What's Your True Celtic Sign?

Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

The ancient Celts and their Druid spiritual leaders believed strongly in an oral tradition, but we hope they will forgive us for actually writing this quiz down. We find it easier that way.

When they did write down their words, it was in the form of Ogham letters. These letters, which were composed of lines and slashes across those lines, created an alphabet. In addition, those letters came to take on symbolic meaning. They were connected to animals, gemstones, colors, times of the year and trees.

Long before scientists discovered that trees breathed in carbon dioxide and breathed out oxygen (a combination that proves to be extremely helpful to human life), the Celts revered the trees above all other life forms. The trees were sacred, and they became the symbolic cornerstone of their culture and spiritual life.

So, while the standard zodiac takes on the patterns of stars in the sky, the Celts believed in a much more grounded form of spirituality. They associated behavioral patterns to specific times of the year, and then connected those associations to the sacred trees that surrounded them.

In areas that we now call Ireland, England, France, and Spain, the Celts and their culture dominated the landscape for around 800 years. Let's find out what lessons our spiritual ancestors have for us and which tree is our spiritual ally in this life.

How strong are you physically?

Would you consider yourself to be brave?

Are you more of a follower or a leader?

Would you consider yourself to be a spiritual person?

Which fictional or real animal do you most relate to?

Which season of the year are you at your best?

Which role in ancient Celtic society would have fit you the best?

Which gemstone is most interesting to you?

Which description best matches your current financial situation?

Would you say that you have a personality that draws people in?

Do you generally arrive on-time, early or late to appointments?

How organized are you?

Which Irish band do you like the most?

Which beverage sounds the most appealing to you?

Which holiday do you like the most?

Are you someone who enjoys taking risks?

Do you consider yourself to be a healer?

How closely do you follow the cutting-edge of innovation?

Are you into woodworking?

In general, how much planning goes into your decisions?

Which famous Irish person do you relate to the most?

How will you likely spend St. Patrick's Day?

Are you a talker or do you tend to stay more quiet?

What size party would you rather attend?

Which U2 song do you like the most?

Have you had any children?

How confident are you in yourself?

Which description best matches how old you are?

Are you a superstitious person?

Which of the four ancient elements do you feel the strongest connection to?

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