Tag Archives: Brigid

Who is your dark moon goddess?

I work with two primary goddesses, Brigid and Morrigan. In my work, they form a complementary pairing. Brigid usually takes the creative and healing roles, while the Morrigan is the goddess I turn to when I need to work through … Continue reading

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Imbolc: Make a Brigid’s Cross ritual

It’s almost Imbolc! In honor of Brigid’s day, you might want to read my stories of Brigid, think about making an affirmation to engage Brigid’s gifts of fire and poetry in your own life, or try this simple ritual. Whatever … Continue reading

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Brigid ornament

I’ve had my hands full lately, between working on my dissertation and coping with some personal things. One of the things I do to relax is embroidery, and I wound up stitching the following design as a prayer to Brigid … Continue reading

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Kindle the fire in my deep well

Kindle the fire in my deep well, lady, being the light in the midst of the dark, healing the old wounds, the deep ones, the scarred ones, believing in life in the middle of winter. Kindle the fire in my … Continue reading

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Packing up pinecones

Since the sun came out in force again today, I am more aware than ever of the approach of Imbolc. I’m moved to pack away the pine cones that have been my seasonal decorations since just before Yule. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The love of the body

…if that which you seek, you find not within yourself, you shall never find it without. -Doreen Valiente, The Charge of the Goddess, Starhawk’s revision One of the things that neither of my parents really passed on to me was … Continue reading

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Planting Time: A Poem for Brigid Poetry Festival 2011

In the belly of the Mother, deep within the earth, seeds are being planted while the ewes give birth. Drinking the new milk, suddenly I know the spark of an idea: the fire in the belly grows. This poem was … Continue reading

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