Mark Green's Atheopaganism Blog

Living an Earth-Honoring Path Rooted in Science

Sun, Jun 16, 2024 Mark Green Sabbaths No comments

It’s summer, with Midsummer just a few days away. Long days full of Sun, sometimes hot but where I am, often buffered by the cooling ocean air to create perfect days with warm evenings.

I just moved inside from sitting naked on my patio, which is a seasonal pleasure. I also cut back the wiste...

Sun, Jun 02, 2024 Mark Green Opinion , Sexuality , Uncategorized 2 Comments

They make it all about sex.

The sneerers and spitters, the blithe dismissers, the judging castigators who allege that being queer is just about who you rub your body parts against. Who you create orgasms with.

The hatred is bound up with the sex. They simply hate and fear sex. The power of...

Wed, May 29, 2024 Mark Green Atheopagan , Events , Community No comments

Suntree Retreat 2024 is coming up, and you’re invited! This biannual in-person gathering of Atheopagans will take place Aug. 30-Sept. 2, at the La Foret Retreat Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It’s a long weekend of workshops, rituals, celebration, socializing, parties and fun!

The last...

Fri, May 10, 2024 Mark Green Nature and Science No comments

EDIT: Saw ’em! A beautiful ruby-red glow across the sky around midnight!

If you’re like me, you have a list of things you hope to see or do in your life. I don’t like the term “bucket list”, but that’s what it is.

I am fortunate in that many of those things I most wanted to experience or place...

Tue, Apr 30, 2024 Mark Green Sabbaths , Personal Reflection No comments

So it’s Walpurgisnacht, the night before May Day. Traditionally, a sort of transposed Hallows, with ghosts and spirits loose in the world before the brilliant dawn of the May.

I sometimes think of May Day as the dawning of the World. There is something so grand and magnificent about dawn at t...

My new book, Round We Dance: Creating Meaning Through Seasonal Rituals is published and launched!

I had a lovely book launch party yesterday in Oakland, California. It was great to see friends, read some passages and sell and sign some books.

It has been about a year and a half since I su...