What is Druidry?

Learn about modern Druidic history and the vision of ADF, one of the most popular forms of modern Druidry. [Read more…]

A Call to Action for Syria

The Rev. Melissa Hill calls out to the pagan community to take action and not slide into complacency in this prose poem for Syria. [Read more…]

Priesthood without Payment is Like Being a Volunteer Firefighter

Trying to keep up with the big religions is great, but there’s one problem. We don’t have their resources, numbers, or money. How is a priest to cope with keeping up with the Jonses. [Read more…]

Convocation 2017 Review

The Rev. Melissa Hill shares a snippet of what Convocation is like for a druid. [Read more…]

The Fire of Willpower

If you’ve ever had a goal you failed with or binge ate a whole box (or three) of Girl Scout cookies, you might want to read up on the notes from my Fire of Willpower workshop! [Read more…]

Convocation Preperations

I’m leaving for Convocation this afternoon. It’s the largest indoor pagan convention in the midwest, and I know a number of people who go directly from Pantheacon to Convocation in a two weekend long bonanza of pagan festivities. I’ve been preparing like mad,  assembling my ritual team, blessing tokens, gathering offerings, and doing trancework to [Read More…]

A Path to Activism in the Age of Trump

The priests of ADF are finding their own paths to activism and commitment to the folk with ritual action meant to inspire and lead. [Read more…]

Simplifying the orbit of Venus for Pagan Devotions

As we work on our New Years Resolutions and plan our year here’s some ideas for how to incorporate the orbit of Venus into devotional practices. [Read more…]

Inspired by Martin Luther King: a Speech

Inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, the Rev. Melissa Hill shares a speech she wrote for the NODAPL protests last month. [Read more…]

Rev. Mel’s guide to “All The Things” for Ritual

Tips and tricks of the liturgist’s trade from a priest who has had to learn to teach others how to do what she did. [Read more…]