Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Humanistic Pagan Thoughts at the Deathbed” by Renee Lehnen

We were born of this earth and we will return to it upon our deaths. We are Beltane and Samhain, matter and space, purposeful energy and dishevelled entropy. After many years of searching I feel that is enough. How lucky we are!

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“Astral Bodies” by Shepherd King

Crescents crown your star,
your void; the earth, your womb—your
footstool is the sun.
Brooding, you ascend;
your dawning wings enfold the
egg. The universe.

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[Rotting Silver] “Haiku Collection: Rebirth” by B. T. Newberg

Rotting Silver is a column devoted to this Earth in all its tarnished radiance: poetry, prose, and parables of ugliness alloyed with joy.

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“Earthseed, Part 4: An Earthseed Ritual” by John Halstead

As wind,
As water,
As fire,
As life,
Is both creative and destructive,
Demanding and yielding,
Sculptor and clay.
God is Infinite Potential:
God is Change.

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“Earthseed, Part 3: ‘The Destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars.'” by John Halstead

The Destiny of Earthseed
Is to take root among the stars.
It is to live and to thrive
On new earths.
It is to become new beings
And to consider new questions.
It is to leap into the heavens
Again and again.
It is to explore the vastness
Of heaven.
It is to explore the vastness
Of ourselves.

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