And today is the day of St John the Baptist which is said to have been the favorite disciple of Jesus, it is believed that were relatives and that John shared in the life of Jesus having himself baptized him in the waters of the Jordan River.
The Baptist name is due to the fact that John baptized people and delivered them from all sin and it is also said that whoever jumps the fire on the night of Saint John in an odd number and at least three times is blessed and protected for the rest of the year Do you often celebrate Saint John? Send me your pictures, to Facebook of Instragram, gather your friends share with me this animation I’ll be very happy to see your pretty face I’ll be very happy, yes ma’am and you so at home Do you know where the tradition of lighting fires comes from? in the night of Saint John legend has it that Mary, mother of Jesus She was Elizabeth’s cousin, John’s mother and who are left, pregnant, look exactly at the same time Now they didn’t live so close, as in these times and there were no mobile phones, to give thus the news nor did so, called by FaceTime Nor WhatsApp What the hell happened?
The two agreed that the first to be a mother would light a fire, for what? So that the other could see so far in the desert, it was like this and I was, as soon as I saw the smoke, I was already that had already been a mother, it is said then that when John was born at 24 June, Isabel, soon lit a huge bonfire And then this tradition came that even today fulfils in several locations It’s very interesting this information is or isn’t it? and the party of Saint John beyond the traditional bonfires also have the traditional balloons that is, that according to tradition take our requests to the holy and we want our requests to be fulfilled, is it or is it not? in some localities is lifting a mast so, garnish with a doll which is called Saint John’s mast and which is linked to pagan, ancient rituals in which decorated masts were raised, see well it was different, it was with flowers and ribbons, as it were, as people liked, the colors that people liked was of the color with which really with each religion And do you know what that did? Life was celebrated then life, renewal, and strength Have you seen? These rituals come from far away!