The Celtic Raven

“There is wisdom in a raven’s head.” – Gaelic Proverb “To have a raven’s knowledge” is an Irish proverb meaning to have a seer’s supernatural powers. The raven is considered to be one of the oldest and wisest of all animals. In Celtic mythology,
The Morrigan flies through the pages of story and myth like an uncontainable whirlwind. Upon ancient battlefields she appeared as a raven, her wild shrieks and battle cry killing men where they stood. She could be a beautiful lusty maiden one minute and a fearsome hag the next….. In Irish mythology, the Morrigan refuses to be boxed into just one role. Just when you figured her out she changes shape and become something else.
from Celtic Lore and Spellcraft of the Dark Goddess: Invoking The Morrigan by Stephanie Woodfield
The Morrigan’s nature is common to similar goddesses from other cultures:  Kali and Hekate, for example, who also embody a darkness that is full of energy, creativity, and the power of the various cycles of death and rebirth.  Like Karl Jung, I have always been fascinated by all that she offers.  The following is from The Dark Goddess:  A Post Jungian Interpretation by Patricial ‘lolana