Your 2019 Community Chosen Charity: PLASTIC OCEANS INTERNATIONAL

The votes are in, and the Atheopagan community has selected the 2019 Atheopagan Chosen Charity. Plastic Oceans International (plasticoceans.org). POI raises awareness of the impacts of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, and works with communities and nations to reduce their oceanic plastic impacts. We will advertise for POI on this site for the balance of … Continue reading Your 2019 Community Chosen Charity: PLASTIC OCEANS INTERNATIONAL

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Spirits in the Kitchen: Honoring the Remains of Our Food

[Main photo: rice and cheese stuffed crimini mushrooms, roasted acorn squash and red onion, and sauteed vegetables and mushrooms] The older I get, the more important food has become to me. For the first quarter century of my life, I couldn’t have cared less… Continue Reading

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What If We Are Screwed?

John Halstead very eloquently and thoroughly puts the question to us in his post “’Everything is Going According to Plan’”: Being an Activist in the Anthropocene”. Take time to read the whole thing. It’s well worth it. So really: what if it’s simply too late for any kind of peaceful transition to a sustainable post-disastrous civilization, and … Continue reading What If We Are Screwed?

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Rituals Are Important. But They Aren’t Activism.

In times like these, those of us who are of sound mind and values know: we must do something. In Atheopaganism, we believe in the power and necessity of human ritual. We understand the science about why rituals work, and why they are important to us. We celebrate the turning of the seasons and personal and familial … Continue reading Rituals Are Important. But They Aren’t Activism.

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Children of the Earth Tribe, WAKE UP

Back in September of 2015, I asked, is Atheopaganism political? Go ahead, read it. It lays out why I believe that any religious path that is truly about this Earth—any path of integrity—must, in days such as these, be one of activism. Since, I’ve had plenty of opportunity to consider the Pagan community generally through this … Continue reading Children of the Earth Tribe, WAKE UP

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