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Lessons from a Month with the Goddess Brigid

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For all of January, I've been reading the book "Tending Brigid's Flame" and working closely with the goddess herself. I made a dedicated spot for her on my altar and was even inspired to craft a new reading for the shop that aligns with her energies. Along the way, I've learned a few lessons from Brigid, and I'd like to share them with you here.


1. It's always okay to be kind. 
It's so easy in our society to get our backs up and be offended by the actions (or lack thereof) of another, to get angry, to get righteous, and to decide to take a stand and be firm. But I think these action-oriented ways of approaching things aren't always the best way to solve them or get your point across. Sometimes trying to see things from the other person's viewpoint, and react from a state of compassion is a better approach. I've found this with myself, with my kids, friends, and with clients this month, and I've been having some amazing results with it. …

Call for Submissions!

Hello my friends and lovebugs, I have an amazing announcement for all of you, following up my children's book, My Name is The Morrigan is an adult anthology, Warrior Queen; Answering the Call of The Morrigan, so I need your submissions! You can find out the details by clicking the link below!

http://thegirlgod.blogspot.com/2019/01/call-for-submissions-warrior-queen.html 

Thank you so much!

Lessons from 2018

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As I begin embracing this new year, and this new number (2019! Wow! It's so hard to believe!), I find myself reflecting back on the previous year, and the lessons that I learned in those 12 powerful, magickal months. Even when I didn't achieve my goals exactly how I envisioned I still made some huge strides, and I thought I might reminisce about what some of those lessons were.

During the first 2-3 months or so of 2018, my area of the world experienced a higher than usual snowfall, and it meant that I ended up spending a lot of time inside with my kids, as schools were sometimes closed due to bad road conditions and ice. I discovered some of the ways that my kids could really set each other off, but I also was able to appreciate the love they have for each other, and how sweet they could really be. It was a trying some days, but also really rewarding. I vowed as I watched my kids get along to try to make opportunities for more moments like that, and to weather the tiffs and fi…