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Moon Wisdom & Rituals

Is there a Celtic Moon Goddess?

As someone who’s devoted to the Irish traditions, I’m sometimes asked: “Is there a Celtic Moon Goddess?” While there is no singular “Celtic” goddess of the moon, here are my personal insights & reflections on four Irish goddesses who hold powerful lunar wisdom.

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Irish Traditions

Rebellious Witches, Healers & Wise Women from Ireland

In this blog, I share stories about rural Irish women from history who were powerful healers, keeners, wise women, and midwives, despite the oppression they faced. It seems that being a “witch” has always been a rebellious act against hierarchical power and systems of oppression—how can we do the same?

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Myth & Folklore

Ytene, the White Stag, and the Wise Woman of the Forest

On my recent pilgrimage to England, I visited Ytene (the New Forest) in Hampshire, a wild place with vibrant stories that emanate from the heart of this ancient woodland. In this blog, I share a few stories from Ytene along with some of my own reflections and experiences.

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Ancestral Healing

Awaken Your Ancestral Medicine

Over the past few months, I’ve been on a deep initiatory journey that’s brought forth a tremendous amount of personal and ancestral healing in my life. Along this journey, I’ve been reminded that we each hold ancestral medicine inside of us, and that the greatest medicine is found where personal & ancestral healing meet.

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Irish Traditions

Newgrange & Winter Solstice

As we approach the Winter Solstice, I wanted to share some wisdom about Sí an Bhrú (Newgrange) in Ireland, an incredible 5,200 year old sacred monument that aligns with the solstice sunrise. Womb-like in nature, this burial mound is steeped in archeological, astronomical, and mythological wisdom that provides a window into the ancient past.

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Ancestral Healing

The Emigration Wound, The American Wake & Healing the Divide

During the season of Samhain as I sat in communion with my ancestors, the wound of emigration surfaced very strongly in my ancestral memory. I felt compelled to write about this and the ways in which we might heal the divide between Ireland & the diaspora through the acknowledgement of our ancestral stories.

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Goddess Wisdom

Meeting the Mórrígan at Oweynegat

On my recent pilgrimage to Ireland I visited Oweynegat, a cave in Co. Roscommon, known as the birthplace of Samhain. Here are my reflections on darkness, wisdom from the Otherworld, and meeting The Mórrígan.

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Personal Story

Pilgrimage as a Quest for the Soul: Reflections from Ireland

On my recent pilgrimage to Ireland I spent three weeks wandering the wild places, connecting with the stories of the land, listening to the voices of Ireland’s ancient goddesses, and more. Here are some of my heartfelt reflections on pilgrimage as a quest for the soul.

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Irish Traditions

Celebrating the Ancient Festival of Bealtaine

Bealtaine (also known as Beltane or May Day) is the Irish festival of early summer; a time of ritual, magic, fertility, purification & sexual expression. In this blog post I talk about some of the ancestral traditions of Bealtaine as an invitation for you to celebrate this sacred day.

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Goddess Wisdom

How to Start Working with Irish Goddesses

If you’re new to this path of Irish goddess wisdom you might be wondering, “How do I start working with the Irish goddesses?” In this blog I’ll share some personal insights and suggestions on how to get started.

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