Dermott Hayes, from his blog, Postcards from a Pigeon, dermotthayes.com and I got into a great discussion about fairy poetry. He shared this poem with a link to read the poem: http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/Poetry/TheFairies.html which led him to share this great post about the piseogs. Enjoy. <3 Did you take the time to shake holy water in each … Read more Land blessing tradition survives as farmers seek to ward off piseogs – FarmIreland.ie
Ali Issac shares the mystical mythology behind the virgin births of Irish myths. <3 THE INTERNATIONAL VIRGIN BIRTH The virgin birth is not just a Christian ‘thing’… weird and wacky birth stories exist in ancient cultures from all around the world. Forty five human virgin births were reported in the US in recent years. Buddha, for … Read more the virgin births of irish myth
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL FAIRY DAY! It’s here! My favorite day of the year. Yes, International Fairy Day is all about celebrating everything that has to do with fairies! Click HERE for ideas on how to celebrate this day with your family. The ancients believed the best time to see the fae were during the Midsummer celebrations … Read more How to Create Fairy Connections on International Fairy Day
Today is the first day of summer! Last Christmas, my husband and I made the decision to no longer celebrate Christmas – at least not in the commercialized way the holiday has morphed into. Instead, we now celebrate the Winter Solstice. The exciting part of making this decision is that we now get two holidays! … Read more Happy Summer Solstice!
Happy Summer Solstice! Did you know starting today, June 21st through Saturday, June 24th are the BEST days to see fairies? Check out the discussion below. <3 Some people believe that the Fae are most active around the time of Beltane. What are these otherworldly creatures, and where do they come from? Source: Legends of … Read more Legends of the Fae at Beltane
“In the Beauty of the World lies the ultimate redemption of our mortality. When we shall become at one with nature in a sense profounder even than the poetic imaginings of most of us, we shall understand what now we fail to discern.” – FIONA MACLEOD. Do you believe in fairies, or have you ever … Read more Fairies and Fairy Orbs