Caitlín Matthews is a writer, singer and teacher whose ground-breaking work has introduced many to the riches of our western spiritual heritage. She is acknowledged as a world authority on Celtic Wisdom, the Western Mysteries and the ancestral traditions of Britain and Europe. She is the author of over 50 books including Sophia: Goddess of Wisdom, A Study of Divine Feminine in Gnostic, Jewish and Christian Thought and King Arthur’s Raid on the Underworld, a new translation and study of the Welsh poet Taliesin’s extraordinary poem, itself a major cross-roads of British mythology.

The author lives in Oxford with her husband and son in a kind of book-cave or library, whichever you will. They share their home with a white cat and a black cat. For more about Caitlín, visit or follow her blog at


Contributing to the Peace

Over the last thirty years, I’ve practised a prayer-form that I first received in a dream.  I’ve used different forms of it over the years, but the core of it remains the same.  I’ve shared it in the newsletter in an early issue, but I thought that, the times being what they are, that it could bear repetition here. Within the dream, I was ushered into an enc[...]