Archives for May 2010

The Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins is a lousy philosopher, but he’s an awesome biologist. I’ve never been very passionate about evolution. 10th grade biology plus some extra-curricular science reading convinced me it was an accurate explanation for the development of life. That allowed me to check that box on my “things I need to know” list and move [Read More…]

CUUPS Beltane

Beltane was so much fun I had to do it again! Last night was our CUUPS Beltane Circle – a great time celebrating the beginning of Summer and working to bring more love into our lives. Ashley reads “The Flowers” by Robert Louis Stevenson. The Maypole Dance! The Beltane Procession. The Spiral Dance. [Read more…]

Gathering of the Tribes

A few pictures from our Beltane Circle last Saturday. We weren’t able to use the stone circle (the ground still needs a lot of work), but the campground always makes a beautiful ritual setting. Our main altar. John Beckett from Denton CUUPS and David Sparks from Temple Spiritualis Compassare. The Circle Dance gets going – [Read More…]

Beltane Universalism

Last night’s multi-group Beltane celebration was excellent. We had representatives from six different Pagan groups from Texas and Oklahoma – I didn’t get a final count but it was somewhere in the 35-45 range. When the crowd thinned down to those of us who were camping, we gathered around the fire and a series of [Read More…]

Beltane Next Saturday

Denton CUUPS is celebrating Beltane a week late this year. Some of our folks who are in the Caeleigh Courts will be playing faeries at Scarborough Faire today, while I’ll be part of a multi-group Beltane celebration at the Summerlands stone circle. Click the image for a larger version of the flyer. [Read more…]