Humanistic Paganism

Category: Annika Garratt


“Caring for nature” by Annika Garratt

This essay original appeared on Annika Garratt’s blog. “Caring for nature.” This is a phrase I find a little odd, simply because people have strange concepts of what Nature is. I remember in Sweden people expressed respect and care for…

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Two paintings by Annika Garratt

Today we continue our early spring theme, Inspiration, where we will showcase examples of the artistic imagination flowing from the depths of the universe through the minds and hands of Naturalistic Pagans and friends. The videos below show the process…

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Ouroboros Pantheus, by Annika Garratt

Today we continue our early winter theme, “Beginnings”, with Annika Garratt as she explores the history and meaning of the symbol of the Oroboros. For discussion in the comments: What role does the concept of perpetual cyclic renewal of life play…

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Mid-Month Meditation for November: Panthea

Editor’s note: This is our second monthly meditation.  We encourage our readers to take these posts as an opportunity to take a short break from everything else.  Rather than treating these posts the way you would any other post, set aside 10…

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Revering the universe, by Annika Garratt

What does reverence mean? Revere: “feel deep respect or admiration for” from re- (expressing intensive force) + vereri ‘to fear’. So to revere is to feel respect, admiration, or even fear. How does one respect and admire the Universe? Respect:…

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