Official Publication of the Reformed Druids of Gaia

Table of Contents

Title Page

Message from the Editor.....................................................

Page 1

Growing Closer by the Archdruid.......................................

Page 2
   

This Season's Articles & Poetry:

 
   
Promise of Blue Horses by Joy Harjo....................................................................... Page 3
Beltane Lore & Poetry from The Celtic Book of Days (& other sources).................. Page 4
Blessing of the Birds ~ Source Unknown................................................................. Page 5
Walpurgisnacht by Derfel (UK member of OMS/RDG)............................................. Page 6
I Paint You in Dark Stars by Phagos (member of OMS/RDG).................................. Page 7
A Personal Ritual for Beltane by Rev. Robert Lee (Skip) Ellison, Ár nDraí Féin...... Page 8
The Great Affair by Diane Ackerman........................................................................ Page 9
Death of a Bard - A Tribute to John O'Donohue by Ceridwen Seren-Ddaear.......... Page 10
The People of the Hills by Fiona MacLeod.............................................................. Page 11
Connecting with Earth Spirits by Sonia Choquette.................................................. Page 12
Relationship as a Spiritual Journey by Deborah Knighton Tallarico........................ Page 13
Jump the Fire - Beltane by Lady Lissar.................................................................... Page 14
Summer Solstice ~ Source Unknown...................................................................... Page 15
Litha Lore & Poetry from The Celtic Book of Days (& other sources)...................... Page 16
Midsummer Rite of Manannan Mac Lir by Erynn Laurie........................................, Page 17
Meditations on the 7-Pointed Star of Druidism (Part 2 of Series)
by Senior Archdruid El Arseneau.............................................................................,
Page 18
Stonehenge Summer Solstice by Darkwing............................................................, Page 19
Metempsychosis by Jane Hirshfield......................................................................... Page 20
Amulet Moon by Firefly............................................................................................ Page 21
The Wannabe Tarot ~ Source Unknown.................................................................. Page 22
Another "Find the Hidden Animals" Contest ~ Source Unknown............................ Page 23
Things I Learned from British Folk Ballads by Jim MacDonald............................... Page 24
Midsummer Meditation by Jacqueline Greer........................................................... Page 25
Farewell Blessing ~ Source Unknown..................................................................... Page 26
   

Regular Features:

 
   
Dispatches From RDG's Autonomous Collectives.................................................... Page 27
Seasonal Almanac.................................................................................................... Page 28
The State of the Reform...........................................................................................

Page 29

Astrology for Pagans................................................................................................ Page 30

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Reformed Druids of Gaia
Cylch Cerddwyr Rhwng y Bydoedd Grove
Ceridwen Seren-Ddaear, Editor-in-Chief / Webmaster
Archdruid El Arseneau
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