Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: December 2017


[Dead Ideas] “Yule-time Ghost Stories: Glámr the Icelandic Draugr, and 13 Candles” by B. T. Newberg

Did you know ghost stories used to be told on Christmas – that is, at Yule-time? It was a tradition popular in Victorian England (think Dickens’ A Christmas Carol), but it also goes back much farther.

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Happy Winter Solstice!

Happy Solstice!

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Winter Solstice – Celebrating Birthing New Being by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.

Winter Solstice is the time in our annual orbit around Sun when the dark part of the day is longest. Traditionally it has been celebrated by our Gaian ancestors in many regions of our planet as the birth of light,…

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What a Fossil can Teach us, by Kansas Stanton

If we continue with our harmful habits and routines that maintain the current path toward global warming, then we will become another fossilized tree stump. But if we can learn from the history of what this can do, and stop our mistakes from continuing, then we will someday look back at this and be grateful to have the chance to camp in old-growth forests again.

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Yule (the Winter Solstice) is right around the corner!

So how will  you be celebrating?  There are less than three weeks left before Yule (the Winter Solstice)! This is going out a week early because for many of us, this is a Sabbat that takes a little more preparation…

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