Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: March 2015

[An Atheopagan Life] “High Spring and the Renewal of the World” by Mark Green

High Spring is a time to remember that no matter what the circumstances, there is always opportunity for joy, for the appreciation of beauty. That there is always something to inspire with childlike wonder. That there is always a new chance to try again. And if anything, that efforts carried forward with joy are far more likely to succeed than those conducted with a wintry weariness.

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[Starstuff, Contemplating] “Our Powerful Sabbats” by Jon and Heather Cleland Host

This turns each season, each month, even each week is a special gift, not to be repeated until another year has gone by!

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“Stephen Hawking, Cosmology, and Spirituality” by Brock Haussamen

Science, always pushing the limits of  knowledge, remains comprehensible to an educated audience as long they can visualize the new theories. But over time this cosmology-spirituality gap is probably slowly closing. Scientific facts and theories that were unknown or controversial a few decades ago seem to be working their way into the religious mindset gradually. Twenty years ago I would never have thought that the longevity of life over 3.8 billion years would mean much to me, but now it is central to my appreciation of life. Who knows? Perhaps my grandson will grow up to feel that string theory is his key to making sense of the world.

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[HP Pride] Philip Kanellopoulos and Deiwosism

HP Pride is a new monthly column where we interview members of the Humanistic Paganism community and other like-minded friends. One or more interviews will be published every month. If you are not a “Big Name Pagan”, or if you have never written online before, all the better! We want to hear from everyone!

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“Turtles all the way up and turtles all the way down”: Introduction to March’s theme — Cosmos, by John Halstead

This month, our theme is the Cosmos. If you have an essay about astronomy or the stars, participle physics or quantum mechanics, or anything with huge numbers or very small ones, send your submissions to humanisticpaganism [at] gmail [dot] com.

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