God and Goddess

Meaningful Connection to the Land

As pagans we aspire to be connected to the Earth to live harmoniously via a spiritual relationship with deity as we see it – be it goddess and god or various polytheistic forms. This would seem to be an aspiration of virtually all pagans – Wiccans, Druids, Shamans, Witches etc. and pagans who wear no… Continue reading Meaningful Connection to the Land

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God and Goddess

The Luminous Plain: Images of the Ineffable

In previous posts, we discussed places within the earthly realms which were seen as portals to the Celtic Otherworld. We have also begun an initial discussion of the names and attributes of the inhabitants of the Otherworld. In this post we will explore the nature and appearance of the Otherworld realms, as they are described… Continue reading The Luminous Plain: Images of the Ineffable

God and Goddess

Calling to the Hollow Hills: Irish Gods – Names and Attributes

In last month's blog, we learned about Celtic deities from the Iron Age in various parts of the European mainland. This month we will look at what can be known - or surmised - about gods and goddesses in Ireland, including how their names were pronounced and their primary powers or attributes. Like the Continental… Continue reading Calling to the Hollow Hills: Irish Gods – Names and Attributes

God and Goddess

The Ever Changing Faces of The Gods

Over the last thousand years or so there have been huge changes in religion – most notably the one god coming to replace the many – the Judeo-Christian god Yahweh, who has swept through the world at the end of a conquering sword or a gun. However, as with all things in life, change eventually… Continue reading The Ever Changing Faces of The Gods

God and Goddess

The Numinous Web: Learning about the Celtic Deities

In previous posts, we explored the cosmology of the Celts and the concept of Sacred Reciprocity. In traditional cultures, it is understood that human beings live in relationship with many other beings - plants, animals, birds, fish, insects, and features of the natural landscape. In addition, what appears to the modern mindset as 'empty space'… Continue reading The Numinous Web: Learning about the Celtic Deities

Discussion, God and Goddess, Psychology and Well-being

Re-uniting The God and Goddess

Over the last two centuries there has been a gradual re-emergence of the feminine in modern human society. This began very slowly and gently and has gathered great pace in the last hundred years, the last fifty especially. With this revitalizing of women has also come the revitalizing of the many faces of the goddess… Continue reading Re-uniting The God and Goddess