Humanistic Paganism

Category: A Pedagogy of Gaia


A Pedagogy of Gaia: “How Lammas Changed My Life” by Bart Everson

What can we learn, and how can we teach, from the cycles of the Earth — both the cycles within us, and the cycles in which we find ourselves? The Dog Days of Summer Do you know that time in…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia, by Bart Everson: “Flowers to Flame”

What can we learn, and how can we teach, from the cycles of the Earth — both the cycles within us, and the cycles in which we find ourselves? This essay was first published at Celebration of Gaia. For Glenys…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia, by Bart Everson: “May Day x 2″

In anticipation of May Day on May 1st and our new semi-seasonal theme, Practice, Bart Everson discusses the connection between spiritual and political desire. Two May Days? International Workers Day is celebrated on the first of May all around the…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia, by Bart Everson: “Spring in the Subtropics, Spring in the Self”

How do we cultivate a “spring in the self,” a season of renewal and rebirth within. Spring and the equinox are experienced differently at different places. The body is, of course, the ultimate localization. All our dreams start here. Let’s aim to change the world, starting with ourselves.

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A Pedagogy of Gaia: by Bart Everson: “Always Beginning Again”

We can forget the most important experiences of all. We can and do lose touch with the most profound truths of existence. I want a reminder. I want to be nudged, shoved if need be, back to the truth. This is the trick of living, or one of the tricks anyhow. It’s easy to pay lip service to love and wonder, but I want to know it, to live it, to feel it in my bones.

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