Tag Archives: Paganism

Running as connection

I went for a run today. Not exactly earth-shatteringly important news to share on here, but it was significant for me. I’ve been getting out of shape lately, working a pretty sedentary job and having various mental health crises that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Gods, New Druids

Old Gods, New Druids. Robin Herne. O Books (Moon Books), 2009. There were three reasons for me reading this book (because Druids do it in threes!): One, it looked interesting and I wanted to broaden my understanding of Druidry both … Continue reading

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Dabbling and getting real

I’ll admit it, I’m a dabbler. Like so many people who come from one very rigid, organised and structured religion (in my case Catholicism) and somehow find their way to the free-flowing streams of Paganism, I’ve been tentatively hovering around … Continue reading

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Encounter – a poem

Night wind stomps hoofbeats through the briar, Three flames summon faltering shadows On the faceless face of one who sits: A name uncertain, a presence felt. More real than real, more dream than seen – A dream of trees, of … Continue reading

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Pagan enough

So there’s been yet another internet dust-up between non-theist and polytheist pagans over who is and is not a “real” pagan. And while in the past I may have engaged to defend my own non-theist position, this time around I … Continue reading

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Is Druidry dying?

Over at Gods and Radicals, Druid Jonathan Woolley has written a rather excellent essay on the decline of young people in Paganism and specifically Druidry. Go and read the whole thing, it’s long but worth it. Link below: British Paganism … Continue reading

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Book Review: When a Pagan Prays

Brown, Nimue. When a Pagan Prays: Exploring Prayer in Druidry and Beyond. Moon Books, 2014. Nimue Brown, a Druid author who blogs at Druid Life, wrote Spirituality Without Structure (my review of which is HERE) in the space between writing … Continue reading

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