Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Monthly Meditation

Mid-Month Meditation: “Song of the Taste” by Gary Snyder

In anticipation of the autumn equinox … Eating the living germs of grasses Eating the ova of large birds the fleshy sweetness packed around the sperm of swaying trees The muscles of the flanks and thighs of soft-voiced cows the…

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Mid-Month Meditation: A poem by Yona

Editor’s note: This was originally published as a comment to André Solo’s (formerly Drew Jacob “An Open Letter to John Halstead” at RoguePriest. I salute the moon whenever I see him, like a lover being recognized with an airy kiss….

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Mid-Month Meditation: “Adorations to the Sun” by thalassa

“Adorations to the Sun” by thalassa Waking Fire, I adore you Aurora, rosy fingered in saffron robes, I adore you Khepri, I adore you Extinguisher of darkness, I adore you Thesan of the Dawn, bringer of new life, I adore…

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Mid-Month Meditation for June

We bring our late spring theme, “Practice”, to a close with this thought by Mary Jo Weaver: “First the appearance, then the dance, then the story.” Pagans often claim that they have no orthodoxy (right belief), only orthopraxy (right practice), by…

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Mid-Month Meditation: “An Altar for Broken Things” by Carol Green

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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