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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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Paganism, Rules and Dogma

It seems to me that my Druid colleague John Becket and I are more often than not picking up on the same vibes. Once again, as I was struggling with this blog post, John posted one that helped me come to terms … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Spring Equinox With a Seasonal Dinner

z Thirteen days from now, the Earth’s path around Belenus, the Shiny One, the Eye in the Skye, will reach a point where the Sun is lined up with the Equator. He will be exactly midway between the Tropical of … Continue reading

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The Raetho-Roman Song of Sontga Magriata

How Alpine Goddess Worship Survived Centuries in a Simple Farmer’s Song “There are three tasks of the Druid: To live fully in the presence, to honour tradition and the ancestors, and to hear the voice of tomorrow.” This well-known triad … Continue reading

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For the Love of Taranis – Give Me Some Weather

Throughout more than half of a century now (I could also say throughout my whole life), I have heard people complain about the weather. It’s too hot, not hot enough, too cold, not cold enough, too much rain, too much … Continue reading

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Coming of Age Ritual

As a new component of my personal service to the community as a Druid, I thought I would share some rituals I have written and conducted. To start with, here is one celebrating the passage of a youth into adulthood. … Continue reading

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Alban Elfed – Lament for the End of Summer

In the Alps, particularly in Austria, farmers still keep their livestock high up on mountain pastures called Almen (singular: Alm) over the summer months. There, cattle and other grazing farm animals are held rather loosely to regenerate from the winter … Continue reading

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