Choosing A Direction- Bard, Ovate Or Druid?

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Choosing A Direction- Bard, Ovate Or Druid?

This quiz helps you consider your interests. Do you like to write, tell stories, sing or keep history like a bard? Are you a ritualist, into divination, enjoy meditative journeys and the mysteries of the Otherworld, like the ovate? Or are you a leader, teacher, negotiator and advisor like the druid?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you tend to find comfort and pleasure in music?
    • A. 

      I love music and play it regularly, or write or perform it

    • B. 

      Not necessarily, but I like to have it in the background for meditation

    • C. 

      I like it but it's not a driving force in my life.

  • 2. 
    Do you use visualizations during your meditation, or imagine far away places when daydreaming?
    • A. 

      Yes, I'm far away in my daydreams as often as I'm right here in daily life.

    • B. 

      Sometimes, but I tend to be more involved with people, conversations and situations in my environment.

    • C. 

      Now and then, but it's usually when I am writing a story, a poem or a song.

  • 3. 
    Do you like to take people "under your wing" and help them learn something new, or share something new you have learned yourself?
    • A. 

      Yes, I really enjoy sharing information with others.

    • B. 

      No, I tend to be more inward-looking and don't always enjoy being social.

    • C. 

      Sometimes, but I prefer to do it by telling a story, or writing something people can learn from.

  • 4. 
    Do you have a strong sense of justice and feel like your role is to advocate for others that need your help?
    • A. 

      Yes, I can't stand seeing someone being exploited or seeing situations that are unfair.

    • B. 

      Yes, and I will sometimes avoid situations where bad things are happening, or negative media.

    • C. 

      Yes, and I like stories and songs where the good guy wins.

  • 5. 
    Do you ever feel the presence of a spirit guide, a relative who passed over, angels, spirits or other spiritual beings?
    • A. 

      Yes, frequently, and I am comfortable with it.

    • B. 

      If I try, I can experience otherworldly contact, but it isn't my most prominent skill.

    • C. 

      Yes, sometimes, but it is easier for me to imagine otherworld beings in a story, or a setting or historical context.

  • 6. 
    Does it help you to remember something if you make up a rhyme for it, or put it to music?
    • A. 

      Yes, I have used that method since I was young.

    • B. 

      It may help but I don't need to do it to learn. I study and learn easily.

    • C. 

      It might help because I may tend to daydream more than I intend to when reading or learning.

  • 7. 
    Which is your idea for a wonderful evening off with no commitments, money is no object and you have as much time as you want?
    • A. 

      Music, dancing, and lots of people.

    • B. 

      Relaxing in a hot bathtub, reading, meditating, napping and being alone.

    • C. 

      Attending a workshop, trying something new, visiting a museum or reading on a favorite topic.

  • 8. 
    If people seek you out, what do they most often do it for?
    • A. 

      Advice

    • B. 

      To get something personal off their chest.

    • C. 

      To be distracted with a fun activity, a joke or a story.

  • 9. 
    Which of these jobs would come closest to suiting you?
    • A. 

      Judge

    • B. 

      Performer

    • C. 

      Psychologist

  • 10. 
    What do you fear most?
    • A. 

      Injustice

    • B. 

      Silence

    • C. 

      Stress

  • 11. 
    Which of these are you best at?
    • A. 

      Being still and contemplating

    • B. 

      Writing down my thoughts

    • C. 

      Teaching others

  • 12. 
    If you can choose any one of these objects and take it home with you, which would you choose?
    • A. 

      A blank book complete with pen

    • B. 

      A heavy book full of secrets and wisdom

    • C. 

      A recording of someone speaking poems or singing

  • 13. 
    Which of the following things intrigues you most?
    • A. 

      Hidden knowledge

    • B. 

      A mysterious story

    • C. 

      An adventurous journey

  • 14. 
    If you are at a busy party, what are you most often found doing?
    • A. 

      Observing quietly in the corner, and getting an impression of people

    • B. 

      Telling a group about a funny story from the host's childhood

    • C. 

      Talking to someone who looks down or stressed and offering some comfort.

  • 15. 
    The most important question!  In your "gut", do you feel you are a bard, a druid, or an ovate?  If this was hard to answer, you may be a combination of these!
    • A. 

      Bard

    • B. 

      Druid

    • C. 

      Ovate

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