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Holy well in Ireland - Belief in the magical healing ability of natural springs dates back to per-Christian times in Ireland. The Celtic people of Ireland believed springs were sacred places where the underworld met our world, and where the power of the Goddess Aine was particularly strong. With the advent of Christianity these springs became known as 'holy wells' and their reputed healing power was attributed to local Christian saints. - info/photo courtesy of Wild Eyed Southern Celt

previous pinner: Bullaun stones featured in Irish folklore as the most powerful place to utter a blessing, or a curse. They are recognizable by their hollowed centre which are thought to have been used for baptisms in early Christian times.

Snow in the Bay A lucky situation occured during my trip to Norway. After some days of heavy snowfall I meet a nice light during a cold morning in Henningsvaer.by Roberto Sysa Moiola on