Imbolc – Celtic Sun Goddess Brighid

Goddess of Fire and Fertility Imbolc celebrates the Goddess in her incarnation as the Bride of the returning Sun God. For the celebration of Imbolc, many candles are lit to symbolise the return of light and heat represented by the Sun God. Grain dollies made from the sheaves of the last harvest represent the Bride. […]

Bear Spirit Animal

Ursa Appears I have often heard about spirit animals which appear during meditations.  Many people turn to spirit animals for guidance and advice.  I had never experienced this until the Winter Solstice 2017. It was very dark, quiet and cold as I began my meditation.  After being in a trance-like state for a short time […]

The Wizard’s Workshop

The Wizard’s Workshop The candle illuminates the wizard’s workshop. All of his magickal tools are assembled. A wand, crystal ball, various bottles and tins filled with mysterious ingredients and secret scrolls sit on his table, waiting to be used in magick spells.   The Wizard’s Workshop Fine Art Print is available In two sizes on […]

The Witch’s Kitchen

The Witch’s Kitchen Herbs, mysterious and magickal ingredients are at the ready for creating spells and potions. The Wise Woman collects plants and knows their healing attributes. And maybe she brews up a love potion or two.   The Witch’s Kitchen Giclee Print is available on my website: magickmermaid.com

A Magickal Autumn Garden

A Magickal Autumn Garden Summer is evolving into Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.  It is almost harvest time and the moon is new. Twinkling lights flutter over the garden wall. It’s the faerie folk come to celebrate the season. This is a garden for a small space. The apple tree is Espalier (horticultural and ancient […]

The Night Mare

The Night Mare – Full Moon Madness An orange full moon fills the night sky as clouds sail by on the wind. Gliding on leathery bat wings, gray as smoke, the Night Mare invades your dreams… My dreaming realm is often much more interesting than my waking life.  Do you remember your dreams?   The […]

Airmid Celtic Goddess of Herbs and Healing

Airmid, Celtic Goddess of Herbs and Healing Airmid is the Celtic Goddess of herbs and healing. She is the daughter of Diancecht, master physician of the Tuatha De Dannan (the Faerie Folk of Ireland). She tends all the herbs of the world and they inform her of all their secrets. She is also very skilled […]

Happy Spring! :)

Vernal Equinox In the Northern Hemisphere we are celebrating the first day of Spring.  On the Vernal Equinox day and night are of equal length.  The earth wakes from its long Winter’s nap and signals the renewal of plant life.  

The Winter Faerie

The Winter Faerie Once upon a Winter’s night Underneath a full moon bright The Winter Faerie did appear Followed by her snow white deer She scattered snowflakes with her hand All across the sleeping land From underneath an ice-covered tree A curious rabbit woke up to see A snow globe world of magick light Underneath […]