Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Jon Cleland Host


Update! History Made on Mars! [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.  For the first time in the history of the Universe, a species has achieved powered flight on two planets!  Today, April 19, 2021, the NASA helicopter beat its propellers against the incredibly thin Martian atmosphere, and flew! 

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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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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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