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           Yule Carols courtesy of Green Egg (Yule '92 issue)
           Ye Children All of Mother Earth
           (It came upon a midnight clear...)
           Ye children all of Mother Earth
           join hands and circle around
           To celebrate the Solstice night
           When our lost Lord is found.
              Rejoice, the year has begun again
              The Sun blesses skies up above
              So share the season together now
              In everlasting Love!
           Snow lies deep upon the Earth
           Still our voices warmly sing
           Heralding the glorious birth
           Of the Child, the Winter King
              Glo -- ria!
              In excelsis Deo!
              Glo -- ria!
              In excelsis Dea!
           Our triumphant voices claim
           Joy and hope and love renewed
           And our Lady's glad refrain
           Answer Winter's solitude
              Glo -- ria!(etc.)
           In Her arms a holy Child
           Promises a glowing Light
           Through the winter wind so wild
           He proclaims the growing Light.
              Glo -- ria! (etc..)
           Now the turning of the year
           Of the greater Turning sings
           Passing age of cold and fear
           Soon our golden summer brings.
              Glo -- ria! (etc..)
           Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful!
           Oh, come all ye faithful
           Gather round the Yule Fire
           Oh, come ye, oh, come ye,
           To call the Sun!
               Fires within us
               Call the Fire above us
               O, come, let us invoke Him!
               O, come, let us invoke Him!
               O, come, let us invoke Him!
               Our Lord, the Sun!
           Yea, Lord, we greet Thee!
           Born again at Yuletide!
           Yule fires and candle flames
           Are lighted for You!
                Come to thy children
                Calling for thy blessing!
                O, come let us invoke Him (x3)
                Our Lord, the Sun!
           Silent Night
           Silent night, Solstice Night
           All is calm, all is bright
           Nature slumbers in forest and glen
           Till in Springtime She wakens again
           Sleeping spirits grow strong!
           Sleeping spirits grow strong!
           Silent night, Solstice night
           Silver moon shining bright
           Snowfall blankets the slumbering Earth
           Yule fireswelcome the Sun's rebirth
           Hark, the Light is reborn!
           Hark, the Light is reborn!
           Silent night, Solstice night
           Quiet rest till the Light
           Turning ever the rolling Wheel
           Brings the Winter to comfort and heal
           Rest your spirit in peace!
           Rest your spirit in peace!
           Glory to the New Born King
           Brothers, sisters, come to sing
           Glory to the new-born King!
           Gardens peaceful, forests wild
           Celebrate the Winter Child!
               Now the time of glowing starts!
               Joyful hands and joyful hearts!
               Cheer the Yule log as it burns!
               For once again the Sun returns!
               Brothers, sisters, come and sing!
               Glory to the new-born King!
           Brothers, sisters, singing come
           Glory to the newborn Sun
           Through the wind and dark of night
           Celebrate the coming light.
               Suns glad rays through fear's cold burns
               Life through death the Wheel now turns
               Gather round the Yule log and tree
               Celebrate Life's mystery
               Brothers, sisters, singing come
               Glory to the new-born Sun.

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