Monthly Archives: April 2013

Walpurgis Night!!!

As many have celebrated the Beltane festivities on the Northern Hemisphere over the past weekend (some may wait for the sixth night after the New Moon, or until the Hawthorn blooms where it yet hasn’t), I am sitting here in my couch, sipping a … Continue reading

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Druids, Farmers, Knowledge

Last Tuesday was St. George’s Day in Austria, and in many other countries as well. While that seems, superficially speaking, just another day of the year dedicated to a saint, this day does have, believe it or not, significance in … Continue reading

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May There Be Peace…

When Bards, Ovates, and Druids cast circles in which they do their work, they usually ask for the support of the powers of the four directions. I see my office at the Pine Street Inn, a Boston homeless service agency, … Continue reading

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What It’s All About

So, what would spiritual philosophy be good for? Why would someone contemplate things like the commonalities of different mythological accounts of the beginning of time? Well, it’s interesting, even fun (for people like me.) Makes for a good past time … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

…there was Light, or the Word, depending on the translation. Or First Jaguar. Maybe Eagle who brought the light from the Altai Mountains. The Turtle. Or Fintan, who turned into Salmon when the flood came. Religious people usually pick one … Continue reading

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First of all…

Druids. Who are they? What are they doing? And, is Druidry still relevant? The Druids were known as the ”Sages of the Forest”. While that seems to not say much, it tells us more than we might see at first. … Continue reading

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Working in the Grove

Creating sacred space with Mugwort (Artemisia v.) smoke

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