Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Responsibility

[Musings of a Pagan Mythicist] “A Life-Sustaining Way″ by Maggie Jay Lee

Practicing this earth-centered celebratory path helps me to realize on a deep emotional level that “we and the Earth are one”. This Earth is not a dead place but a living, life-giving being worthy of our mindful attention. It is in those moments when I succeed in slowing down, in attending to the present that I feel most alive, and this fills me with a sense of gratitude for the beauty contained in even the most mundane moments.

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“Interconnectedness vs. Insularity: Making A Case for Pagan Proselytzing” by John Halstead

This is the third in a 3-part series, looking critically at contemporary Neo-Paganism from an earth-centered perspective. Note: The views expressed in this essay are the author’s and are not necessarily representative of or any of its other contributors. Experiencing Interconnectedness…

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Mid-Month Meditation: “planetize the movement” by Drew Dellinger

Editor’s note: We encourage our readers to take these mid-month meditations as an opportunity to take a short break from everything else. Rather than treating these posts the way you would any other post, set aside 10 minutes someplace quiet…

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“Hieroglyphic Stairway” by Drew Dellinger

Editor’s note: Pagans just finished celebrating Samhain, during which many of us honored our ancestors.  Earlier this week, Catholics around the world celebrated the Day of All Souls, during which they too honored their ancestors.  As we move into our…

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Late Fall Theme: What ethical obligations do our beliefs impose on us as Naturalistic Pagans?

This year, we divided the year at HP into 8 semi-seasonal themes, following the Neo-Pagan Wheel of the Year.  The themes for 2014 were inspired in part by the Earth Story Calendar created by Peter Adair. In early winter, we…

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