In order to hopefully start up some discussion, I figured I'd post a question for the group:What problems do CRs in the Southwestern area face that might differ from those in other areas/environments.For example, here in Arizona, the seasons don't precisely match up with the traditional Celtic calendar.Any thoughts?
I guess, being in Colorado, my husband and I are very lucky with regards to the seasons. Everybody knows there's snow on the ground 9 times out of ten on Samhain, lambing and calving happen in early February, and summer flowers come into bloom in early May, which starts the summer thunderstorm season, which usually culminates with a huge thunderstorm sometime in late July or early August, right after the hay comes in.The big problem I've seen, which by no means seems to be unique to the southwest, is that there just aren't that many reconstructionists.
Yes. It seems to me that that is one of the biggest problems facing a great many Reconstructionists, and not just those of the Celtic persuasion. Most of the old Indo-European pagan religions were 'tribal' (if that's the right word) in nature, so to be alone or even in a small group and practicing such a religion is very difficult.