A Crown of Rowans for St. Brigid’s Feast Day

Okanagan Okanogan

Today, I praise the rowan tree. This is her season, as ice breaks to the season of water and birds.

ice1

Rowans with Elf Stone,Eyjafjörðursveit, Ísland

She’s a tree, yes, but look how she wants to lie on the ground. None of the towering heights for her.P1350817

Rowan, Skriðuklaustur, Ísland

And when the light comes, ah, then she is a torch.

P1360608

 Good Friday Rowan,Valpjofstaður, Ísland

The Rowan is sacred to Brigid, Saint of Holy Ireland, and to Bride (or Brigid), who came before her (and was no saint), and to Mary, Mother of Christ, and to Thor, god of lightning and thunder. The gender crossover is no big thing. Don’t give it a second’s thought. There was a time on earth when all things that signified the earth’s power most strongly were considered hermaphroditic, neither male nor female, and, after all, don’t humans, who come in several genders, tend to unite…

View original post 2,213 more words

Advertisements

~ by Sable Aradia on January 26, 2015.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
RevKess's Reviews

RevKess reviews books and music.

JC Morrows

Fantastical Fiction Wrapped up in Faith

Renaissance Universal

Respect for all living beings.

Diane Morrison

Speculative Fiction Writer

Okangan NaNoWrimo

Home to Okanagan Wrimos

mainer74

Heathenism, Asatru, and the daily grind.

Michael J. Martinez

Author of MJ-12: INCEPTION and the DAEDALUS trilogy

amo vitam

life, the universe, and a few-odd other things

Sage and Starshine

Life, the universe, and a few other things of import.

Problems With Infinity

Confessions of a Delusional Maniac

Spelljammer: Birthstone

A PATHFINDER Offline Tabletop Campaign Blog

Mabon - Autumn Equinox Festival

Winnipeg's Annual Pagan Autumn Equinox Festival

The Cauldron of the Allta Cailleach

Hunting Coven of the Old Craft

Winding Widdershins

Politics & Paganism in the True North, Strong & Free

GODS & RADICALS

A Site of Beautiful Resistance

%d bloggers like this: