Crafting For My Grovies

I sometimes fret that I’m not as prolific as I used to be. My Druid studies have slowed down, for sure, but my crafting has as well! I often lament how I don’t get to flex my artisan muscles the way I used to now that I’m so often occupied with a little one. IContinue reading “Crafting For My Grovies”

Latest Crane Bag

I started to explore the concept of crane bags back when I was pregnant.  I made a small bag specific to my pregnancy and desires for delivery.  The linked post is also where I shared the basics of what a crane bag actually is and where it comes from in Irish lore. Later, I decidedContinue reading “Latest Crane Bag”

A Druid’s Toolbox

  Fire is a sacred element in Druidic ritual and cosmology.  As a result, it is almost always present at our rituals.  Photo by Weretoad, 2012.   Have you ever wondered what Druids use in magic and ritual?  Due to the variety of Druidic traditions that exist, an exhaustive list of tools is impossible.  ThatContinue reading “A Druid’s Toolbox”

A Little Less Jaded Today

I rent in a place that hires landscapers to maintain the property.  When the light half of the year begins again, they come on the same day each week to mow, trim hedges, and remove weeds.  I’m an incredibly protective gardener and would rather they stay away most of the time.  I’m always worried they’llContinue reading “A Little Less Jaded Today”

Purifying Antiques for Use in Ritual

Nearly a month ago, I posted about visiting a local antique shop and purchasing twin brass bowls.  I knew nothing of their previous use.  How many hands had passed them?  I did not feel anything inherently negative about them (I doubt I would have purchased them if I had), but unless I craft a tool,Continue reading “Purifying Antiques for Use in Ritual”