The holiday honors Lugh, the Celtic god of light,
"If there is any issue on which we Pagans should be able to speak harmoniously, it is in response to the desecration of the Earth."
Celebrate as you will -- Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, something else or nothing at all. But to paraphrase Bernie Sanders, "enough with your damn war on Christmas." Can we just have some peace on earth and lay this phony war to rest in peace?
It's a day of pride for many earth-based religions.
The causes of our environmental crisis are more complex than any single religion. We can neither vilify Christianity, nor idealize ancient pagan religions.
We cannot tell the future of Paganism any more that one can tell the future of a small child. Traces of that child's future may be evident through their budding personality and family resources, but the world has a lot of things it will eventually offer the child--both beautiful and harmful.
10. Some celebrate Samhain with a ritual to guide the dead home by opening a western-facing door or window and placing a
“Born-to-it pagans just are who we are,” said Angela Roberts Reeder, 43, whose parents were involved in ceremonial magic
It is my opinion and the Beebe City Council's that government leaders must pray to God as the true leader of the nation and
In 2010 I and a friend, Adam Sulkowski, made a journey to the snow-capped Hindu Kush in search of this ancient European pagan people living in an unstable Muslim country. This is our story.
With evil witches and flying wizards dominating entertainment media, it's no wonder there is such confusion about paganism
4. It is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals along with Imbolc, Beltane, and Lughnasadh. 7. Samhain is one of the original