Humanistic Paganism

Category: Seasonal

Early Autumn Theme: Ancestors and Descendants


In Deep Time, early autumn can remind us of the Cretaceous extinction event – the cataclysm of fire, tsunamis, and earthquakes that banished the (non-avian) dinosaurs to extinction and led to you looking at your computer today.  Gone were countless forms of…

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Happy Fall Equinox!


Happy Fall Equinox, or Mabon!  Of course, our spherical planet also gives us the beautiful symmetry of the Spring Equinox (& Ostara) being celebrated now by our Southern Hemisphere friends. Celebrations Some of the ways many of us are celebrating were published…

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The Fall Equinox Approaches!


In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall equinox is celebrated in a couple weeks (it is September 22nd this year) as Mabon, also called Harvest Home. (Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the spring equinox, Ostara, at this time.)

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[Pagan in Place] “It’s Not Lammas: Hearthfire in the Texas Hill Country”, by Anna Walther

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As Pagans we seek to consciously align our lived experience with seasonal cycles, but those of us who live in a humid subtropical climate don’t have to pretend it’s Lammas right now. Here in Central Texas, when I come home in late summer to my own inner fire, I come home to the World. What are your body, the land where you are, and your communities calling you to do at this turn of the Wheel?

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Happy Summer Thermstice/Lammas!

By Druidstone.

Heat! Summer! Productivity! These and many other themes join with the baking of bread and early harvest celebrations.

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