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Spiritual Experiences: Fuel for Action [Starstuff, Contemplating]

These spiritual experiences are an astounding gift that can be powerful fuel for our actions – motivating us when other lights have gone out.  How could I receive that gift, and not want to use it responsibly, to help empower me to make a better world?  

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The Summer Solstice is just two weeks away!

The Summer Solstice approaches!  Ready? This is the last Solstice before the eclipse – something that can be part of this year’s Summer Solstice ritual if you choose.  A bunch of ritual and celebrations ideas can be found here.

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Happy Spring Equinox!

It’s so cool to live on a spherical planet! Some of the ways many of us are celebrating were published a few weeks ago, but I did happen to come across this video, which is almost the same as the method my family has been using for years. We just colored eggs this way (leaving them overnight), and it works just like in the video. In whatever way you are celebrating, Happy Equinox!

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[Pagan in Place] “Creating a Local Lunar Calendar: Full Moon Names for Central Texas” by Anna Walther

The custom of naming full moons to mark the passage of the seasons appeals to me. It is a practice available to anyone in deep relationship with the land beneath their feet, anyone who knows by direct observation when the days lengthen, when the berries ripen, and when the cold winds come where they live.

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Putting things in perspective

The following is excerpted from “40 maps that explain outer space” by Joseph Stromberg. What it’d look like if other planets replaced the moon “Another way to understand how big the gas giants are is to picture what they’d look like…

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