Tag Archives: ADF

Interview with a Druid

Dr Karl Seigfried over at The Norse Mythology Blog has done an interview with former Archdruid of ADF, Kirk Thomas. It’s a fascinating piece (part one of two), and gives a great look into Druidry from an ADF perspective, as … Continue reading

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Nameless gods

I’ve been thinking, since reading “The Forgotten Gods of Nature” by Lupa, and “Lost Gods of the Witches: a User’s Guide to Post-Ragnarok Paganism” by Steven Posch (originally published in Pentacle magazine: link unavailable), about naming the Sacred. In ADF … Continue reading

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Beltane and ritual

This Beltane, I did my first OBOD Druid ritual for a long time, using the ritual booklet that came with the Bardic course materials, and to be honest, it felt…off. There was a bit of language about “mothering” and “fathering” … Continue reading

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Creating a plan for living your Druidry

The final piece of “homework” from The Dedicant Path Through the Wheel of the Year is a set of questions for reflection and inspiration to create a plan for living your own Druid path going forward. While I am not … Continue reading

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(On not doing) the Dedicant Oath

The final requirement of the ADF Dedicant Path is to work a Dedicant Oath Rite and take the final Dedicant Oath as a sign of commitment to the Path. Our Own Druidry describes the Dedicant Oath as “the crown of … Continue reading

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Personal Religion essay

The requirement for the Personal Religion essay reads as follows: A brief account of the efforts of the Dedicant to develop and explore a personal (or Grove-centred) spiritual practice, drawn from a specific culture or combination of cultures. I came … Continue reading

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Third book review: Hearth Culture

Ellis Davidson, H.R. Gods and Myths of Northern Europe. Penguin, 1964. The book I chose for the Hearth Culture requirement is Gods and Myths of Northern Europe by H.R. Ellis Davidson. Written in 1964, this book is still one of … Continue reading

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