Humanistic Paganism

Category: responsibility


Will This Congressman Reflect on our Earth? By Bart Everson

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This was not an angry protest. This was something gentler and more contemplative. I’m inclined to think we need more such actions. Will Scalise listen? Will he reflect? Time will tell. I’m not holding my breath, but the stakes are too high not to try everything in our power. Meanwhile, I call on our local “young faith leaders” to step up, add their voices, and stage similar actions.

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Dear Pagans: Please Stop Abusing Science, by Lupa Greenwolf

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I have a deep spiritual path that gives me a structure for personal meaning and creating a place for myself in this world. But my work with totems does not overwrite my understanding of the physical animals, plants and other beings out there in the world. If anything, it is natural history that informs my deeper connection with the spirits I work with, because I know where they’re rooted.

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Sacred Springs, Part 2 by Anna Walther

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In “Sacred Springs, Part 1,” I described my first visit to Barton Springs, the most famous limestone springs in Austin, and explored the role that Barton and other major Edwards Aquifer springs play in indigenous spirituality. But there are many other artesian springs along Austin-area limestone creeks, including a small, unnamed spring just a mile from my home, near the headwaters of Walnut Creek in Northwest Austin. Last summer I spent time there grounded and centered, with senses wide open.

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Pagan Environmental Statement Passes 7,000 Signatures!

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Our Pagan Community Statement on the Environment just passed 7,000 signatures! Where will it be on it’s one year anniversary, just a few short weeks away? With the record setting temperatures of 2015 making headlines, we need to keep speaking out about the threats we, and our grandchildren, face as a result of our actions. Join thousands of other Pagans in signing, and publicizing, the statement.

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Mid-Month Meditation: “Beloved Community”

Martin Luther King, Jr. leads marchers across the Alabama River on the first day of the Selma-to-Montgomery march.

We encourage our readers to use these Mid-Month Meditations 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 minutes someplace quiet and semi-private…

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