Category: holidays

Lammas Introduction

August 1 “You shall observe the feast of weeks with the first fruits of wheat harvest… Exodus 34:22 Lammas or Loaf Mass is the wonderful Holy Day of the First Fruits of the Harvest.  Summer is ending and the harvest has begun.  Although all…

Lammas Recipes

Struan Bread (Celtic Harvest Loaf) Makes 1 large loaf or 2 small loaves Soaker 3 tablespoons polenta (corn meal) 3 tablespoons rolled oats 2 tablespoons wheat bran 1/4 cup water Dough 3 cups unbleached bread flour 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt…

Lammas Activities

Feeding the Poor Giving food to the poor is a wonderful way to start this Holy Day off right. for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you…

REJOICE!!

Rejoice always. 1 Thessalon 5:16 You have turned my mourning into dancing for me.  You have removed my sackcloth, and clothed me with gladness, To the end that my heart may sing praise to you, and not be silent.  Yahweh my God, I will…

Summer Solstice Recipes

Pineapple Upside Down Pound Cake Preheat oven to 325. 2 Tablespoons butter ¼ cup brown sugar Mix. Pineapple Rings Maraschino cherries, halved Place pineapple rings on the bottom of a greased and floured cake pan.  Put the cherry halves in the center of the…

Summer Solstice Activities

Jump the Bonfire I know.  It’s always with me and fire!  Whether it be a huge bonfire with family and friends or a small candle for yourself, fire was always used to symbolize the light of God in the darkness of the world.  Ancient…

Summer Solstice Introduction

June 21  Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow. James 1:17 Happy Summer Solstice!  Summer Solstice or Midsummer, was also known as Summer Christmas.  Why…

Pentecost Activities

Make a bonfire Kinda obvious and as you’ve surmised by reading this blog, I think every holiday could use some fire!  Fire of love, fire of life, fire of the burning bush, the sacred purity of fire! Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed…

Pentecost Introduction

50 days after Easter  Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed to them, and one sat on each of them. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak. …

Pentecost Recipes

Buffalo wings ¼ cup of hot sauce 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup olive oil 12 chicken wings Marinate a few hours or overnight.  Roast over fire or on barbeque.  Turn frequently until golden and cooked through – about 20 minutes.   Blackened Catfish…

To Clarify

I have been told that, apparently, I am confusing everyone and telling them false information.  And that Roodmas is celebrated in September not May.  Ok, to clarify, the holidays I celebrate and tell you about are on the days that they are symbolically and…

Roodmas Recipes

Baby Spinach Salad with Flowers 1 pound fresh spinach 2 chopped hard-boiled eggs 1 chopped tomato 1 tablespoon chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped cooked bacon ¼ cup of edible flowers Mix well.   ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/3…