In addition to my work at home, I have service responsibilities to my Grove, and the ADF and Durham Pagan communities as a Priest. I have written a list (that has already been revised once) about my commitments to service in 2019. I present it below for accountability, though with my impending return to work … Continue reading 2019 Service
I'm guiding a small group of ADF Dedicants through Rev. Michael Dangler's program, The Dedicant Path through the Wheel of the Year. These eight students are committing themselves to study druidry for a year, including engaging in mental discipline and regularly visiting nature. Since Bean, my regular practice has all but disappeared. The discipline that … Continue reading Foundation
One of my Parliament goals was to get a selfie with a nun. I took a lot of selfies with a lot of cool people (Selena Fox, Oberon Zell, Don Lewis, Vandana Shiva...) but I did not acquire the holy of holies. In fact, I don't know if I saw a (Catholic) nun at all. … Continue reading [PoWR] A Religious Life
The last year has brought a lot of change to my life. After my Bean was born, everything was so different. It was hard to remember the person I was before. I mourned her and cried for her, and it took quite some time to find my footing again. A mother is only as old as … Continue reading Finding Piety Again
Okay, so the end of Solstice Tide didn't go as planned. Extreme cold weather, an "urgent" ultrasound (I'm fine, baby's fine), a problem with the house, and not getting very much sleep each night made for a less-than-perfect end to Solstice Tide. But, there's nothing to really fret about as we still sang to trees … Continue reading Happy New Year!
In addition to being the most inconsistent blogger, I'm pregnant, meaning I have recently spent a lot of time napping and being exhausted from basic tasks instead of writing. Now that I'm feeling better, it's time to get back to my now-much-longer-than-30 Days of Druidry. But first, a diversion. In addition to the tiredness and … Continue reading A Personal Update