All tagged Celtic

Ignite Your Beltane Fire

May 1 is the start of Beltane (pronounced bell’tane) and the start of summer in the Celtic calendar. Actually, summer begins at sundown. May day celebrations and May pole dances today celebrate the traditional start of summer.  The mood is of celebration and anticipation. As the sun returns to us in warmth and reach, the symbolism of fire can remind us of our own creativity so I encourage to you set aside some time to consider these questions - what can you bring alive and create in this season? How can you be and feel more alive?

Who is the Goddess of Healing?

February 1st is a day dedicated to the goddess of healing and of sacred wells. So she is particularly special to us here at Wellspring Stones. Known by many names, in the Celtic tradition, she is Brigid, the lady of hearth and home as well as the primordial midwife. In addition to healing, midwifery and wellsprings, this mother goddess is also the goddess of …

Now is the Thinnest Time

Today begins Samhain, which literally means “summer’s end.” November 1 also marks the beginning of the new year in the Celtic calendar. And because of that, today (and the night preceding - Halloween) is considered the thinnest time of the all the thin times in the entire year.