harmony with nature

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Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

SUPERLATIVE SOLSTICE! From our garden here at The Black House, we offer Solstice greetings to all in harmony with the Earth’s seasonal changes. In the Northern Hemisphere we embrace the longest day of the year as sultry Summer begins. In the Southern Hemisphere, residents may mark the longest night as Winter begins its gelid reign. Wherever you might be, it is always a delight to celebrate the glories of nature and the abundant pleasures that life offers. Here’s to a splendid new season filled with joy and abundant indulgences! —Magus Peter H. Gilmore

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Exquisite Equinox! The seasonal pivot point occurs today and most Satanists mark that change as we feel at one with the Earth and its continuing cycles. In the Northern Hemisphere Spring arrives, replacing the Winter’s desolation with renewed life surging in triumphant burgeoning. In the Southern Hemisphere, the glory of Autumn shall soon cast its soothing spell after the fiery blasts of Summer, presaging the coming harvest with all of its fertile abundance. It is a glorious day to celebrate the wonders of Nature as we are part of its boundless mysteries. Hail Satan!—Magus Peter H. Gilmore

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Hail Gluttony! Today in the U.S. is the secular holiday called “Thanksgiving.” It originated as a harvest festival amongst the Christian pilgrims who came to the “New World,” who at times even included select indigenous pagans in the proceedings. Fundamentally a celebration of the fruits of the hard work done towards preparing for survival of the frigid Winter months to come, it was a de facto proclamation of the wisdom of being in harmony with the cycling of Nature. Similar holidays abound in pre- and non-Christian societies, always enjoyed as opportunities for earned excess. In practice, it has evolved over […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Exquisite Equinox! Hail to all who celebrate the advent of Earth’s successive seasons! Here in the Northern Hemisphere we enjoy the Fall’s arrival, bringing its harvest bounties, cool evenings and the glories of the leaves ablaze with vivid color. Those in the Southern Hemisphere greet Spring’s conquering of the Winter as Nature rouses from slumber to burst forth with renewed vigor. All who enjoy vital existence embrace these seasonal pivot points for we are consonant with the majestic cycling of our precious, fragile island in space. May the new season herald an abundance of joy as we flow in harmony […]