Dedicant Oath

Dedicant Oath Text: “Ancestors, Nature Spirits, and Shining Ones, Kindreds all, hear my oath! Gods of the North, hear my oath! I commit myself to the paths of druidry and heathenry primarily. I vow to learn the lore of the ancients. I vow to deepen my knowledge of the ancient ways. And I vow toContinue reading “Dedicant Oath”

Personal Religion

My practice is both Grove-centered and personal. My grove generally worships the Norse gods on the cross-quarter holidays and the fire festivals are for the Celtic gods. We occasionally also worship gods from the Greek pantheon. So my grove sometimes is spiritually fulfilling in terms of the deities worshipped at rites. However, I certainly needContinue reading “Personal Religion”

The Three Kindreds

Spirits The nature spirits are associated with the midrealm, or earth, and they are represented by the Tree. There are many places that are associated with the spirits. Hills might be particularly sacred to beings like the Sidhe or Fairies. And theoretically any rock or lake could be sacred to a particular spirit. The spiritsContinue reading “The Three Kindreds”

Book Reviews

Indo-European Studies BookMallory, J.P. In Search of the Indo-Europeans. Thames and Hudson. 1991. This book is a survey of the linguistic and archaeological evidence to prove the existence and general location of the Proto-Indo-Europeans. Large portions of the book also discuss the various theories, both old and new, about where the PIE’s were located andContinue reading “Book Reviews”