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Living an Earth-Honoring Path Rooted in Science

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...

Sat, Apr 13, 2024 Mark Green Opinion , Atheology 1 Comment

So, we were talking about “origin myths” in one of the Atheopagan community Zoom mixers the other day. And Mícheál, who is a member of the Atheopagan Society Council, suggested–somewhat facetiously–something like this for much of mainstream Paganism:

Long ago, people lived in peaceful, egali...

Sat, Mar 30, 2024 Mark Green Personal Reflection 1 Comment

Monday, April 8 will be a day that a lot of people will remember as the Solar Eclipse of 2024. With the path of totality passing over a region housing more than 31 million, it will be a shared experience that many will hold for the rest of their lives.

I with I could be one of them. We’ll hav...

I got some galley proof copies of ROUND WE DANCE: Creating Meaning Through Seasonal Rituals, and it looks and feels great! It is always a real thrill to hold a first copy of one of my books in my hands, and this is no exception.

ROUND WE DANCE releases on April 8–the same day as the impending...