Druid Thoughts: Once Upon a Time

Lost Bards and Dreamers, by Brynneth Nimue

Tell me a story Of who we are Land we sprang from Of grandparents. Tell me the hope That shapes your path Dreams you nourish Crazy aspirations. Tell me also of failure Disappointment, regret The frail humanity We have in common. Tell me funny tales Of mad cats, moose, Humorous accident Strange juxtapositions. Tell me [Read More...]

Memorial information for Patricia Monaghan

Via Selena Fox: On Saturday, December 1, 2012 memorial services will be held in Wisconsin to celebrate the life, works, and legacy of scholar, poet, spiritual practitioner and leader, and social activist Patricia Monaghan (1946-2012) who died from cancer on Sunday, November 11. Michael McDermott, her husband, invites you to remember, honor and continue the work of Patricia. Patricia [Read More...]

Wikipedia vs. Pagans [updated]

Agora - Raphael, School of Athens, detail

[UPDATE 5/22-24/13] Qworty, the Wikipedia editor primarily responsible for targeting Pagan articles for deletion (usually with demeaning and bigoted comments on the accompanying Talk pages), has been unmasked on Salon.com as Robert Clark Young, a writer with a years-long history of abuse of Wikipedia policies. His violations include personal vendettas against other artists and using sock puppet [Read More...]

Mourning Patricia Monaghan (1946 – 2012) [updated]

Patricia Monaghan

We are sad to mark the passing of Goddess scholar, poet, author, and women’s spirituality elder Patricia Monaghan, who crossed over this past Sunday, November 11. Monaghan was the author of a number of influential books on Goddess spirituality, as well as the spiritual memoir and travelogue The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog. The Wild Hunt has a lovely [Read More...]

Druid Thoughts: Druid in Revolt

Nimue Brown

The majority of Druids are not easy people to offend. It goes with being a tolerant, generous, warm hearted, open minded lot. I irritate fundamentalists, but that’s okay because I’ve long felt that fundamentalist pagans are a bit embarrassing, so it’s entirely mutual. There are people I set out to offend, though: people I think [Read More...]

Air Force Base Hosts the Largest Weekly Wiccan Service in the World

Rev. Tony Gatlin

Basic Military Training Wicca Faith Group Serves the Faith Needs of Many A small cadre of dedicated volunteers, working under the auspices of the Sacred Well Congregation (an international Wiccan church and fellowship), is quietly leading the largest weekly Wiccan service in the world.  Each week, a volunteer lay leader conducts religious education and services [Read More...]

Druid Thoughts: Of Sex and Druids

William Blake - Adam and Eve

Before I start, let me point out this post is not going to be X-rated. Relationship is at the heart of Druidry. Now, aside from relationship with land, ancestors, spirit and all the other esoteric options out there, this also means we have every encouragement to think about relationships with each other. Generally speaking, paganism [Read More...]


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