Imbolc is one of the four fire festivals. Rather than bonfires, this one is traditionally celebrated with candles. Lots and lots of candles.

Imbolc is one of the four fire festivals. Rather than bonfires, this one is traditionally celebrated with candles. Lots and lots of candles.

Imbolc altar another idea found on someone else's pintrest board

Imbolc altar another idea found on someone else's pintrest board

Imbolc: Brighid's Day (#Imbolc). It interests me that the poem says it's midwinter, even though Imbolc is in Feb. and midwinter is generally another name for Yule. This is what happens when people mix calendars.

Imbolc: Brighid's Day (#Imbolc). It interests me that the poem says it's midwinter, even though Imbolc is in Feb. and midwinter is generally another name for Yule. This is what happens when people mix calendars.

Imbolc is the feast of Brighid. The Irish goddess Brighid is the keeper of the sacred flame, the guardian of home and hearth. To honour her, purification and cleaning are a wonderful way to get ready for the coming of Spring.

Imbolc is the feast of Brighid. The Irish goddess Brighid is the keeper of the sacred flame, the guardian of home and hearth. To honour her, purification and cleaning are a wonderful way to get ready for the coming of Spring.

Brigid at Imbolc    A painting of the goddess Brigid for the holiday of Imbolc.

Brigid at Imbolc A painting of the goddess Brigid for the holiday of Imbolc.

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