Tag Archives: druids

What Makes a Druid a Druid?

Browsing through the Druidry related groups on Social Media, most of us have probably seen this question — in many variations — pop up every now and then: “How do I know whether or not I am a Druid?” This is a … Continue reading

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About the Very Old Gods

In this year’s East Coast Gathering of the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids (Autumn Equinox 2018) I held a talk and workshop about the Very Old Gods. I have thought about sharing it here for a while, but it … Continue reading

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The Neo-Nonsense

What Does “Neo” Mean Anyway? More often than I care for, someone in online discussions about Druidry (and other paths, particularly Pagan ones) deals out the neo-card.  “Oh, that’s Neo-Druidry” or “Neo-xxx” they say and that way typically discard another … Continue reading

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Betrayal, Gifts, and Imprisonment

How the Ordeals of the Goddess in Story and Myth Reflect and Affect Human Life We have been mystically orphaned of the Mother and denied the wisdom that we would have gained from her. When Goddesses are dethroned, leaving only … Continue reading

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Paganism, Rules, Dogma Vol. 2

In a previous blog post (Paganism, Rules, and Dogma) I briefly mention the existence of the widely accepted, and also widely not accepted notion of the Wiccan “harm none” or the “threefold return”, the druidic “Law of the Harvest”, or … Continue reading

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Leftovers in the Druid Kitchen

Has that happened to you? You have bought this gigantic container of baby spinach leaves or arugula for that one fancy salad or as a garnish for a meal you made for your friends on the weekend. And now it’s … Continue reading

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665 + 1 Omen

For the past few weeks, when my daughter’s team had a game on their home turf, and I stood at the edge of the field, subbing them in and out and frantically trying to instill into them the entire tactical concept … Continue reading

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