Ireland has captured my imagination, for better or for worse. A few years earlier, I never would have believed that I would be seriously studying Irish lore, Irish history, considering learning the Irish language, and worshiping the Irish Gods. A few years ago, the Irish Gods were “the strange Gods with even stranger names.” In a society thatContinue reading “Personal Religion”
As the title alludes, tonight it is my turn to keep Brighid’s flame. As I did last month, I’m going to refrain from using the internet and, instead, spend my time in meditation, creativity, prayer, study, and housework*. I am also planning to give myself some reiki. I’ve been working on another Brighid doll recently.Continue reading “Keeping the Flame”
I had a really great experience keeping the flame last night. I started to do some housework between finishing up some internet tasks, so I got that out of the way before I even started. As the sun set, I closed my eyes and steadied my breath, focusing on the task at hand. I thenContinue reading
As some of you know, I’m a member of ADF’s flame keeping group dedicated to Brighid. Tonight is my turn to keep the flame. For those of you unfamiliar with this tradition, people called by the Goddess Brighid often join groups of people who take turns honoring her by lighting candles (or some other source ofContinue reading “Keeping the Flame”
One more update today! I updated my website. I added photos of my current altars. Enjoy!
I’m not finished with it yet, but here is a photo of the Brighid cross project I’m working on. The pattern on the brown/gold fabric may not be the best for the project but I’m determined to see it through and perhaps add some embroider to embellish it. I usually don’t do things like thisContinue reading “Prepping for Imbolc: Part 2”