Druid Thoughts: Introvert, Extrovert, Druid

The Introvert B3, by h.koppdelaney

I am an applause-hungry extrovert who craves attention whilst holding a deep need for regular periods of solitude and silence. I am both extroverted and introverted — a Druid with one foot in each world. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: The Influence of Story

The Storyteller, by Eddi Van W.

A modern fairy tale: Once upon a time there was a person who everyone had previously thought wasn’t clever or talented or important in any way. That person got onto a TV program. Everyone fell in love with them and voted for them, and so they became rich and famous and lived happily ever after. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Innate Paganism

hibernating_dormouse

If you’re like me, you get to the cold, dark, damp days and think, ‘Bloody hell, I could use cheering up.’ Innate Paganism is the simple idea that most human beings respond to the environment in similar ways. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: The Difficult Teachers

Queen Maeve and the Druid, 1904

When I look back at the Druids who most influenced my spiritual development, I have to acknowledge a tricky thing: the difficult teachers had the most impact. [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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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