My spiritual community was recently rocked with news on allegations of sexual misconduct by our late founder, Isaac Bonewits. While the initial accusations occurred before ADF was founded, others have come forth with more experiences. Like others in ADF, I’ve felt a mixed bag of emotions. Mostly, disappointment, sadness for the victims, confusion, listlessness, andContinue reading “Persevering”
The air sizzles with tension. I see so much hatred on the news. I see and hear about rising conflicts in the world. I hear the noise from the nearby military base as they practice, and it makes my gut twist. Rev. Melissa Hill of ADF wrote a great piece that really sums up aContinue reading “Thoughts”
Recently on Facebook, someone posted a story and the headline read that the black rhino was now extinct. The story must have been hyperbolized, because my reading revealed that the black rhino is extinct in certain regions but not entirely (thank the Gods!). They are critically endangered and some still exist in captivity or inContinue reading “Magical Ingredients – At What Cost?”
Investigation after Hill of Tara monument vandalised – RTÉ News. Very disappointing news. EDIT: More from Tairis, including a link to photos of the damage.
Some of you may have read that the infamous, contemporary Arthur Pendragon (who apparently likes to think of himself as the king of the Druids), was attempting to take legal action in regards to cremated remains found around Stonehenge. He argued that removing them from the site was disrespectful and that they would likely beContinue reading “Remains at Stonehenge: To Exhume or not to Exhume?”
Most of you have probably seen this already, but I wanted to share it anyway. When I was living with my parents, I used to watch Nightline with my mum before bed. I remember their “Faith Matters” segments and always bemoaned that they were only devoted to the big monotheistic religions. I just wanted oneContinue reading “The Wild Hunt » British Pagans on ABC’s Nightline”
Here’s an interesting article from the Irish Times by Brian O’Connell. It’s all about how many people view and/or observe older traditions in Ireland. It also expresses concern that, while some traditions remain or are being transformed, the newer generation is less interested in them.