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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

Druidry

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

Religion

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. 231 more words

Pagan

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

Druidry