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In this beautiful treasury of sacred wisdom, Mara Freeman shares the rich legacy of the Celts the festivals, gods and goddesses, saints, faeries, music, poetry, and storytelling that anchor this magical tradition. Discover myths, rituals, recipes, and crafts for every month of theyear. Honor Saint Brigit with a prayer in February, or ensure a merry start to May with a bowl of frothy syllabub. Come together with friends and neighbors to celebrate community in the high days of August, then learn to weave a solstice wreath in snowy December.
Traditional blessings, ancient lore, and guided meditations inspire you to reconnect with the rhythms of the natural world, and view the sacred as an integral part of every day. Rediscover the wisdom and healing power of nature, and cultivate and honor your soul as you would the earth. Let the spirit of the ancient Celts enchant you in every season, year after year.
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About the Author
Mara Freeman, an accomplished writer, lecturer, and storyteller, has studied Celtic and British sacred traditions for more than thirty-five years. An Archdruidess in the Druid Clan of Dana, she teaches at the University of Creation Spirituality and is the founder of the Chalice Center. She divides her time between her native British Isles and Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I'm still reading this book. I'm taking it a little at a time. So far it's really great. It's filled with celtic songs, it goes in depth about celtic history and the ancient celtic religious practices, and offers insight on how the solstices and sabbats were prepared and celebrated. Each new chapter starts off with a wonderful ages old celtic quote. If you come from a celtic background or actively participate in the celebration of solstices and sabbats, and preferably the worship of brighid, than you'll love this book. There's a lot about brighid in this book. You'll either learn something from it, or it will be a great household book to keep around for entertainment.