Humanistic Paganism

Category: ancestors


A Few Glimpses of the Real Lives of our Ancestors, by Starstuff, Contemplating

In many ways (not all!), this is a great time to be alive.  In addition to benefits of medicine and technology, my Samhain observance (and indeed, my life overall) is enhanced by a large and growing body of knowledge about…

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Samhain (The Fall Equitherm) Approaches!

Got your house decorated yet?  Samhain (the Fall Equitherm) is less than two weeks away!  For many of us (including me), this is one of the most sacred times of the year – a time when I feel my Ancestors…

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One of Many American Rituals, by Starstuff, Contemplating

What objects do you find sacred?  Being able to openly pledge based on what symbolizes the most high in our minds is a precious part of being free, and, it turns out, a moving statement about what is important.

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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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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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