Folk Traditions & Recipes

The ‘Corr Bolg’ or Crane Bag

"Magic birds were dancing in the mystic marsh. The grass swayed with them, and the shallow waters, and the earth fluttered under them. The earth was dancing with the cranes, and the low sun, and the wind and sky." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Most druids have a Crane Bag. Mine is the place where I… Continue reading The ‘Corr Bolg’ or Crane Bag

Meditation & Journeying

Let’s Share a Cup of Mead: The Basics of Druid Divination

"Good is the wellspring of measured speech. Good is the home of the well of inspiration. Good is the joining of their powers: Strength is made durable. It endures longer than any fortress. It is better than any tradition.It is our guide to wisdom,As we free ourselves from ignorance." - Amergin White Knee in the… Continue reading Let’s Share a Cup of Mead: The Basics of Druid Divination

Spirituality & Animism

Three Forms of Knowledge in Druid Tradition

“Attius Patera, The Elder, The Rhetorician- Patera, renowned speaker, although in years you outpaced the men named earlier, seeing that your prime was in the age next before my own, and that in my youth I saw you in your old age, you shall not lack the tribute of my sad dirge, teacher of might… Continue reading Three Forms of Knowledge in Druid Tradition

Community & Crafts

Sovereignty and Liminality With Sharon Paice MacLeod

I sing of the Cauldron of MotionA streaming of imbasA rivermouth of learning Joy at the guiding principlesof poetic skillafter a good study of it Joy at the bringing forth of imbaswhich the nine hazels protectat Segais in the realms of the Síd. - Excerpts from "The Cauldron of Poesy," translated by Sharon P. MacLeod… Continue reading Sovereignty and Liminality With Sharon Paice MacLeod