Archive for September 2013

Q&A with Melusine Draco

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By

“Most of the books I read concentrate on the Goddess, and often ignore the God altogether… I understand traditional witchcraft is more god-oriented.  Are there any easy ways of connecting with ‘Horned God’ energy?” SBW (Ayrshire) If the fields and hedgerows are considered to be the province of the Goddess, then the Woods and Forests are certainly the realm of the Horned God, since first and

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Teetering Into Balance

Sep 20th, 2013 | By

Even when we strive toward the horizon, our goal is to be present right where we are standing now. In some ways, it might be easier to retreat to a monastery or ashram and have less in the way of our search for the infinite now. But that is not really balance. Or it is

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Pagan People – Nimue Brown talks to Ronald Hutton

Sep 18th, 2013 | By

Ronald Hutton is Professor of History at Bristol University, Fellow of the British Academy and well known TV historian. A world authority on Paganism, his many books include The Druids: A History, The Triumph of the Moon: A istory of Modern Pagan Witchcraft, The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in

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September Poem

Sep 16th, 2013 | By

Vindos is the proto-Celtic name of Gwynn app Nudd, leader of the wild hunt. In my personal gnosis of Him, He frequently takes a lupine shape.     Song of the Wolf Warriors  Wolf for wolf is yearning, in our veins burning The unquenchable urge to be free. Ghosts of the forest, hear us! Brave

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September Poems

Sep 12th, 2013 | By

Romany Rivers is a British Pagan Priestess and a Reiki Master residing in Nova Scotia, Canada, where she offers pagan training and family support to local and online communities. Her award winning holistic centre was the platform for Moon River Wicca, of which Romany is co-founder.     Touching Divine A god to me Divine

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September Poems

Sep 10th, 2013 | By

My name is Hennie van Geel. I am a Dutch man, 56 years of age, married, father to 3 adult sons, grandfather to 2 granddaughters. I have always been a Pagan, I only discovered that there was a word for it in the ’80ies. I am a Druid of the Order of Bards, Ovates and

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Nature Mystics – Sylvia Townsend Warner

Sep 8th, 2013 | By

To describe Sylvia Townsend Warner as a rebel would be an understatement. All of the previously forgotten women writers in this series show extraordinary character and brilliance in their own unique ways, and each of them deserves to be rediscovered for their own quality of writing, as much as for their uncommon character. Sylvia Townsend

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The Grail; Relic of an Ancient Religion – Chapter 8

Sep 6th, 2013 | By

8 – Men of the North   Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.  Charles Mackay  IN HIS Vita Merlini, Geoffrey of Monmouth recounted a strange incident.  Merlin and Taliesin were deep

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The Blackface Sheep Speaks

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

Hi there! My name is Kris Hughes, and I’m excited to be a Moon Books blogger. I’ve been a Celtic Pagan for several decades, with an interest in Druidry. I have developed an oracle system based on the symbolism I see in nature, and how for me, it is a mirror of what is happening

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Spending time with Crow

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

Wow…. I’ve just gone from stationary to 100 miles an hour with nothing in between!  If I wasn’t working with my Web of Life I would by now be dazed and confused, wondering what on earth had happened. As it is I both understand and can see that the wheel has turned slightly and my

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