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Pantheism and Animism: Their Subtle Differences and Why I'm Sort of Both but Really Neither

I would say that both pantheism and animism are attempts at a sort of spiritualized monism. Both have been used many different ways, so I’ll define how I’m using them. 596 more words

The Solitary Path

For me, Druidry is mostly a solitary path, though I do belong to some Druid Orders and networks, and celebrate the seasons with a small group of friends. 925 more words


Sacred Space: Healing Wounds

Robins arrived this morning, and they came by the hundreds.

I heard them before I woke, a cacophony of chirping song, seeping into my dreams, drawing me steadily toward wakefulness.  1,050 more words


Giving Offerings to Deity

 In one of the rune readings that I received, I was told that I needed to start giving offerings.  I normally think of offerings as what I do in service to my Gods, but he suggested offerings of food specifically on my altar at least once a week. 216 more words


Emma Restall Orr on the ancestors

“The dead fall from awareness only when they are forgotten, so the practising animist acknowledges the ancestors with gratitude and open-heartedness, each and every day – whenever a task is to be done, whenever an old tool is lifted, a skill used, an old pathway walked. 89 more words