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THE WONDER explores perspectives, rituals, and observances of modern, naturalistic, Earth-revering Neopagan religious paths. Naturalistic Pagans embrace the world as understood by science (that is, without gods, magic, or the supernatural), and enhance our lives with myth, ritual and activism. Named #7 in the top15 Pagan podcasts for 2021! https://blog.feedspot.com/pagan_podcasts/

January 17, 2022

Transitions and Ritual Planning

The blog post with the downloadable Ritual Planning Workbook is at https://atheopaganism.wordpress.com/2018/12/11/starting-a-practice-creating-rituals/

 

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January 9, 2022

DIY Religion

SLOGG Holiday Episode: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/holidays-1610325700/#more-16200342

 

Introduction to SLOGG: https://atheopaganism.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/introducing-slogg-the-winter-demi-sabbath/

 

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January 3, 2022

The Overculture

Welcome to season three of The Wonder! 

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December 27, 2021

Looking Forward, Looking Back

The Inner Critic: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/the-inner-critic-1612153312/

The Body: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/the-body-1627969025/

Beyond Misanthropy: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/beyond-misanthropy/

Decomposition and You: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/decomposition-and-you/

Pagan Families: https://thewonderpodcast.podbean.com/e/pagan-families/

 

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December 20, 2021

Winter Solstice/Yule

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December 13, 2021

Happy Yuletide! No episode this week, but…

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we aren't able to provide a Yule episode of THE WONDER this week. But if you're looking for ideas for rituals, projects and seasonal fun, please visit https://atheopaganism.wordpress.com/2018/11/24/yuletide-a-compendium/

We wish you all a joyous solstice, however you celebrate it! Thanks for listening!

December 6, 2021

Pagan Families

Links and resources mentioned:

 

This post includes links to the details on how we [Jon's family] celebrate each Sabbat: https://naturalisticpaganism.org/2014/12/14/starstuff-contemplating-by-heather-and-jon-cleland-host-celebrating-meaning-in-our-lives-through-family-holidays/

 

Grandma's cheat sheet summary of holidays to give relatives, (just click on the top image and print it for your own copies). https://naturalisticpaganism.org/2018/07/11/grandmas-cheat-sheet-by-starstuff-contemplating/

 

The First Cosmala rite of passage is described in the book "Faithful Practices" by Wikstrom, on pages 65-90. I'll attach a screen shot of that section. The overall page to guide making your Cosmala is : http://solstice-and-equinox.com/universebeads.html

 

The book is at: https://www.amazon.com/Faithful-Practices-Everyday-Ways-Spirit/dp/1558968113/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=faithful+practices+wikstrom&qid=1638716819&sr=8-1

 

The Ancestor Cards for Samhain dinner grace can be downloaded and printed from: http://naturalpagan.org/kidspirit/ancestorcards.pdf

 

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November 29, 2021

Self Care During the Holidays

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November 22, 2021

Contemplative Practices: Interview with Daniel Strain

https://www.snsociety.org

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November 15, 2021

The Moon