Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Calendar


The Fall Equinox Approaches!

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Fall Equinox is celebrated in three weeks (it is September 22nd this year) as Mabon, also called Harvest Home.  (Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the Spring Equinox, Ostara, at this time.)  While every  year…

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Happy Summer Thermstice/Lammas!

Celebrations Heat! Productivity! Success! Growing Darkness!  These and many other themes join with the baking of bread and early harvest celebrations of Lunasa.  What could better exemplify heat and productivity than the casting of molten metal into Atheopagan medallions?  Check…

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The Summer Cross-Quarter (Summer Thermstice) Approaches!

 Lammas thus celebrates the heat of the summer, and with it, productivity and the early harvest – as well as the returning darkness.  Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate Imbolc at this time.

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Happy Winter Thermstice/Imbolc!

Hidden life beneath the snow and ice…  How many of us have seen vole and mouse trails under the snow?  They are hidden now, but with a careful eye you might see them when the start to appear as the…

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The Winter Cross-Quarter (Winter Thermstice) Approaches!

Have you noticed that slightly later sunsets?  The days are just starting to get longer, yet that warm is feeble, and we are in the depths of Winter’s chill.  Growing a tiny bit stronger every day, the Sun is returning….

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