Brightest blessings of Lughnasadh Lughnasadh, being the festival marking the beginning of the harvest, is somewhat hit and miss with the harvest times here in my part of Australia. Within New South Wales it’s stone fruit season – apricots, nectarines, along with grapes and pears. However, within my garden, the apricots fell from the tree… Continue reading Lughnasadh, Australian Druidry, and the Samhain Gathering
As Lughnasadh approaches this weekend, I’ve began to contemplate on the season and the festival. Lughnasadh is one of the seasonal holidays, also referred to as a “lesser Sabbat.” I don’t like that term as I believe it takes away from the importance of the seasonal celebrations. That said, Lughnasadh is not generally a holiday… Continue reading Lughnasadh approaches
The calender date for Lughnasadh may have been yesterday (February 2nd) but today FEELS like Lughnasadh! The sun is out, the weather is gorgeous (and not too hot), the lawn is in need of a mow, and all I want to do is sit out the back in the sunshine with a glass of honeyed… Continue reading Lughnasadh!!!
Tomorrow I’ll be celebrating Lughnasadh, along with a re-dedication to the craft. I like to do this every now and then to reaffirm my faith and love for the Goddess and God. Lughnasadh, celebrated on either the 1st or 2nd of February here in Australia, is a celebration of harvest. As one of the eight Sabbats… Continue reading Lughnasadh