Flamekeeping and Healing

Note: this blog post discusses hazing that happened some years ago. While it doesn't go into specifics, please be aware if this is a trigger for you as it is for me. This is the second shift cycle for the Clann Bhride Cill. I've never started a Flamekeeping Cill before, though I've belonged to the one at … Continue reading Flamekeeping and Healing

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The State of the Sage

Good Lords and Ladies (does that sound too pretentious? I feel like that might be too pretentious) it's been a long time since I actually blogged for Sage and Starshine instead of just reblogging content I'd written elsewhere. Let's recap what I've been up to in the past few months. Library Stuff I'm in my … Continue reading The State of the Sage

Tending Brighid’s Flame: Flamekeeping Shift Ideas

It's my flamekeeping shift again for the Cauldron Cill and I wanted to share a brainstormy list of things to do when it's time to keep Brighid's flame. Flamekeeping is, by its nature, already an act separate from everyday life; once every twenty days I light a candle, sing songs, and wear jewelry that remain untouched and … Continue reading Tending Brighid’s Flame: Flamekeeping Shift Ideas

Balance

Balance is something I have yet to master. Not that, I suppose, balance is something one masters or achieves with any finality. Balance is an ongoing process, a response and something to respond to. Balance is ma'at, a concept I'm struggling with as I come to terms with my new Kemetic faith. Balance is Brighid, … Continue reading Balance