The Sun & The Sea ~ Free eBook

The Sun and The Sea ~ Free eBook The Sun and The Sea is an illustrated children’s short story, re-told by Dundonain story teller Susan Lamb, and illustrated by Fife-based artist, Teresa Maria. The story is based on an old Celtic Faerie tale and tells the story of the friendship between the Sun and the Sea.   The Sun and the beautiful blue Sea were very good friends, and the Sun stayed near the hills so as to be close to her We approached Loch of Shining Waters and asked for their help…continue reading →
The Sacred Well

The Sacred Well

The Sacred Well In the ancient village of Scotlandwell in Portmoak parish, there lies a sacred and holy well, its waters as clear and sparkling today as they have been for thousands of years. Childhood My maternal family were born and bred in this little village, in the house of Spionkop, across from the well. Here I used to run and play, and the well was a part of my childhood. As children, we weren’t aware of the special history of the well, only that we had fun there, but even as children…continue reading →
Celtic Blessings

Celtic Blessings

A Celtic Blessing May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, May the rain fall soft upon your field; And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand. (Traditional Celtic Blessing) Protection and Grace The love and affection of the angels be to you, The love and affection of the saints be to you, The love and affection of heaven be to you, To guard and to cherish you. May God…continue reading →
Sidhe Muse

Sidhe Muse

SIDHE MUSE Spirit of Peace A guiding spirit and source of inspiration. Where do our images come from, what part of the mind are we tuning into…is it an energy that flows through us, a channelling, a muse, a guiding spirit, who are we listening to and what does our images say to us... Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. ~André Gide Faerie Races of the Celts In the beautiful, rugged lands of Scotland and Ireland, there once lived an ancient race,…continue reading →
The Sun & The Sea

The Sun & The Sea

A Story based upon an old Celtic Faerie Story Retold by Susan Lamb, a Dundonian StoryTeller Illustrated by Teresa Maria The Sun & The Sea Anam Cara the Eternal Friendship Long ago, nestled in the Celtic hills lived the Sun. Daily the Sun looked down upon the Earth and the Sea with loving warmth. The Sun and the beautiful blue Sea were very good friends, and the Sun stayed near the hills so as to be close to her. He watched her pass by everyday as she endlessly shaped the Earth, listening to…continue reading →
Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit Anam is Gaelic for Soul and Cara is the word for Friendship, meaning “Soul Friend” or “Spirit Friend.” The Kindred Spirit In the Celtic tradition, there is a beautiful understanding of love and friendship, known as Anam Cara. Anam Cara refers to the Celtic spiritual belief of souls connecting and bonding. In this Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all through and over the physical body. When you connect with another person and become completely open and trusting with that individual, your two souls…continue reading →