TREESTORY ~ DRUID IN THE YEW

 

 

TREESTORY ~ DRUID IN THE YEW

Taking up the Path of the Bard, Part I

A post about the Bardic arts and how we can make an effort to return them to modern society.

The Druid's Garden

Bardic Artistic Expression through Clay, Sand, and Straw (cob)! Bardic Artistic Expression through Clay, Sand, and Straw (cob)!  (This is part of a tree piece I collaborated on at Strawbale Studio in Michigan)

A group of people sharing stories and songs by the fire. A fine pair of leather shoes. A beautiful woven garment. A tale full of twists and mystery. Finely wrought iron doors. An amazing wood carving on a stump. A marble sculpture. A wildly painted mural on a wall. A cob structure with whimsical trees and forms. A song that reaches deep within you when you hear it.  A rousing speech. Each of these, and so many others, represent the natural creative expressions of humanity. Taking up the path of the bard is one of three paths in the druid tradition (along with the work of the Ovate and the Druid). Yet, many people aren’t sure how to take up the path of the bard because…

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Classicist finds herself the target of online threats after article on ancient statues

NOTE: Thank you to Inside Higher ED.com for the article!

 

Classicist finds herself the target of online threats after article on ancient statues

Part I:Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US

NOTE: Thank you to geologyIN.com for the article!

 

Part I: Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US

American Crow—The Bird Most People Hate

NOTE: Thank you to owlcation.com for the article!

 

American Crow—The Bird Most People Hate

How to Make Friends with Crows

NOTE: Thank you to owlcation.com for the article!

 

 

How to Make Friends with Crows

7 Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times

by John Beckett

 

7 Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times