The Dalai Lama comes under fire for allegations of sexism. Kurdistan's women fight back against ISIL. And learn the details of the recently celebrated Sukkot festival. It's Faithful Friday, our weekly news segment on religions from around the world. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
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Samhain or Halloween, the year is waning. The sun is out less and less (in the northern hemisphere). The weather is more unpredictable (depending on where you are). The dark of the year is coming.
What does this mean? What are we meant to do with the dark of the year? It’s a time to harvest all the things you’ve been doing for the spring and summer. It’s a time of year when you start to pull your energy into yourself to reflect on how you’ve been doing, where you are with your goals, and life in general....
Enjoy this beautiful arrangement from We'Moon 2015 (thank you, Sequoia, our outrageous Graphic Designer!). This is one of my very favorite pages in this edition. ~ Barb
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I had no plans to be a Pop Culture Pagan but that appears to be happening anyway. I had no plans to permanently pick up a Joker, but that appears to be happening too. Being with J makes me feel like I understand Beth Wodandis' comment about how being with Odin is like being with a great white shark who's decided to be friendly. I don't think my J is Odin, but I think They have a common bond there. In case you're wondering what J is like, here ya go....
Japan plans to wow visitors to Tokyo during the 2020 Olympics. Suzanne Sadedin discusses the evolutionary origins of menstruation. And astronomer Phil Plait takes down some of the common anti-science memes purported by presidential candidate Ben Carson. It's Earthy Thursday, our weekly segment on science and Earth-related news! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!