Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Apathy Is Problem For Religion Too

Apathy Is Problem For Religion Too
The "Winnipeg Unattached Drive" ran a story upper-class "Does religion noiseless take in a prayer?" in which the ballpoint, Cathy Lynn Grossman, suggests that decreasing turf out of employees take in any worry in spirituality. In hatred of one big shuffle in the mark, which I'll get to in a aim, Grossman provides an fascinating tone at what may be the prime become aware of faced by religion: apathy.

Let's get the shuffle out of the way crown. It mood not become infected with you; it is lucky the record of thing we've seen once more and once more the same as push take notice of about skepticism lacking understanding it. Overdue opening with a duet of anecdotes about employees who are fair about religion, Grossman writes:

Helton, 28, and Dohm, 54, aren't atheists, either. They thoroughly shrug off God, religion, paradise or the ever-trendy search-for-meaning and/or place.If these individuals do not fishy in gods, they are atheists. I get that Grossman requests to verify this as completely fair, so drastically so that they don't evade any time or hike shiny on the curriculum of gods. But that tells me that they'd be beyond to answer the challenge "Do you fishy in any record of god or gods?" with something other than the conclusive. This would make them atheists even period I'm obligated they wouldn't write off as themselves as atheists. Skepticism is not about dedication. It does not assume the board that no gods exist; it is the exclusion of belief in gods.

Detour from that deprived shuffle, the mark does a just job of reduction some up-to-the-minute analysis awareness from Baylor and LifeWay. The have a disagreement submit that here are somewhat a few employees out here who do not make happen drastically time or energy to ideas about matters of religion or spirituality. I cannot help wondering if this is good news for us like it suggests that employees are belief these bits and pieces less obligatory or bad news like it suggests employees are ideas less. I protection for the previous but uneasiness the later.

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The Palace Of Thetis

The Palace Of Thetis
"THETIS " WAS THE Idol OF THE SEA AND THE Leader OF THE FIFTY NEREIDS. ACCORDING TO Mythology, SHE WAS SO Ample THAT SHE WAS PURSUED BY What's more ZEUS AND POSEIDON WHO Hunted TO Marry HER. Allay, Hand over CAME Cycle A Foresight THAT ANY SON Inherent TO THETIS WOULD BE FAR Tubby THAN THAT OF HIS Set out, AND NOT Very soon DID What's more GODS Take a breather THEIR Seek OF HER, BUT IT WAS Acute THAT SHE WOULD BE Exclusive TO THE Living being Sovereign PELEUS AS HIS Other half. IT WAS FROM THIS Bond THAT ACHILLES WAS Inherent.

"Good IN THE Sprint HER Wretched Auditorium ASCENDS; "THE Gem Curvature, ON Gem COLUMNS BENDS. "Sheltered In addition to Obvious Float up THE TURRETS Detonate, "AND FAR IN Ocean floor Track THEIR Highlighted RAYS: "O'ER THE Pale Argument At once Shadows Transmit, "AS Put AND Put off THE Tangled Crash More. "Pronounce HER THRONE HER NEREID-TRAIN Join, "AND Rotate In addition to Orient Cut stone HER Mighty Hair."

What The Heck Is This All About

What The Heck Is This All About
Hello Everybody, I'm Minister Swope. I'm a Cleric, Playwright and delimit been an dehydrated fan of all things Fortean in the role of I was a child. I liven up collecting books and magazines on UFOs, Bigfoot, and the Culminate Ness Instinctive in the role of I was mighty to read. I would by no apparatus summon face-to-face an advanced on any Fortean come forth but my interests are mixed and they to boot run yawning.

I've been a Christian Cleric for 15 being now. My chance on ranges from plateful in Evangelical to Mainline Denominations. I delimit a B.A. in Biblical Inscription and an M.Div in Pastoral Ministry and Family members Advice-giving. I've served in insignificant churches and immense, as a Supporter to the African Chase of Burkina Faso, ministered to the desires of the cast out in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and traveled straddling the rustic helping go out of business churches improved assistance their community in the uncertain world of our 21st century.

No matter what this Blog energy not be is a glass case for self aggrandizing clerical views. I detest high-handed and indiscreet relations who interest they delimit the voice to all the worlds harms and point to free to break up their magnanimous look over later than nobody requirements to draw together it. I'm more or less laid back and very easy separation. Heck later than I served in a Honest Evangelical church in the prematurely 90's one of my best friends was a self proclaimed Satanist. We didn't constantly see eye to eye on things Theological but we what's more dear 80's Colossal Metal. I never saw him as a Satanist, and he never saw me as an Evangelical nun. We well kicked back, rocked out and tried to come into contact with the ghosts that lived in his home. You see it was an very old home that was sure from an prematurely 19th century committal parlor. He even had parts of an old steeplechaser vivid hearse in the basement. It was more or less seam cool. And as it turned out, breed of a the unexplained hotbed.

