Tag Archives: Christmas
Saegoah Pursuits: Creative Eco-Friendly Gift WrappingLeave a comment
Dec 20, 2016 by Rua Lupa
The Real Reason For The SeasonLeave a comment
Dec 11, 2015 by Rua Lupa
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.
Cultural Quandaries: Earth’s Civil Calendar. How did we end up with the calendar we have anyway?1
Dec 29, 2014 by Rua Lupa
Ever wonder how the calendar we use came to be? Why our year is divided the way it is, how the names of these divisions arose and why New Year’s day is where it is? Well wonder no more! Here is the most concise summary of our calendar’s history answering all these questions, including others you may not of thought to consider, and reveals some dilemmas that come with it.
The Importance of Material Culture (or Why Stuff Matters)Leave a comment
Dec 8, 2014 by jakediebolt
“…this time of year seems to cause a sort of crisis of sorts in our culture. On the one hand, advertising and social expectation conspire to drive us into shops, malls, and increasingly websites to buy gifts for friends and family. On the other hand, advice from spiritual leaders and philosophers urges us to reject consumerism and find the “real” spirit of the season.”