Goddess of Spring

Happy Imbolc to all! Here is a wonderful post by Ali Isaac on Brighid, for whom the day is celebrated.

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Happy Imbolc! Today is the first day of Celtic spring, a tradition known in Ireland as Imbolc. This weekend we’ve had snow, we’ve had torrential rain, we’ve had wild winds, and we’ve had fog… it certainly doesn’t feel spring-like, and I wonder if the seasons have gradually slipped out of sync with the calender.

Today I was going to bring you to somewhere special, to a place associated with Brigid, but I’ve been ill this week, and so have my kids, a voyage of discovery out in the countryside just wasn’t going to happen. Instead, I’m going to tell you a little bit about Brigid.

I feel a connection with many characters from Irish mythology, but of them all, Brigid is the one I am most drawn to. Brigid was the daughter of the Dagda, a Druid and High King of the Tuatha de Danann, an…

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9 thoughts on “Goddess of Spring

      1. They’re pretty chaotic to be honest, Ali. It’s the kind of thing where I am for once glad that nothing is permanent. Hopefully things will calm down a bit after the 8th, when I’ve finished some job applications.

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