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Garth admires Elaine's work at Wildways in Shropshire

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Big Blue Plate with wire and Leaves

Big Blue Moon plate made by Sarah Fuhro


An Invisible Moon Casts her Shadow!

This Friday, March 20, take some time to slow down and listen, to feel energy unfold in a beautiful series of earth and sky events. These Sun and Moon markers of a cosmic dance are experiences we share over the entire earth. If we focus on them they have the power to unite us, worldwide, in wonder and gratitude for their beauty and synchronicity.   And this day is full of wondrous delights.


Here is the text of the speech given by OBOD's representative Keith Southall, when he attended the Fifth International Conference & Gathering of Elders in Mysore last month.


Thursday’s full Moon in Virgo has grown from the Aquarius new Moon on February 18. The Sun at that moment was still minutes away from Pisces. So instead of learning about Pisces from inception, the Moon has grown from an Aquarian seed, to arrive at a perfect opposition to the Piscean Sun. She will experience her ‘newness’ in that sign at the next new Moon (March 20) as the Sun is about to depart from Pisces. This will take place moments from the Spring Equinox during a solar eclipse.


Mystic Illuminations, an esoteric literary journal, welcomes you to Issue Zero!
 
Mystic Illuminations is the voice of mystics, authors and creators who dare to see beyond the mundane, who traverse new landscapes and who find answers in a drumbeat. Offering esoteric writing in four genres - fiction, micro-fiction, nonfiction and poetry - Mystic Illuminations invites you to explore the magic through words.
 

A New Moon as Aquarius Ends and a New Year begins!      


Dear friends, Druid Magazine, a new upcoming official OBOD publication for the Americas, will feature articles, opinion pieces, and facilitate discussion on topics of interest to us. The way I envision it, it is a conversation about American Druidry amongst the backdrop of the larger Druid community. In this premier year, it will publish in virtual format three times and be open to any subscriber or author from around the world.


The Rowan tree celebrates the festival of Imbolc (Ground Hog’s Day, Candlemass Day) and offers us the protection of her pentacle on each berry. The birds are grateful for these berries, and feed on them until spring comes with new food.

bird and rowan berries


Especially for our Portugese members. Now open to everyone. Bardic Nights!

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For more information see https://casadofauno.wordpress.com/


Rowan's Invitation to New Realms

“You do not have to be good.

You do not have to walk on your knees

for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.

You only have to let the soft animal of your body

love what it loves…..” Mary Oliver


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