So my DP has ground to a halt, and I find myself facing some things. ADF leadership - I can sum this up in a few sentences. Where are the women in higher leadership? And also, why does there seem to be a growing disconnect between the org's leadership and the org's membership? Is my … Continue reading Three Months Later
You may remember my points from a recent post about what's working me now. I'm working with a seminary that is unabashedly (and even beautifully) Wiccan. Whole-heartedly Wiccan, from the ritual style to theology to areas of interest (forms of healing humans, herbs, chakras, etc). I love them for being so Wiccan because nowadays it … Continue reading Witch or Druid?
Cross-posted at A Druid's Journey. Wisdom: good judgment, the ability to perceive people and situations correctly, deliberate about and decide on the correct response (from the Ár nDraíocht Féin Dedicant Manual) When most people think about wisdom, they consider a person with vast amounts of knowledge at his or her disposal. The archetype of the … Continue reading From A Druid’s Journey – The Nine Virtues: Wisdom
Cross-posted at A Druid's Journey. In the past, I would have decided before embarking on a course of study which Gods I would walk with. I spent a great deal of time working with the Irish and Greek pantheons this way, dabbling occasionally in non-Irish Celtic mythology as well. This time I'm doing it differently. … Continue reading From A Druid’s Journey – Deities of the Hearth
Cross-posted at A Druid's Journey. It feels right to start this blog with a summary of where I've been and how I got here. This is the barest bones outline here - the details of my training would take a long time. Questions/comments about details are welcome, of course! My formal training started in 1998 … Continue reading From A Druid’s Journey – The First Step