Dec 22, 2020 by Rua Lupa
This was our 1st year home for the Winter Holidays in 13 years and so was able to be more involved for Borealis Nox – Winter Solstice / Longest Night for the Northern Hemisphere.
Dec 11, 2020 by Rua Lupa
We all have an identity, it forms who we present ourselves as and informs who we align with. It is something we do not really talk about outside of an Us versus Them narrative though. I think that should change, because I believe that is where most of our societal conflicts stem from.
Jul 25, 2020 by Rua Lupa
In April, when COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) had reached the point when masks were considered to be a practical tool for …
Mar 2, 2018 by Rua Lupa
The Milk Industry is making a splash lately with how Millennials have ended up bring back Milk Couriers. Great news for those who love sustainability. Unfortunately many members of the public have taken this news and decided to damn the milk industry all together, citing many things that are indeed harmful practices.
Feb 13, 2018 by Rua Lupa
Is human gender expression fundamentally messed up? In a richly illustrated essay, Rua Lupa compares human thinking about gender and sex to the realities of the natural world.
Nov 1, 2017 by Rua Lupa
Its that time of year when Death is displayed in all its G(l)ory, and so is also a time when many families have to start the conversation on what Death is and how to come to terms with that.
Oct 23, 2017 by Rua Lupa
The problem is that there is a conflation between ‘alternative medicine’ and ‘medicine’, and along with that, that ‘alternative medicine’ is even an acknowledged term to begin with.
Oct 20, 2017 by Rua Lupa
Druidism, it is most commonly seen as being strictly Celtic, and that is the primary reason why I instead call myself a Saegoah – or alternatively to non-pagan aware folks, a Naturalist
Jun 8, 2017 by Rua Lupa
My previous article, ‘Is Seeking A “Deep Religious Experience” Hedonistic?‘ had apparently been misinterpreted as saying that all experiences of ecstasy and transcendence was Hedonistic and bad…
Jun 3, 2017 by Rua Lupa
My honest personal view on this is that I find that the search for transcendence or ecstasy in order to have a “deep religious experience” is frankly hedonistic – Let me explain why.
Apr 20, 2017 by Rua Lupa
So yeah, this March For Science is a Big Deal. And when I first heard about it a few months ago, I had to do something to help contribute in some way. And here it is,
Apr 12, 2017 by Rua Lupa
What would we do if we were to align procreating celebration themes with how Nature normally does it – with the time frame of having your offspring in spring? This would mean human procreating themes in Late Summer not Spring.
Feb 23, 2017 by Rua Lupa
This is an attempt to gather and make accessible the information on how we have arrived at Fascism in America
Dec 20, 2016 by Rua Lupa
As this is the time of year when we reach the climax of seasonal gift wrapping, I have decided to share some of my creative eco-friendly wrapping techniques – and there are really two primary methods to it. 1) Cloth Bag Wrapping, and 2) Paper & Paint Wrapping
Oct 14, 2016 by Rua Lupa
“Today schools are promoting and continually working on being environmental educators on how to be responsible members of our ecosystem. I’ve enjoyed seeing the promotion and use of gardening, composting, and water conservation, but seem to have a blind spot”
Aug 18, 2016 by Rua Lupa
Pagan is a label that simply has claimed me, I’m just through trying to push away from it and have accepted it.
Aug 10, 2016 by Rua Lupa
Many continue the conversation assuming that I believe in supernatural beings, like spirits in the rocks, air, rivers, etc. and deities; that the Earth, Moon, Sun, Stars, are beings that care about you; that I follow the Celtic ‘Wheel of the Year’; practice magic/majick; read tarot/divination cards; and perform ceremonies that involve enchanting a circle, the elements in specific directions, and going clockwise. Mistaken on all accounts…
Aug 8, 2016 by Rua Lupa
Here at Patheos we were asked a Summer Series Question, this time “What’s your favorite sabbat/holiday, and why?” But how do you choose a favorite holiday when you only really celebrate one?
Jul 5, 2016 by Rua Lupa
take the opportunity this summer to participate in the SCA to learn the Arts & Sciences we could use, that are there and waiting to be learned, provided by people enthusiastic to share it. Its an opportunity just sitting there, it would be a shame to waste it.
Apr 24, 2016 by Rua Lupa
Rua Lupa shares the vocal recording of A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment, of which they are one voice in.