Books for Druids

Dedication Ritual

Aug 21st, 2018 | By
dedication, ritual, rachel patterson, the art of ritual

Dedication Ritual   If you have chosen to walk the path of witchcraft (or druidry, or any pathway at all really) you may want to do a self dedication.  I did this myself many years ago just as a way of making a commitment not only to the gods but also to myself.  It doesn’t

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Old Gods New Druids – an excerpt

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

Old Gods, New Druids, by Robin Herne, offers a series of twenty humorous and informative lessons that can be used for group or solitary study and is ideal for people interested in Druidry and the Pagan spirituality of ancient Britain and Ireland. Here’s an excerpt: The word Druid conjures up all sorts of images. For

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Grounding & Centering

Aug 8th, 2018 | By
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Grounding & Centering Performing a ritual or being part of one should be quite energising, so you need to ground and centre yourself afterwards but I find it is also helpful to do so beforehand as well. They are essentially two different things but often done together and become intertwined. Grounding is such a simple

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Magical Food for Magical powers

May 5th, 2018 | By
magical food, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food for Magical powers Now these foods aren’t going to make you fly on a broomstick or make sparks come out of your fingers but they are high in magical properties and can give you that extra magical oomph. Foods for magical powers: Chocolate (yay!), citrus fruits, coffee, dates, figs, honey, leeks, meat, pineapple,

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Magical Food for Luck

Apr 27th, 2018 | By
magical food, kitchen witch, luck, rachel patterson

Magical Food for Luck Need a bit of luck to come your way?  You can add to your chances of winning the lottery…OK maybe not that lucky, but changing the tide of luck to your favour can be enhanced by eating foods that have lucky magical properties. Foods for luck: Bananas, beans, cabbage, coconut, coleslaw,

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Magical Food for Healing & Health

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
sage, healing, health, magical food, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food for Healing & Health We all know that a healthy balanced diet is the one to go for to maintain good health.  I don’t advocate crash diets in fact I don’t believe in diets as such at all.  If you want to lose weight then change your habits, look at what you eat

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Magical Food for Happiness & Peace

Apr 13th, 2018 | By
magical food, happiness, peace, kitchen witch, rachel patterson

Magical Food for Happiness & Peace We lead such busy lives now that sometimes finding that sense of peace, balance and happiness is a bit of a trial.  I love to cook and eat, in fact heading into the kitchen for me is a way to relax and feel happy.    The foods in this section

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The Iron Druid

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

The Iron Druid by Dr. Frank Malone   Kevin Hearne signing my copy of Scourged at the Doylestown Bookshop in Pennsylvania I am aware that not all Druids know of the American author, Kevin Hearne.  He is a former high school English teacher living in Colorado.  This week saw the publication of his book Scourged

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Magical food for Grounding

Apr 6th, 2018 | By
magical food rachel patterson

Magical Food for Grounding Feel a little bit spacey? Floating high as a kite?  This can happen after working with energy, spell work or in ritual or just because…this is why we eat cake in our rituals…well one of the reasons anyway – because eating can help to ground your energy. Foods for grounding: Beans,

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A Legacy of Druids Excerpt

Feb 27th, 2018 | By

In this excerpt from A Legacy of Druids, Ellen Evert Hopman talks a bit about her background in Druidry and her purpose in collecting interviews with Druids from around the world. “The Druid path honors the spirits of nature and I have been passionate in my defense of the natural world as well. I have

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