Humanistic Paganism

Category: Thing on Thursday


How do you create sacred space in ritual?

2012 Thing on Thursday #7 This concludes our series of questions on liturgy.  Creation of sacred space was only modestly popular in our poll of liturgical elements, but in light of its importance and ubiquity in the larger Pagan community,…

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How do you enact a communal meal in ritual?

2012 Thing on Thursday #6 We continue our series of questions on liturgy.  Our poll asked about the most important elements of ritual liturgy, the third most popular element was the communal meal. The breaking of bread together could be…

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How do you enter trance or meditation in ritual?

2012 Thing on Thursday #5 Two weeks ago, our poll asked about the most important elements of ritual liturgy, and last week’s dug into methods of “giving thanks.”  The second most popular method, after spoken words of gratitude, was making…

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How do you give thanks in ritual?

2012 Thing on Thursday #4 Last week’s poll asked about the most important elements of ritual liturgy, and the most popular element was “giving thanks.”  This week, let’s dig deeper into this.  How do you go about this in ritual?…

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What elements of ritual liturgy are most important to you?

2012 Thing on Thursday #3 Liturgy is an important component of ritual.  Some traditions have elaborate orders of ritual, others prefer a more loose approach. The point of this poll is to discover what elements of Pagan ritual liturgy appeal…

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