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Imbolc – Sacred Inspiration

To continue my series on the sacred within Wicca, I would like to concentrate on learning to cultivate a connection with the divine, or sacred inspiration. Imbolc is a time of celebrating Brigid, and one of her specialties is inspiration, … Continue reading

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Imbolc – Poesis

I was called away from home suddenly a few days before Imbolc, and things have only settled down now. I am continuing to republish a series of essays originally written in 2012. I currently plan on moving in the middle … 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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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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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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Stories of Brigid

This evening I participated in Sacred Circle‘s open ritual for Imbolc by telling the following stories of Brigid. Sit down, sit down, make yourselves comfortable; you should be comfortable to listen to the stories of Brigid, because Brigid always wanted … Continue reading

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