Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: January 2017


The Winter Cross-Quarter (Winter Thermstice) Approaches!

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter cross-quarter (Summer Thermstice) is traditionally celebrated on February 2 as Imbolc. It is near the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring equinox, which this year happens on February 3rd. Here are some ways to celebrate it!

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[A Pedagogy of Gaia] My Fifth Decade, by Bart Everson

The task of looking back on my life has not always been easy. Pain seems to be a necessary component of all good stories. If I have emphasized the painful aspects of my life overmuch, it’s in the effort to tell a good story. However, the last ten years have been more about recovery than pain for me. Perhaps that makes for a less interesting story, but I’ll take it.

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[Dead Ideas] “Geis II: The Social Structure of Medieval Ireland”, by B. T. Newberg

https://player.megaphone.fm/ADL8083462330? What was the social structure like in medieval Ireland? I know that sounds boring but believe me, it’s not! It was way different than you think for a medieval society. Discover that and more today on the show as…

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Starstuff, Contemplating: The Darkest Day, 20 Years Later

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

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[Dead Ideas] “Geis I: The Medieval Irish Geis” by B. T. Newberg

This January and February, the podcast Dead Ideas will go deep into the times and culture of medieval Ireland, focusing in particular on the idea of the geis.

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