The Witches Correspondences for Lammas, August 1

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The Witches Correspondences for Lammas, August 1

Time of Day: Mid-Afternoon, Noon to 5 pm


Time of Life: 40-60’s, Middle Age, Height of Powers, Fatherhood


Decorations: Bread, Corn, Wheat, Fruits, Corn Dolly, Green Man


Foods: Plums, Peaches, Grapes, Wheat, Lamb, Berries, Barley Cakes, Breads


Herbs: Heather, Acacia, Hollyhock, Aloes, Sunflowers, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Rose


Tools: Baskets, Lugh’s Spear (Areadbhar), Sickles, Scythes


Goddesses: Ceres, Demeter, Corn Mother, Pomona, Mother Earth


Gods: Lugh, Mercury, Hermes, Adonis, John Barleycorn, Green Man
Lughnasadh is more of a Men’s Holiday


Harvest, Transformation, Fruitfulness, Change Abundance, Completion, Prosperity, Robustness, Achievement, Letting Go, Reaping, Sacrifice, Purification, Contentment, Bread of Life, Table of Plenty, Ever Flowing Cup, Chalice of Plenty


Farming Activities
Harvesting and preserving wheat, corn, vegetables


Animals: Crow, Salmon


Tarot, Divination: Wheel of Fortune, Justice


Colors: Golden Yellow, Light Brown, Purple, Orange, Red-Brown, Brown-Grey


Activities, Celebrations
Dancing, Singing, Playing Music, Poetry Reading, Bardic Competitions, Games, Competitions, Men’s Sports, Drinking beer, whiskey, mead, iced tea


Sacred Circle (Valley Spirit): South-West, Violet


Lughnasadh – Druid, Neo-Pagan, Lammas – Wiccan, Mea’n Fo’mhair (Greenman) – Druid, Welsh