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summer passes, many Pagans celebrate this time to remember its warmth and
bounty in a celebrated feast shared with family or Coven members.
and plant the seeds from the fruits consumed during the feast or ritual. If
they sprout, grow the plant or tree with love and as a symbol of your
connection with the Lord and Lady.
through the fields and orchards or spend time along springs, creeks, rivers,
ponds and lakes reflecting on the bounty and love of the Lord and Lady.
of bread can be offered to fairy folk, and left for wild animals.
this time you may wish to honor the pregnant Goddess, and the waning energy
of the Sun God, as the sun begins to fade. You can honor them by leaving
libations (offerings) of bread and cider.
some bread!! Freshly baked bread is still a central part of many Lammas celebrations.
- Bake some bread (Check my Lughnasadh Recipes for more ideas!)
- Celebrate the first harvest by eating a meal with foods of the season, such as grain and corn.
- Private Meditation on the meanings of the season.
- Private Ritual
- Give blood at a local blood bank, or even participate in a blood drive at a nearby school or hospital.
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- Celebrate "Loaf Mass" the Christianized name for the holiday, and bake bread.
- Hold a ritual and invite the community to join in.
- Eat a meal of fruits and vegetables of the season.
- Go on a picnic with the other members in your group.
- Volunteer at a local homeless shelter or kitchen.
Activities for Kids
This is the last sabbat to celebrate with your kids before school starts up again. Make sure to do something special with them.
- Buy wheat or barley stalks and let your kids decorate them with ribbons, yarn, feathers, bells, whatever they like. Hang them up to display to all who come to visit.
- Make bread together. Let your kids try kneading the dough.
- Read together. Read anything that has to do with summertime, or even returning to school.
- Talk to your children about the history and meaning of Lughnasadh for your tradition. Answer any questions they have honestly.
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