Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: August 2016


Honoring our Ancestors – Racism Rears it’s head, by Lupa Greenwolf & Jon Cleland Host

I hope we, as Pagans, can move past the harmful views of the AFA toward a better word for everyone, with recognition that we are all of mixed race. I’m white and privileged, and I’m proud to count Africans, Asians, and so many colors of wonderful human beings among my Ancestors, whom I thank every day.

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“The Democracy of Living Things”, by Brock Haussamen

It’s very easy to feel that as human beings we enjoy a privileged position among living things. We are at the top of the “brain chain” and it can make us complacent. So, perhaps because it’s an election season, I’ve…

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[Rotting Silver] “To the Vale Inanna Says” by B. T. Newberg

What whispers as I stalk the midnight hills? Thickly fell the darkness roundabout; Like pitch it filled the cataracts and rills, And took my vision, so that I may doubt My step, but then as from the earth my shout…

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Visions, Part 3: The Power of Spiritual Experiences, by Jon Cleland Host (Starstuff, Contemplating)

Spiritual experiences are a powerful and wonderful part of being human – but what do they mean? Do they prove one religious path is right over all the others? What does the evidence show? What happened during my spiritual experience? Here is some discussion of these points, in this video:

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Interrupted Visions: Your chance to join with the Foundation Beyond Belief to help victims of the flooding

Yes, I know we are in the middle of our 3 part series on visions, but we well know that weather systems don’t care what we humans are doing.  This week, extreme rainfall caused historic flooding in Louisiana, with people…

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