Bride day Celebrate Wiccan ritual Imbolc

Happy, Imbolc, Candlemas, St. Brigid’s day

“I am older than Brighid of the Mantle*…

“I put songs and music on the wind before ever the bells of the chapels
were rung in the West or heard in the East. …

“And I have been a breath in your heart.

“And the day has its feet to it that will see me coming
into the hearts of men and women like a flame upon dry grass,
like a flame of wind in a great wood…”

~ Winged Destiny by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp: 1855 –1905)

Feb 1 is the celebration of Celtic Goddess BRIDE or Brigit. She is a Triple Goddess a SUN GODDESS Goddess of midwives smithcraft poetry agriculture fertility and she has a sacred well. This is a very powerful cross-quarter day in the wheel of the Year. Celebrated since the dawn of time by our ancestors and still observed by Pagans, Wiccans and Catholics as The Feast of the Purification of Mary.

It is a holiday of the element of Fire celebration.  Clean out your old hearth or wood stove. LIGHT tons of candles. Think about your passions. What are you passionate about?  Light a new fire, signifying a new action, inspiration, passion.

She is like the Red Dakini in Tibetan Bhuddism.

It is a day of Quickening and sexuality. Make love. call in a new lover.

PLANTING SEEDS, GERMINATING NEW INTENTIONS

It is good to plant real seeds, or a bulb, a spring flower perhaps, as a symbol of your new life emerging at the Spring Equinox. Really imagine your intent for whatever it is you wish into your seed, put it in potting soil and water it and put it in a dark place,keep an eye on it, keep it moist but dont let it rot, Keep praying, blessings and mediating with your seed. Watch it slowly sprout and emerge as Spring draws nearer and nearer.

BRIGID GODDESS OF CREATIVITY

Brigid is the Goddess of poetry smithcraft and healing. Do something creative, read poetry, write Sing, dance, appreciate fine art and crafts. Dedicate a future work to Her.

Make new commitments on this day.

As a Purification Day

Use water and salt to purify yourself. Wash your hands and face in salt water. Sprinkle salt water which you have blessed making it charged, sprinkle it in every corner of your home. 

SPRING CLEANING!

Time to clean up your act in all ways. A bit early to start an actual spring tonic cleanse for your liver. Clean and renew your mind, scrub out the old ideas that have gotten cobwebs. This is actually a better time to commit to a new exercise routine than Jan 1st.  Days are visibly longer, you will have more energy.

 WATER

Brigid governed wells, there is a holy well in Ireland where she is worshipped. Water is the most important element. Water transmutes all hardness, breaks down anything over time. The waters of the earth these days needs our help and intentions.  Send your intention to see the earth waters running clear pure, cleansed.

FOOD

Traditional grains were eaten to celebrate the growth of future grains. Serve crepes pancakes, cakes,breads. Put out a loaf of bread on your windowsill like they did in Ireland traditionally on Brigid’s day. An ear of corn was also set out. Wheat stalks are woven into X shaped crosses to serve as charms to protect the home from fires and lightning.

Traditionally a corn dolly or last sheaf of wheat or grain from Lammas or Autumn Equinox was dressed in a bridal gown is put in a basket made for her, called the Bride’s bed. A wand,candle or other phallic object was laid across her, and Bride or Birgitta was invited to come. It is a fertility time. Ewes are birthing their young and lactating. Milk would be flowing and the people had food to get them through before plants would appear.

This would be the day of the first plowing of the earth. What are you going to fertilize? What practical things will you nurture? Plant seeds.

CANDLES, as a festival of light

Light up your Life  as the days grow longer. Light candles everywhere or a bonfire. Traditionally candles are brought to a church to be blessed, which is then brought home to be used as talismans for protection.

In HUNGARY

this day is called the Blessing of the candle of the Happy Woman. In Poland Feb 2 is called the Mother of God who saves us from thunder.

The lesson of the brilliant movie Groundhog Day was not to be stuck in a karmic rut of repeating the same patterns over and over and over and nauseum. Character traits and old habits like being stubborn callous, cranky, selfish, blaming, addictions, stuckness, giving up,  lower self-routines over and over and over, but make of your life something amazing help others, grow and learn as much as you can. Give love and find love.

