Humanistic Paganism

Category: death


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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Samhain (The Fall Equitherm) Approaches!

Got your house decorated yet?  Samhain (the Fall Equitherm) is only a few 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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Samhain (The Fall Equitherm) Approaches!

First, several weeks prior to Samhain, we change our dinner grace from our usual set of graces to the Samhain Grace. For the Samhain Grace, we name, thank, and appreciate a specific Ancestor before dinner.

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Happy Darwin Day!

Happy Darwin Day! This commemorates the birthday of the one who contributed the theory of natural selection to our understanding of evolution, Charles Darwin.

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