Meaning `in the belly of the mother’
Imbolc refers to Growth, new ideas, inspiration
Melting rigid attitudes
New lambs and babies being born
The month of August is all about changing your attitude, feeling alive and finding the courage to believe in YOUR own SELF worth. The Goddess Brigid, from ancient Ireland, is a highly respected Celtic goddess and `Triple Goddess’.
The flame that she burns, asks you to purify yourself. She is also known as a Warrior Sun Goddess – for creativity, to increase fertility, and for healing.
Invoke Brigid when you are in need of
– Finding your life purpose
– Getting life inspiration and direction
– Having courage to live to your highest potential
– Bringing warmth back into your mind, body an soul
Spell to dispel negativity or coldness from your heart
You will need
– A saucepan on the stove or atop the fireplace
– A dark red candle or tea light
– A fire proof dish
On a gentle heat add the milk into the saucepan; one by one add your ice-cubes, one for each quarrel, coldness, bitterness or negativity that flows through your veins, naming the situation. Gently stir as you ask for it or those to be removed from your mind, body, heart and soul. Light your dark red candle asking for Brigid to please bring positive energies and positive like minded people to enter your life. Allow the candle to burn down or use a candle snuffer to put the flame out.
Spell for personal purification
You will need
– Seed / grain bread and butter
– Cheese or honey
– Pastel pink, green, blue or white candle
– A Fire proof dish an lighter
– Amethyst, Garnet, bloodstone, rose quartz or moonstone crystal
– Plate and knife
Find a lovely spot outdoors where you will not be interrupted, preferably a peaceful earthly tree encrusted area. Sit barefoot on the ground inhaling the clean fresh air, in through your nose, out through your mouth 3 times. Butter your bread; add your cheese or honey. Place your crystal / s in front of you and eat your bread. Tip a little milk on the earth, and then take a mouthful, asking Brigid and Archangel Raguel for purification, cleansing, self empowerment and courage to fulfill your purpose of being.
When you have finished your picnic, go back indoors, light your candle and feel the warmth of healing sweep through you and to those you ask to be healed. Let the candle burn down or use a candle snuffer.