Brigid's Light

Tending the Ancestral Flame of the Beloved Celtic Goddess

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“This is the book all Brigid devotees and enthusiasts have been dreaming about. Brigid's Light is a bubbling cauldron of wisdom and inspiration, and it absolutely belongs on your shelf. I'm sure I'll be coming back to this one for decades to come.” 
Tess Whitehurst, author of You Are Magical and Holistic Energy Magic
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Book Details

Pages

256 Pages

Size

6 x 9

Format

Paperback

Pub. Date

03/01/2022

ISBN

978-1-57863-769-0

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Stories, spells, rituals, and recipes celebrating the worldwide influence of this beloved Celtic goddess, with contributions from Amy Blackthorn, Laura Tempest Zakroff, Courtney Weber, and many others

This anthology celebrates Brigid, an ancient and mysterious Celtic spirit who ranks among today’s most popular modern goddesses. Venerated in many forms including as a saint and a goddess, Brigid has traveled the globe alongside the Celtic diaspora. Once a goddess with a narrow territory, she is now an internationally beloved presence. While acknowledging her origins, this book also explores Brigid from the perspective of those outside her original Celtic homeland.

Editors Cairelle Crow and Laura Louella have gathered art, poetry, stories, spells, rituals, recipes, and traditions as an homage to the worldwide influence of Brigid’s magic and lore, especially among the descendants of immigrants to the Americas. In compiling these individual works, Cairelle and Laura have given voice to those traveling ancestors by showcasing a rich and beautiful heritage manifested through embodiments of devotion by their descendants, as well as others touched by Brigid.
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“This is the book all Brigid devotees and enthusiasts have been dreaming about. Brigid's Light is a bubbling cauldron of wisdom and inspiration, and it absolutely belongs on your shelf. I'm sure I'll be coming back to this one for decades to come.” 
Tess Whitehurst, author of You Are Magical and Holistic Energy Magic
 “Introducing us to the beloved goddess Brigid in her different guises, Brigid’s Light is a truly special, appropriately illuminating and richly diverse collection of writings from some of the most respected figures in contemporary witchcraft and spirituality. Trusted hands - including those of Judika Illes and Byron Ballard - shine a light on the many facets of this ever-inspirational Celtic deity, guiding us into her realm through the medium of spells, poetry, recipes, crafting, personal reflections, rituals, and much more besides. This sparkling anthology is a gift, both to Brigid, and to the reader. Nurture your inner fire with this book, and tune in to Brigid’s bright energy, not only at Imbolc, but all the year round.” 
Zoë Howe, author of Witchful Thinking: The Wise Woman’s Handbook To Creating A Charmed Life
“Brigid was the first goddess that had a direct impact on how my life unfolded. I can also see her light and her hand at work throughout the world in many individuals and communities today.  Brigid’s Light: Tending the Ancestral Flame of the Beloved Celtic Goddess is more than an excellent anthology; it is an act of healing and the creation of a community of practice. Divine beings are vast and beyond the comprehension of any single human being. However, when you bring together the thoughts, experiences, and insight of many people, such as is present in this book, you begin to get a glimmer of Brigid’s majesty and her nature. If you are called by her, you will find both confirmation and challenges in this book, and that is her way.” 
Ivo Dominguez Jr., author of The Four Elements of the Wise