Genesis Order of  Druids Portsmouth
 
January

Festival
January falls between Yule/Winter Solstice and Imbolc

Celtic Tree Calendar
24th December - 20th January
is Birch tree Month. Birch people are determined, resilient and ambitious. Good  organizers, leaders and strategists, they are not deterred by setbacks,  believing hard work, patience and persistence will triumph. They are  loyal, but reserved in showing affection. Birch people need a goal in  life or they become depressed and pessimistic.

Druidic Animal
The White Stag
symbolizes high ideals and aspirations.

Planetary Ruler
Sun

Ogham Word
Beithe

Crystal
Garnet

Activities
Workings done in this month add momentum and a bit of extra "oomph" to new  endeavors. The Birch is also associated with magic done for creativity  and fertility, as well as healing and protection. Tie a red ribbon  around the trunk of a Birch tree to ward off negative energy. Hang  Birch twigs over a cradle to protect a newborn from psychic harm. Use  Birch bark as magical parchment to keep writings safe.

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