PAGAN CAROLS from Green Egg Magazine Yule '91
Ye Children All of Mother Earth Joy to the World (It Came Upon a midnight clear..) ================ ================================= Joy to the World, the Light has come Ye children all of Mother Earth Let Earth receive her Lord Join hands and circle around. Let every heart, prepare Him room To celebrate the Solstice night And Heaven and Nature sing When our lost Lord is found. And Heaven and Nature sing Rejoice, the year has begun again And He-av'n and Heaven and Nature The Sun blesses skies up above sing! So share the season together now In everlasting love! Welcome our Lord, who brings us Light Our Lady gives him birth! Gloria His Living Light, to warm our hearts, ====== And wake the sleeping Earth (x3) Snow lies deep upon the Earth Still our voices warmly sing Light we the fires to greet our Lord Heralding the glorious birth Our Light, our Life, our Lord! Of the Child, the Winter King Let every voice, sing holy praise Glo --- ria! And Heaven and Nature sing (x3) In excelsis Deo! Glo --- ria! In excelsis Dea! Glory to the New Born King ========================== Our triumphant voices claim Brothers, sisters, come and sing Joy and hope and love renewed Glory to the new-born King! And our Lady's glad refrain Gardens peaceful, forests wild Answer Winter's solitude. Celebrate the Winter Child! Glo --- ria! (etc.) Now the time of glowing starts! Joyful hands and joyful hearts! In Her arms a holy Child Cheer the Yule log as it burns! Promises a glowing Light For once again, the Sun returns! Through the winter wind so wild Brothers, sisters, come and sing! He proclaims the growing Light. Glory to the new-born King! Glo --- ria! (etc.) Brothers, sisters, singing come Now the turning of the year Glory to the newborn Sun Of the greater Turning sings Through the wind and dark of night Passing age of cold and fear Celebrate the coming light! Soon our golden summer brings. Suns glad rays through fear's cold Glo --- ria! (etc.) burns, Life through Death the Wheel now Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful! turns! ========================== Gather round Yule log and tree Oh, come, all ye faithful Celebrate Life's mystery Gather round the Yule fire brothers, sisters, singing come Oh, come ye, oh, come ye, Glory to the new-born Sun. To call the Sun! Fires within us Gods Rest Ye Merry Pagan Folk Call the Fire above us ============================= O, come, let us invoke Him! Gods rest ye merry Pagan folk O, come, let us invoke Him! Let nothing you dismay O, come, let us invoke Him! Remember that the Sun returns Our Lord, the Sun! Upon this Solstice Day! The growing dark is ended now Yea, Lord, we greet Thee! And Spring is on its way Born again at Yuletide! O, tidings of comfort and joy! Yule fires and candles flames Comfort and joy! Are lighted for You! O, tidings of comfort and joy! Come to thy children Calling for thy blessing! The winter's worst still lies ahead O, come, let us invoke Him! (x3) Fierce tempest, snow and rain! Our Lord, the Sun! Beaneath the blanket on the ground The spark of life remains! Silent Night The Sun's warm rays caress the ============ seeds Silent night, Solstice Night To raise Life's songs again! All is calm, all is bright O, tidings (etc.) Nature slumbers in forest and glen Till in Springtime She wakes again Within the blessed apple lies Sleeping spirits grow strong! The promise of the Queen Sleeping spirits grow strong! For from this pentacle shall rise The orchards fresh and green Silent night, Solstice Night The Earth shall blossom once Silver moon shining bright again Snowfall blankets the slumbering Earth The air be sweet and clean! Yule fires welcome the Sun's rebirth O, tidings (etc.) 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!
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