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The Heroes Journey For You & I: Return to Innocence

St. Govan's Cliff Chapel in Wales Many will know that I love to return to the wilderness, and especially to the wilds of north Wales periodically. What is it that calls out to me? One can only be in awe of the grandeur of the Welsh landscape, the rugged environment, the grey-green of the slate-grass,… Continue reading The Heroes Journey For You & I: Return to Innocence

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Introduction to Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry

“Let me blow the dust off you, resurrect your breath.”  - Lola Ridge, Irish anarchist, 1873 - 1941 Eleanor Hull - Queen Maeve consulting her Draoi The Druid or Druí in Old Irish is a title filled with wonder, mystery and an internal and deeply personal call back to a more primal, knowledgeable and Native… Continue reading Introduction to Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry

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The Irish Druid and Fairy Doctor Practice of Saining

"Herbalism is based on relationship - relationship between plant and human, plant and planet, human and planet. Using herbs in the healing process means taking part in an ecological cycle." - Wendell Berry Dante Gabriel Rossetti Burning herbs, herbal wands, smoke bundles, sacred wood or incense has had ritualistic, spiritual as well as practical purposes… Continue reading The Irish Druid and Fairy Doctor Practice of Saining

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Seeing With Ancestral Eyes – Language and Celtic Worldview

Hello everyone, and the bright blessings of early summer to you all! Today I would like to talk about ways to deepen our practice of Celtic Paganism. One the many  important tools that people may choose to utilize when walking a Celtic path is learning one of the modern Celtic languages - Scottish Gaelic, modern… Continue reading Seeing With Ancestral Eyes – Language and Celtic Worldview

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Ancient Celtic Music – Research and Restoration

For many people, the term 'Celtic music' conjures up images of foot-stomping fiddle music, skirling bagpipes, or ethereal vocals floating over a bed of synthesizers. All of these genres are evocative and have many fans around the world - and for good reason: the music is wonderful, quite diverse, and appeals to our senses on… Continue reading Ancient Celtic Music – Research and Restoration