Reform Pagans often speak of Paganism through the metaphor and image of the “Great Tree of Paganism”, whose roots draw from the unremembered past and whose branches grow into the unimagined future. As we approach Mid Summer (the summer solstice, also called Litha), a sabbat often associated with joy, vitality, and power, we have a special opportunity to contemplate the eternal stele that provides and ensures each of these blessings within the Great Tree of Paganism. Continue reading Our Source of Joy, Vitality, and Power
Reform Pagans often illustrate our place within Paganism through the metaphor of the “Great Tree of Paganism”: We speak of the Paleopagan roots, Mesopagan trunk, and Neopagan branches, and we distinguish our Neopagan branch of Reformism from the coequal branches of Traditionalism (generally including all forms of Pagan Reconstructionism, together with many varieties of Pagan Eclecticism) and Scientism (emphasizing a scientific Pagan worldview, particularly in opposition to a traditional Pagan worldview). Continue reading One Branch, Many Blossoms
The turning of the Wheel of the Year brings us very soon to Imbolc, which Reform Pagans often refer to as Spring Eve because, according to ancient Gaelic traditions and our own Reform Pagan liturgical calendar, this sabbat marks the beginning of the season of spring. Continue reading In With The New!
At ReformPagan.org, we’re always working on exciting new initiatives that fulfill our mission of advancing the Pagan Reformation so that we can transform ourselves, our communities, and the world through Paganism. Continue reading Educational Materials Under Development
The time has come to turn another page on the secular calendar, and this is a very exciting time here at ReformPagan.org!
Over the course of 2016, we not only completed the first phase of the reboot of our online presence and ministries but also witnessed the long-awaited publication by the New Living Foundation of the first edition of The Enchiridion of Aquarius: A New Living Handbook, which presents systematically and in detail many of the powerful ideas that have inspired the Pagan Reformation. Continue reading A Very Exciting Time