Febas and the Housewife Part 3; Defining the Behaviors and Actions

Behavior ultimately means “the way in which you act- especially towards others”. To me, though, it also includes the traits and manners that one cultivates which are connected to this- as well as basic daily actions which require a certain level of responsibility, productivity, and skill. Continue reading “Febas and the Housewife Part 3; Defining the Behaviors and Actions”

Febas and the Housewife Part 2; Traits of a Good Wife

In the first post of this series, I talked about what the general traits of a good Woman were according to the Early Irish. But one implication in the sources was also the traits of a good Wife. Continue reading “Febas and the Housewife Part 2; Traits of a Good Wife”

Febas and the Housewife Part 1; The Traits of a Good Woman

Ever since becoming an Irish Polytheist, I have been interested more in the foundation of Irish belief as opposed to concentrating on the Gods themselves. The subject I have become the most focused on in recent months, however, is the Virtues or Values that the Early Irish placed emphasis on within their religious practices. This has been incredibly difficult, though.

It is hard because hardly any Irish Polytheist actually talks about such things; there seems to be an anti-religious thread running though the core of our current community and the Values in particular seem to be a topic which most that I have encountered would rather stick their head in the sand and ignore… Those users who actually do dare speak on the subject usually only speak about it briefly. This makes finding information hard- an issue which is only further helped by the fact those sources which are available list multiple versions of such Values, some of which are only applicable to certain classes of people within Irish society. Continue reading “Febas and the Housewife Part 1; The Traits of a Good Woman”