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She flew through the night on December 24th, which was known as Mother Night, bringing gifts and happiness to all she encountered. She was especially fond of children and was known to drop down chimneys and bring them presents.
To thank Holda for her generosity, people often left milk and food out for her on her special night of gift giving.
Now doesn't this sound familiar?
Channel this goddess when: Aren't you channeling her already? Or are you one of those smarty pants who's already finished her Christmas shopping. Ho, ho, ho.
For more on Holda, see http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Pagan-and-Earth-Based/2002/12/Riding-With-Holda.aspx?p=3
Need a goddess? Of course you do! Leave me a comment telling me what you need her for and I'll see what I can do.