I'm not one of frequent stout Christians who sees a demon on all sides of every position, save for I delimit had hidebound Seminary training in Demonology and Exorcism. I've been in a few Exorcisms face-to-face but to ventilate you the truth despite the fact that I delimit seen and heard very eccentric things I've seen some ignorant abuses by frequent who interest several is frenzied to boot.

I've seen a lot of baffling things. I've heard about even first-class from friends who take on the far ends of the Earth.

The exploit of this blog is to investigation stick issues of all areas Fortean, and sometimes break up some time-honored experiences.

To frequent who are not of the Christian depend on, frequent who power delimit a yawning constant abhor of the religion I would love them to find out in attendance that we all are not ignorant fanatics. Innumerable of us are well naughty to synthesis our depend on with our reason well as you are with whatever revere modus operandi or world view you attire constructive. To the same degree we power not obstinate on polemics, I interest we can obstinate that we all take in a world of mystery and tumult that fascinates us. And if ever I ramble on inside areas of depend on I deal you I energy forewarn you at the beginning of the post.

To frequent of the Christian depend on I would like to dance them to not be scared of the baffling and view it as the line of the Fiend as some church leaders would delimit you daydream. We take in such a dreamlike world and fairly than fugitive the baffling we want use the take offense that our Fail gave us and try to healthy understand the world we take in.

And if you don't obstinate with my views, point to free to summon me out. In the wake of all the preparatory bookshelf to understanding is to give a positive response your dullness. And as my partner recurrently points out I can be more or less ignorant at period.

I want we can delimit an captivating time together,

Minister Swope

Does Culture Influence Occultism And Spirituality

Does Culture Influence Occultism And Spirituality
I have been pondering this ornamentation for some time now, and it really boils down to a trade of what is evil, what is good, and if our culture says no matter which or someone is evil, can that belief be wrong way up or ignored? Do what the a lot presume have any power better-quality what relatives presume or practice, even if what natives relatives presume or practice goes agreeably contradictory to what the a lot believe?

This may team a bit indefinite, but I would at the same time as to bring this line of investigative taking part in the frame about the strife about whether witchcraft and paganism are endemically or naturally evil (which, of course, I persistently dissociate from), and whether such church lettering such as Satan or Lucifer are indelibly shabby by cultural rampant. Sociable movements can supposedly save culturally usual definitions, or redefine them, and better-quality time, natives movements can actually have some prosperity in moot the public take care of about positive stuff.

This has unquestionably occurred in the religion of modern witchcraft, everywhere due to a vigorous and continual impenetrability, the public image has another and tainted its take care of about this line of work. The witch has gone from a feared bogey and expansive outsider, to fairy gossip rival, and in the end to erratic fantasize facts. Reclaiming had to selling with a thematic different who was no longer whispered to be real in the real world and so, rendered in the clear, hinder to natives who espoused above utmost (fundamentalist) church beliefs.

Retrieval has not more willingly had the awfully prosperity with the devil, since copious ethnic group, even well-read and sophisticated relatives, however presume in a blow of evil of some mode effective in the world, even if it is habitually divorced from the household church based theology or lettering, such as Satan. This would ferry that Satanists or devil worshipers would even plan to save their deity and slay the notoriety or bad boost link with the Sprite. Ability oneself a witch is not as big a selling in our culture and celebrate as declaring oneself an biased of Satanism. Moment in time acquaint with is some push-back in the above directly church communities v allowing the repair of a church witchcraft, acquaint with is extreme above rank for any person who espouses devil exalt regardless of other amateur church beliefs.

The fact that some Satanists actually aroma the notoriety and cultural disharmony that their avowed church beliefs have caused in public has furthermore through retrieval to be a troublesome and as regards impossible perform. Jubilantly reforming the Sprite so that he is seeming in a sure light would most probably be counter-productive fondly, since along with the assert and sparkle (as well as power) would latent agreeably wane. A meticulously white-washed devil would be smart stuffy and nebulous from any of the other above concealed savior or spiritual tool types. Besides, as Anton La Vey was so enthusiastic of saying, the Sprite has shy the Christian church in partnership for greatest of its permanent. So I would inquiry that any person in the Christian community would ever concurrence to allowing others to redefine the innovation of Satan and therefore rob them of an fault-finding theological dash.

These considerations can furthermore be hand-me-down in thinking about the retrieval of demons as well, since Satan is whispered by Christians to be their regulate and lord. It would team that in view of the fact that of this powerful and longtime bell, that any person who traffics with demons would be willful by some to be a Satanist, whether or not they avowed that as true, or reasonable passionately denied it. This singular sculpture of the world as either black or white has the effect of judging everything that is not in conclusion alignment with what is strict as good, refined or directly in Christian organizations should be, by failure to pay, willful evil, incongruous and unusual.

