Druids, Polytheism, and Impermanence

What do an OBOD camp and the Buddhist principle of impermanence have to do with conflict in the Polytheist Movement? In my case, quite a lot. [Read more…]

I’m Thankful For The Pagan Community

As you gobble your turkey and say your prayers of gratitude next Thursday, remember to give thanks for our Pagan community. It’s a difficult community and often a frustrating community, but it’s a good community and I’m glad we’ve got it. [Read more…]

Polytheism Among The Druids

This year’s informal conversations at the OBOD East Coast Gathering seemed to be deeper and more serious than in past years. In particular, I heard a lot of questions and comments around polytheism. [Read more…]

OBOD East Coast Gathering 2015

With over a hundred OBOD Bards, Ovates, Druids, and guests, the sixth edition of the 2015 OBOD East Coast Gathering was the same as the first five in many ways, but subtly different in others. It was a memorable experience of Druid community. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: Pagan Unity Fest, Pagan Pride Day, a new OBOD seed group in North Texas, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, and more. [Read more…]

Why I Am Still A Druid

I belong to many religious movements and I serve in many capacities. But if you ask me to pick one primary religious identity, my heart and my head both say the same thing: I’m a Druid. [Read more…]

East Coast Gathering 2014

The 2014 OBOD East Coast Gathering reinforced a concept emphasized by another Druid order, the RDNA: “Nature is Good.” And so is a long weekend with your tribe, immersed in your tradition. [Read more…]

The Currents of Life

I appreciate the compliments I got on this blog at the East Coast Gathering, but they seemed surreal… until I realized we’re all tapped into the same currents. [Read more…]