Humanistic Paganism

Category: Calendar


Happy Winter Thermstice/Imbolc!

Hidden life beneath the snow and ice……   What discovery could fit Imbolc better than this?  Scientists in Antarctica have discovered living bacteria, as well as animal bodies, in the permanent darkness of pockets of water beneath hundreds of meters of…

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The Winter Cross-Quarter (Winter Thermstice) Approaches!

  In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter cross-quarter (Summer Thermstice) is traditionally celebrated on February 2 as Imbolc.  It is near the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring equinox, which this year happens on February 3rd.  It is one of…

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The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

It’s a tough task to pick my favorite posts of 2018.  Luckily, I don’t have to do that.  Here are the top ten posts of 2018, based on the number of views.  Plenty of them show that many of us…

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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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