Hello girls and boys! Here we are again…can you believe the holidays are already here?! Me either! Time is flying by at lightning speed. Well, it’s been quite a while since we’ve hung out. I thought I’d blow the dust off this post about the Celtic new year, and freshen it up for you. Fitting,… Read More Have a Blessed Samhain!
A special post today.. I’d wanted to share this two weeks ago. Fate had other plans for me. ~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~ Hallowe’en, All Souls Day, Day of the Dead, Hallowtide, Lá Samhna, Old Hallowmas… In Celtic tradition, each day begins at sundown just as each year begins with the onset of winter. The eve of October 30th… Read More Happy New Year!
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world… Today’s post kicks off my new series on Celtic goddesses. Mórrígan, or Morrígu, is my personal favorite so of course I’ll begin with her. You may recall my last post featuring this powerful deity. I’ve taken the bit of information… Read More Pantheon of Goddesses: Mórrígan
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. Below is part one of a four-part series on The Ancient Celts, hosted by Terry Jones. In this first installment, Terry talks about how the Romans vilified the Celts, and scorned them, saying they were nothing more than unwashed, illiterate… Read More Celts were…Barbarians??
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. The Celts were masterful storytellers, and their tales continue to inspire us today. A particular tale caught my fancy recently. Entitled, The Shadowy One, it features Scáthach, a female warrior who runs a training academy, Dún Scáith (Fortress of Shadows),… Read More A Story of Scáthach
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. I’m back, and I’m healthy! No more bronchitis, the head cold is pretty much gone. The stitches from oral surgery have dissolved…what, too much? Ok, fine. Let’s do this… Fertility Goddesses Wikipedia offers a lovely list of fertility deities…far too… Read More Fertility Goddesses
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. Today, we’re going to take a look back at the history of the Celts. This may be a refresher for some, or something new for others. Ok, really, I’m sick. I’m surrounded by germ infested children, and my house has… Read More Do You Know Your Celtic History?
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. Last week kicked off my series on comparisons of the Celtic Gods & Goddesses to those of other traditions. We began with The Mórrígan, and it was a lot of fun. You can check it out here. We’re going to… Read More Warrior Gods
Welcome to Tursan Tuesdays, where I take you on a journey through the Celtic world. Recently, someone asked if The Mórrígan, from Celtic mythology, was in any way similar to Pandora, from Greek mythology. I answered that The Mórrígan was a Celtic warrior goddess, and according to Greek mythology, Pandora was the First Woman; created… Read More Warrior Goddesses
Welcome to Rudan Thursdays where we talk about…things! Anything from books and movies, to blog posts and authors, to food and drink. And boy, do I have something to tell you! I won the Liebster Blog Award! I would like to give a big THANK YOU to Natalie Hartford for bestowing such an honor upon me.… Read More Move Over Modern Family, it’s My Turn!