TESTIMONIALS: Brigid’s Way 2016

“This Summer I decided to do the two weekends of Brigids Way with Brigid Beag (who is 4 months old) strapped to my front. Together we experienced the wonders of Faughart and all the beautiful ritual and ceremony of the first day, the arduous 22km trek from Dundalk to Ardee where I had to dig deep and really connect to my warrior energy, the blissful walk along the Grand canal with Swans. Heron and Black dogs as our Guardians and finally to Kildare, the fire temple, Solas Bhride and the Wells where I got to share some of the songs that the great Brigid has gifted to me over the years. Brigids Way has inspired me to reach far beyond what I thought to be true of my body’s capabilities and connected me more fully to Brigid’s profound and awesome inspiration. Beannachtai ar an obair na Bridgi!” Gemma MacGowan, Kells, Co.Meath
 “Thank you all for such a wonderful day, feet were tired but we both enjoyed the day, looking forward already to next time.” Regards, Geraldine McMahon
“Another wonderful day’s walk with Brigids Way. Thank you all so much for creating and offering such an enjoyable opportunity to walk the sacred paths. I am awed by the power of walking on our beautiful land with intention, and of honoring the rituals and practices of our ancestors. It is very healing on many levels, and I look forward to joining in again.”   Carol, Dublin.
”Thank you so much for leading such a wonderful weekend and pilgrimage.I am still buzzing from all of the experiences and my intention at the outset to be nourished and enriched was certainly fulfilled and then some!! I felt infused by a magical energy when I returned home which has stayed with me along with the faces and conversations with people met, and the many images of beauty ,symbolism,ideas, inspiration  and challenges!” M C, Omagh, Co. Tyrone
“So glad I went on the St Brigit Pilgrimage and enjoyed it so much and its all new territory for me, I was never @ any of the places before   Fens I think you’ll agree have a primal almost spiritual side to them. Visiting the Healing Stone in the Curragh and the 2 wells, Healing and Garden Well and also Solus Bhríde were new to me and so worth while”.  Is mise, Seán
“The Brigid’s way pilgrimage was just the re connection I needed to get back on my spiritual path. It was wonderful to walk and talk with like minded people. What came across most for was the challenge of carrying the light (within) and keeping the flame burning. We so often stray and focus instead on the crosses we bear. I realised I can put down the cross and listen to the birds sweetly singing and just be. Thank you for your excellent organisation and I look forward the next time I meet you.” Love and light, Marian Gleeson, Kildare.
“Thank you so much to your dedicated team for a most enjoyable weekend.  I really felt a connection to the Goddess Brigid, particularly on Sunday when there was more ritual and symbolic gesture, and the visit to Solas Bhride was a very pleasant experience.  There was great spiritual learning for me over the weekend and I thank you for that, and for making the pilgrim way possible in this way, I am truly grateful and appreciative for all your effort, commitment and courage to bring the Goddess more fully into awareness and encourage more people to know about her and experience her in their lives.  I felt and feel so grateful and blessed to be Irish also and to feel the blood of my ancestors running through my body.  All blessings upon your team for your continued devotion to this wonderful Goddess and saint, and the work that you have done and have yet to do…May your lives be enriched with every breath” With love and gratitude, Bernadette  Lacey 
“Last weekend was my first experience of walking part of St Brigid’s Way, and I look forward to returning to do it again and again.  It was an enriching and rewarding experience, an opportunity to be at one with nature and enjoy the beauty of the path of St Brigid;s Celtic Pilgrimage while in the company of such a wonderful and welcoming group, who each shared so freely their song, dance, story or welcoming smile.  A huge thank you to you for such wonderful organising, so much so that the whole weekend appeared to flow seamlessly, and I went away feeling that I had known so many of the group for much longer than a weekend and knowing that our paths would most likely cross again.  Blessing, Annette G, Ireland 
 “Thank you very much for the beautiful gift of St Brigid’s Way.  I thoroughly enjoyed my first walk on St Brigid’s Way.  I found the atmosphere friendly, welcoming and inclusive.  So from the heart, go raibh míle maith agaibh go léir, go n-éirí on bóthar libh.  And I hope to join you on Brigid’s Way in the future.  “Blessings of Abundance, Roisin

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