Blessings, TARA

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Feb 1, Imbolc, Pagan, Celtic Brigid celebration

CELEBRATE St. Brigid’s Day ,THE QUICKENING  of the Light. February 1st

Candlemas Imbolc Groundhog Day

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Feb. 1st –2nd Traditional Irish Celtic Pagan Holiday Celebrations

Feb. 1st is the beginning of the FIRST FIRE of the SUN’s return, the spark, the First sign of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. This Ancient pagan, Celtic ,Wiccan, celebration is also called The QUICKENING. This is the time of greatest potential. 

Known as Saint Brigid’s Day, Birghita or Bride’s Day, it’s a Catholic and Pagan Celebration of an ancient Goddess tradition. Imbolc is still celebrated by Wiccans/Pagan based Earth honouring religions. Christians overlaid the Ancient Goddess worshipers’ holiday renaming it Candlemas or the fest of the Purification of the Virgin on Feb 2.

This celebration is the midpoint between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. It is a “cross-quarter” day in the 8 rounds of the Wheel of Time in the Solar based year. The Celtic Year was based on both lunar and solar cycles.  The holiday would be celebrated on the Full Moon nearest those 2 midpoints, when early spring flowers would begin to show and snakes would come out of the ground. Snakes are always sacred Goddess symbols. In non secular terms it become GROUNDHOG DAY on Feb 2. 

At the Megalithic and Neolithic sites, in Tara, Ireland, the inner chambers of the passage tombs are perfectly aligned with the rising sun on both Imbolc and Samhain attesting to the value placed on these days.

Triple Goddess/Saint Brigid/Bride

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Brigid by Sharon Macleod 

According to Robert Graves, the most Ancient Triple Goddess  was worshipped since time out of mind. The Goddess rules over scholars and poets. She is the Goddess of fire and inspirations, creativity, smithcraft and healing. She rules healing with water, and divination. She also rules over people who work with cows and chickens, brewers, fugitives, midwives, infants, printers, sailors, travelers, New Zealand, & Irish nuns.

This day symbolizes a time of transitions, initiations, new beginnings, of planting seeds that will sprout later. Brigid/Birgita represents the light half of the year, Her power brings the people out of the dark season of winter into spring.

The Goddess Brigid and Saint Brigid are the same, peace makers and bridges. The matronly Goddess Brigid bridged the two warring races of gods of the ancient Tuatha de Danann with her sacred marriage, and Saint Brigid was the bridge between the Druids and the Christians. Brigid was the daughter of a Druid Chieftain and the first woman bishop of Ireland. The nuns of Kildare carry on the sacred work.

Originally the return of the Light was celebrated with Sacred Sexual customs.

ST. Brigi's cross Ireland

She is the Goddess of Augury and Prophets in the Druidic tradition. Celtic seers divined by looking into deep water and into flames. This is a great time to do divination. You may see orbs especially on this day.

Triple Goddess

She has two sisters with the same name. One aspect of her carries a blacksmith tongs and a sword, because she is also patroness of war; another aspect holds 2 healing snakes, from which the modern Doctor’s symbol is derived, the caduceus, the third aspect carries a wand with a crescent moon and a tablet.

Elements

Brigid rules the Waters. Many healing springs are dedicated to Brigid. Natural bodies of water also signify Her presence, particularly where three streams joined together. She also rules Fire, so it is customary to make candles for the coming year and bless them on this day.

Protecting Goddess

In her aspect as Brigantia, she carries a spear, an orb of victory, and wears a war crown. She symbolizes protection of the country from invaders and slavery.

Midwives

As Patroness of MIDWIVES, she was invoked at the door of the home where the woman was giving birth, by the midwife. Who speke:

“Bride, Bride, come in! Thy welcome is truly made, Give thou relief to the woman, And give thou the conception to the Trinity.”

Brigid is the guardian of every newborn, their cradles protected with a woven Brigit’s Cross, an equal armed cross. Upon a safe delivery, the infant was blessed by the midwife, with 3 drops of water on the child’s forehead, dedicating the Child to the Triple Goddess. The “Holy Trinity” in its modernized Christian aspect. A candle was carried ‘round the bed sun wise three times. As Brigid is a Solar Goddess. We think of the Sun as masculine but originally all aspects of the Universe were considered Feminine.

