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PD Lammas 16

pd-200-coverThe historic 200th issue of Pagan Dawn is out and we are proud to be a small part of that.  I have to say I had a little moment to see my name in the list of contributors alongside Ron Hutton.

As we come into the season of the harvests we have been looking at being thankful.

How do we instil an attitude of gratitude in our children?  As well as the main article I have linked here to some of my favourite Mummy Blogs on the theme.

I have also found some great Autumn Activities for you all to enjoy.

Summer Blessings and a prosperous harvest to you all, Sam x


Grandmother Wolf and the Harvest: A Lammas story

corn sheafGrandmother Wolf lived at the edge of the village, in a little cottage surrounded by lots of interesting plants.  The children loved to visit her to listen to her stories, help out in her garden and follow her on her little adventures.

One day, at the end of July, The children walked up the path of Grandmother’s cottage and met her coming the other way.

“Come on!” she said “The men are cutting the corn on the big field, they’ve got a new harvester” and off she hurried up the path and round the corner.  The children scurried in her wake.

When they all got to the big field they did not see what they expected.  There was no chugging beast sucking up the corn and spitting out nice round bales of straw.  No, there were all the men of the village standing around scratching their heads and occasionally kicking the wheel of the harvester.

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