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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A Trip to Faeryland Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem inspired by Faery. A Trip to Faeryland by Maranda Wabik Dive into the depths Swim into the psyche Plunge into the water. Arrive in the Otherworld, A place of Enchantment, A place of Faery. Mystical beings abound, I am happy to be around! Drink of…

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The Lord of Winter and the Lord of Summer

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the Celtic concept of the Lord of Winter and Lord of Summer.    There is a tradition of a representative of Summer and a representative of Winter fighting over a Flower Bride.   This happens throughout several Celtic tales, but for this post, I…

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A New Dictionary of Fairies

For today’s post, I have decided to do a book review of A New Dictionary of Fairies: A 21st Century Exploration of Celtic and Related Western European Fairies by Morgan Daimler.   This is a dictionary of the fae that is in a similar vein to Katharine Brigg’s seminal work An Encyclopedia of Fairies.  …

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