Humanistic Paganism

Category: science


Starstuff, Contemplating: The Darkest Day, 20 Years Later

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I had no way of knowing that I would remember the next moment for my entire life.

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The Real Reason For The Season, by Rua Lupa

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So now you know the facts about why the earth’s slight tilt is the reason for the season and the soon lengthening days is the reason humanity has so much celebration this time of year.

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Psych Meds, Self-Care and Paganism, by Lupa Greenwolf

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You’ll notice that in the graphic at the top of this post I made my own modifications to the original meme. I state that both nature and psych meds are “one of many tools for managing mental illness.” When it comes to living with an illness–any illness–I believe it’s important to make as many options available as possible. That means that I see the nature/meds situation as a both/and one, not either/or.

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You can help every child realize that they are stardust!

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For many of us Naturalistic Pagans, the roots of our spirituality can be traced back to when we first realized what a vast, ancient Universe we are part of. Often, that began with Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, or Neil deGrasse-Tyson’s more recent remake of Cosmos. We now have a chance to help bring that magic to more kids who are wondering about it all as well.

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DNA Testing: Making Ancestor Worship a Science! by Renee Lehnen

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When people learn about their DNA, they strengthen their ties to our great big 7 billion member human family. Each and every one of us is the child of sturdy people who survived plagues, war, bad hair days, and myriad calamities. Our ancestors, royal and pauper, had a 100 per cent success rate in the game of life. We face the future with our illustrious, amazing, inherited DNA.

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