Official Publication of the Reformed Druids

Vol 9 No 4 - Lughnasadh - Mabon ce 2011

Table of Contents

Title Page

Message from the Editor & Senior Archdruid of RDG.........

Page 1

Growing Closer by the Patriarch of OMS.............................

Page 2
   

This Season's Articles & Poetry:

 
   
August by Elizabeth Maua Taylor............................................................................... Page 3
Tailtiu from various online sources............................................................................. Page 4
The Lughnasadh Charm from Source Unknown......................................................... Page 5
Celtic Creation Story from Source Unknown.............................................................. Page 6
Cân Gwydion i Lleu / Gwydion’s Song to Lleu from the Mabinogion.......................... Page 7
Ogham Reading Series - Autumn by Dyddgu............................................................ Page 8
Wheat by Ishihara Yoshiro.......................................................................................... Page 9
Lughnasadh Holiday Rite by John & Caitlin Matthews............................................... Page 10
Tumbleweeds by Robert F. Burke.............................................................................. Page 11
Lavender's Many Uses from various book & online sources....................................... Page 12
13 Oaks - A Meditation by Druwyn............................................................................. Page 13
Heartlines by Galin Deiseal........................................................................................ Page 14
Dalon ap Landu by Soli.............................................................................................. Page 15
Pagan Blessing by Marion Weinstein......................................................................... Page 16
Mabon - What's in a Name? by Crystalinks................................................................ Page 17
The Tale of Mabon, Son of Modron by Skip Ellison................................................... Page 18
The History of the English Language (with tongue firmly planted in cheek)
by Owen Alun and Brendan O' Corraidhe...................................................................
Page 19
Optimism by Jane Hirshfield....................................................................................... Page 20
Planting Trees for Four Seasons of Color from Source Unknown.............................. Page 21
Stone by Charles Simic............................................................................................... Page 22
The Big Dipper and the Colors of Autumn from Source Unknown............................. Page 23
A Fall Rite Poem by Juniper....................................................................................... Page 24
Chakra Cleaning and Charging Meditation by Julia Melges Brenner........................ Page 25
Geiriau Ymadael / Parting Words from the Mabinogion............................................. 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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