The Sun is now beginning to wane. It is a time of change and shift. Active growth is slowing down and the darker days of winter and reflection are beckoning…
Lammas. Celebrated the beginning of August.
“Celebrate the Festival of Harvest with the firstfruits of the crops you sow in your field.” “Celebrate the Festival of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your crops from the field.”
In the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, where it is referred to regularly, it is called “the feast of first fruits”. The blessing of new fruits was performed annually in both the Eastern and Western Churches on the first, or the sixth, of August.
On Loaf Mass Day, it is customary to bring to a Christian church a loaf made from the new crop, which began to be harvested at Lammastide, which falls at the halfway point between the summer solstice and autumn September equinox.
Since the time of the ancients, in gratitude, honor has been bestowed throughout the year with festivals in thanks given to Mother Earth’s blessings. Various religions and traditions have named it differently yet the intention was the same. The Wheel keeps turning. The cycle of life and seasons repeat
Summer of three hundred years by the group 2002.
Legend tells that a person visiting the mysterious northern island of Tír na nÓg for few days, may discover upon returning that 300 years have passed.
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Wishing everyone a wonderful day with much Peace.