Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: April 2014


A Pedagogy of Gaia, by Bart Everson: “May Day x 2″

In anticipation of May Day on May 1st and our new semi-seasonal theme, Practice, Bart Everson discusses the connection between spiritual and political desire. Two May Days? International Workers Day is celebrated on the first of May all around the…

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Musings of a Pagan Mythicist by Maggie Jay Lee: “Myth and Mnemosyne”

Mnemosyne, whose name means Memory, was the mother of the Muses, therefore the mother of all the ancient arts. It is now well accepted that the poetry attributed to Homer goes back to a time without writing. The gods and…

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Starstuff, Contemplating by Jon Cleland Host: “Flower Power”

We are assemblages of ancient atoms forged in stars – atoms organized by history to the point of consciousness, now able to contemplate this sacred Universe of which we are a tiny, but wondrous, part. Blue! Yellow! Purple! Red! Flowers…

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Postpagan Ceremony & Ecology by Glen Gordon: “Regional Direction Devotional”

Over the years I have found myself in the position of creating earth-centered ceremony for my Unitarian Universalist congregation. The intent of these events was to fuse a naturalistic sense of place with a loose Wiccanate structure, in order to…

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Mid-Month Meditation: “Veiled Woman” by B. T. Newberg

Editor’s note: We encourage our readers to take these mid-month meditations as an opportunity to take a short break from everything else.  Rather than treating these posts the way you would any other post, set aside 10 minutes someplace quiet and semi-private…

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