Humanistic Paganism

Category: Ancient and Modern Paganism


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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Loneliness in Naturalistic Pagans, by Kansas Stanton

“I wouldn’t go so far as saying I’m atheist! Those guys are always so angry”, my friend had told me in his truck in the middle of Nowhere, Wyoming a few years back. “Are they?” I replied, “I actually haven’t…

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Blasphemy Victory! Now, go Vote! by Starstuff, Contemplating

Victory!  The people of Ireland legalize honesty in an historic vote, amending their constitution to legalize blasphemy.  Votes matter.  If you are an American, your vote matters too.  Please vote Tuesday, November 6th. 

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