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A Very Atheist Thanksgiving

How does an atheist observe Thanksgiving?

I used Google to search for a definition of Thanksgiving. The very first thing that popped up was:

As an atheist… 599 more words


The Many Ways We Give Thanks …

I AM always grateful to the places music takes me.

Here is a beautiful moment I stumbled upon a few days ago while back in New Orleans. 13 more words


Thanksgiving Greetings from an Ingrate

by JC Schildbach

With all apologies to the wonderful people among my family and friends who have prepared some amazing holiday meals over the years… 1,172 more words



few of us fail to regularly prioritize, as we manage our own little realm

reading a good book is more important (to us) than… 523 more words

Bonum Publicum

Baba Yaga; the Grandmother Witch.

Four months ago on the August Dark Moon, I was urged to make contact with Baba Yaga. The Crone Goddesses and archetypes of the Dark Moon have always been the entities I’m drawn to, their dark power and strength was what I have needed to get myself through some difficult and dark times. 930 more words

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Invoking Vasilisa the Brave

In August I prepared a simple ritual to make contact with Baba Yaga and to ask her three questions. In stories about her (if you are so lucky to make it into her hut alive and unharmed) she will allow you to ask her three questions, but be warned – if you are nosy or too curious about her servants or her workings, she will not be kind to you! 1,590 more words

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Saturn Returns with his scythe of Death

Death has always been the one thing I have struggled with accepting my whole life. In the first part of my life up until about age 24, I was obsessed with my Own death and seeking it out or tempting it to find me. 454 more words

Baba Yaga