November Mid-Month Meditation: Panthea

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Humanistic Paganism

Editor’s note: This is our second monthly meditation.  We encourage our readers to take these posts as an opportunity to take a short break from everything else.  Rather than treating these posts the way you would any other post, set aside 10 minutes someplace quiet and semi-private to have an experience.  Take a minute to relax first. The video 3 1/2 minutes.  After watching the video, take a few minutes to let the experience sink in.  If it feels right, leave a comment.

This month we honor early pantheists, Spinoza and John Toland.  So for this month’s meditation, we offer a pantheistic poem: “Panthea” by Oscar Wilde, read by Annika Garratt.

“Panthea” by Oscar Wilde

Nay, let us walk from fire unto fire,
From passionate pain to deadlier delight,—
I am too young to live without desire,
Too young art thou to waste this summer night
Asking those idle questions which…

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Occasionally doting wife, damn proud momma of two adorable children, veteran of the United States Navy, semi-steampunk bohemian beach addict from middle America, Civil War reenactor and Victorian natural history aficionado, canoeing and kayaking and paddleboarding fanatic, Unitarian Universalist and pantheistic Pagan, devotee of various aquatic deities, and practitioner of bioregional witchery View all posts by thalassa

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