Celtic Celebrations, Imbolc, Lughnasadh

The gifts of Imbolc & Lughnasadh

  On this cross-quarter day, Imbolc in the Northern Hemisphere and Lughnasadh in the Southern Hemisphere, consider the commonality of these two festivals and how they might complement each other with their Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine aspects. For instance, the Celtic patrons of these celebrations — the goddess Brighid for Imbolc, and the god… Continue reading The gifts of Imbolc & Lughnasadh

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Imbolc, Personal Growth, Soul Questions, Spirituality

The Spirituality of Friendship

As we honour the goddess Brighid and her transition from Crone back to Maiden at Imbolc* (see footer), consider taking some time to meditate or reflect on the women in your life . . .  your friendships with women — the Maidens, the Women, the Crones — and how your friendships have changed throughout the… Continue reading The Spirituality of Friendship

Celtic Celebrations, Divine Feminine, Imbolc, Wheel of the Year, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Imbolc Blessings

H This week, we celebrate Imbolc (IM - OLK) and the Celtic goddess Brighid, goddess of fertility, creativity, the forge (blacksmiths and smithing), light, and livestock. But exactly WHEN do we celebrate, you may ask!! Some celebrate on the fixed date of February 1st whilst others will celebrate on the astronomical Cross-Quarter date of a… Continue reading Imbolc Blessings

Full Moon, Goddess, Imbolc, Lunar Cycles, Moon Mná, Soul Questions, Wiccan, Wise Woman Bean Gealach, Witchy Ways

Call on The Creatrix in the Full Moon

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Day 16, Full Moon in Cancer at 3:33 AM Pacific Time 🌕 🌿 It’s that time again… A beautiful Full Moon rising in the East. For me, it arrived at 3:30 AM today (Thursday, January 12th), but on the 11th for many of you, in this lovely global community.… Continue reading Call on The Creatrix in the Full Moon

Altars, Blessings, Celtic Celebrations, Divine Feminine, Earth Medicine, Full Moon, Goddess, Imbolc, Meditation, Ostara, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Shamanism, Wiccan

Celebrating the Quickening Full Moon in Virgo

Full Moon Blessings! Our First Nations sisters and brothers have many names for this full moon including the Full Snow Moon and the Bone Moon, alluding to both the typical heaviness of February snows as well as the shortage of food as winter draws to a close. Yet some call it the Quickening Moon, and… Continue reading Celebrating the Quickening Full Moon in Virgo

Blessings, Celtic Celebrations, Cleansing, Earth Medicine, Goddess, Imbolc, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year, Wiccan

Imbolc blessings from Brigid

Yesterday we celebrated the first day of the Celtic Spring, honouring both Imbolc and the goddess Brigid. I share with you now Brigid's Fire Blessing, which you can use in any of your ritual work this week: May there be Fire in your Belly May there be Passion in your Heart May you burn with… Continue reading Imbolc blessings from Brigid

Celtic Celebrations, Imbolc, Pagan, Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year, Wiccan

Imbolc Blessings

Today we celebrate Imbolc and the Celtic goddess Brigid, goddess of fertility, creativity, the forge (blacksmiths and smithing), light, and livestock. Imbolc is the first of the Celtic 🌿spring festivals and one of the four 🔥fire festivals in the Celtic Wheel of the Year. In the Christian calendar, this day is observed as 🕯Candlemas. Imbolc… Continue reading Imbolc Blessings