I wrote these thoughts specifically about my own experiences with chronic pain, but they may also resonate around issues of emotional and mental pain, such as working through trauma, bereavement, or depression. I don't believe for a moment that Brighid causes us to suffer. I certainly don't believe She does so to teach us life lessons … Continue reading Finding Grace in Pain
Blessed are the hands that do Your work - The work of healing, the work of justice, the work of reconciliation. Blessed are the hearts open to Your words - Open to beauty, open to grace, open to divine inspiration. Blessed are the heads lifted in Your song - A song of joy, … Continue reading [Prayer] Blessed are the hands
Ever wondered what we know about the goddess Brighid? Curious about our Lady’s lore but not sure where to jump in? Want to read excerpts of myths, poetry, folklore, and legal texts with commentary from our very own Gilbride and Aster Breo?
Clann Bhride is proud to present Finding Brighid in the Ancient Lore, a substantial essay (10,000+ words!) that presents every direct and indirect reference to the pre-Christian goddesses and women called Brighid, Brig, Brid, or Bride in Irish and Scottish lore. We offer this as a starting point for the Children of Brighid to explore how past devotees saw and understood our goddess.
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