So here we are, one thousand years later, shaking off the yoke of that Church and returning to our gnostic roots – (gnosis – to know) we are in turn returning to the festivals of the land celebrated by our ancestors, we are reclaiming rituals. We are healing our broken relationship with the land and for those that can hear the spiritual physicians, ritual is being prescribed.
a new spiritual tradition
The Celtic Wheel
Celtic rituals occur at turning points between heavan and earth, between the sun and the earth. Turning points are moments of intensified energy. We are earthbound solar beings. So its very important for us, to pay attention when the relationship between these two intensifies.
When the atmosphere becomes charged and it is a good time to perform ritual.
Fire, sacred stones, water, lodge, smoke, alignment, tradition, spontaneity, guides
WELCOMING INCOMING SOULS RITUAL
Rites of Passage
The Baby Shower of Blessings. Each woman present writes her blessing for the future child on a piece of paper and gives it to the mother. Embodying the ancestral line of the incoming soul, we stood in a line, a hand on the shoulder of the woman in front, in sacred circle we transmitted the blessings and healings of the ancestor to the mother and her unborn child.
Lá féile Bríd
Le cúig bliain anuas, téann mé fhéin is Diarmuid is grúpa aitúla go dtí Tobar Gobnait ar an chéad lá de Feabhra. Chreidtear go bhfuil baint láidir idir an beirt is seans fresin gurb iad an duine ceanna. We weave the crosses and bless them for the coming year.
Every year on the first of February for Imbolc/St Bridget's day, we attend Gobnaits Well. This is the cam Bríd twisted from sail with intention for the triple blessings of the triple goddess. As the cam goes down the density of last years errors go with it. Errors transformed to lessons learned. As the cam goes up, the sap of