Wheel of the Year

Twelve Days of Solstice: Holly and the Divine Masculine

On Solstice (and likely Christmas too), my English ancestors celebrated the Old Gods, such as the Holly King and Oak King. Holly is associated with Divine Masculine (and Ivy represented the Divine Feminine). And many Solstice traditions celebrate the rebirth of a male deity, symbolized by the Sun / “Son”.  These tales from our long-ago… Continue reading Twelve Days of Solstice: Holly and the Divine Masculine