Posts Tagged ‘ Brigit ’

An Extraordinary Equinox

Oct 5th, 2018 | By

  This year the autumn equinox not only coincided with a full moon but also the Dolmen Clan Cornwall Moot Camp at South Penquite farm, miles from anywhere and surrounded by countryside and craggy tors. The forecast was for heavy rain and strong winds for the best part of the weekend. Me and Trez came

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My Goddess Spirituality Part II

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

One great thing about living where I do is the multitude of Bronze and Iron Age hill forts scattered across Dorset like Maiden Castle and Badbury rings, Hambledon and Hod Hills to the east and Eggerdon Hillfort to the west. These were the fortresses of the Celtic people that arrived on our shores around 700BC

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The Summer Queen

Jun 28th, 2018 | By

  The Celtic summer begins at Beltain when the strength of the sun is powerful enough to completely dispel the frozen reach of winter. It is when the material earth soul of the goddess merges with the spiritual sun soul of the god in the Sacred Marriage (see Beltain Bride blog). Since then the planet

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Beltaine Bride

May 2nd, 2018 | By

  The Flower Maiden was radiant in her light green flaxen wedding dress made by the nature spirits that came alive in the newly flourishing landscape and wore around her delicate shoulders a cloak of light blue in honour of the sky. She gently gripped a bouquet of early summer blooms, a spread of the

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Brighid the Riveter: Is Brighid a Smith?

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

I am a little late on March’s submission because I ran into a scarcity of material that took my research in an interesting and unexpected direction. A Word on Gender Roles My anthropology background tells me that gender roles can vary widely from culture to culture, and even from subculture to subculture and family to

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Queen of the Equinoxes

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

At the Spring Equinox, the midpoint between spring and summer, between the 21st and 23rd of March, the great love of Brigit arrives in the physical plane when nature is just beginning to reveal her first fruits above the thawing earth. It is six weeks or one and a half cycles of the moon since

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The Queen of Imbolc   Part II

Feb 14th, 2018 | By

  Past Lives   Brigit was associated with the Roman ‘Queen of Heaven’, Minerva who was around at the same time. When they were not trading with the Romans the Celts would have been at war with them and would have had no problem transforming the aging Minerva into the young vibrant Brigit. Both were

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The Queen of Imbolc  Part I

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

  When I think of Imbolc I always think of the coming of spring and an end to winter. I see it as a time to look to the future and bathe in the energy that comes with the rebirth of nature. It is the time to roll the old motorbike out of the garage,

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Christmas Goddess

Dec 11th, 2017 | By

  The Divine Son Christmas is seen by many as the celebration of when the ‘divine son’ was born to a virgin who was impregnated by God in the year 0. The virgin’s son was called Jesus and would grow up to perform miracles and preach what is essentially Hindu influenced beliefs in and around

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