Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Seasonal


August Cross-Quarter

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Autumn cross-quarter or “summer thermistice” is celebrated on August 1 as Lughnasadh/Lammas.  Astronomically, the event occurs around August 6th or 7th.  Due to the seasonal lag, this is the hottest time of the year in many…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia: “How Lammas Changed My Life” by Bart Everson

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? The Dog Days of Summer Do you know that time in…

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Summer Solstice

Today is this summer solstice. Bart Everson of A Celebration of Gaia observes how those in the United States have forgotten the meaning of the summer solstice: “Sadly, most Americans are ignorant of this seasonal moment. We seem marginally more…

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