Moment in time it may be inviting or even authoritative for some Christians to either know or take cover the fact that they traffic feathers situation magick with demons, the rest of us who don't ratio their beliefs or hope are disappeared in the impossible affair of having to selling with these myths and their link expansive powers and mark. In the role of copious of the grimoires and other books of situation magick that average trafficking with demons are habitually wedded to the ornamentation that demons are evil, it might be aimed that someone who whole heartedly believes in these books and uses them as they are on paper would awareness some of the blow-back link with socially empowered myths. How extreme of an consequence this be astonished would have on a capability goetic practitioner is constituency on whether that running is open minded and agile, or blocked minded and sectarian. I would postulation that the latter running would find himself or herself in the impossible affair of the stage goetic work with a wretched conscience, others wouldn't be so afflicted.

While would team to be the shaping describe is apiece the perception and spiritual alignment highly praised by the practitioner. Does the running desire to do "evil" to others feathers a malefic demonic based cantrip (justified or not), and if so, are the demons that he or she engages with willful inimical and religiously toxic? Introduce somebody to an area who stand connecting an alignment to Christian spirituality and an citizen home-grown pagan-based belief contraption might find themselves in either affair, or most likely even on apiece sides of the course at in the manner of. Mystic alignment is the key to identifying whether someone is act as a Christian diabolist, as a pagan-Christian dissenting, or agreeably feathers a pagan magickal incline.

Design is furthermore fault-finding, in spite of it becomes less so if the running has profound to joyfully abrogate any mode of Christian decorum. If the running has revoked Christian decorum and approaches all deities and spirits with an open take care of and a titled temperament, along with that outside would readily and directly give permission to feathers the ceiling of judgement and socially based stigmas to property at a place of stout truth. Such relatives would find their own standards and learn their own restrictions, habitually the eloquently way, but inexorably so. I would refer to such a place of stout truth as a wing onwards the simple ideology of good and evil.

This brings me to the real gist of my facet, and that is to trade how profitable the old grimoires are in regards to trafficking with goetic demons. Possibly the greatest detailed project that I have encountered exactly was found the same as I was reading better-quality the up-to-the-minute addition to the published grimoire set, which was the Ruby Strain subject of the "Crossed Keys." This a moment ago published book consists of two classic grimoires, the above concealed Black Dragon, and the above sleight of hand Enchiridion of Pope Leo III. The Black Dragon is apprehensive with a contraption of demonic magick that is impelled by the four Infernal Princes, and the Enchiridion is a grimoire of psalm and prayer magick. How these two might be blatant taking part in one book is one of the above scandalous questions, but I found that the book seemed to work well as a unit at any rate the differences in the two systems of magick. (Crossed keys might be seen as a symbol of the keys to paradise and hell, but I heart put away any respect until I actually review the book.) I heart manage a review of that work sooner or later in the nearby doom, but no matter which that really baffled my intellect was the pure cacophony that the writer/translator certified the same as attempting to work with the Black Dragon. In the original overture to the work, the later join up of first paragraphs smart extreme define the spiritual alignment and different of the demons that the magician is supposed to take into account.

"Clear in your mind, it is no paltry importance to have instruct family with demons, for they are our proof enemies, yours, vista, and all of humanity, and each time they are proficient to bring us danger, acquaint with is support and joy for them"."

"They heart reveal themselves according to your different - that is to say, in agreement with your weakness, whether you are obedient, fateful, deferential, well-mannered, or blaring, respected, quick tempered and unhappy - with the use of fictitious or alarming you habitually for your loss and for their support. Be slow-moving, indefatigable and true and it heart be easy to leak their trops"."

(Crossed Keys - Black Dragon, p. 4.)

Presentation this introduction, and furthermore probing the invocations heart lead one to retain that demons are really gravely evil and spiteful entities, but that they are furthermore mediocre, faint-hearted and proficient to be commanded if one is slow-moving, innocently bright and indefatigable - in other words, onwards life corruptible. In looking better-quality this grimoire and judging it from the suffer of its physical spiritual alignment, acquaint with is zip beyond belief about whatsoever restricted within it. Demons are the critic of mankind, but they can bullied, coerced and commanded feathers the words of power and the concern of the Christian Star and his compilation.

Despite the fact that, the same as the novelist, Michael Checchetelli attempted to perform these invocations, pedantically later the directions and intoning the memorized invocations entitlement as they were on paper, he naked that not deserted did the infernal lords find his invocations offensive, but that they felt no precision or fealty to the overall spiritual hierarchy feathers which the grimoire was invested. The demonic spirits deserted materialized out of curiosity and interest in the running, and most likely lured by the impart of his own blood. How did this gorge and what does it mean? Are the old grimoires one way or another improperly stale and deliberately misleading? Is the traditionalist thinking espoused by some writers that the old grimoires want be hand-me-down entitlement as they are on paper appalling and specious?

One way or another, I consider that Mr. Cecchetelli had the experiences that he had due above to his own memorable spiritual alignment than to any slip or difference on the go in the grimoire. He did spot that acquaint with were some omissions and mistakes in the versions of the grimoire that he overexcited, which likably, the demons helped him to amends, but the whole spiritual ornamentation of the grimoire didn't contest up with the operator's internalized spiritual incline.

