ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat – Gathering Under a Common Banner

ADF is what it is and does what it does without excuse or apology, and it also welcomes all people of good will to gather around its fire. This past weekend’s Texas Imbolc Retreat embraced and embodied the virtue of hospitality. [Read more…]

Imbolc and the Promise of Spring

Imbolc reminds us that spring has always followed winter and so our work is not in vain. Spring will follow winter this time too… no matter how long winter lasts. [Read more…]

An Imbolc Meditation

As we celebrate Imbolc, let us use this cold, slow time of the year to prepare ourselves for a warm, vibrant Spring. [Read more…]

4 Steps to a Deeper Pagan Practice

While much of life returns to normal starting tomorrow, there’s still something not-quite-ordinary about the month in between Go Back To Work Day and Imbolc. This is an auspicious time to commit to deeper religious and spiritual practice. [Read more…]

Imbolc – A Solitary Ritual

Many Pagans maintain solitary practices. Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one reason or another. Here’s an Imbolc ritual for honoring and communing with the Goddess Brighid suitable for a solitary setting. [Read more…]

Wondering About Offerings

Introducing a spiritual practice – even a familiar one – in ritual is like planting seeds. I wonder what will sprout from the practice of making offerings? [Read more…]

Render Due Honor

On a cold Friday night in Texas, forty people came together and rendered due honor to the Goddess Brighid at her festival of Imbolc. [Read more…]