I’m frustrated. I just experienced another public Imbolc celebration which included an explanation of how, in Britain in the time of the Celts, February was springtime. Meanwhile, I’m looking at a forecast for the next two weeks and the temperature will be hovering just above freezing. This is typical for this time of the year where I live (at the bottom tip of Lake Michigan where Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan meet).
Why are we talking about spring in the literal middle of winter? Why are we talking about Celts and Romans did hundreds of years ago? And why are we ritually honoring the bodies of water like the Ganges and the Nile, when there’s a lake within walking distance and one of the Great Lakes not far off?Read More
Atheopagan Web Weaving 2023 will take place June 3-4 of this year: an opportunity for our community to gather online, see one another’s faces, interact and socialize, and see great presentations by our members…and we need your presentation to really make the schedule hum!
For those of us in more Northern climes, the Winter Thermstice, or Imbolc, means ice and snow. Last year we looked at snowflakes, seeing on an atomic level why they make such beautiful crystals.
Our Naturalistic/non-theistic Pagan community is again being included as the diversity of Paganism becomes more widely known! Mark Green is presenting about Atheopaganism, and registration for online attendance is only $30, so Register now!
Here comes New Year’s Eve! What will you make from it? A fun evening? A window into the vastness of space and time? Steps towards a better life, a better you? All of these are possible!