Brigid Ruler of the Hearth

Especially in Gaelic Scotland, Brigid’s dolls are placed near the hearth on her Feast Day. The doll is usually dressed in white, decorated. A white wand is placed in her bed as a fertility charm. As she is patroness of agriculture, pastures, livestock, and abundance. An offering is made to her of dairy products. The Brigid doll is kept throughout the year near the hearth hung on a wall, or by a door, as a talisman of protection, then burnt the next year.

Light a Candle and Invoke the Goddess at this time-

I kindle this candle in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Smiths,

I sain this house in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Healers,

I smoor this candle in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Poets.

One folk tradition still continues in both Christian and Pagan homes on St. Brigid’s Day is that of St. Brigid’s Bed. Girls and young unmarried women create corn dollies to represent Brigid, these are adorned with ribbons, baubles shells or stones. A bed is made for the doll to lie in. On St. Brigid’s Eve Jan 31, the girls gather together in one house and stay up all night with the doll, are later visited by all the young men, who ask permission to enter the home, and then treat the young maidens and the dolly with respect. The next day the girls carry the doll through the neighbourhood from house to house, where she is welcomed with great honour. Adult women stay home to welcome the Brigid procession and offer snacks and coins to the young girls and maidens.

RITUAL to BRIGID

Brigid is said to walk the earth on Imbolc eve. Feb 1st. Before going to bed, each member of the household may leave a piece of clothing or strip of fabric outside for Brigid to bless. The cloth are brought inside the next morning, believed to now have the powers of healing and protection.

Britain

was named for an ancient Celtic tribe, the Brigantes, who were the largest Celtic tribe in the country in pre-Roman times who worshipped Her as their Deity. The word “brigand” comes from this tribe of fierce warriors. Her worship spread, leaving behind places named in Her honour-Brittany in France, Brechin in Scotland, the name Brent, in England, any name containing Bride. Britain’s symbol, the Goddess Brigantia, still found on their 50 cent coin is Brigid  as Goddess of the Land.  Of course Britany Spears is carrying the modern archetype of Brigid, and strangely enough one of Brigid’s symbols is a flaming spear!

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Alchemy of Marriage, Astrology by Tara Greene

The ALCHEMICAL WEDDING, As Above, So Below

A very important aspect forms January 19/20 which symbolizes one of the main goals in human life, in spiritual growth and transformation, the Alchemical Marriage.  We are all seeking our divine other-half, the Beloved, our soul mate.  The Sacred Marriage within means to be whole, complete in oneself, as we are originally and to love fully.

You are all invited to participate in the Wedding party. Everyone gets to catch the bridal bouquet.

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Neptune, ruler of spirituality, dreams, Oneness, Bliss, the Unconscious, completion and Hollywood blesses this rare event. Whether it is the glamour of Hollywood stars we are watching or planets, they both carry symbolic, synchronistic, archetypal messages. Hollywood and its films and movie stars are often very prophetic messengers perhaps unconsciously. They are playing out archetypal roles.

The old Hermetic maxim is “As above, so below.”  And as without- outside, so within. Everything is a mirror. George Clooney recently announced to his new wife Amal when accepting his award for lifetime achievement “I don’t know what kind of alchemy brought us together, I am so proud to be your husband.”  A prophetic speech.

What is this Alchemy?

The transformation which turns Saturn which rules lead, trials, obstacles, negativity, karma, into Gold- the Sun or the Light, the Source itself. This process describes how we are to meet the challenges and difficulties in life. It is a complex process of spiritual, psychological, even physical, mixing and burning away of various elements; like Mercury, planet of communications, and analysis, into the Source/Light/gold. All of the symbols/metals/planets together form this Alchemical Marriage. When planets combine their energies in conjunctions, oppositions and squares this is also a type of Alchemy.

The powerful “as above” of this Alchemical wedding is a conjunction, which literally means sexual union between Mars and Neptune in Pisces which is exact January 19 @ 4:08 pm PDT/ 7:08 pm EDT/Jan. 20 @ 12:08 am UT.

Mars, is sexuality, passion, desire, fear, defenses, raw masculine life giving energy. The warrior God lays down his arms when he is joined to Neptune, the God of the Oceans. Mars is being baptized by Neptune’s Holy waters of spirituality, Oneness, Bliss, compassion and forgiveness. Pisces, the last sign symbolizes endings. This symbolizes a martial purification and cleansing from bloodshed in war. It is also a spiritual initiation of the masculine towards spirituality and the Feminine.

