Celtic Celebrations, Celtic Mythology, Equinox, Wheel of the Year

Equinox in the Celtic Wheel of the Year

There are endless debates on precisely how the Celts celebrated and observed the Wheel of the Year. This is a challenge for archaeologists, anthropologists and those aligned with what we know (or think we know!) of the Earth-based Celtic spirituality. Why? Much of the history of their practices comes through an oral tradition passed through… Continue reading Equinox in the Celtic Wheel of the Year

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Celtic Mythology, Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Owl

Once again, Owl came into my dreams and I am now contemplating her message, her medicine. I have loved owls all my life and collected owl figurines in my youth. They always seemed rather serene to me, although I knew they were hunters. At that age I was not yet aware of their goddess associations… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Owl

Celtic Celebrations, Celtic Mythology, Goddess

Honouring Cerridwen’s Feast Day on July 3rd

  Tomorrow, July 3rd, is the feast day of Cerridwen, the Celtic-Welsh Goddess of Rebirth and Transformation, associated with awen (poetic inspiration) and the Cauldrons of Knowledge, Vocation & Warming (known to some as the Cauldrons of Knowledge, Inspiration and Rebirth) and with the Dark Moon. As a Triple Goddess, she is also associated with… Continue reading Honouring Cerridwen’s Feast Day on July 3rd

Celtic Mythology, Herbalism, Magic

Celebrate International Fairy Day on June 24

Yes, June 24th is International Fairy Day!  Some think of a fairy as any magical creature but in the folklore of Britain and Ireland the range is less broad, encompassing various sprites, nature spirits — some with good intentions and some not quite-so-good! For me, International Fairy Day is a day to celebrate that heritage… Continue reading Celebrate International Fairy Day on June 24