I did not think when I started looking at territorial spirits that there would be so much to them. But I discovered that there are many layers, and that in amongst the real folklore there are actual spirits at work. This is a fascinting part of the story, so let’s get stuck in.
Do you remember I mentioned the people of the goddess Dana back here (Link), and I said I just felt drawn to pull this article up, and then bookmarked it. Well I went back, and I studied some of it, and discovered a realm I had considered to be make-believe might actually have some bearing on my own life and situation.
Here’s a quote from that article that really piqued my interest: (emphasis added)
“THE People of the Goddess Dana, or according to D’Arbois de Jubainville, the People of the god whose mother was called Dana, are the Tuatha De Danann of the ancient mythology of Ireland. The Goddess Dana, called in the genitive Danand, in middle Irish times was named Brigit. And this goddess Brigit of the pagan Celts has been supplanted by the Christian St. Brigit ; and, in exactly the same way as the pagan cult once bestowed on the spirits in wells and fountains has been transferred to Christian saints, to whom the wells and fountains have been re-dedicated, so to St. Brigit as a national saint has been transferred the pagan cult rendered to her predecessor. Thus even yet, as in the case of the minor divinities of their sacred fountains, the Irish people through their veneration for the good St. Brigit, render homage to the divine mother of the People who bear her name Dana, – who are the ever-living invisible Fairy-People of modern Ireland. For when the Sons of Mil, the ancestors of the Irish people, came to Ireland they found the Tuatha De Danann in full possession of the country. The Tuatha De Danann then retired before the invaders, without, however, giving up their sacred Island. Assuming invisibility, with the power of at any time reappearing in a human-like form before the children of the Sons of Mil, the People of the Goddess Dana became and are the Fairy-Folk, the Sidhe of Irish mythology and romance. Therefore it is that to-day Ireland contains two races, -a race visible which we call Celts, and a race invisible which we call Fairies. Between these two races there is constant intercourse even now; for Irish seers say that they can behold the majestic, beautiful Sidhe, and according to them the Sidhe are a race quite distinct from our own, just as living and possibly more powerful. These Sidhe (who are the ‘gentry’ of the Ben Bulbin country and have kindred elsewhere in Ireland, Scotland, and probably in most other countries as well, such as the invisible races of the Yosemite Valley) have been described more or less accurately by our peasant seer-witnesses from County Sligo and from North and East Ireland.” (source)
Ok, a couple of things are important to say here. Firstly note that through the veneration of the sycretised catholic saint Brigit, the Irish people “render homage to the divine mother of the People who bear her name Dana” – which confirms what I have been saying about these goddesses like Libertas (Link) who are the ones who receive power when we idolise them or venerate them through carrying their images on coins, or when we wear that statue of liberty Tshirt. We may think of Liberty as some kind of ‘virtue’ – but it is most assuredly not. Liberty goes hand in hand with license, and these things are why America and Europe are in such a bad way.
Wikipedia has this to say about Brigit/Brigid: (emphasis added) (Link)
“Brigid is considered the patroness of poetry, smithing, medicine, arts and crafts, cattle and other livestock, sacred wells, serpents (in Scotland) and the arrival of early spring. In the Christian era, nineteen nuns at Kildare tended a perpetual flame for the Saint, which is widely believed to be a continuation of a pre-Christian practice of women tending a flame in her honour. Her festival day, Imbolc is traditionally a time for weather prognostication”
Secondly this race of fairies that still inhabit Ireland today “have kindred elsewhere in Ireland, Scotland, and probably in most other countries as well, such as the invisible races of the Yosemite Valley” and I’ve written about the mysterious Yosemite national park previously – and the elite agenda to get us out of the territories of these demonic spirits – it’s a must read (Link).
So fairies are considered to be everywhere, and in every country, by different names. Sidhe (which is pronounced shee, as in banshee which is related), is just one name for these spirits. They were considered by many to be demonic in nature, or perhaps demoted pagan deities, some even thought they were the spirits of the dead, and yet again others thought of them as elementals (which I can tell you from experience, are very popular as a concept within the New Age Movement). Wikipedia states: (source)
“Another belief is that the fairies were an intelligent species, distinct from humans and angels. In alchemy in particular they were regarded as elementals, such as gnomes and sylphs, as described by Paracelsus. This is uncommon in folklore, but accounts describing the fairies as “spirits of the air” have been found. The belief in their angelic nature was common in Theosophist circles.”
I was curious how any of this could possibly relate to me except in some kind of intellectual activity sense. How wrong I was.
My next step in this curious journey took me into local territory – was there a type of fairy in this part of the world? Yes, I discovered, and the fairies in Suffolk were called Farisees (which is rather confused with Pharisees!). Interesting though this was, I wasn’t sure if there was relevance. But as I had got this far, I thought I would pray and command any of these farisees to leave my home. I didn’t feel anything shift, and that was sort of expected, but a little disappointing.
Then I prayed and I felt this same odd synchronicity as I had with santeria previously (Link), and just knew that in some way there was a link to Ireland somewhere in this – and to the Sidhe. Feeling a little foolish I prayed and commanded them to leave – the shift was palpable! Something had gone. Something had left! The house felt lighter, and I did too – that was a blessing indeed!
This emphasised to me two things – firstly to trust God to guide you to the information you need in His timing. Secondly to be open to that information when it arrives, even if it doesn’t quite make sense because of geography or any other block to our comprehending it. Pray in all faith. Trust in the Lord to bring you out of Egypt – whatever your personal Egypt might be!
This nugget of information seemed that it could not be relevant to me, and yet that feeling of being drawn to read it has brought peace to my home in a way I did not expect!
As a final note, if you have Irish heritage and are now a practicing Christian you might want to consider praying to break all connections with this large list of Irish spirits named here (Link). You might also want to investigate whether your Irish ancestry ties to you the banshee – another spiritual connection which could bring trouble in your family line (Link). You can use the prayer from this post here (Link), and just modify it to suit you.
You can also find out what fairies are called in your part of the world here: Link
God Bless you