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Author Topic: Book recommendation about Brigid?  (Read 218 times)

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Book recommendation about Brigid?
« on: April 08, 2018, 02:40:52 pm »
Hi dear Cauldronites,

I desperately need a birthday present for a friend. She loves Brigid and I've investigated which books she already has:

- Judy Harrow: Devoted to You
- Seán ó Duinn: The Rites of Brigid

Can anyone recommend an additional book?

My friend is neo druid, I think she would read historical accurate stuff as well as stuff from an UPG perspective or with practical stuff in it...

Does anyone have an idea what would be a good supplement to the books she already has?

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2018, 05:49:29 pm »
Hi dear Cauldronites,

I desperately need a birthday present for a friend. She loves Brigid and I've investigated which books she already has:

- Judy Harrow: Devoted to You
- Seán ó Duinn: The Rites of Brigid

Can anyone recommend an additional book?

My friend is neo druid, I think she would read historical accurate stuff as well as stuff from an UPG perspective or with practical stuff in it...

Does anyone have an idea what would be a good supplement to the books she already has?

From a more academic/devotional point of view, I'd suggest Brigid: Meeting the Celtic Goddess of Poetry, Forge, and Healing Well by Morgan Daimler. Another that provides a good devotional basis would be Tending Brigid's Flame: Awaken to the Celtic Goddess of Hearth, Temple, and Forge by Lunea Weatherstone.


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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2018, 04:21:34 am »


Hi dear Cauldronites,

I desperately need a birthday present for a friend. She loves Brigid and I've investigated which books she already has:

- Judy Harrow: Devoted to You
- Seán ó Duinn: The Rites of Brigid

Can anyone recommend an additional book?

My friend is neo druid, I think she would read historical accurate stuff as well as stuff from an UPG perspective or with practical stuff in it...

Does anyone have an idea what would be a good supplement to the books she already has?

This should help:

https://clannbhride.wordpress.com/articles-and-essays/clann-bhride-resource-list/

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2018, 04:19:16 pm »
From a more academic/devotional point of view, I'd suggest Brigid: Meeting the Celtic Goddess of Poetry, Forge, and Healing Well by Morgan Daimler. Another that provides a good devotional basis would be Tending Brigid's Flame: Awaken to the Celtic Goddess of Hearth, Temple, and Forge by Lunea Weatherstone.
Thanks! :)

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2018, 04:24:24 pm »

This should help:

https://clannbhride.wordpress.com/articles-and-essays/clann-bhride-resource-list/

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Wow, that's a good reading list, the commentary is really useful.

Actually I'm thinking about the children's book "Brigid’s Cloak" by Bryce Milligan...because that's something she doesn't have and it looks so beautiful  ;D 

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2018, 11:35:03 pm »
Wow, that's a good reading list, the commentary is really useful.

Actually I'm thinking about the children's book "Brigid’s Cloak" by Bryce Milligan...because that's something she doesn't have and it looks so beautiful  ;D
I'm glad it's helpful!

I don't have the children's book. If you do get it for your friend, please let me know what you think.

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2018, 01:16:50 am »
I'm glad it's helpful!

I don't have the children's book. If you do get it for your friend, please let me know what you think.
I will, I've already ordered it. :) (I'm glad the paperback was easily available here, the hard cover is a different story.)

I also saw that there's a Brighid devotional book from TC -> something for my reading list.  :D

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2018, 10:36:18 pm »


I also saw that there's a Brighid devotional book from TC -> something for my reading list.  :D

You might also be interested in Clann Bhride's Book of Hours, which is available as a free pdf download (https://clannbhride.wordpress.com/theology/about/), as well as some of the essays and other materials on the website.

In addition, we have a pretty active Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/clannbhride/

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Re: Book recommendation about Brigid?
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2018, 04:03:16 pm »

You might also be interested in Clann Bhride's Book of Hours, which is available as a free pdf download (https://clannbhride.wordpress.com/theology/about/), as well as some of the essays and other materials on the website.
Thanks, that's great! I'll check it out later... :)

The children's book "Brigid’s Cloak" by Bryce Milligan has arrived. It's the Christian story with Brigid meeting Maria and Joseph. It's very beautifully illustrated and has wonderful imagery, f.ex. there's a druid giving Brigid a blue cloak when she was born, but the stars come later... It's really adorable (although with a Christian emphasis), but a book worth having! (And the donkey is cute.)

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