The Morrighan and Valkyrie Connection

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the connection between the Irish War Goddess the Morrighan and Norse Valkyries.   The Morrighan is a Goddess of war, death, rebirth, prophecy, and even a Faery Queen.   Valkyries were handmaidens of Odin, and responsible for helping collect the souls of warriors who…

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Temperance in Tarot

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the meaning of the Temperance card in the Tarot.   This card is the ultimate card of balance within the Major Arcana.   Temperance is usually numbered 14 within the Major Arcana.   The traditional Rider-Waite Tarot features the image of an angel on…

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Persephone & Blodeuwedd Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about the connection between Persephone and Blodeuwedd. Persephone & Blodeuwedd by Maranda Wabik Dual nature One dark One light Spring Goddess Queen of Death Wife of Hades She is Persephone! Another Goddess Of duality One dark One light Flower maiden Hunting owl Wife of Llew…

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Rhiannon Faery Queen and Goddess of Death

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have chosen to feature one of my favorite Goddesses, in her aspect of connecting to the dead.   Rhiannon is a Welsh Goddess, Faery Queen, and Representative of the Sovereignty of Dyfed!    Her first marriage to Pwyll even cemented his rulership over the land.   Her second…

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Morgana’s Mermaid Archetypes

For today’s post, I would like to look at the watery mermaid archetypes found in Celtic lore!    That is why this post is titled Morgana’s Mermaid Archetypes.   Water was sacred to the ancient Celts, and they viewed the world as divided based on elements.   The land of the air, land of the…

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Zodiac Awareness

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss how to understand yourself a bit better with the traditional western zodiac.   I have said many times that I find that I am much more connected to the Celtic zodiac, as the signs I was born under in that zodiac seem more similar to me than…

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The Faery Melusina Poem

For today’s blog, I have decided to share a poem I have composed about Melusine.   She was a Mermaid Faery Queen from whom many medieval royals claimed descent! The Faery Melusina by Maranda Wabik On a Saturday, A Faery Queen Enters a tub. Her legs become scales. As her mermaid tail appears. She floats …

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Liminality in Celtic Lore

For today’s post, I will be looking at the concept of liminality in Celtic lore.   Firstly, I will begin with a definition of what liminal means.   According to lexico.com liminal is defined as 1. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. 2. Relating to a transitional or…

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My Top 10 Non-Fiction Faery Books

For today’s post, I have decided to make a list of my top ten favorite Faery books.   In this case, these are non-fiction books that focus on faery lore!   As will be apparent to regular readers of my blog, I am a huge fan of anything faery.   I have been studying faery…

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