Humanistic Paganism

Category: seasonal


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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The Fall Equinox Approaches!

In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall equinox is celebrated in a couple weeks (it is September 22nd this year) as Mabon, also called Harvest Home.  (Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the spring equinox, Ostara, at this time.) Growing Darkness……. Mike Nichols writes…

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Happy Summer Thermstice/Lammas!

  Celebrations Heat!  Summer!  Productivity! Growing Darkness!  These and many other themes join with the baking of bread and early harvest celebrations of Lunasa. Some of the ways many of us are celebrating were published a few weeks ago.   For…

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The Summer Cross-Quarter (Summer Thermstice) Approaches!

Due to the seasonal lag, this is the hottest time of the year in many places in the Northern Hemisphere.  Lammas thus celebrates the heat of the summer, and with it, productivity, safety, and the early harvest – as well as the returning darkness.  Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate Imbolc at this time.

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Happy Summer Solstice!

Happy Summer Solstice!

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