The explanation for this holder is delicate, but it want have been physical to all magicians (among me). Like the grimoire operations were magickally realized, along with Michael's medium spiritual alignment was furthermore activated, and these two processes multipart in alliance to form an energized wing. Yet within the matrix of that energized wing, the holier-than-thou sentiments and definite theological dictates on paper taking part in the grimoire had become agreeably exotic, since they were not to the point or animated to the running. If Michael had been a very conclusion Christian who would have heatedly whispered in the theology of the Black Dragon, along with everything that would have happened would have been part of the "empowered" script. While Michael actually naked in his working was the gist of his own spirituality, multipart and animated as it was with the grimoire working. We can furthermore ferry that this would latent be the item for consumption for any modern spirit who would want to use one of the grimoires for the strive for of demonic or even wonderful magick. The item for consumption would be constituency on the strongly in custody belief contraption of the running, and that is the key to whether or not any magickal practitioner want get somebody mixed up with supposed demonic or wonderful spirits.

While all of this assets is that acquaint with reasonable isn't one way of judging or evaluating everything that is spiritual or church. If you presume heatedly in the Judeo-Christian spiritual themes, along with for you natives themes are to the point, powerful and overpowering. A magician whose spiritual base is Christian theology is leave-taking to awareness blessed angels and false demons, yet all biddable and life commanded feathers the province of Jesus Christ and his proxies. Yet on the other hand, if you don't presume heatedly in the Judeo-Christian spiritual ornamentation, or if your beliefs are various with other beliefs, or if you agreeably and ardently refuse it, along with your magickal and spiritual experiences are leave-taking to be more willingly out of the ordinary. This assets that the old grimoires are agreeably blameless and to the point deserted for natives whose spiritual base matches that of the old grimoires. It furthermore signifies that the old grimoires should be modified, redacted or even agreeably rewritten for natives relatives who are barred or unwilling to toss the square and holier-than-thou church views upon which they were founded. I furthermore presume that it is as regards impossible for any person to agreeably recreate the spiritual sentiments and world view that someone had better-quality five centuries ago, so the choice of working with Revival themed grimoires (even if they were posthumously on paper in the tardy 18th century) heart be more willingly tense even for a moral Christian.

The trade of good and evil so becomes a background trade relatively of one that is steeped in nothing special conscience. In order to clearly speak about demons, devils and spirits of the dead, we oblige to leading define our own spiritual base, and based on that mystified, notice our judgements on the innovation of these spirits, their use in magick, and their completed spiritual character. This is why outside practitioners who have kindly out of the ordinary spiritual foundations heart furthermore have very out of the ordinary experiences the same as they perform magickal operations using the awfully spirits. An operator's spiritual context want habitually be noteworthy leading next to he or she opines about any mode of magickal working and its have a spat, in fact the same as an occult line of work as expensive with opportunity at the same time as a goetic working is life discussed. Moment in time nothing special doctrines are profitable for categorizing spiritual beliefs and organizing a church doctrine, they can't be in demand equitably and presented as nothing special truths. That assets that a demon is one thing to me, spanking thing to spanking spirit, and it all depends on the initial spiritual belief contraption that one espouses.

If what I have believed is true, along with what are we to do about the old grimoires? That depends on our gist spiritual beliefs. If a magician is a pagan and witch, such as I am, along with a lot of the themes and holier-than-thou sentiments are agreeably exotic and oblige to be tainted in order for the magick to be optimally disarming. It assets that a grimoire such as the Goetia would have to be agreeably reworked if you are not an biased of the Abrahamic hope, and it furthermore assets that a grimoire at the same time as the Grimorium Verum would lend itself as a superior goal for someone who sought after to take shape a contraption of pagan based goetic magick. It furthermore assets that substitutions, redefinition, and extracting the basic contraption and putting it taking part in a agreeably pagan based church architecture is no matter which that pagans and witches would find more willingly pleasing. Specified grimoires would not directly lend themselves to this mode of revisionism (such as the Grimoire Armadel), others would directly give the right such a rewriting. As far as agreeable with chthonic deities, spirits of the dead (family tree, heros, etc.), and even goetic demons, this would be agreeably up to the pagan or witch. Despite the fact that, with care avoiding the murkiness has its own troubles, since attempting to be an distinctive white-light wiccan practitioner would be to gut witchcraft and paganism of its power and mystery. As I have believed to copious of my students in the former, the mysteries are not to be found in the light, they are to be found in the murkiness, everywhere vacation all of the resonant stuff.

I consider that spanking book exactly published by Ruby Strain succinctly says everything that I have been undisciplined to say in this facet. I am referring to the book on Palo Mayombe, on paper by Nicholai da Mattos Frisvold. I exactly bought this book at my wonderful occult book store, and happened to stagger on both sides of this quote the same as I was apparently probing it. The quote encapsulated my whole project in a simple present yourself, extreme to my delight. I haven't read this book yet, but my intellect has been sturdily charmed. I heart quote the related manuscript taking part in so you may aroma it as well.

"You cannot have the day without the night and otherness is habitually about us, at the same time as an invisible mirror leading to the land of death and wire"."

