Humanistic Paganism

Category: Seasonal


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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Cosmic Calendar Countdown

When December 31st arrives, we have an especially fun way to count down to the New Year with Sagan’s Cosmic Calendar.  

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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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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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