Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Nature/Stoicism


[Pagan in Place] “Numina loci” by Anna Walther

Pagan in Place is a column devoted to place-bound paganism. My goals are active engagement with my environment via meditation, walking outside, ritual, journaling, storytelling, and acts of social and environmental justice. Being pagan in place is about getting out of the house, putting foot to ground, and doing my holy work directly, at the closest creek, at my neighborhood park, at the community garden, and in my own backyard.

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“Sacred Ecology” (with a new introduction) by Dr. Adrian Harris

What is required is another way of knowing, a Sacred Ecology that moves beyond the cerebral to bring us to a direct experience of a wholeness rooted in the body.

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Thoughts on three quotes about nature by Thalassa

Nature is a harsh mistress, tis said … or that she is cruel, that that she’s just a b****.

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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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