Kindling The Celtic Spirit: Ancient Traditions To Illumine Your Life Through The Seasons by Mara Freeman

Kindling The Celtic Spirit: Ancient Traditions To Illumine Your Life Through The Seasons

byMara Freeman

Hardcover | December 26, 2000

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In this beautiful treasury of sacred wisdom, Mara Freeman shares the rich legacy of the Celts -- the festivals, gods and goddesses, saints, faeries, music, poetry, and storytelling that anchor this magical tradition. Discover myths, rituals, recipes, and crafts for every month of theyear. Honor Saint Brigit with a prayer in February, or ensure a merry start to May with a bowl of frothy syllabub. Come together with friends and neighbors to celebrate community in the high days of August, then learn to weave a solstice wreath in snowy December.

Traditional blessings, ancient lore, and guided meditations inspire you to reconnect with the rhythms of the natural world, and view the sacred as an integral part of every day. Rediscover the wisdom and healing power of nature, and cultivate and honor your soul as you would the earth. Let the spirit of the ancient Celts enchant you in every season, year after year.

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Mara Freeman, an accomplished writer, lecturer, and storyteller, has studied Celtic and British sacred traditions for more than thirty-five years. An Archdruidess in the Druid Clan of Dana, she teaches at the University of Creation Spirituality and is the founder of the Chalice Center. She divides her time between her native British Is...
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Title:Kindling The Celtic Spirit: Ancient Traditions To Illumine Your Life Through The SeasonsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 7.38 × 7.38 × 1.29 inPublished:December 26, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006251685X

ISBN - 13:9780062516855

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?This is an excellent book, offering a bright window into the Celtic World.?--John Matthews, author of "Drinking From the Sacred Well??a stunning book, rich in enchantments, legend and lore?abounding in practical wisdom to nourish body and soul.?--Margie McArthur, author of "The Wisdom of the Elements"Mara Freeman?has a profound understanding and appreciation of [Celtic] tradition, and a talent for sharing it effectively."--Alexei Kondratiev, author of "The Apple Branch: A Path to Celtic Ritual""Mara Freeman has written a book that is fun, deep, playful, serious, useful, magical and enlightening.?--Matthew Fox, author of "One River, Many Wells and "Original Blessing?A very important work...[a] long awaited and much needed inspirational manual...?--Elizabeth Murray, author of "Cultivating Sacred Space??Mara Freeman brings a depth of scholarship and clarity of presentation that outshines the rest.?--R. J. Stewart, author of the bestselling "Merlin Tarot, " and many books on meditation, music and magic..".a tempting invitation to the world of the Celts."--"Knoxville Sentinel"A fascinating book."--"The Carmel Pinecone