Humanistic Paganism

Category: spirituality


Robbing Fox to Save Rabbit, by Lupa

We need to return to an ancestral way in which nature is not an Other, but an Us. If we truly love nature, if we consider ourselves friends to the animals, then we need to know nature itself, through books and observations, through science and questioning. We need to know the rest of nature as well as we know ourselves.

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Yule (the Winter Solstice) is right around the corner!

How are your celebration plans coming?  With less than 4 weeks left before Yule (the Winter Solstice), I have to admit I’ve got only a little ready. For many of us, this is a big Sabbat, which takes a more…

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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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The Book is Here!, by Mark Green

Re-sacralizing the world can be challenging. Cities are sacred, too: they are often the least environmentally damaging way to accommodate millions of people. And they are hotbeds of culture, innovation, art and science. And we see that magic in one another. We know that other people are full of extraordinary and unique gifts. That even some of the most damaged and suffering people have beauty inside them.

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