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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Divine Feminine, Goddess, Moon Mná, Soul Questions, Waxing Crescent, Wise Woman Bean Gealach

Soul Questions for the Waxing Crescent Moon

Wisdom from Seanmháthair Gealach (Grandmother Moon) Day 4, Waxing Crescent 🌒🌘 We can now see a crescent of light in the Waxing Moon... it's time to move from the reflective time of the Dark Moon / New Moon and step into action, to firm up your goals for the month. This phase of the Moon… Continue reading Soul Questions for the Waxing Crescent Moon

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

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 February… Continue reading Imbolc Blessings