Who is the Bride?

LILITH. Lilith is in Virgo, opposite Mars and Neptune which are in an exact conjunction in Pisces at 5 degrees 55 minutes. Oppositions symbolize a tense relationship, where we must find a balancing point in order to have peace.

Lilith, symbolizes the original woman, the ancient Archetype of the Goddess who existed before Eve. She is a Virgin Goddess, in the original sense, whole, complete unto herself, and she answers to no man. She was worshipped world-wide by hundreds of names since the beginning of time. 

The Patriarchal {Saturn} religions have sought to destroy her worship and to split man from Nature to dominating the earth, which they have done for the last 5,000 years. Lilith is beautiful, sexual, fertile and powerful. She is also the projected {Neptune] fear- {Saturn} of men onto women’s’ sexuality and power

The original Genesis Biblical story of Lilith’s refusal to be dominated sexually be Adam in the Garden of Eden is the original archetype of this split.  If women {Lilith} refuse to participate in man’s power games, then there are no relationships or children and no life continues. Lilith symbolizes man’s own vulnerability and fear of being rejected, abandoned, and unloved, which has caused him to dominate and control women. The women have the power, and the men know that. This story also symbolizes where the healing needs to take place, through the sacred alchemy of marriage. The masculine energy needs to learn to surrender and to trust the Feminine in order for life to flourish on all levels, psychologically, spiritually and practically.

Lilith, in early Virgo, is an earthy, practical, workaholic. She helps us to be conscious of our bodies, of the earth, of boundaries, and limitation of what we harvest.  Lilith also symbolizes the duality of sex, {Mars} and death, {Saturn.} The French call orgasm “the little death.” For true intimacy, both egos must die to become one, {Neptune}. 

Saturn in Sagittarius, symbolizes the Father, Patriarchy, the LEAD in the Alchemy, that “old tyme religion.” Father time, Lord of Karma is also involved in the alchemy in a waning square to Neptune but still in the marriage party. Someone’s got to give the bride away of course.

This planetary alignment signifies a Masculine surrender, a laying down of arms and ego games, a return to the Goddess, to worshipping the earth. Mars is transformed into the Positive Masculine, a Knight in shining armor, protecting the Holy Grail, the Feminine, and his own feeling intuitive function. This is the image of the transformed new Aeon masculine. Lilith also learns to compromise, and give man another chance to respect her in her beauty power and glory. This is the alchemy.

And there is more. Venus, Goddess of women, is in revolutionary, freedom loving form at 19 degrees + of Aquarius, the sign of higher consciousness, opposite Jupiter in Leo Retrograde. Jupiter in Leo symbolizes the Sun King. Venus in Aquarius, is a revolutionary new Feminine in relationship to the golden, optimistic, creative, self- expressive Masculine, the heart of power with Jupiter in Leo. The “golden crown” of power is worn by he who has the biggest heart, who gives away the most. Jupiter is ancient ruler of Pisces. Mercury, the “ring bearer” is also close by to Venus as he has been for the last few weeks.

MARS and NEPTUNE marrying Lilith in Virgo with Saturn in square dissolves the old projections {Neptune {and fears- {Saturn}, of Lilith, of women. This planetary alignment signifies a Masculine surrender, a laying down of arms and ego games, a return to the Goddess, to worshipping the earth.

Mars is transformed into the Positive Masculine, a Knight in shining armor, protecting the Holy Grail, the Feminine, and his own feeling intuitive function. This is the image of the transformed new Aeon masculine.  We need positive Masculine energy to help save the environment, to respect women, to live in balance. Lilith also learns from Neptune to compromise, to surrender and give man another chance to respect her in her beauty power and glory. We are all originally one whole and complete.

It is a mystical transformation. Carl Jung said that there are only two emotions. Love and Fear. All the planets are involved which represent these symbols. Only when we love and accept and surrender our fear can we meet the Beloved within and achieve the sacred Marriage. .

Bring down this powerful cosmic symbol into our consciousness so that we can be transformed by marrying the opposing forces of Love and War of Martial desire and Fear within. Only when we experience this Alchemical change can we become unified, balanced, loving. Then we are the Gold, the Source and we can we see all others as the Beloved as well.

