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Corn: Correspondences
Zea Mays Folk Names: Giver of Life, Maize, Sacred Mother, Seed of Seeds Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Earth Deity: Power: Protection, Luck, Divination...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary C
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 42
Chapter 42 42:1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? 42:2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And when any will offer a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon: 2:2 And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 41
Chapter 41 41:1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 41:2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 41:3 And, behold,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
The Garden of Desire
It is Mabon. I walk about my garden in the cool of the evening. The leaves of the trees show hints of the coming fall. The harvest should be ripe, but disappointingly, there is little here to celebrate. My pumpkins should be covering the ground in their...
Holidays >> Beltaine
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 27
Chapter 27 27:1 And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. 27:2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know...
Old Testament >> Genesis

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Dollies and Lover's Knots
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traditional harvest customs in England, and corn dollies may be easily found at craft fairs.
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Welcome the Harvest!
corn dollie. Corn dollies are typically made from wheat or corn husks. For detailed instructions on this, check out http://www.
In the Interim
Jul 21, 2011 was believed that the corn dolly captured the spirit of the corn mother and kept it alive until the new seeds were planted the next year.

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Homegrown Harvest Festival In Brentford
Transition Brentford, a local environmental group, are hosting the end of year Harvest Gathering at Syon Lane, Brentford on September 25 between midday and 10pm.
Harriet Walker: Some things just can't be prettified
We are corn-dollies, to be draped with ornaments and blooms, expected to shell out ever more VAT-bulked-out cash to keep ourselves looking great but wholly impractical.

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Corn dolly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corn dollies or corn mothers are a form of straw work made as part of harvest customs of Europe before mechanization.
Corn Dollies
Jun 24, 2011 Maddy`s site for Corn Dollies.Handmade in Carmarthen, Wales.
099 - How to make Corn Dollies - YouTube
Jul 26, 2009 My boys wanted to make this video...Yay!! they are pros at making these.
Corn Dolly | Living in Season - slow time, seasonal celebrations
Aug 29, 2010 This is just one simple way to make a corn dolly without being skilled Photo taken by Jo Sullivan: a corn dolly in front of a chocolate cosmos.
Make a Brighid Corn Doll
There's an old custom of making a corn or grain effigy of Brighid. By placing her in a place of honor in the home, you can invite fertility and abundance your way.

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