Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: April 2015


[Pagan in Place] “Numina loci” by Anna Walther

Pagan in Place is a column devoted to place-bound paganism. My goals are active engagement with my environment via meditation, walking outside, ritual, journaling, storytelling, and acts of social and environmental justice. Being pagan in place is about getting out of the house, putting foot to ground, and doing my holy work directly, at the closest creek, at my neighborhood park, at the community garden, and in my own backyard.

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“Sacred Ecology” (with a new introduction) by Dr. Adrian Harris

What is required is another way of knowing, a Sacred Ecology that moves beyond the cerebral to bring us to a direct experience of a wholeness rooted in the body.

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[Starstuff, Contemplating] Celebrate the Earth! by Heather and Jon Cleland-Host

Beltane (Spring Equitherm): Celebrate the Earth! The Earth is a-bloom on Beltane (May 1 in the Northern Hemisphere).  The days are getting warmer.  Trees are budding and beginning to flower.  Tulips are poking up through the soil and unfolding into…

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May Day Music Mix by Bart Everson

Known by many names, that time at the end of April and the beginning of May offers an embarrassment of musical riches. It was a real struggle to pare this down under an hour while also trying to encompass the diverse global traditions of Floralia, Wapurgis, Beltane, May Day, International Workers Day, amongst others — yes even Whitsuntide.

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Thoughts on three quotes about nature by Thalassa

Nature is a harsh mistress, tis said … or that she is cruel, that that she’s just a b****.

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