Cool Did you know that St. Bridgit of the Christian tradition is based off the Goddess Brigid? (Actually, you probably did.) I'm not really a neopagan, but I dig Celtic lore. My pet project this summer is to learn runes and tarot cards. So far I'm doing pretty good.meekgeek said:When I give names to the Gods I tend to lean toward my Irish Celtic heritage. I'm a creative, nurturant personality, so I gravitate toward Brigid a lot.
In what way do you worship? Do you cast spells or anything of that nature? I've always found paganism fascinating.meekgeek said:Feel free to ask if you have questions, amtoreo. I'm very open about my faith, even though sometimes it runs me straight into my SA triggers by drawing attention to me when I'm least ready for it. Every once in a while, someone who knows me introduces me to a complete stranger with "This is my friend the Witch!"
I've cast a few spells over the years and made a few charms, but it's not the focus of what I do. My religion is a way for me to connect with the meaning in my life and the rhythms of the world. I keep a small altar at home that I use for seasonal celebrations and the occasional purpose-driven ritual, but most of the time my relationship with the Gods isn't as formal as all that. I meditate when I need to feel calm or just want to reconnect. I talk to Brigid when I'm looking for inspiration or healing in much the same way that any Christian will murmur a prayer.wituckius said:In what way do you worship? Do you cast spells or anything of that nature? I've always found paganism fascinating.
Thanks, TruSeeker. So far, not too bad. I have to admit to having a few maybe-not moments here and there. Not reflective of anyone but me, though. You know how it goes. arTruSeeker777 said:I hope you will always feel welcome here because you always will be :squeeze
I'm of a similar mind on that, Stomper. Science can help us ferret out a lot of the details of how the universe works, but not all of them. There are too many phenomena that lie beyond its reach.Stomper4x4 said:I believe in science, but think there are things around us that science cannot explain.
I know that energy. I get it from the light of the moon, from the touch of the earth, from the sound of the wind in the trees or the ocean lapping at the shore. And it really doesn't matter what we call it, does it? It's been there longer than there have been humans, longer than this planet has been in existence, and it will go on when all of this isn't even a memory anymore.Stomper4x4 said:When I sit outside at night, and see the moonlight filtering through the trees, and the orange orb of Mars floating in the sky, I can feel an energy. That, to me, is spirituality, religion,magick, whatever you choose to call it. I don't need to name those gods/godesses to have it work for me. Perhaps I will once I get further down my path.