Discussion & Politics

Reflections on Balance in Celtic Traditions During Challenging Times

“Balance is key, without balance there’s conflict , a battle between positivity and negativity.” – Brian Benjamin Sotomayor Spud Murphy recently launched a fundraiser and raised an astounding 26,000 zl over a week for Ukranian refugees. His local refugee welcome center is now as prepared as they can be and we offer a huge congratulations… Continue reading Reflections on Balance in Celtic Traditions During Challenging Times

Spirituality & Animism

Insanity and Spirituality

Wales, All images are public domain. Look back at figures such as Joan of Arc, getting directions from God, or pretty much any of the other Christian saints and you’ll notice they experience things these days we’d define as symptoms of illness. Voices, seeing what no one else can see, and having impossible things happen… Continue reading Insanity and Spirituality

Community & Crafts

Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

Shane Broderick Photography I reached out to Shane Broderick of Ireland's Folklore and Traditions to talk about his wonderful blog 'Ireland's Folklore and Traditions' as well as gain some insight into his background and inspiration. His blog and facebook page are fantastic resources, are rich in knowledge and particularly for anyone wanting to read or… Continue reading Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

Spirituality & Animism

Delineating Sacred Space in Ritual

Not all Druids feel the need to delineate/create sacred space (otherwise known as preparing the nemeton) as described previously. Especially when working out of doors, some do not “cast a circle” as is popular in other traditions, feeling that there is no need as they are out there to connect and commune with the world… Continue reading Delineating Sacred Space in Ritual

Spirituality & Animism

Entering the Nemeton – Creating Authentic Celtic Ritual

The retrieval and revival of indigenous ceremonial traditions is a growing concern in this increasingly disconnected world, and one that has great promise for the restoration of methods of sustainable living, sound ecological practices and the preservation of ancient knowledge. Sound recordings of elders are being made around the world, as well as video recordings… Continue reading Entering the Nemeton – Creating Authentic Celtic Ritual