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June 04, 2018
Druid News: Eimear Burke will be the new Chosen Chief of OBOD
Philip Carr-Gomm announced that he is beginning a two-year transition to step aside as Chosen...
May 27, 2018
Paganism in the Dry Season
Dry seasons come to all of us sooner or later. The realities of life intrude...
April 10, 2018
Conversations Under the Oaks: April Q&A
The deepest questions we’ve had so far for the Q&A: duotheism, triple goddesses, and the...
January 28, 2018
9 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was A New Pagan
A scan through my private journals turned up a list of things I really wish...
November 28, 2017
300 Years of Druidry
According to Ross Nichols, the first Druid order of the modern era was founded in...
October 01, 2017
Y Mabinogi – A Review
Listening to Damh the Bard’s new album Y Mabinogi is like opening your home to...
June 11, 2017
Summer Solstice – The Necessity of Trust
If there’s a lesson in the Summer Solstice, it’s that nothing worthwhile is entirely under...
May 16, 2017
A Druid Method
Each Druid order defines Druidry in their own way and I have no desire to...
February 21, 2017
Will You Be My Teacher? Essential Questions For Beginners
There are some questions any new Pagan student needs to ask themselves, particularly if they’re...
February 12, 2017
How Should Pagan Clergy Dress?
We who serve as Pagan clergy have an obligation to our Gods and to our...
October 16, 2016
Who Is My Co-Religionist?
We can have our own beliefs and refine them in conversation with others. We can...
September 11, 2016
Druids, Polytheism, and Impermanence
What do an OBOD camp and the Buddhist principle of impermanence have to do with...
September 06, 2016
My Religion is a Religion of Relationships
As anyone who has ever been in any kind of a romantic partnership will attest,...
August 18, 2016
Step Functions and Loads of Bricks
There’s a place for sequential, ordered learning and advancement. But life rarely works that way...
August 16, 2016
Proudly Re-Paganing America
On the same day the Patheos editors put my post “Are We Bringing Sin Into...
August 14, 2016
The Magic of Wild Places
My Paganism, my Druidry, and even my polytheism have roots in the wild. There is...
July 07, 2016
I’m enjoying reading about and listening to witches, magicians, and occultists. I’m learning some things,...
May 22, 2016
Mead For The Morrigan
The Morrigan has been an ally, helping me with things I could not do myself....
March 22, 2016
A Druid Retreats Into The Woods
Thanks to the OBOD Gulf Coast Gathering, I’m refreshed, restored, and in a much better...
March 15, 2016
There’s No Room For Me In Your Religion
Many people in our wider society (from which Paganism and polytheism largely draw our members)...
February 21, 2016
Rebuilding a Religion
If you believe one of the world’s many religions has exclusive possession of The Truth,...
February 16, 2016
I had a great time at Pantheacon. The presentations were good, and there’s nothing like...
February 09, 2016
ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat 2016
The 2016 ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat was a wonderful weekend of workshops, conversations, stories, songs,...
November 24, 2015
How Do You Know You’re on the Right Path?
In the moment I never know if I’m doing the right thing or not. It’s...
September 29, 2015
Nine Things I Think
Nine Things I Think: Pope Francis’ visit to the US, the VW emissions scandal, Bushkill...
September 27, 2015
Why I Became a UU
Most of my writing on this blog concerns Paganism, Druidry, and polytheism. But I’m also...
September 24, 2015
Polytheism Among The Druids
This year’s informal conversations at the OBOD East Coast Gathering seemed to be deeper and...
September 22, 2015
OBOD East Coast Gathering 2015
With over a hundred OBOD Bards, Ovates, Druids, and guests, the sixth edition of the...
August 18, 2015
Though I happily remain an OBOD Druid, I’m now also a member of ADF.
August 02, 2015
Why I Am Still A Druid
I belong to many religious movements and I serve in many capacities. But if you...
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