Happy, whatever you celebrate! 🙂
Jesus rose from the dead. So did Dionysus. So did Osiris. So did Inanna. So did Persephone. It’s nothing new in the grand scheme of religious history. So at this time – when Christians across the world are celebrating the holiest day in their calendar – we in the pagan community often wonder: What are we supposed to do with Easter?
It’s easy with Christmas. The birth of Jesus is always the same day: December 25, which comes right after the celebration of Yule, the rebirth of the sun. We can celebrate the birth of the sun child at the same time they celebrate the birth of the son child. We both like parties, lights, trees, and fudge, so it all works out. There’s always that silly “War on Christmas” thing, but few reasonable people actually believe that garbage.
But Easter is different. First of all, it is different every…
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