Harvest

What is so special about a Harvest loaf?

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    Harvest Festival

     

    Harvest festivals have been celebrated for thousands of years and  many Christians now celebrate Harvest as a way of thanking God for all the good gifts He has given us.

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    Harvest Loaf

     

    As part of the Harvest festival there is often a special Harvest loaf baked. But how is the loaf made?

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    Ploughing

     

    First of all the farmers need to plough the field.

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    Seeds are sown

     

    The farmer plants the seed and then allows the wheat to grow.

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    Harvest

     

    The farmers then harvest the wheat.

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    Flour is made

     

    The wheat is then turned into flour.

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    The Bread

     

    The flour is then baked into the Harvest loaf. The loaf is in the shape of a wheat sheaf with a little mouse climbing up it.

    A Harvest Thanksgiving Prayer

    Lord, thank you for the flowers and thank you for the trees
    Thank you for my special friends and all the fun they bring
    Thank you for the food I eat and thank you for my drink
    But most of all I thank you for the way you love me

     

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