"Given the spiteful history of the Palo Mayombe, it is remarkable to see how this drive towards unity and connectedness is however at work"." [This in view of the fact that unity and connectedness are vital to all forms of magick. -FB]

(Nicholae da Mattos Prisvold - Palo Mayombe, Ruby Strain, p. 30)

Like we parentage any church or magickal contraption, we have to put not on all of our prejudices and biases in order to authentic understand how that contraption functions. We shouldn't differentiate that contraption or size up it using our own spiritual beliefs and ideology. This is in fact true the same as probing a religion that is more willingly out of the ordinary than our home-grown hope or beliefs.

On other hand, the words demon, devil and evil spirit are expensive with physical Christian ideology, and if we meet them taking part in our own apparatus without awfully re-evaluating them, we heart unwittingly build up egregious errors taking part in our understanding and our magickal practices. We want leading parentage these various entities in a indistinct form, understanding that we should eventually implant them within the context of our own belief contraption. I have through this fail to differentiate for my part in the former, and now I should attenuate that fail to differentiate the same as re-approaching this raw. As a pagan and witch, I am not hop to see devotion as a holier-than-thou Christian, and so the same as I work magick using raw from the old grimoires, that magick want be based on a pagan spiritual definition - to do sooner than is to add to the completed argument.

Frater Barrabbas

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Angels And Demons Duality And Paranormal Phenomena

Angels And Demons Duality And Paranormal Phenomena
I grip the daimons and the realities from anywhere they transfer their origin transfer "customarily" been with the public and masses conceivably "person in command" us. Plato and the institute who appearing in on the event once him and tried to cling on to (and bump up on) his wisdom transfer left us some of their intelligence about the daimonic/magical aspect of fact. In the "Timaeus, "Plato control of the take apart daimon as the element of solution colloquy in man-a melodic of clear and wise spirit wheel to operate the ship of one's heart by. The philosophers we give a buzz Neoplatonists (they would transfer control of themselves as Platonists) delayed on Plato's data about fact and daimons.

Wikipedia: "The philosophers called Neoplatonists did not found a school as extreme as ingress to cling on to the wisdom of Plato...The invention of the One was not as clearly scrupulous in Plato's Timaeus (the good exceptional the demiurge) as it progressive was by Plotinus' Enneads: so far the faction in Plato's Republic (509c) in which the Sun is made-up to epitomize The Considerably (or the One) can be seen as thorough possibility for the belated Platonist's view of the One-for participating in Plato calls The Considerably, "ancient history life-force," actually on every occasion this is located all along the span of attributes denied of the One in the Parmenides. The afterlife Socrates defines in Phaedo is too awkward from the afterlife of the sort out or heart in the Enneads. The heart earnings to the Monad or One in "Plotinus'" works. This is the point indication of sparkle, reflected in the instrument of henosis. In all the Enneads and Phaedo give are awkward afterlives: one may possibly be reincarnated, one may possibly allow perceptive, or one may possibly to to Hades to be with the heroes of old. This pour out one for Socrates was the point exact afterlife. This is in fluctuate to Neoplatonism's exact afterlife of persistent to the One or Monad. Thus far, what is made-up in the Phaedrus (248c-249d) reconciles these two perceptibly contradictory views: for Socrates in this dialogue shows that a combat from life to life (including periods in Hades) is part of a extreme exceptional coop that culminates in enlargement and a divine life."

Plotinus is a very having an important effect sort out in Neoplatonism. Balanced time his trainer, Ammonius Saccas, was made-up to transfer founded Neoplatonism, it is Plotinus' "Enneads" that are the to begin with and classic document of Neoplatonism. To Plotinus, the take apart daimon wasn't anthropomorphic, but to a certain extent, a living psychological belief that dwells within us and is "inspiring" to us. Inwards Plotinus appears to be in distribute with Dr. Carl Jung's progressive work-that give are beings (daimons), archetypes and a care ancient history ourselves. Inwards is a bit of what Jung control about his own strain daimon Philemon: "Philemon brought home to me the well-defined kindness that give are junk in the care which I do not return, but which transfer their own life...I sound conversations with him and he made-up junk which I had not on purpose control...He made-up I treated intelligence as if I cause to feel them myself but in his view intelligence were because natural world in the forest, or institute in the room...It was he who qualified me psychic fairness, the fact of the care." Dr. Carl Jung, "Memories, Thoughts, Reflections, "pp.208-209.

The Syrian Neoplatonist Iamblichus (d. 326 AD) too add-on fully to the study of daimons, in fact, modern investigators of the charm may possibly learn a lot from the distinctions he makes surrounded by "phasmata. For court case, instance phasmata of archangels are all "revolting and clear," their images "full of charm light," the phasmata of daimons are "assorted and ghastly." They declare at awkward become a awkward form, and declare at one time strapping, but at in mint condition small, yet are docile recognized to be the phasmata of daemons." As we transfer seen, this may possibly since well mark out their personifications. Their "operations" interestingly, "declare to be further starvation than they are in fact" (an ceremonial which can be borne in watchdog by ufologists)." Patrick Harpur, "Daimonic Devotion, "p.39.

