DP Approved

Please join me in congratulating ~~~Crystal ###### ~~~ of CedarLight Grove, ADF who has successfully completed the documentation requirements of the Ár nDraíocht Féin Dedicant Path. As Preceptor of Ár nDraíocht Féin, I’d like to welcome Crystal among those folks who’ve taken the time to learn what ADF is all about and make it a […]

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Exploring a Hearth Culture

As explained in my “about” page concerning this dedicant’s journal, I technically pull from many different hearth cultures. My patron, Athena, a Greek Goddess of war and wisdom. My Grove, CedarLight, mainly Celtic, with some dabblings in Norse. My other patron (I’m not worried about being politically correct here), I’ve been exploring Odin, also a […]

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Ritual: Midsummer 2006

There is one word to describe this High Rite. Rain. It rained and it poured and it was lush with water. We gave up trying to stay dry or hide under umbrellas and jackets. Instead we plopped, stomped, danced, and drummed in the rain. It felt so good, as I’m often the victim of playing […]

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Ritual: Lughnasadh 2006

Before ritual we did a series of warrior games, which I was asked to judge. They were amusing and fun, but I don’t think anyone took them very seriously. We honored Lugh and Tailtiue as our primary invocations, as Tailtiue is the Grove’s patron deity, and Airmedd was our gatekeeper. This was the first ritual […]

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