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ADF Dedicant Path: Week 7 - Home Shrine

I have been slowly acquiring the things I need for my Wéofad (altar) over the summer. I just received the last “essential” item this evening, a gift from my husband. 510 more words


ADF Dedicant Path: Week 6 - First Book

There was no specific writing assigned for this week. My only task was to pick out my Indo-European studies text from the ADF recommended reading list. 188 more words


Lessons from the trees and the gods: accepting limitations and knowing when to commit

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about where I choose to put my time and energy. I have many interests, many passions, and many responsibilities; in a perfect world, many of these pressures would align with each other so that, magically, I could do everything and still have time to sleep. 983 more words

ADF Dedicant Path: Week 5 - Nature Awareness 1

I’ve been actively seeking out natural areas near me for months. I have yet to really explore what’s available far out of the metro area due to time constraints. 766 more words


ADF Dedicant Path: Week 4 - First High Day Recap (Lughnasadh)

Yesterday (August 1st) I celebrated Lughnasadh with the Silver Branch Golden Horn (SBGH) grove.

The rite was Celtic and honored the god Lugh as patron. The sea-god Manannán mac Lir was the gatekeeper. 271 more words


ADF Dedicant Path: Week 3 - First High Holy Day Essay (The August Cross-quarter)

The August Cross-quarter is commonly known as either Lughnasadh or Lammas in neopagan circles and is celebrated on or around August 1st.

Although Lammas and Lughnasadh fall on or around the same date, they are not, according to Alaric Albertsson, necessarily related” (169). 335 more words


Community Before Clergy: My Resignation from Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship

Growing up, I always wanted to find something to be passionate about, something that would make the world a better place.  In High School, I looked to some of my classmates who had found causes to be passionate about with yearning. 3,627 more words