When presented with the question, “What drew you to Druidry?” I have a hard time pinpointing the moment. I feel as though I’ve always been drawn to “Druidish” things, whether it be in the sense of a pull towards Irish myth and culture or in the sense of a connection with the land, sea and … Continue reading the draw to druidry (Bardic Course – NOD)
The three great melodies of Creation: the wind in the trees, the stream at snowmelt, the cry of a new-born babe. Life calls to Life - in the sigh of the breeze, in the taste of clear water, in the voice of the child. Treasure life and you will find its gifts at every turn. … Continue reading OBOD 2nd Triad (Bardic Grade)
Three followers of wisdom: imagination, purpose and endeavor As wisdom grows in your heart, so too do your powers of imagination, your sense of purpose and mission in the world, and your ability to work hard to achieve your goals. Approaching the Forest: Introductory Gwers One
When I joined OBOD, they sent me the intro package in addition to the first 4 gwersi. I barely glanced at the intro package, thinking those gwersi were just truncated versions of the first two "official" gwersi. Good thing I spent some time getting more granular last night, as they are totally NOT truncated, but … Continue reading First Thoughts on the Gwersi
Just a note that I'm starting - I have the introductory gwersu, as well as the first 8. I'm planning to do my initiation on July's new moon. Notes to follow, and I'm excited to use this in concert with ADF's program and my own self-led studies.