Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dedicant Oath: first thoughts

The Dedicant Oath is essentially the formal recognition of the work of the Dedicant Path, and a commitment to the path of Druidry. Michael J. Dangler makes it clear that the oath is, thankfully, “not meant to be a pledge … Continue reading

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Home Shrine update

It’s been a while since I posted a picture of my home shrine, and it has changed somewhat since I first set it up. For one thing, it’s moved room and is now in the study upstairs, making it set … Continue reading

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Personal Paganism

This week, the Dedicant Path through the Wheel of the Year book asks me to reflect on the questions I considered way back at the start of the DP course. Looking back, I wrote that I hoped to learn new … Continue reading

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Nine Virtues: Piety

Piety is defined by ADF as “Correct observance of ritual and social traditions, the maintenance of the agreements (both personal and societal) humans have with the gods and spirits. Keeping the Old Ways, through ceremony and study”. The  dictionary defines … Continue reading

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Third High Day recap: Beltane

This Beltane was the first High Day that I did not celebrate with formal, ADF style, ritual. This is because I was on holiday in Norway over the May Bank Holiday weekend. However, getting close to nature by sailing on … Continue reading

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Third High Day: Beltane

The “cross quarter” day of Beltane occurs on or around 1 May, in line with the folk tradition of May Day which is still celebrated throughout Britain and Europe with May fairs and the crowning of May Queens. This day … Continue reading

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