Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Jon Cleland Host


Hear the Ocean Speak to You, Mere Mortal!

Our Ancestors realized our ties to the ocean time and time again, with the ocean represented as a goddess (Namaka) or god (Lir, ) dozens of times – in addition to non-human representations, such as dragons, snakes, monsters, etc.

But we don’t even need a separate name. He is the Ocean!!! Hear the ocean speak to you, mere mortal!

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The Summer Solstice is just two weeks away!

The Summer Solstice approaches! Ready?

The Summer Solstice is known in Contemporary Neo-Paganism as Litha or Midsummer. Neo-Pagan mythology often marks this as the moment the sun god meets his death, though sometimes that event is reserved for the cross-quarter in August or the autumnal equinox in September. A bunch of ritual and celebrations ideas can be found here……

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By the Glow of a Pig…………..

Getting through airport security was a little tricky. I had to explain why I had hundreds of refrigerator magnets in my carry-on luggage, but after I explained the morphic angelic wave-function vortex to them, the TSA agents kinda looked at each other and then let me go through. They clearly realized how important this was!

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The Light Returns!

Has it awoken your senses as it has mine? Is the returning light stirring you too from winter’s slumber?

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[Starstuff, Contemplating] “Winter Solstice: Axial Tilt is the Reason for the Season” by Heather (& Jon) Cleland-Host

… then I met Jon who practiced one single, holiday tradition: every year he watched the Sun rise on the Winter Solstice. I was awed, and I said right then, we should celebrate the Equinoxes and Summer Solstice too. That was the beginning of our family traditions together.

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