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May 10, 2018
Conversations Under the Oaks: May Q&A
We have lots of questions this month. How to handle theological disagreements. How to tell...
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...
April 01, 2018
Under the Ancient Oaks: The Importance of Fire in Ritual
Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. This month’s guest is ADF Archdruid Jean Pagano,...
March 04, 2018
Under the Ancient Oaks: Daily Prayer For Pagans
Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. This month I’m joined by ADF Druid Lauren...
November 28, 2017
300 Years of Druidry
According to Ross Nichols, the first Druid order of the modern era was founded in...
February 14, 2017
ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat – Gathering Under a Common Banner
ADF is what it is and does what it does without excuse or apology, and...
December 13, 2016
9 Thoughts on Current Events
Thoughts on the Ghost Ship fire tragedy, public funding for the arts, fake news, book...
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 16, 2016
I had a great time at Pantheacon. The presentations were good, and there’s nothing like...
February 14, 2016
Druidry Is Not My Religion
I’m inspired by the ancient Druids, I model my spiritual practice on what we know...
February 09, 2016
ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat 2016
The 2016 ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat was a wonderful weekend of workshops, conversations, stories, songs,...
January 28, 2016
Nine Things I Think
Nine Things I Think: Denton CUUPS’ first circle since the fire, Pantheacon plans, Many Gods...
January 17, 2016
Corporate Mindfulness: Be Careful What You Wish For
Corporate mindfulness is a mixture of Buddhism and Taoism with a little New Age thrown...
November 17, 2015
Two Books to Shift Your Approach to Paganism
Two short reviews of two short books: Sacred Gifts by Kirk Thomas and Irish Paganism...
November 05, 2015
Pagan Teaching Models and My Approach
A lot of beginners are enamored with the idea of having a teacher, but not...
August 25, 2015
What I Learned From Isaac Bonewits
Scholarship matters. Fuzzy targets yield fuzzy results. Why not excellence? I learned a lot from...
August 20, 2015
Destiny, Availability, and a Lot of Work
It’s fun to speculate about how things would be different if I had made different...
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...
July 07, 2015
Spiritual Buffets and the Value of Traditions
The many traditions of religion and spirituality are like a huge buffet offering an appetizing...
March 17, 2015
Alliances With the Spirit World
Like our human alliances, our alliances with the spirit world are best when they’re built...
February 17, 2015
In Praise of Communities of Convenience
The modern Western cult of the individual makes building homogeneous communities difficult. But humans are...
February 10, 2015
ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat
I had another great time at the ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat. Thanks again to Chris...
September 03, 2014
Druids: A Very Brief Introduction
Who were the ancient Druids? What’s a modern Druid? A full answer requires several books...
June 26, 2014
Lessons From a First Ritual
I wasn’t ready to lead a public ritual when I was asked to do it...
May 13, 2014
Pan Druid Retreat
I went to the Pan Druid Retreat with very few expectations. What I found was...
February 11, 2014
ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat
I had an great time at the ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat. I thank Chris Godwin...
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