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Lightening bugs (fireflies) are magical. They remind me that we are loved by The Universe/The Divine/God.  Who else would light up the butt of a bug just to make us giggle?

A Firefly. I always have many of these in the summer. (Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms.

firefly magic  catch a falling star & make a wish!!! let the magic fly!!!

firefly magic catch a falling star & make a wish! let the magic fly!

Catching lightening bugs . . .being on the West coast, never saw lightening bugs until I visited family in Illinois and Indiana.  Just spent a week in Virginia and my niece from Seattle had her first experience capturing lightening bugs !

A Homesteader’s Guide to Catching Fireflies in Mason Jars. Wondering how to catch fireflies, or lightning bugs as some like to say? Catching fireflies is a fun and simple summer activity on the homestead.

Lightning bugs

One of my favorite memories as a kid growing up in Ky catching lightning bugs putting them in jars! Only I had to put them in old mayonnaise jar

pictures of lightning bugs | Lightning Bug

Firefly bioluminescence: his mating "calls" or luminous flashes light up warm summer nights.

How to Attract Fireflies - learn tips for calling them in plus fun facts and book suggestions.

How to Attract Fireflies

How to Attract Fireflies - learn tips for calling them closer, plus fun facts and book suggestions for kids.

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