Pregnant with seeking,
I rely on my instincts.
I hold out to the cosmos, my mirror.
My pipe I point down to the ground.
Brighde’s Cave is a delightful book by Isabella Weber, who dedicated as a Brighde Priestess in 2007. At its heart is a very personal meditation on the life of Brighde, her arrival in Ireland and her eventual death. Isabella weaves her story from an eclectic mix of tales told by ancient firesides around Brighde’s Isles.Read More
Goddess in the Grass explores the relationship between the Goddess and her sacred symbol, the serpent, by focusing on myths and fairy tales from cultures around the world and from the dawn of humans to the present day.Read More
It is the 2nd of February. Icy cold. The earth is frozen deep. The landscape black, white, grey. No life. The world is dreaming, still and deep. Cailleach, the Wise Mother, has reigned throughout the winter – now even Her time has come. On every hearth the fire is put out, the last glow cooling to coal and ashes. Silence.Read More
The esoteric philosophy of Helena Blavatsky and Alice A Bailey both advocated the idea of the seven rays. These mysterious rays have been described as “seven great divine Emanations, Aeons or Spirits”1 and “Seven Holy Ones, self-born from the inherent power in the Matrix of Mother Substance.”2 It is said that each ray holds a unique quality which manifests in the universe and throughout all of creation.Read More
by Cheryl Straffon In rural areas, especially in the Celtic enclaves of Ireland and Scotland, a great number of customs grew up around this time, most associated with the Goddess whose festival this became, Bridget or Bride...Read More