The Dimming Sabbath, 2022

After much struggle to find a worthy name for this cross-quarter holiday, I have borrowed a suggestion from a member of the Atheopagan Facebook group and gone with Dimming, with its corresponding Brightening in February. "Dimming" says what this holiday is: yes, it's summer, but the days aren't so long now. Where I live, a …

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An Appreciation

It's Summer's End weekend—or Lammas, or Lughansadh, if you prefer—and we are busily baking bread and baking in our sweltering home. I've written before about what this Sabbath means to me, but I'm putting together the final lesson of Atheopaganism U., and I have many feelings now that I thought I'd capture while they're fresh. …

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