spirituality

Were you a weird kid?

I'm a regular listener to the podcast Rune Soup hosted by Gordon White. If you enjoy listening to DruidCast I would thoroughly recommend checking Gordon's show out - great guests and thought-provoking discussions. The first question he asks his guests is Were you a weird kid?

Seasons Change

"Welcome to Damh the Bard's therapy session!" It's what I say when I'm getting towards the end of Wild Mountain Thyme live. It's meant as a bit of fun, to encourage those who might be reticent about singing along, to join in. It builds community. Brings people

Interfaith – Faith and Change

Yesterday I spoke at the Brighton Interfaith AGM. It was held at the Quaker Friends Meeting House, a venue I played a concert at many year's ago at Brighton's sadly defunct World Sacred Music Festival. I've spoken at three of their interfaith meetings and they are always

Walk those Paths again

There's something that draws me back to the place I grew up. Not to live there again, but to re-visit the places I used to hang out with my friends, to go back to those places and see what's changed, what's stayed the same. I grew up

The Power of Story

Last night I posted a short and simple question on my Facebook page: What are the most spiritually inspirational books you've read? By the morning there were over 100 replies and it made for fascinating reading. Most of us have at least one book that has been

Thinking About: Christmas, Yule, and the Solstice

We had a discussion last night at our local moot about Christmas and whether it's right that some Pagans celebrate it. The discussion came about after a member of the moot read a Facebook update from a Pagan in absolute meltdown about the topic. They thought is

We are Remembering

It was the OBOD Winter Gathering on Saturday. Twice a year, around the time of the Solstices, members of the Order gather in Glastonbury for workshops, music, ceremony and community. At the Winter Gathering we always have a morning ceremony in the Chalice Well Gardens, then down

Reflection tells us to live our lives, now.

Samhain has come and gone and the Season of Mists is well and truly upon us. Here in Sussex many of the tallest trees are already bare and the leaves of the others are fading from green to gold. If you're a regular reader of my blog

Druidry for Beginners – More to Come

Well I have been completely overwhelmed by the response to my last post Druidry for Beginners and working with the senses. Certainly enough of a positive responce to post some more and make this an ongoing series. Obviously Druidry is a very personal Journey and these exercises and

A Deeper Relationship with the Natural World, both Seen and Unseen

As I sit here looking at the blank screen of my MacBook I'm wondering what to write about in today's blog, and then I look outside and feel that connection and there it is. There are many gifts of the Druid path - there are many reasons

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