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Monday, November 1, 2010

The Rise of the Druids

In honour of the season, let all of us whose ancestors were the original Druids, take a moment to honour the first organized religion that truly celebrated the power of women.


I found this quote in the BBC News Online. I think organized religion could learn a lot from the Druids. Some of my family surnames come from the Druids. Hart means stag, which is the most sacred symbol of the Druids. Thus, the Harts were Druid royalty. Also, Rowan: the Rowan tree (also know as the Mountain Ash) is also very scared to the Druids. Thus the Rowans, were also high up in the Druid religion. It means my ancestors were big time Druids. I think this is where I get my passion for feminine strength.


Ronald Hutton, Professor of History at Bristol University, says Paganism is partly a reaction to a perceived discrimination against women, practiced by mainstream religions.

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We've come to a time, after thousands of years of dogmatic religion... for human beings to take hold of their spirit and become free”
Tony JamesonDruid Bard
Me as Griselda's sister: The Wicked Witch of the North
He says: "It's feminist. Women have an automatic place... and in some areas of Paganism they are actually in charge. And they're working with a goddess or goddesses who are just as powerful as gods, if not more so."
Auntie Griselda with her broom, shouting nasty things at the neighborhood children

Mistaya as Ziggy Stardust
Tabitha as a fashionista bat
Pippi as a werewolf
Ready to trick or treat with cousins Anemone and Artemisia

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2 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

THE COSTUMES ARE GREAT AND THE GIRLS TOO CUTE!

November 1, 2010 at 11:13 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

thanks!

November 1, 2010 at 1:33 PM  

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