Kindling the Celtic Spirit
Ancient Traditions to Illumine your Life Throughout the SeasonsBook - 2001
A guide to ancient Celtic wisdom and spirituality presents folklore, rituals, crafts, blessings, guided meditations, and traditional recipes.
In this beautiful treasury of sacred wisdom, Mara Freeman shares the rich legacy of the Celts -- the festivals, gods and goddesses, saints, faeries, music, poetry, and storytelling that anchor this magical tradition. Discover myths, rituals, recipes, and crafts for every month of theyear. Honor Saint Brigit with a prayer in February, or ensure a merry start to May with a bowl of frothy syllabub. Come together with friends and neighbors to celebrate community in the high days of August, then learn to weave a solstice wreath in snowy December.
Traditional blessings, ancient lore, and guided meditations inspire you to reconnect with the rhythms of the natural world, and view the sacred as an integral part of every day. Rediscover the wisdom and healing power of nature, and cultivate and honor your soul as you would the earth. Let the spirit of the ancient Celts enchant you in every season, year after year.
Ancient Celtic wisdom and spirituality--including folklore, rituals, crafts, blessings, guided meditations, traditional recipes, and more--fill this celebratory guide to the seasons. 20,000 first printing.