Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Columns


8 Seasons? Not 4? [Starstuff, Contemplating]

Isn’t The Wonder podcast great?  It’s got so much help for new Pagans, and somehow still has new insights for those of us who’ve been doing this for years.  One of those new insights jumped out at me when I was listening to an episode of The Wonder a little while ago. 

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Mars Landing Success! [Starstuff, Contemplating]

Every now and then, I am reminded of how incredible it is to live now.  So many things would not just be amazing to nearly all of our Ancestors, but often would be literally indescribable.  November 26, 2018, is yet another one of those times, and you can live this historic event moment by moment, via online simulcast. 

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Nature as Therapy, by Katerina and William (Science Editorial Team)

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the increased interest in all outdoor activities has been widely reported.  Both the reduction of other safe social options, and the increased time spent working from home, have resulted in an unprecedented number…

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This Historic Moment – January 18th & 20th, 2021 – Dr. Martin Luther King Day, as Kamala Harris becomes Vice President

Today, as we celebrate and reflect upon the legacy and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, we can also celebrate one of his many accomplishments – the fact that he did so much to make it possible for a black woman to be the Vice President of the United States – which will become reality the day after tomorrow, for the first time in our history.  If Dr. King were alive to see this day, I imagine he would feel the pride and hope justly deserved.  The juxtaposition of these dates stirs the hope of a more equal and just America within the minds of many of us.

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The Planets Celebrate the Solstice, Meteors Shower, the Sun is Eclipsed, and Online Events Abound! by Starstuff, Contemplating

If you have clear skies Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night, consider celebrating as my family does – by seeing these wonders, just as our Ancestors have seen them for many thousands of years.  Do you have a chance to share this sacred moment with a child?

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