Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: March 2014


Call for submissions: Practice

(Photo from the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens) If today, like every other day you wake up empty and frightened You don’t have to open the door to the study and begin reading You can take down a musical…

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“The Ordeal” by Wayne Martin Mellinger, Ph.D.

Today we continue our early spring theme, Inspiration, where we showcase examples of the poetic imagination flowing from the depths of the universe through the minds and hands of Naturalistic Pagans and friends. “The Ordeal” by Wayne Martin Mellinger, Ph.D. None of us…

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“One Cell” by Catherine Podd

Today we continue our early spring theme, Inspiration, where we showcase examples of the artistic imagination flowing from the depths of the universe through the minds and hands of Naturalistic Pagans and friends. For discussion: What feelings does this image evoke? What memories does it…

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“Song of the Self” by Jennifer Adele

Today we begin our early spring theme, Inspiration.  We Humanistic and Naturalistic Pagans know how to reason critically.  But what role do intuition, inspiration, poetry, and art play in our Naturalistic Paganism?  Over the next six weeks, we will showcase…

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DE NATURA DEORUM: “The Revelation of an Uncaring God” by Scott Oden

I have never had a supernatural experience.
I have never seen a ghost, a spirit, a wraith, or a shade.
I have never witnessed an inexplicable omen.
I have never heard the voice of a god.
My god box is empty.

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