This is one of the most sacred times of the year for me – a time when I feel my Ancestors even more closely than usual. I’ll be decorating my house the day after tomorrow, and our family is already…Read more
Your Voice can be Heard! Step up for the Pagan Census – t’s only open for a few more days!
As the witchcraft community is both misrepresented and underrepresented in mainstream politics and media, compiling regular quantitative data on our practices, beliefs, behaviors, and lives will enable us to demonstrate that there are actually a LOT of us out there. That we deserve to have the same religious and political protections and rights as other groups and that our voices matter too.Read more
Happy Fall Equinox!
Happy Fall Equinox, or Mabon! Of course, our spherical planet also gives us the beautiful symmetry of the Spring Equinox (& Ostara) being celebrated now by our Southern Hemisphere friends. The equinoctial moment, this year, is on September 22nd, at 1:21 pm…Read more
THE NEW AMERICAN RELIGIONS OF NATURE: Part 1 – DOING ECO-THEOLOGY IN THE ANTHROPOCENE, by Wayne Martin Mellinger, Ph.D. [The Dionysian Naturalist]
Rather the defining characteristics of Nature Religions should be evident in how their adherents live their religion. Belief in the absolute sacredness of Nature transforms people’s everyday actions and their relationship with their natural environments. I call this new way of life “the Earth Path”. Initially it is a journey of discovery and transformation in which one develops a radical ecological consciousness, loosing the estrangement from nature so prevalent in our modern lives.Read more
from the CCL Earth-based Spirituality Action Team: Your chance to help get a Carbon Price in the Budget!
Here is an opportunity to put our Naturalistic Pagan spirituality into action to help slow climate change! If we are going to slow climate change, we’ll need a number of actions, which together are more powerful than any alone. Putting…Read more
The Fall Equinox Approaches!
Wow, where did that summer go? Even with the ongoing pandemic, I hope your summer was good. We are now approaching Mabon, the Fall Equinox already! Here are some online ritual opportunities, followed by a some political thoughts, and below…Read more
My Time at A Witch Con 2021, by Jet Blackheart
Lastly, while talking avidly with Julie (one of the organizers) about talismans we unintentionally create and the symbolic, psychological power they hold for us, they remarked to our small room “Now, that would make a good talk.”Read more
The Atheopagan Principles, Reopening, The Solstice, Herbs, and more! Recent Episodes of THE WONDER podcast, by Mark Green
The concept behind THE WONDER—named, of course, for the awe and reverence we feel as we contemplate the magnificent Universe—is that it will be an ongoing resource for non-theist Pagans to inform and inspire our practices and stimulate our thinking.Read more
The Data Look Good for Tonights Perseids!, by Starstuff, Contemplating
But I was wrong – very wrong. In the blink of an eye the toddler is forever gone, ….Read more
Check out this Naturalistic-Pagan friendly Conference! Mixer on August 6th, & A Witch Con Online, August 13-15
For some time now, folks online and in the Zoom chats have referred now and again to “APCon”, an imagined in-person gathering where we can meet, discuss our path, socialize, and share community. Real hugs (with consent, of course)!Read more