Book Review Tending Brigid’s Flame by Lunaea Weatherstone

Book Review Tending Brigid’s Flame by Lunaea Weatherstone Review by Dawn Thomas 290 Pages Publisher: Llewellyn Publications Celtic, Goddesses, Paganism & Neo-Paganism I have had this book on my list to read for a while now. This is the perfect time to read about Brigid. The author has an easy to read style. Each chapter has short stories by different contributors. At the end of the book, there is an extensive list of resources. If you honor Brigid or Celtic deities, you will enjoy this book. The first chapter details the life of the Celtic goddess as well as the Christian saint. Her research reveals a wonderful woman who helped the poor and arranged her mother’s release from slavery. In the second chapter, the author gives examples for working with thresholds. They include blessing yourself and your guests. She discusses Celtic hospitality and the connections with faeries. There are several rituals for your home and hearth. Ms. Weatherstone also discusses the differences between shrines and altars along with how to care for them. The chapter ends with recipes for the Sabbat. The third chapter explains the importance of the number three. She includes the symbols triskele, triquetra, and beautiful Celtic…