Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: April 2015

Three Inspiring Stories for National Arbor Day

“A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease. Every hidden…

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“John Muir, ‘Prophet of the Wilderness'” by John Halstead

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us,” wrote John Muir, “kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.”

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“Naturalistic Pantheism and Stoicism” by NaturalPantheist

Stocism takes the basic premise of Pantheism and builds a philosophy which shows a beneficial way to live. It emphasises simplicity and detachment rather than materialism. Rather than imagining afterlives, it encourages acceptance of this life. It encourages contemplation of the universe, compassion for all people, and focusing on the present moment.

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Margot Adler Day

Today is Margot Adler Day.  Margot Adler (April 16, 1946 – July 28, 2014) was a Wiccan priestess, NPR correspondent, and author of Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America. She was one of the…

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Mid-Month Meditation: Julia Roberts as Mother Nature

Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature. Human beings are part of nature. Nature is not dependent on human beings to exist. Human beings, on the other hand, are totally dependent on nature to exist.

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