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Celtic Spirituality – A Beginner’s Guide

Trevor Miller reflects on Celtic Spirituality. I love ‘The Antiques Roadshow’ where all manner of ordinary household items from the ‘there and then’ of years gone by are paraded in the ‘here and now’ of today, explained and valued.  There are often huge surprises for people, making me wish I had kept more things handed down from my Grandparents.  For younger people they were just things, novelties that they had not seen before but for older folk they were the stuff of memories, a nostalgic rediscovery of the past that had largely been lost.  I recall handing down my prized Matchbox cars and Dinky Toys from my childhood to my son Jonny which of course although new to Jonny were evoking all sorts of memories for me
This is what has been happening these last 35 years or so with Celtic spirituality.  There is…

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Author: Daniela

I was born in Croatia, at that time Yugoslavia. My family moved to the US when I was very young, but I still treasure the memories of my grandfather teaching me how to protect myself against the "evil eye," my grandmother shopping early every morning, at the open air market, to buy the freshest vegetables for the day's meals, and the traditions that were the underpinnings of our society. Someone once noted that "For all of us that want to move forward, there are a very few that want to keep the old methods of production, traditions and crafts alive." I am a fellow traveler with those who value the old traditions and folk wisdom. I believe the knowledge they possess can contribute significantly to our efforts to build a more sustainable world; one that values the individual over the corporation, conservation over growth and happiness over wealth.

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