The Ogam for September is Gort, or the ivy plant. Go here for a complete page with plant information, my Florida equivalent plant, associations, folklore and more.
On my pilgrimage to Ireland, we joined Pagans from many nations for the 2004 Summer Solstice Festival at the Hill of Tara. As I remember this event again this solstice, it’s time to share the events I was privileged to take part in at Tara nine years ago.
Many Pagans or Druids express a sense of isolation on their spiritual path, especially those of us living in areas without local groups. A discussion on the negative impacts of isolation, and our way to community.
The solstice on December 21, 2012 had a lot of expectations, both good and bad, buzzing around it. People were somewhat irrationally expecting both the worst in physical devastation or the best in sudden species enlightenment.