with the summer solstice, these days are a time to enjoy the abundance
of nature. In the past when the world was illuminated only by the
sun or fire, it was also a time to revel in the amount of daylight.
Known as Litha, summer solstice is a celebration of the
Goddess in full motherhood and the God who is at his pinnacle of
power. Herbs and flowers gathered at this time are considered particularly
midsummer’s eve it was customary to light bonfires on hilltops
to continue the celebration of these long summer days. When the
fires died down, people would leap over them for the symbolic purification
of smoke. In place of bonfires, lamps were placed in windows surrounded
by flowers and kept lit all night.
you enjoy the blessings of light and abundance, and the magic of