Ancient people tended to treat the entire landscape as the body of Mother Earth and seem to have universally invented processions and powwows – gatherings over her body to celebrate her fertility, and the awesome cycles of regenerative life they experienced within her being.
Some of the earlier structures in the British Isles are henges, or great round circles shaped on the land, where people gathered together at annual fairs, to meet and marry, to share their produce and livestock, and to tell stories and exchange information and culture.
Today our county and state fairs are the remnant of these ancient practices and still operate as places where prize-winning produce and livestock are displayed and teenagers win prizes.
It’s interesting that the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival – a gathering of thousands of women who come together to listen to music, take workshops, and share rituals of female spirituality together – has happened every August for more than 20 years.
Lammas time falls under the sign of Leo represented by the Sun 🌞 card; Playful child like Leo 🦁 personality emerging through spontaneous, uninhibited, theatrical self-expression.
Share your creative endeavors for the year, to give expression to your poetry, songs, books, and births of various kinds. – excerpts taken from “Making Ritual with MotherPeace Cards”-Vicki Noble
Enjoy the rest of your magical week.
Peace & Harmony,
Jacqui Pepper 🌶