Welsh First Harvest Etc. Liturgy Or Celebration

Here is Lammas, Harvest, Lughnasadh or Gwyl Awst as in Wales, and one was mentioned by me some five years. It’s great to use the 1 August date over a few time of the beginning of the close liturgy or celebration for the day

East:
Blessed are you, Storm-Bringer,
who opens the doors of the sky.
for the winds to blow, to scatter the seed.

South:
Praise to you, Giver of Sunshine,
whose mighty handiwork warms the soil;
a discreet and holy womb for life to grow.

West:
Blessed are you, Maker of Rain,
who calls forth the refreshing waters to flow,
to nurture life into green plenitude.
Viriditas.

North:
Praise to you, Source of Plenty.
who blesses all the earth in many ways,
and creates an abundance,
for our daily bread.

Spirit.
Spirit of All, we give you thanks.
that you have blessed us with.
gifts of the earth on this table,
at this Lammastide.
May we, like you, share our bread with others,
that they may be blessed, too.

(Tadhg Jonathan © Copyright 2016)

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