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

 

Themes
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

 

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

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