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Re: Tidying up offerings
Jun 01, 2010, 18:28
nigelswift wrote:
goIn this country perhaps the oldest and most meaningful example of a ritualized 'green' offering is the Harvest Festival - food and flowers placed in the church for a short time but not left there to to waste

What a spiffing idea for offerings at megalithic sites! Leave unobtrusive little caches of stuff that have cost real money (and effort) that would benefit old folks or sick children in hospital and let those who prefer their sites uncluttered take the trouble to deliver them to beneficiaries instead of chucking them.

Spirits pleased... offerers sincerified by financial effort.... chuckers ennobled... litter banished.... fogies delighted..... :)


Just another small problem here again, who prescribes what one can and cannot give? ( other than that prescribed by non-harm) Who prescribes how and where it is disposed?
As for the idea that [quote="nigelswift"]goIn this country perhaps the oldest and most meaningful example of a ritualized 'green' offering is the Harvest Festival - food and flowers placed in the church for a short time but not left there to to waste
well that is highly debatable as to meaningful and again as to oldest!
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