This Sacred Marriage, the Beloved within, is what we are all seeking. The great Persian poet Rumi wrote thousands of poems devoted to the Beloved.

 “When you find yourself with the Beloved, embracing for one breath,

In that moment you will find your true destiny.

Alas, don’t spoil this precious moment

Moments like this are very, very rare. – Rumi

This is a truly wonderful and very positive omen and expression of divine love.

 

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Groundhog Day/ Imbolc/ St. Brigid’s feast, I got you babe Astrology

 

Groundhog Day/   ST. Brigid’sDay Candlemas/Imbolc

Feb. 1/ 2nd, We are halfway to SPRING in Northern Hemisphere

Not  just I GOT YOU BABE for INFINITY but it’s a Traditional Irish and Pagan Holiday Celebrations

The song would more aptly be LIGHT MY FIRE- by the Doors, of course. 

Groundhog Day was and is celebrated in the Modern Irish Calendar as Saint Brigid’s Day,or Bride’s Day, both a Catholic and Pagan Celebration of an ancient Goddess tradition,.

Known as Imbolc to Wiccans/Pagans, Christians overlaid the Ancient Goddess worshipers’ holiday renaming it Candlemas or the fest of the Purification of the Virgin. This celebration also relates to the midpoint between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox.

It is a “cross-quarter” day in the 8 rounds of the Wheel of Time in the Solar based year. Since the Celtic Year was based on both lunar and solar cycles, it is most likely the holiday would be celebrated on the Full Moon nearest those 2 midpoints, when early spring flowers would begin to rise and snakes would come out of the ground.

The SNAKE is the precursor of the Groundhog, which the Romans replaced with a Hedgehog, which we… On Feb. 2nd.


Ancient peoples of Ireland kept this day as very sacred. At the Megalithic and Neolithic sites in Tara, Ireland, the inner chambers of the passage tombs are perfectly aligned with the rising sun of both Imbolc and Samhain attesting to the value placed on this day.

Triple Goddess/Saint Brigid/Bride’s Sacred Day

In the Scottish Highlands where she was known as Bride, every morning the fire was kindled with an invocation to Bride:

“I will build the hearth
As Mary would build it.
The encompassment of Bride and of Mary
Guarding the hearth, guarding the floor,
Guarding the household all.”

The 10th-century Cormac’s Glossary states that Brigid was the daughter of the Dagda, the “Great God” of the Tuatha de Danaan – “woman of wisdom…a goddess whom poets adored, because her protection was very great and very famous.” Since poetry, filid, was interwoven with the aspects of divination, the vates, Brigid was seen as the inspiration behind divination and prophecy.

You can see Brigit above the south western door of the tower on Glastonbury Tor milking a cow.

INVOCATION TO SAINT BRIDE

“Dear Saint Bridget of the Kine
Bless these little fields of mine,
The pastures and the shady trees,
Bless the butter and the cheese,
Bless the cows with coats of silk
And the brimming pails of milk,
Bless the hedgerows, and I pray
Bless the seed beneath the clay,
Bless the hay and bless the grass,
Bless the seasons as they pass,
And heaven’s blessings will prevail,
Brigid – Mary of the Gael”

According to Robert Graves,she is the most Ancient Triple Goddess worshipped since time out of mind. The Goddess rules over scholars and poets. She is the Goddess of fire and inspirations in Ireland, the Goddess of poetry, creativity, smithcraft and healing. She also rules healing with water, and divination. She is said to rule over people who work with cows and chickens, brewers, fugitives, midwives, infants, printers, sailors, travelers, New Zealand, & Irish nuns.

This day symbolizes a time of transitions, initiations, new beginnings, of planting seeds that will sprout later. Brigid/Birgita represents the light half of the year,Her power brings the people out of the dark season of winter into spring, so, it is a very important time of the year.

She is the Goddess of Augury

In the Druidic tradition, poetry and augury were associated. She is patron of prophets and seers.

Celtic seers divined by looking into deep water and into flames. This is a great time to do divination.

Triple Goddess

She has two sisters with the same name. One aspect of her carries a blacksmith tongs and a sword, because she is also patroness of war; another aspect holds 2 healing snakes, from which the modern Doctor’s symbol is derived, the caduceus, the third aspect carries a wand with a crescent moon and a tablet.

