Knowing the Gods Are Real is Not What Makes Them Real

Expanding our understanding of reality beyond the literal is a good and necessary thing. Interconnections are how we know something is real, as opposed to taking someone else’s word for it. But they are not what makes something real. [Read more…]

A Druid Method

Each Druid order defines Druidry in their own way and I have no desire to challenge their structures. But I see a method for creating a Druidry that is both authentic and powerful, where ever we are. [Read more…]

Intuitive Animism

Animism provides a framework for an inspirited and enchanted world, a world where everything you see and sense is not a thing, but a person worthy of your respect and capable of entering into a reciprocal relationship with you – if that person so chooses. [Read more…]

The Reality of the Gods

You will never know the reality of the Gods from a blog or a book or from philosophical contemplation. The reality of the Gods comes from experiencing Them for yourself. Everything else is just prep work. [Read more…]

The Wakeful World

A review of Emma Restall Orr’s The Wakeful World: Animism, Mind and the Self in Nature. It’s a very readable exposition of the philosophy of animism, grounded in both reason and in our experience of Nature. [Read more…]