Shamanism: Agony Before the Ecstasy or: Give me that Old Age Religion (originally printed in Converging Paths, 1987 Fall Equinox)by Scarecrow There is an old Central Asian story of the time that Nasruddin Hoca, the Sufi teacher of Anatolia, was … Continue reading →
Scarecrow was a founding member of StarMist Cuveen, and served as its Summoner for it's entirety, including the changeover and renaming to Nemed Cuculatii. He has also been known as Lorax in online communities since the establishment of the Internet. One of the early principals of the Celtic Reconstructionist movement, he is former Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America. He has written and lectured on Occultism and Spirituality for four decades. He is an OBOD Mt. Haemus Scholar and a Sam-Duan (Third Degree Teacher) personal student of the late Hsin Lu Tao Wu Ssu Master Jesus “Jesse” Ventura. He is now an inactive Elder of Nemed Cuculatii, and an Elder High Priest within the New England Covens of Traditionalist Witches, living on the Kitsap Peninsula of Washington state.
[Editor’s note: much of this article regarding “The Four Jacks” is written by Scarecrow, which was inspired in part, by Lady Gwen’s article in Green Egg Vol VIII, #74, Samhain 1975, “Halloween and Old Jack” It reflects a much earlier … Continue reading →
Celtic Deities? Lorax & Erynn Here is the promised beginning discussion of “The Gods” in Celtic religion. The majority of this post is brought to you by Lorax, Small Furry Tree-Creature of the Gods <g> ****Extra-Long Posts Warning**** I shall … Continue reading →