Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: December 2018


Cosmic Calendar Countdown

When December 31st arrives, we have an especially fun way to count down to the New Year with Sagan’s Cosmic Calendar.  

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Bearing Witness to Social Injustice as A Spiritual Practice: Moving from Pain to Taking Compassionate Action, (Part 1 of 3) by Wayne Martin Mellinger, Ph.D. [The Dionysian Naturalist]

Take a deep breath and feel your connection to the Earth and all that surrounds you. Know that your life makes a difference and that you are in part responsible for the state of our world. Know that you are good enough to do this holy work.

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Happy Winter Solstice!

Happy Winter Solstice, or Yule!  Of course, our spherical planet also gives us the beautiful symmetry of the Summer Solstice (Litha) being celebrated now by our Southern Hemisphere friends.  For all of us, this year brings us the special treat of…

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As the Solstice Approaches, We Again see the Power of our Star

Though we are now seeing less and less of our closest star (in the Northern Hemisphere), the Sun will soon be returning!  For me, the Winter Solstice is a celebration of all stars, near and far, ancient and current.

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Creation Stories @ Winter Solstice by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.

In PaGaian Cosmology, and sometimes explicitly expressed in other traditions, Winter Solstice/Yule essentially celebrates the Birth of All, Origins (capitalized because it needs to be noted as a sacred and ultimate event). Winter Solstice is a good time to contemplate…

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