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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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