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Garth admires Elaine's work at Wildways in Shropshire

All over the world members are creating wonderful projects, artwork, books, poetry and music, and this blog is a space for telling others about your work, or posting about any subject relevant to Druidry or the spiritual quest.

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In addition, in this section we announce the latest additions and changes to the website to help you keep up to date.

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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!


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

The Birch Full Moon

Birch and moonlight

Whether or not you believe humanity is perched upon a moment of transition, this full Moon offers you an opportunity to embrace your daily life with the deep intensity of conscious choice.

A Full Moon in Gemini       December 6, 2014             

In celebration of the full Moon in Gemini, we have a Uranus/Pluto square, astrological symbol of the past few years! This will be the sixth of seven exact squares stretched from 2012-2015. It will provide an extra injection of gabby energy into the electrical Gemini full Moon. A Gemini full Moon is already full of verbal overflow, Mercurial monkey mind, wide curiosity and unfinished business. The intellect is buzzing in several directions at once.

Celtic Tree Magic empowers the reader to work with the Ogham on numerous
levels, practicality and spirituality interweaving to create an approach
of depth and beauty. Throughout, Danu's heartfelt connection to the wisdom
of trees - born of many years of study and interaction - shines through,
guiding the reader on a path deep into the forest. With many useful
practical exercises that serve to open the reader, the book seeks to moves
us from a purely intellectual understanding to a living relationship with
the trees of the Ogham.

The Waitaha Water Gathering & World Symposium on sacred water held in Waitangi New Zealand.

I heard the call in my heart & was honored to attend & share water & wisdom with such beautiful people. Spiritual Elders, Healers, Shamans & Wisdom Keepers from around the world gathered to share at the sacred Gathering- Shoshone medicine man, 12th Generation Shugendo Mountain Priest( first time out of Japan & sharing his wisdom), Sante Fe wise woman with her sacred chanunpa (peace pipe), Shinto Master, Mu priestess & yes OBOD members were there.