Happy Brigid’s Day & Imbolc – The Story of the Goddess Brigid

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Art by Helen O’Sullivan – Please do not share without permission.

Happy Brigid’s Day and Happy Imbolc!  I am so tickled to bring to you the story of the Goddess Brigid as told by Amantha Murphy, Irish Shaman.  Amantha dialed in this week from Ireland to share the story of Brigid and the traditions that are still alive in celebrating Her presence in the lives and souls of the people.

Tonight is the Eve of Brigid’s Day and the celebrations begin this evening as women lay out their cloaks and shawls onto the land to gather in the morning full of the dew of Brigid.  Fires will be tended through the night to represent the Fire of Brigid and how She enlivens us all.  People will gather to make a Brigid’s Cross to bring the blessings of the Goddess into their homes.

Listening to Amantha tell the amazing journey of Brigid from ancient Goddess to Christian Saint and how She still lives in the folk practices, in the land and in the hearts of the people is mesmerizing.  My words cannot communicate it properly so I invite you to listen to the podcast below and listen to the story of the Goddess Brigid.

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We would love for you to share your experiences of the Goddess Brigid and We Wish You a Blessed Imbolc and Brigid’s Day!

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Art (at the beginning of the post) by Helen O’Sullivan – Brigid – The Passion

 

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7 Responses to “Happy Brigid’s Day & Imbolc – The Story of the Goddess Brigid”

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  1. Lyn Haward says:

    Hi Kimberly! I just heard the wonderful Imbolc interview with Amantha Murphy whom I have priviledge of working with here in Ireland. It’s great that you are putting her work out there across the “Big Pond” and sharing these ancient rituals. I really loved your goddess song at the end which was SO beautiful.

    Love, Light and Blessings to you and your Sisters.

    • Kimberly - Priestess & Founder says:

      Lyn – THANK YOU so much! And THANK YOU for your lovely comment! Amantha is very special and so are you! xoxo

      • Áine Brosnan says:

        hi kimberly what a fantastic service your offering here very cool ! loved meeting you and all the fab women on the apprentice week lasat year hope you’re keeping really well! i just saw this link as have had very intermittent internet due to big storms over here but seems the pod cast isnt available anymore or am i mistaken?

        • Kimberly - Priestess & Founder says:

          Hi Aine! I checked the podcast and all is well from my end! Please let me know if you are still having issues 🙂

  2. Dear Kimberly, was blessed to tune into the interview this morning with Amantha Murphy. Insightful and soul enriching. Thank you. Can you tell me how I can get a copy of the song that was sung at the end of the interview. Blessed be sista.

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  1. […] When the Romans tried to colonize Britain they ran head-on into the indigenous deity of the island, Brigid, Goddess of the Hearth. She has come full circle and is now one of the Neo-Pagans’ beloved […]



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