February Imbolc is one of the female fire festivals, meaning 'In Milk'. It is the time when ewes and cows begin to lactate after giving birth. The earth is re-birthing with with the promise of new life as the seeds deep within the soil begin to awaken.
"We British are used to women commanders in war; I am descended from mighty men! But I am not fighting for my kingdom and wealth now. I am fighting as an ordinary person for my lost freedom, my bruised body, and my outraged daughters.... Consider how many of you are fighting — and why! Then you will win this battle, or perish. That is what I, a woman, plan to do!— let the men live in slavery if they will." These are the words of Queen Boudicca, according to ancient historian Tacitus.
Brighid is seen as a triple Goddess, and she is associated with three different spheres—high (leaping flames, tall forts, wisdom), middle (hearth and home), and low (wells and sacred springs). Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images