Today Is …
Mid Lent Carnival – According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a festivity held on the middle Thursday of Lent to celebrate the fact that the first half of this season of deprivation and abstinence is at an end. Presumably one can indulge for a day, just like on Mothering Sunday.
Rome: The festival Liberalia, was celebrated in ancient Rome in honor of the wine-God Liber-Pater. It was a time of drinking and feasting, and a day when young men entered their manhood.
India: The Goddess of Marriage and Abundance Gauri, is honored with an annual women’s festival and swinging ritual.
28: Death of author Scott Cunningham in 1993
Remember the ancient ways and keep them sacred!
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