It’s St. Paddy’s Day here in the U.S. which is much more of a celebration of the Irish and the Green Isle than it is a day to honor a Catholic Saint. And that’s probably a good thing for Celtic Pagans. It allows us to connect with our heritage, honor the old country, the mystical ways of the past through song and celebration. Raise a glass or two of Irish Whiskey or Green Beer and in general have a good time.
But Pagan’s have good reason for not celebrating “St. Patrick’s Day” itself. I wrote about that last year, so feel free to run on over there and check out Why Pagan’s Don’t Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day.
For me today is an Irish Pride Day. A time to bring a bit of the mysticism and folklore of the old days back into thoughts and imaginations of the here and now. Who doesn’t need a little distraction from the stress and grind of the modern world?
So to honor this day of pride and connection, I offer this simple tale of magik and adventure. And I wish you all a very Magikal and Mystical Day of the Green as well.
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