Official Publication of the Reformed Druids

Vol 10 No 1- Samhain - Yule 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:

 
   
On the Death of the Beloved by John O'Donohue...................................................... Page 3
Samhain-Halloween Lore from Source Unknown....................................................... Page 4
Words of the Morrigan by Raven Spirit....................................................................... Page 5
The Morrigu, Willows and Samhain by Celtic Ways.................................................. Page 6
To the Departed by Robert F. Burke........................................................................... Page 7
Divination for Calan Gaeaf by Archdruid Dyddgu Rhys.............................................. Page 8
Enriching the Earth by Wendell Berry......................................................................... Page 9
History of Samhain from Source Unknown................................................................. Page 10
Samhain Revisited by Raven Spirit............................................................................ Page 11
Exploring Our "Dark" Side by Alice Carlton, LCSW.................................................... Page 12
Blink by Robert F. Burke............................................................................................. Page 13
A Rite of a Crochan's Birth and Awakenings by Druid Finneagas Drayven MacColl.. Page 14
Listening to the Whispers by Jamie Sams.................................................................. Page 15
When the Road Calls Your Name by Jeffrey T. Heyer............................................... Page 16
Winter Solstice: The Unconquered Sun by Jane Shotwell......................................... Page 17
Winter Solstice by Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen................................................................ Page 18
Winter Solstice Feast at the Boyne, 2200 BCE by J.S. Dunn.................................... Page 19
A Leaf from the Tree of Songs by Adam Christianson................................................ Page 20
The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper........................................................................... Page 21
Hymn to Ubelluris by Druid Phagos............................................................................ Page 22
A Brief History of the Celts (Ireland) by Druid Mhichil Hill.......................................... Page 23
The Three Fires from Source Unknown...................................................................... Page 24
Water on Water's the Way by Alison Leigh Lilly.......................................................... Page 25
To Step into the Fire by Pippa Bondy......................................................................... 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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