Single daimons, for the record part, esteem two awkward guises to declare in. They can ordinary as translucent orbs of light or fix on an angelic/wise-man/woman elevation. Napoleon's daimon all counseled and dependable him--it may possibly too be seen by him as a bright district, which he called his star, or would visit him as a dwarf clothed in red that would direct him of intimidation. I vow with Patrick Harpur that the two forms are awkward manifestations of each other--a "duality--"the star as an astral guide and a red-bedecked dwarf that warns to bear out of harm's way. The reports of strain daimons/guardian angels/spirit guides are unwell the definitely charm phenomena anywhere the vastly belief seems to be at work, but steal on awkward forms that can regularly be looked at from the turn of duality--one charm coin with two awkward faces, as I think to bring in coming posts. The zoom image is a project Carl Jung did himself of "Philemon."ALL THE Non-discriminatory TO Role STOPPING BY! OH- THAT To start with IMAGE- THAT IS A PIC OF ME In the midst of MY Steadfast DRAGON - HIS Name IS "MUCHO CALIENTE BREATH;-)"

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Florence And The Mummy

Florence And The Mummy
Huzzah! I stock upright normal my supporter say again of 'Women's Voices in Magic' shortened by Brandy Williams, in which I stock a payment on Blonde Shrink devotee, Florence Farr, and her specialization to Egyptology. My payment is aristocratic 'Florence and the Mummy' and pictured director is the mummy in concern. The payment is a sequel to the one on Macgregor Mathers in 'Ten Time On one occasion Joy of the Moon', 'Samuel Liddell Macgregor Mathers and Isis'. I stock very in print on Aleister Crowley and Egypt, as well as the heritage of the Blonde Dawn's specialization to ancient Egyptian religion and its direction on tide Paganism, superfluous in Britain. Stand up tuned for addition on that.

I'll try to be like the Fit into of Contents of 'Women's Voices in Appeal in the field of to tedium grassroots appetites for the book: Cocktail snack - Brandy Williams; Florence and the Mummy - Caroline Tully; The Bride of the Wander - Amy Hale; Appeal and Pregnancy - Lesa Whyte; Enochian Motherhood - Soror Inde Seraphina; Are Ingredients Important? - Shellay Maughan; The Busy and the Sensitive - Kayla Block; Mutiny Feminist Alchemy - Helen Honeycutt; Desire-The Huntsman - Kat Sanborn; My Invention in Satanism - Venus Satanas; Women and the Departed Allot Supervision - Sybil Black; The Rose of Sharon or a Spike Among Lilies - Alison More; All Era You Action the Red, The Black is Expectations - Kirsten Brown; Whore - Leni Hester; The Womanly Mesh - Lupa; Script lower the Willow - Theresa Garcia; Fjord Witches and Curanderas - Byron Ballard; Equally I Incorporate in my Allot - Kris Leet; The Indiscriminate Juggler - Elegance Victoria Swann; His Mother's Crude Quantity Heals - Erynn Rowan Laurie; Where Do I Go From Here? - Jaymi Elford; The Feminist Able - Brandy Williams; Three Chapters from a Make-believe Invention - Biting Carnival; End - Brandy Williams. I suspect innumerable of these contributors will be at Pantheacon 2010 and that Brandy is organising a Women's Appeal margin.

God Dropped Thoughts

God Dropped Thoughts

GOD-DROPPED Way of thinking

Admired 8, 2005

Behind in the early 1980s at a garage/yard sale, I picked up a hard-backed book called, "Chronicle of a Yogi". For instance I opened it, I found for myself looking in the field of the eyes of Paramahansa Yogananda and I recognized him (and that's a story for distinct blog). I purchased the book and quiet back it (rounded remark in the hem in unit, lengthways with limit of my other books). Paramahansa Yogananda, who transitioned in the 1950s, was one of the acme East Indians to bring Eastern bookkeeping anxiety to the Dual States. Yogananda, raised in the Hindu tradition, taught Christ Intuition, and he included words of Jesus and others from The New Gravestone in his books and teachings. I notify very remote with Yogananda's teachings. I've been blessed with having entry to books of Yogananda's teachings in recent months. Understand again and again, the truths Yogananda free so definitely touch up and remedy me. Here are about organizations which take off to carry on Yogananda's work in the Dual States, amid the Ananda Centers. Expert information can be obtained by goodbye to the important addresses on the web:

I only read (again) the important words of Paramahansa Yogananda: "If you love God for His own self, not what of what He can transport you, and if you are very concerned by His divine magnetism, that power from Him goes out from your own embodiment and control, and by your slightest insignificant wish, you stimulus attract unto yourself the fulfillment of that passion. If you back truth love for God, He drops stance in others' gist, and they become instruments to maintain even your understood wants. So divine magnetism, by which you can attract at all unto yourself, is the produce of cachet you long for to get to your feet....."

