Druid Thoughts: Druid Women and Leadership

Nimue Brown

It is part of our work to go out into the world, challenge the stereotypes and assumptions, and bring the divine feminine — and respect for the feminine — back into balance with how we treat all things male. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Pagan Tea Time

Nimue Brown

Slowed down, face to face, real time with no agenda, communications between people are a good thing. If you don’t have any Pagans, have a cup of tea with someone. Maybe in person. Talk about stuff. It’s revolutionary and also incredibly retro, and strangely like having a real life! [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Writing in the Pagan Tribe

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I’ve had the pleasure recently of being involved in a community writing protect. I’m excited by the way in which this breaks down the authority of the lone author and distributes ideas and responsibility across a wider section of the community. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Druidry and Meditation

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Meditation need not be stationary, and it need not be tedious, either! It can be a great way of flexing and developing your creativity, as well as a method for developing inner peace and cultivating insight. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Strength in Diversity

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Go back ten years or more, and there was a lot of pressure within the Pagan community to present a united front. We weren’t many, and we needed a coherent narrative that people could grasp and be persuaded by. These generalisations built us a place to stand and helped us establish a space for Paganism in this world. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Our Own Priests and Priestesses

Nimue Brown

Even if we are our own priests and priestesses, it serves us to remember that we will still need other priests and priestesses, for community, and for those times when we really can’t do it for ourselves. It’s not about resisting authority, it’s that we all have human needs. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Paganism – Indoors or Outside?

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Paganism, to our ancestors, did not mean exclusively nature. It meant a blending of human concerns and natural powers: Gods of war and wisdom, of poetry and politics. [Read more...]


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