In the fifth century, Ireland is in turmoil. Christianity is on the rise, and the old ways are dying. In this scintillating story, you’ll follow Aislinn, a young Druid priestess, who struggles for the freedom to follow her faith against the growing Christian influence and the expectations of her Druidic society.
Through Aislinn’s eyes, you’ll encounter everything from daily life to cattle raids, an unhappy marriage, and eventual romance. But there is more to the story than just an exciting narrative. Much of the information presented in this teaching tale is still vital and useful today, including ancient Druidic secrets, magical workings, and herbal lore.
Perhaps most wonderfully evocative is the presentation of how the Druid Fire Temple functions, something later copied by the historic St. Brigit of Kildare. An enthralling story itself, Priestess of the Fire Temple gives you a viable Druidic path to follow when combined with the author’s previous novels, Priestess of the Forest and The Druid Isle.
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article