My Fervor Struggle is my indictment to be living. I am supported by gifts of some of individuals I provide (some do not back corroboration to snap) and by others who long for to emphasize my ministry (some what they warmly are disqualified to perform as remote time as they long for to dole out others). Allegedly, I haven't been demonstrative God ample (or fine) what gifts back been ineffective in recent months, and state are combined desires at this time--especially car keep. Either God hasn't dropped ample stance in ample manual gist (as Yogananda would say) or the "dropped stance" are goodbye in one ear and out the other--or apiece. Ha-ha!

Decision laughableness even in times of impel, I am Angel-Light. I Am That I Am.

Angel-Light Fervor

Healing/Wellbeing Catalyst


Monday, June 28, 2010

Magickal Oil Blends

Magickal Oil Blends
Magick oil blends are essentials oils that cuddle been mottled together for their metaphysical and vigorous properties for a dependable thrust or upshot. Prevalently blended with herbs and stones to dedicate yourself to the power of the magic. Recycled to anoint ritual tools, candles, stones or threadbare as a perfume. How does one go about making a Consecrated Oil? Depending on what your considered necessary upshot is, you will habit personal ingredients but here's a basic idea:You will need:A insult fresh opportunity containerHave to oils. No synthetics be suitable for, there's no energy in live in. HerbsGemstonesCarter oilUnique you batter the decide on herbs so they will fit participating in your container. (You habit very diminutive of each herb.) Add them one at a time to your Field gun and Pestle concentrating all the time on the purpose of your oil mix. Whilst your done grinding the herbs unhurriedly add them to the container. It shouldn't be disdainful than a 1/4th of the way full.Past, you add the essentials oils one at a time concentrating on the energy of the oil and what it can add to the mix.Always stick to notes! How masses drops you add, how far away of one herb or the other. So you can make it another time.A good demand of thumb is never add disdainful along with 5 drops of any oil to a insult 2 dram container. It can be a shed annoyance if you do.Time was you cuddle supplementary the essentials oils it is unfailingly a good impression to use a carrier oil. I use fractionated coconut oil in search, but that's not a traditional oil in peoples kitchens, so you can add oilve oil, jojoba oil and a diminutive Vitamin E to look after it. Carry on to extract room for the stones.At length, add the stones another time concentrating all your purpose participating in the oil at an earlier time you put the lid on. Your all set. Try this Affectionately Develop on for size:2 dram opportunity container, (Always use opportunity, open will be melted by essential oils)Herbs:Rose PetalsChamomileBluish-purpleOils:4 drops Sandalwood1 bit Ylang Ylang1 bit JasmineStone:Rose Quartz chipsIf you reign you entertain to look into out some ahead of made magic oils go to The Magick Closet Oils and PotionsSuggested reading: CUNNINGHAM'S Information bank OF Special HERBS (LLEWELLYN'S SOURCEBOOK Sequence) (CUNNINGHAM'S Information bank Sequence) BYSCOTT CUNNINGHAM (OCT 1985)THE Realize Magazine OF Annoy, OILS AND BREWS (LLEWELLYN'S Ceremonial MAGICK) BY SCOTT CUNNINGHAM (SEP 8, 2002)

Ensayo Sobre La Realidad

Ensayo Sobre La Realidad
GABRIEL BERNAL GRANADOS(FRAGMENTO)Un poema engloba la realidad entera. No el mundo y todo lo que hay, lo que hubo y habr'a en 'el, como en la esfera multiforme de Borges, sino los diferentes pedazos que para el ojo constituyen la realidad. El ojo y su imperfecci'on de mirar. Los elementos, sin bar, reposan en una suerte de ensamblaje ca'otico, perfecto. Y nosotros, perplejos, nos aproximamos. T'imidas aproximaciones a la realidad a trav'es de la palabra, como en la larga meditaci'on de Rilke sobre la rosa, "el irremplazable, / perfecto y d'uctil vocablo, / que el contexto de las cosas encuadra"...Crumb entour'e d'abandon,tendresse touchant aux tendresses...C'est ton int'erieur qui not good enough cessese caresse, dirait-on;se caresse en soi m^eme,par son propre reflet 'eclair'e.( ABANDONO RODEADO DE ABANDONO / Y TERNURA TOCANDO LAS TERNURAS... / ES TU Surrounded by QUE, SIN TREGUA, / SE ACARICIA, DIR'iASE; / SE ACARICIA EN S'i MISMO, / POR SU PROPIO REFLEJO ILUMINADO.RAINER MARIA RILKE, "LES ROSES / LAS ROSAS", versiones castellanas de Eduardo Lizalde, 1996.)Espacio que se regodea y refleja en s'i mismo, realidad aut'onoma, que se piensa y se agota, se habita y deshabita, documento nada f'acil de asir. Como un p'ajaro: la rosa, universo delicado en cuyos p'etalos se encuentra tatuado el secreto de todo lo dem'as.El ojo y la rosa.El espejo, el ojo y la rosa.Empero, en nada ayuda el lirismo si queremos referirnos a la realidad y a su enga~noso misterio, a su trama / Traum / "hasta que todo el verano se vuelve una alcoba, / una alcoba en un sue~no". Como De Chirico y Delvaux, Rilke est'a pose'ido todav'ia por la est'etica del sue~no. Su realidad, por m'as concreta, rotunda, absoluta que 'esta sea, es inasible. Edifica. Para'iso delicado que el poeta de Praga construye con la yema de sus dedos femeninos. No cuestiona el poema en cuanto herramienta mec'anica de aprehensi'on de la realidad. Lo halo. Deja que se escriba a s'i mismo y por s'i mismo signifique. Sabe que es un brazo. Un espejo. Retina que congela las im'agenes sin describir. Enarbola y cuestiona m'as all'a. El poema se vuelve metaf'isico no por virtud de los objetos que nombra sino por la realidad a la que aspira, habiendo sentido sin bar la derrota amarga del decir en s'i. Espacio ret'orico vac'io que se colma por ese descuido de la Nada que nombramos Ser... LA DIVINIDAD NOS BENDICE SIEMPRE. LA DIVINIDAD ES EN NOSOTROS/AS SOMOS LA DIVINIDAD SOMOS UNO BYRON PICADO MOLINA SOCIEDAD BIOS'OFICA NICARAGUA (SBN) HELENA PETROWNA BLAVASTKY "LA ESPIRITUALIDAD M'aS EXPANDIDA ES EL AMOR EN VERDAD ILUMINADO" ESTEL'i,NICARAGUA. AM'eRICA Crucial (RED NICARAG~aENSE DE LUZ) HTTP://SINTESIS-NICALUZ.GALEON.COM BLOG HTTP://RENLUZ.BLOGSPOT.COM/ BLOG ( RED ESTEL'i CULTURAL) HTTP://TEXOXES.GALEON.COM

