Brigid: Walking The Line Between Grace and Gumption

The start of February marks the turning point of winter, and depending on a weather prognosticating groundhog, we will either soldier on or be welcomed by the early buds of an early spring. Feb. 1st-2nd encompasses a mash-up of holidays from St. Brigid’s Eve, the pagan festival of Imbolc, the Christian holiday of Candlemas, and good […]

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Yuletide and the Promise of Light

Merry Christmas, Happy Solstice, Blessed Yule, and a Joyful Saturnalia! What many celebrate as Christmas stems from a festive amalgamation of Pagan lore synthesized with the Nativity story as the conversion of Pagans to Christians — some willing others resisting — took place over thousands of years in Europe. While singing “Carol of the Bells” […]

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