For those who keep the olde ways in the northern hemisphere, while the winter solstice (Yule) marks the longest night of the year, it also heralds the dawn of a new one.
The Oak King will triumph over the Holly King. The sun will grow stronger. Warmth and life will slowly return to the land.
It is a time of wish magic, setting intentions and divination work for the coming year.
Conversely, in the southern hemisphere, the summer solstice (Litha) marks the longest day of the year.
It is a time of fairy magic, manifestation, and celebrating the abundant splendors of the earth, before the sun begins to wane.
Here are some crystal suggestions for this magical day. You can wear them to tune into the energy of these magical days, and to enhance any of your manifestation, healing, ritual, or spiritual workings.
I’ve also included TWO FREE SPIRIT JOURNEYS below that you can do on solstice day as part of your magical ritual!