Brigit: Don’t Back Down

Card Meaning: “Stand up for what you believe is right.”

Message from Brigit: “First, be quite clear about your intentions. If you’re unclear, then confusion will lessen your power and force. Like a candle in the dark, be very clear and bright in what is acceptable to you in the situation. Make no mistake: I will guide and protect you. And yet, think of the unparalleled rise in your own viewpoint if you are to stand up for yourself, and speak up about your needs and your deepest truth! Now is the time to touch your power, for its heat and flame will ignite your passion, which will propel you forward in countless ways. Even in the face of fear, you can still stand up for your ideals and your truth. Be unwavering, and make your stand today!”

Various Meanings of This Card: Be assertive • Don’t worry about what others think • Trust that your actions will work out fine • Speak your truth • Stick to your opinions • Put your foot down.

About Brigit (pronounced BRIH-jet): Brigit is a Celtic triple-goddess, which means that she represents three aspects of woman: the young virgin, the nurturing and loving mother, and the crone/sage/wise woman. Brigit is a fiery goddess who tirelessly protects those who call upon her, and she’s a feminine counterpart to Archangel Michael’s warrior energy. Brigit’s temple is in Kildare, Ireland. She’s celebrated worldwide on February 1, the ancient sacred day called “Imbolc,” which marks the beginning of springtime and increasing daylight.

This card is from Doreen Virtue’s Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards.