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The Light of Life Emergent: May the Blessings of Imbolc Be Upon Us All

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Celebrate! The darkness now recedes, for this is the way of the Earth. Learn how aligning with this holiday’s magic can bring you healing and hope. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Holy Water, Sacred Flame, Brighid We Invoke Your Name

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Happy Imbolc to You! May Dear Brighid Bless You Today and Always

Brighid of the mantle, encompass us; Lady of the lambs, protect us; Keeper of the hearth, kindle us; Beneath your mantle, gather us; And restore us to memory. ~ Caitlín Matthews, A Blessing for Hearth Keepers The ancient celebration of Brighid, Imbolc, or Candlemas, as some may call it, falls around Feb. 1 and 2,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: We Will Never Lose Our Way to the Well

Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 2-8, 2015: Hail and Welcome the Queen of Flames

Blessed Woman of the hills, Heal all wounds, heal all ills. Blessed Woman  of the flame, Awaken me to renew again. ~ Song to Brighid, from the Alexander Carmichael Carmina Gadelica as arranged by Lisa Thiel Rejoice, my dear ones! This is the holy day of Imbolc, as we celebrate the last push of WinterContinue reading Continue Reading

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Vows to Brighid

Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of the Fires, Woman of Poetry Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of healing, Woman of skillful means. ~ Song to Brighid, from the Alexander Carmichael Carmina Gadelica as arranged by Lisa Thiel Today we celebrate the beautiful gifts of the saint and Divine One, Brighid. For many, manyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Joining the 9th Annual Brigid Poetry Festival

Once again, as I have for all but the very first year or two, I am joining in the Poetry for Brigid Festival. This is an annual world-wide event in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland and Goddess of healing, smithcraft, and poetry (to name a few of Her purviews). It is held throughoutContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of Brigid, Fiery Arrow of Life’s Awakenings

Fire in the forge that shapes and tempers.  Fire of the hearth that nourishes and heals. Fire in the head that incites and inspires. ~ The Ord Brighideach (Three-Fold Fire of Brighid)  Rejoice, my dear ones! Today is the feast day of St. Brigid who is also Brigid, a beloved Goddess of the Old Religion.Continue reading Continue Reading

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My Poetry Gift for Brigid, In the Year I Turn 60

Once again, as I have for many years, I am joining in the Poetry for Brigid Festival. This is an annual world-wide event in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland and Goddess of healing, smithcraft, and poetry (to name a few of Her purviews). It is held throughout Imbolc, since Her traditional feast dayContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2013: Temperance

You must meet the outer world With your inner world, Or existence will crush you. ~ Mark Nepo, The Book of Awakenings Blessings! A miracle is in the works for this week that brings the celebration of Imbolc (sometimes referred to as Candlemas or Brigid). The appearance of Temperance in this holy time is a powerfulContinue reading Continue Reading

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Day Twelve of 30 Days of Thanksgiving

I was going to give thanks today to all the veterans, especially my Dad the colonel.  And I absolutely am grateful for their sacrifice and dedication.  But, alas, I am posting something else today instead.  THINGS TO BELIEVE IN from grace of ancient land, by Patricia Monaghan  trees, in general; oaks, especially; burr oaks that surviveContinue reading Continue Reading

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Goddess Sunday: Brigid, Part 2

Fire in the forge that shapes and tempers. Fire of the hearth that nourishes and heals. Fire in the head that incites and inspires. ~ The Three-Fold Fire of Brighid, Ord Brighideach Continuing the discussion of Brigid begun last week, even after the Roman Catholic Church banned all Pagan ways, She was so firmly andContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Annual Brigid Poetry Slam – In Memorium

For the last five or six years (I am losing track), I have joined the global poetry slam in honor of Brigid, Goddess of Poetry, Healing, and Art.  The slam includes, not only poetry praises to our beloved Goddess, but offerings of poetry of all kinds. As it happens, just yesterday, Poland’s Nobel Laureate Poet,Continue reading Continue Reading

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The Edge of Transformation

A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. – Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now we make ready for the great festival of Imbolc, sometimes called Candlemas or Brigid. In many places, theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Goddess Sundays: Brigid

Brighid of the Mantles encompass us Lady of the Lambs protect us Keeper of the Hearth kindle us Beneath your mantle gather us And Restore us to memory. ~ from An Invocation to Brighid, by Rowan Fairgrove In addition to declaring this year a celebration of my fortieth anniversary as a Tarot reader, I amContinue reading Continue Reading

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More Poetry from the Cyberspace Slam for Brighid

Not all of the poetry from the Brighid Poetry slam has to be directly addressed to the Goddess of poetry, healing and art. All poetry honors Brighid.  So today’s choice is one that Shannon Hawthorn Ash selected.  Thank you, Shannon, for reminding me how much I love Marge Piercy!  Blessings! Three of Cups (an excerpt)Continue reading Continue Reading

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Selections from the Brighid Poetry Slam

The Sixth Annual Brighid Poetry Festival this year was the best one yet!   Every year, everyone on the Web is invited to share a favorite poem in honor of the Goddess of poetry, healing and craft. There were hundreds and hundreds of sumptuous selections. This weekend, I am sharing two selections from the blissfulContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Sixth Annual Cyberspace Poetry Slam for Brighid

For the 4th year of this six-year celebration, I am delighted and honored to join in the ever-growing Brigid Poetry Slam.  Throughout the blogosphere, everyone is invited to post poetry in honor of blessed Brighid today on Her feast day.  She is the Irish Goddess and patron saint of smithcraft, poetry, and healing. This year,Continue reading Continue Reading

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The 5th Annual Cyberspace Poetry Slam for Brigid

For the 3rd year, I am delighted and honored to join in the ever-growing Brigid Poetry Slam.  Throughout the blogosphere, everyone is invited to post poetry in honor of blessed Brigid, Goddess of Poetry on Her holy day. My contribution today is a beautiful selection that my sister used for an art piece she madeContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Transformation of the Crone

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. — Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now we make ready for the great festivalContinue reading Continue Reading

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