A Saegoah Ceremony – Similar To, But Unlike Others

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I found the directions for the elements in typical Pagan ceremonies confusing – Why was earth positioned north toward the pole? Air toward the East and Water West? South for Fire I could understand – as we view the sun along the south horizon through the day, but that doesn’t make any sense if you were to live in the southern hemisphere – reflecting how they were developed in the northern hemisphere and didn’t have the southern hemisphere in mind when made. The directions for a circle was also something that didn’t jive with me – being based on a perspective of the sun circling the earth, when I knew full well that it was the earth’s spin that caused our view of the sun. [Read more...]

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The Real Reason For The Season

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Each year I encounter something that most Pagans know, but the general public is oddly oblivious to. People who casually complain about the dark and don’t know about the shortest day of the year, or even when it is. I know this because that is when I mention that soon enough the days will be getting longer they blankly stare at me and say, “Really? When?” It becomes very hard not to do a face palm each time I encounter this, and its frequent. So I feel compelled to talk about the Real reason for the season. [Read more...]

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I’ve Learned To Love the Rain

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Lupa Greenwolf revisits her relationship to rain, long a contentious one. [Read more...]

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Our Deadly Lack of Nature Literacy

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We may think we’re helping nature with our supposed kindness to animals–but in fact we’re killing them with our ignorance. [Read more...]

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Solitary Solstice

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Lupa Greenwolf has plans for a very sedate solstice. [Read more...]

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Festivities of Natural Annual Events Around The World: Borealis Lux (The Longest Day & Night of Year)

Original Image by Przemyslaw “Blueshade” Idzkiewicz, used under Creative Commons.

Here is how we have the longest day & night of the year, its effects on the planet and the various customs and celebrations all over the world that are in response to this. [Read more...]

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