Category: Imbolc

Walking into spring

I went outside and was met with a cold wind on my skin and a bright sun reflected in my hair. I squinted towards the light and took in the wind’s cold embrace into my face with pleasure. I exhaled all I no longer…

Guest blog on Discover Druidry

Imbolc 2018

Here is my amended GUEST BLOG POST on Discover Druidry For original posts go to these pages: Crone Maiden Exchange  Imbolc The stirring of the Earth  In search for your Brigit   

End of winter Imbolc 2017

I sat on an early morning train to London feeling apprehensive yet excited at the possibilities that might await me at the end of my journey. I felt a slight smile touching my lips and became aware of a warm feeling within, which reassured…

Imbolc 2016 – Crone/Maiden exchange

Today is Imbolc. Celebration of light, poetry, creativity, home, feminine energy, first signs of spring. Nature is beautiful when the Earth is beginning to move around yet it is still sleepy and stretching covered with seasonal blankets. Imbolc is the festival that I FEEL most…

Imbolc – the stirring of the Earth

The Feminine stirs gently stretching towards the potential light underneath warm layers of soil. With my body I feel the nourishment, with my limbs I predict movement that will propel my body into creating energy by walking, in my skin I know and cherish…

Sacred space/altar – nature spirituality and ritual

Looking back at the year I would like to share images of my altar arrangements through the seasons, as I grow and celebrate each pagan holiday and Sabbat. My sacred place is normally in my bedroom, but some of them are outside, as you will…

In search of your Brigit – Imbolc celebrations

Imbolc is the first pagan fire festival of the year and the first promise of spring when the Earth begins to stir into life. It is associated with the bride Goddess Brigit (my favourite spelling), Irish Goddess of hearth and home, who comes to…