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Midsummer Song: Summer Schottische

This song was written for the upcoming Stone Creed Grove Midsummer celebration, with the focus on the agricultural activities of the summer. This seemed appropriate as I was out sweating in the garden one day prepping beds for vegetables: That kind of digging in the dirt makes you appreciate the cycles of life quite thoroughly.

Beltaine Song: Purify the Folk

This song was written for the upcoming Stone Creed Grove Beltaine (May day) celebration, with the focus on both the Good Neighbors / Otherkin / Sidhefolk, and the practice of driving humans and cattle between fires to purify and strengthen them for the coming season.

The False Security of Fortress Mentality

People want to stay safe from harm. It's one of our basic drives of all biology: Survive, at all costs. This drive to survive is so overwhelming that to be in an environment where you think that your survival might be at risk will override your ability to think about anything else ... including things that are a greater threat to your survival than the things you are concerned about.

Spring Equinox Song: The Play's The Thing

This song was written for the upcoming Stone Creed Grove Dionysia (spring equinox) celebration, as a specific honoring of Dionysos' role in creating the theatrical tradition as we know it today.

Imbolc Song: Hearth-Fire, Heart-Fire

This song was written for Stone Creed Grove's Imbolg celebration, and makes reference to some of the aspects of the celebration and of the primary deity being honored on that day, Brighid. Specific references include: