Have Pagans Gotten Burned Out On Environmentalism?

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When I first became pagan twenty years ago, it was common for “paganism” as an umbrella term to be summarized as “earth-based religions”. As the internet facilitated further discourse on what paganism is and isn’t, pagans began differentiating between paths that were based in nature, and those based in the reconstruction of pre-Christian religions, or [Read More...]

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When, in the New Year, Antlers Drop

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The animal world is full of creatures who, as a way of gaining a reproductive advantage, spend precious resources growing extensions and decorations to attract a mate. The incredibly long tail feathers of male peacocks and long-tailed widowbirds can hinder their ability to fly away, but may impressive enough to attract a mate for those [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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There Are In Nature Neither Rewards Nor Punishments–There Are Consequences

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Lupa Greenwolf returns from her hiatus with a consideration on right, wrong, and wolves. [Read more...]

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Falling Out Of Christianity, Into Paganism, And Getting Up In Atheism

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“One day it hit me – I no longer believe that there is a God, I no longer believe Christianity. I just couldn’t. It didn’t make any sense. Having everything I thought was foundational about my place in the world fall out from under me left me feeling the need to grasp at the closest thing that I could feel was solid ground. That ended up being Paganism.” [Read more...]

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Worldview Connections: A Meditation on Our Worldviews and their Impacts

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We live in a world full of connections–but how we view (or ignore) those connections could make or break us. [Read more...]

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