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A scrumple is an eclectic mix of colours, stiches and textures found in knitting and crochet to form a freeform object... sort of like my life.
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The Book of Kells, around 800

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One of the most exquisite examples of Celtic Art remaining to the modern world, the end of an era. I truly believe this is the language of Angels... Perfect mathmatical precision expressing higher principles of being in a creative format!

 

"Look closely at it and you will penetrate the innermost secrets of art; you will find embellishments of such intricacy, such a wealth of knots and interlacing links that you might believe it was the work of an angel rather than a human being."

 - Giraldus Cambrensis - 13th century scholar

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Seven Gifts of Druidry

This video highlights the Seven Gifts of Druidry, as expressed by Philip Carr-Gomm of the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids (OBOD). Text is adapted from his e...

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Shamanry

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At its root, the shamana is one who works from the inside, who wanders the inner plane and who restores through a special relationship with the world, balance and health. There is no word for this save the local word or the anthropological word 'shaman', now popular, and said to be from the a tungus dialect and from shramana ie an ascetic or person who is fully dedicated to the hidden side of Life and who  performs what to others seem austerities not for personal benefit but for the tribe. Eliade's definition of 'Technician of Ecstasy' is suggestive but not exact. Technician is too :) technical. A poetic definition might be 'Guide of the Power' for Mana is everywhere, Energy, Life, Spirit, Soul... and those who are 'shamana' connect, communicate , guide, and direct these energies in order to help, heal, enhance and manifest.


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Truth, Nature and Knowledge: A Druid's Wisdom for the Seeker - The Druid's Egg: Imbolc-Ostara 2008

Truth, Nature and Knowledge: A Druid's Wisdom for the Seeker - The Druid's Egg: Imbolc-Ostara 2008 | Scrumplestiltskin Studios | Scoop.it
The official online e-zine of the Reformed Druids of Gaia - Imbolc-Ostara 2008...

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How to Live a Legendary Life | Why Shamanism Now

What does it take to live a legendary life? A human is born to live a legendary life because we are all born of the Big Dream. In the creation stories of shamanic peoples the Great Timeless, Spaceless Mystery Void dreamt, for reasons no one knows or understands. But from that Big Dream came fire and ice, yin and yang. As they continued to dream, the world as we know it was manifest and those legendary dreamers took the form of Earth and Sky. When we are able to release our parents and the small story of our personal childhood with all of its beauty and suffering we can then take the Earth as our True Mother and the Sky as our True Father!


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TIME OF THE SIXTH SUN Philip Carr-Gomm

An excerpt from the upcoming film TIME OF THE SIXTH SUN...Philip Carr-Gomm discusses the symbolic meaning of the Long Man of Wilmington from a Druid perspect...

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Druidry and healing

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This week I’ve been talking to some lovely people who run a healing space, and they had questions about healing within the druid tradition. Now, I know there are strands in the druid weave where ...

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