My Dedicant Oath

Preparation: Offerings to gather: Earth Mother: herbs Outdwellers: beer (to be placed in a separate bowl) Earth: salt Sea: water Sky: incense Manannan (Gatekeeper): beer Nature Spirits: bird seed Ancestors: fruit (apples?) Gods: Whiskey Brighid: Token I made An Dagda: Token I made Return offerings: Oil Additional Needs: Ogham for the omen Wine for theContinue reading “My Dedicant Oath”

A Brief History of the Druids

Ellis, Peter Berresford.  A Brief History of the Druids. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. Each Summer Solstice the news media releases a handful of articles on a modern group of Druids worshipping near Stonehenge.  The photos are of regular looking people wearing long white robes and sometimes white head coverings that look more akin toContinue reading “A Brief History of the Druids”

The Game Plan

As you saw in my last post, I’m working diligently on the Artisan Guild study program.  I want to get into the Initiate Study Program as well and was suddenly feeling overwhelmed with the possibilities.  Kirk gave me some perspective that really helped.  I need to find a balance between the practical/experimental and the academic.Continue reading “The Game Plan”