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Some Expectations and Red Flags about Sídhe Sources

Some Expectations and Red Flags about Sídhe Sources

There are a few things I’d like to clear up: Many sidhe sources exist for harmful and problematic, terrible (and cringe) information. They don’t take into account centuries of lived experience from folklore. They ignore native cultural experiences, taking what they want how they want it (cultural appropriation.) They bully people into not being “positive” or even “pure” enough to interact with Fairy. (This is a HUGE red flag.) They put forth the idea that all of Fairy is positive,…

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How the Morrígan Threw a Book at Me

How the Morrígan Threw a Book at Me

This is the story of how The Morrígan threw a book at me. This is when my spiritual awakening really began. I share these stories in the hopes that it will make someone else feel less lonely, less crazy, and stronger in the face of their own struggles. The Morrígan Threw a Book at Me I was a fed-up grad student. I was done with ALL OF IT. Relationships, school, work, roommates, family— everything. What was I doing here? This…

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Why Work with the Otherworld or Faery?

Why Work with the Otherworld or Faery?

Why would anyone want to work with Faery or the Otherworld? For me, the answer has always been, why wouldn’t you? The Other World I am using “Faery” as another name for the Otherworld— the realm of the Sídhe and the beings that we know from folklore and, for some of us, personal experience. While technically, the Sídhe are not faeries— they are actually more closely related to humans— it is easier to use these terms. I do so realizing that…

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Celtic Mythology Resources Part 2: Spiritual

Celtic Mythology Resources Part 2: Spiritual

In Part 1 of Celtic Mythology Resources, I showed you some resources that were more academic and covered a lot of the Celtic mythology and folklore so you could get a good foundation of knowledge. In Part 2, I’ll be sharing more Celtic mythology resources for spirituality. I think both sides are important and one doesn’t have to be more correct than the other. But, if you’re wanting to incorporate Celtic knowledge into your daily practice, then you will be…

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Meditation Tips and Misconceptions

Meditation Tips and Misconceptions

I’ve heard so many people say, “I can’t meditate,” or “I can’t get into a trance state.” Yes, you can meditate and you enter trance every day. You’re just not aware of it. So, in this article are some meditation tips that will help you learn to mindfully meditate and enter that trance frame of mind at will, and some misconceptions about meditation that might be holding you back. I’ll also include a list of cool stuff that I’ve found helpful…

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