We celebrating people : life enriching rituals in the Celtic spirit / John Hunt.Material type: TextPublication details: Christchurch, N.Z. : Caxton Press, c2009.Description: 83 p. : ill. ; 21cmISBN:
- 9781877303142 (pbk.) :
- 242.2 22
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Includes translations of poems and prayers from the Carmina Gadelica translated by Alexander Carmichael.
Includes bibliographical references (p.82).
Rituals. The end of the day. The sacred in the everyday. Rituals for the day and for the life journey. The Celtic spirit. The spirit of celebration. Living in a spirit of celebration -- Pt. 1. Celebrations through our day. On waking. On showering. On dressing. On gathering. At breakfast. On attending to the house. On prayer. On leaving the house. On beginning the day. On settling at our workplace. On going travelling. On returning home. On taking something from the vegetable garden. On sitting down to dinner. On sleeping -- Pt. 2. Celebrations through our life journey. Lighting a candle. The hugging, kissing, eating and drinking. On news of pregnancy. On the birth of a baby. On a child going to school. On a child's success. Family celebration. On the coming of puberty. On the first pay. On birthdays. On a thirteenth birthday. On an eighteenth, twentieth or twenty-first birthday. On leaving home. On being engaged to be married or moving in together. On moving house. On an anniversary. On celebrating a friendship. On becoming a grandparent. On celebrating our parents. On celebrating our parents who have died. On celebrating out work. On dying -- Pt. 3. Celebration in good and bad times. On talking to a stranger. Celebrating the seasons (Summer ; Autumn ; Winter ; Spring). On a disappointment. On suffering pain -- Pt. 4. A spirituality for celebration. Affirming the good. History. Party. Distress or wonder?. Sin and evil. Jesus. The trinity. The world. The spiritual and the physical, God transcendent and God immanent. Mary, Brigit, Columba, Michael, saints and angels. Prayer. The spirit of celebration.