Naturalistic Paganism

Category: seasonal

Video: “Why I Care About DNA & Ancestors” by Jon Cleland Host

While the thoughts about my Ancestors are always present to some degree in my life, the Ancestors are increasingly present for me now as we near Samhain night.  There are so many reminders – so many things that are connected…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia by Bart Everson: “The Other Equinox” (Part 2)

The Flower of Fall There’s a old bridge over Bayou St. John in New Orleans, made from wooden planks supported by a steel frame and now used only for foot traffic. A Vodou ceremony is performed here on St. John’s…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia by Bart Everson: “The Other Equinox” (Part 1)

The Boy Who Didn’t Believe in Autumn The peak of hurricane season comes on September 10, statistically speaking, but the season officially runs until the first of November. Hurricane formation is driven by warm water in the mid-Atlantic and the…

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The Wheel of Evolution, by Eric Steinhart: Litha

Today, we introduce a new column, The Wheel of Evolution by Eric Steinhart. Dr. Steinhart draws on his philosophical background to create a naturalistic foundation for the Pagan Wheel of the Year. At Litha, the power of the sun reaches…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia, by Bart Everson: “Flowers to Flame”

What can we learn, and how can we teach, from the cycles of the Earth — both the cycles within us, and the cycles in which we find ourselves? This essay was first published at Celebration of Gaia. For Glenys…

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