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Brigid

The Goddess Brigid is a multifaceted Goddess who was revered throughout the British Isles and remains a beloved and inspiring figure within the modern Pagan Pantheon. There were many Goddesses throughout Celtic, Germanic and Gaulish lands that used to the root of the name Brigid, which means "exalted feminine spirit", ...
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Obsidian

Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that is formed when lava that is rich in feldspar and quartz is cooled too rapidly for crystals to form. It is basically a beautiful chunk of dark-colored glass and behaves as you'd expect glass to behave, it is hard and brittle and breaks into very sharp ...
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Lupercalia

Lupercalia was an ancient Roman purification and fertility festival celebrated on February 13th- 15th. Lupercalia, also known as dies Februatus or Februa relating more specifically to the purification aspect of the festival, as februare is believed to have emerged from the Etruscan word for purging or purification (Per Ovid's Fasti). This ...
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Saint Valentine of Rome

Saint Valentine is said to be a Roman Christian martyr who lived during the 3rd century CE. There are few details of his life and some believe that the legends of Saint Valentine consist of conflagrations of the lives of more than one man.  He was removed from the liturgical ...
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Water

Water in Classical Philosophy Greece Water is one of the classical elements of Greek philosophy and science. Pre-Socratic philosophers proposed it as an archai or a single substance to which all things could be reduced. In the fifth century BCE, Empedocles proposed four archai to which all things could be ...
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Peppermint

Mentha piperita Other Names: Red Mint, Brandy Mint Peppermint is a naturally occurring hybrid between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (M. spicata) that was first distinctly cultivated in 18th-century England [2]. Peppermint is now cultivated across Europe and much of North America, and yields a popular flavoring agent. An annual plant, ...
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