Happy Irish Heritage Day!

I am the great grandchild of one of the snakes, a direct descendant of an Irish family whom were more likely than not stripped of their rightful heritage, stripped of Lugh and Brigid, of Danu and Morrigan.

A direct descendant, perhaps, of the Norse-Gaels, who brought Frigg, Thor, Heimdall, Odin, Njord, Sif to the Emerald Isle.

Biblebelt Witchy Mama

Yes, you saw that right. On March 17th, I’m daring to say, “Happy Irish Heritage Day” rather than “Happy St. Party’s Day.”

We all know the myth that follows the man. St. Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland.

Snakes = pre-Christian Pagans.

Snakes = me!

St.  Patrick is not my saint, as I do not hold any saints dear. It’s just not my thing.

I am the great grandchild of one of the snakes, a direct descendant of an Irish family whom were more likely than not stripped of their rightful heritage, stripped of Lugh and Brigid, of Danu and Morrigan.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, but, at least in the States, has nothing to actually do with St. Patrick. It’s a day to celebrate “being Irish” with terrible stereotypes like drunkenness and fighting and not so bad stereotypes like corned beef and potatoes. (Corned beef is an…

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