ( and still are ) parades and large community bonfires with much dancing and singing. A time for local hamlets and parishes to get together and celebrate the seasonal changes through-out the year.

Magical........

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