Elements

Brigid rules the Waters. Many healing springs are dedicated to Brigid. Natural bodies of water also signify Her presence, particularly where three streams joined together. She also rules Fire, so it is customary to make candles for the coming year and bless them on this day.

Protecting Goddess

In her aspect as Brigantia, she carries a spear, an orb of victory, and wears a war crown. She symbolizes protection of the country from invaders and slavery.

Midwives

As Patroness of Midwives, she was invoked at the door of the home where the woman was giving birth, by the midwife. Who speke:

Bride, Bride, come in! Thy welcome is truly made, Give thou relief to the woman, And give thou the conception to the Trinity.

Brigid is the guardian of every newborn, their cradles protected with a woven Brigit’s Cross, an equal armed cross. Upon a safe delivery, the infant was blessed or “sained” by the midwife, with 3 drops of water on the child’s forehead, dedicating the Child to the Triple Goddess.

The “Holy Trinity” in its modernized Christian aspect, was just an overlay of the Goddess Triple Aspect since time out of memory. A candle was carried ‘round the bed sun wise three times. As Brigid is a Solar Goddess. We think of the Sun as masculine but originally all aspects of the Universe were considered Feminine.

Brigid Ruler of the Hearth

Especially in Gaelic Scotland, Brigid’s dolls are placed near the hearth on her Feast Day. The doll is usually dressed in white. A white wand is placed in her bed as a fertility charm. As she is patroness of agriculture, pastures, livestock, and abundance. An offering is made to her of dairy products. The Brigid doll is kept throughout the year near the hearth hung on a wall, or by a door, as a talisman of protection, then burnt the next year.

Light a Candle and Invoke the Goddess at this time-

I kindle this candle in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Smiths,

I sain this house in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Healers,

I smoor this candle in the name of Brighid, Goddess of Poets.

One folk tradition still continues in both Christian and Pagan homes on St. Brigid’s Day is that of St. Brigid’s Bed. Girls and young unmarried women create corn dollies to represent Brigid, these are adorned with ribbons, baubles shells or stones. A bed is made for the doll to lie in. On St. Brigid’s Eve Jan 31, the girls gather together in one house and stay up all night with the doll, are are later visited by all the young men, who ask permission to enter the home, and then treat the young maidens and the dolly with respect. The next day the girls carry the doll through the neighbourhood from house to house, where she is welcomed with great honour. Adult women stay home to welcome the Brigid procession and offer snacks and coins to the young girls and maidens.

Brigid is said to walk the earth on Imbolc eve. Feb 1st. Before going to bed, each member of the household may leave a piece of clothing or strip of fabric outside for Brigid to bless. The cloth are brought inside the next morning, believed to now have the powers of healing and protection.

BRIGID is alive and well.

The name “Britain” is a derivation of Brigit’s name. Britain was named for an ancient Celtic tribe, the Brigantes, who were the largest Celtic tribe in the country in pre-Roman times who worshipped Her as their Deity.

The tribe originated from an area now called Bregenz in Austria near Lake Constance. The word “brigand” comes from this tribe of fierce warriors. Her symbol is a flaming spear. Her worship spread, leaving behind places named in Her honour-Brittany in France, Brechin in Scotland, the name Brent, in England, any name containing Bride.

Britain’s symbol, the Goddess Brigantia, still found on their 50 cent coin is Brigid in her aspect as Goddess of the Land. In Old German/Yiddish the word “Fabrent” meaning burnt, honours this Ancient Goddess.

Britney Spears is carrying the modern archetypal literal name of Brigid, and strangely enough one of Brigid’s symbols is a flaming spear! Britney Spears her name literally is  St. Bridgit


A Sample of prayers used at St. Bridgid’s Day

Light 1 candle-

We gather together in this time of darkness. We look to the return of the light.

We look to the first light of Spring.

(Light two more candles.)

Goddess Midwife: Healer, Nurturer, and Herbalist.

Goddess Poetess: Bringer of Wisdom, Guidance and Prophesy.

Goddess Smithcraft: Keeper of Fire, Craftswomen, and Transformation.

Maiden, Mother, and Crone – A Triple Goddess.

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LIGHT MY FIRE – by the DOORS- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw40NMa_0RM