On Snakes, Truth-Speakers, & St. Patrick

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If we extend the metaphor further, then not only did St. Patrick (and by extension, Christianity) drive the Druids and Pagans from Ireland, but also he drove Truth and the wisdom of mind-expansion from Ireland. Anybody want a green beer yet? [Read more...]

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Where They May Be Found: Dionysos

Pine tree

Between the pining and the longing, there He is. Where They May Be Found, part six: Dionysos [Read more...]

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What I Know of a Creek

Amazon distance

On the Amazon Creek in Eugene, Oregon: “I don’t understand this creek, actually. Mostly, I just feed the crows. They seem to search me, to see if I’ll ever learn the creek’s name.” [Read more...]

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Dionysos in a Paving Stone, Brighid in the Broken Glass

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When we go to festivals and spiritual retreats in nature, what are we retreating from? And from whom? [Read more...]

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What We Built From Ruins (Part Two)

Berlin Raben

As the oil ran out and the waters got poisoned, what kind of world did we create? What did we Pagans help build from the ruins? (Part Two) [Read more...]

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Gods In-Between

"In The Gloaming" (Atkinson Grimshaw--1878)

Traveling has taught me that, between here and there is another place altogether, and it’s in that in-between where I’ve learned to find the gods. [Read more...]

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The Garments of the Gods

Druid Grotto

When a god in one city appears different in another, perhaps it is that they wear different clothes…. [Read more...]

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