30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: The Elements

I sometimes find it awkward to discuss elements in regards to Druidism.  There are Druids who use the four classical elements.  There could be different reasons for it.  It works quite nicely in OBOD, I guess, or they could be interested in Hellenic culture.  Druids influenced by CR  tend to view things differently though.  IContinue reading “30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: The Elements”

30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: The Three Realms

Earth – The Middle Realm This is where we start.  We humans are born here between the Upper and and Underworlds.  As a Druid in training of Northern NY, I am surrounded by trees, boulders, fields, rivers, lakes, and some mountains.  It is a dynamic territory.  We share the middle realm with the Nature Spirits.Continue reading “30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: The Three Realms”

30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: Nature and Earth

I’m going to cheat a little bit today and link to a couple previous posts.  When I started to think about what I could say about this topic, I realized that I already wrote about it as part of my DP.  I’ve done more writing about my growing relationship with Nature and the Earth Mother,Continue reading “30 Days of Druidry – Foundations: Nature and Earth”

30 Days of Druidism – Foundations: Cosmology

What is my place in this world?  Where does my tribe belong? The answer?  Not hard. We were born of the ancestors, the wise ones of blood, heart, and place.  The ancestors share their wisdom and lore.  The ancestors inspire us.  The ancestors teach us what is and isn’t worthy. The ancestors were born ofContinue reading “30 Days of Druidism – Foundations: Cosmology”

30 Days of Druidry – Why Druidry?

First off, let me just say that I tend to refer to what I practice as Druidism.  Some people will discuss differences between “Druidry” and “Druidism” – one as a philosophy and the other as a religion.  I ascribe to the latter, but the word choice doesn’t really matter.  I just wanted to clear thatContinue reading “30 Days of Druidry – Why Druidry?”