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He’s A-Coming…And Just How Naughty Were You This Year?

When I was a kid, my parent “rented” a Krampus once. I guess my sister and I were a particular pain that year. All I remember was my dad opening the door, the shadow of the creature in the doorway, … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 5

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen) Comfrey (Symphytum officinalis L.) The German term means Bone-Swell (or, in some areas it’s called Swell Root,) and the name indicates already what it is used for: as a remedy for broken bones as well as sprained … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 4

(Deutsche Version unter der englischen) This fourth plant in the series is a typical Druid herb. Groundpine (Lycopodium clavatum) The scientific name means Wolf’s Paw, whereas the German name, Bärlapp, means Bear’s Paw. So, the people of the classical period … 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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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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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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