One of the reasons many people turn to modern Pagan religions is to seek a way to incorporate respect for Nature into their spirituality. Some religions, such as Wicca, have a decidedly Earth-revering emphasis. How can we enhance our understanding of Nature and build a deep connection with the flora, fauna, and mineral realms?
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Login :: Register. Cover: Termite mound with shape adapted to the very high rainfall of the highland area of Guinea, West Africa. Photograph: Anthony Bann. Eastwards stretches the Gila Wilderness, an unspoiled world of pine, juniper and oak forest, mountains and canyons, bald eagles and bears.
No matter how else we might come to think of them, all angels are spirits — intentionally or unintentionally contributing to our soulful growth. They function as a resource to be tapped, as well as a sacred reality check. And it needs to be said that the most accessible of these speak not from some distant galaxy or other-worldly dimension, but from close at hand — through the spirits and beings of this magical planet, and the aperture of our deeply feeling hearts.
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Visit Jesse's website. When was it apparent that Paganism was the right path for you and how did you begin that journey? Most folks who study with me are at that point in their lives, on the precarious edge, far from comforting illusion and familiar supports, buffeted by winds of terror and bliss.
Somewhere as you read this, a Pagan-affinity group is hard at work preparing the next Beltane ritual in their area. A circle of bearded priests is gathered to revitalize the nearly lost sensibilities of ancient Druidry. And a man contacts his soul and planet more deeply through his artful preparation of wild foods and a woodstove-baked pie. In an age of accelerating distraction and destruction, each of these individuals is a hero.
Ultimately about how we can better celebrate our relationship with Gaia, the Earth wisdom contained in this book can help us manifest this relationship with our loved ones and in all aspects of our lives. For many years Hardin has lived in a sacred canyon, a place of ancient power and ritual in the wilds of New Mexico. They host workshops, guided quests, wilderness retreats, and resident internships.
He is the author of over published articles and 9 books in fields such as personal growth, natural history, deep ecologyspirituality and nature, alternative healing, poetry, wildcrafting, American history and the legends of the Wild West. Hardin is the author of 9 books and over published magazine articles. He began his writing career as a young runaway from military school in the s, publishing short pieces and poems in alternative periodicals including WinThe Guardian and Communities.