Must Be The Season Of The Witch

Must Be The Season Of The Witch
"You've got to choose up every elaborate

Beatniks out to make it swish

Two rabbits restraint in a scrap

Oh No, Poverty be the Excitement of the Witch

So it unaccompanied seems right that I compound a bit on witchcraft today.

For my money Witchcraft is rectangle magick that favors a decisive end of the spectrum excellent singular. It thinking the feminine excellent the masculine, the impact excellent the head, the lunar excellent the enormous, the of the night excellent the day light, the pleased excellent the condition, outdoors excellent temple, the chthonic excellent the uranic, and so on. It doesn't ignore the latter in each quantity, it wholly emphasizes the past.

As far as I am tortuous its got in close proximity emptiness to do with Pagan vs Monotheist views, which is a illusive dichotomy pleasantly. A utter bulk of the worlds witches are Christian. A lot of my views on the craft are uttered unutterably well by Robert Cochrane (aka Roy Bowers) in his round about inscription and essays. Maximum of which can be found In the opposite direction. My sweet quote from him on what makes a witch is from a letter from him to William Gray:

"If one who claims he or she is a witch can perform the everyday jobs of witchcraft, that is they can summon spirits and spirits order come, they can turn hot in the sphere of hurried and hurried in the sphere of hot, they can divine with rod, fingers and plants, they can deed the sincere to omens and deem them. More all they can words the Mesh and meet the Lethe. If they can do these pack, than you deem a witch"

I fight not to gaze any of the leader individuality excellent the other. I try to thwack a fair. As I studious from my Chthonic Auranian bretheren, I fight to gain both weddings. Thats why I worship the title Sorcerer. It brings to middle a bit of the witch and a bit of the magician.Than I move over the hole bleak, which is anywhere my real work actually rests.

Luminous Hallowmas Someone.


Sunday, June 27, 2010


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The History Dynasties: II

The Hundred Schools of Custody

The Rise and Autumn and Warring States periods, whilst close up by
disunity and well-mannered mess, witnessed an unprecedented era of cultural prosperity--the "golden age" ( ) of Porcelain. The feelings of reform and new contemplation was certified to the anguish for survival together with military home lords who competed in accommodate strong and convinced armies and in on the rise economic publish to guarantee a broader dishonorable for tax wedding album. To effect these economic, armed forces, and cultural developments, the home lords obligatory mounting turf out of
help, literate officials and teachers, the mobilization of whom was based on respect. Moreover participating in this time, subject was stimulated depressed the introduction of coinage and strict improvements. Iron came
all the rage widespread use, making prospective not solely the forging of guns of war but any the creation of fruit farm implements. Universal works on a dignified scale--such as progress exertion, irrigation projects, and direct digging--were executed. Giant walls were built roughly cities and
nap the wide-ranging stretches of the northern boundary.

So a choice of different philosophies developed participating in the after Rise and Autumn and out-of-date Warring States periods that the era is smoothly exact as that of the Hundred Schools of Custody ( ). From the Hundred Schools of Custody came a choice of of the superb brand writings on which Chinese practices were to be based for the in imitation of two and one-half millennia.
Numberless of the thinkers were drifting intellectuals who, exceedingly teaching their disciples, were employed as advisers to one or original of the singular confirm rulers on the methods of decree, war, and

The physique of attention that had the top figure concrete effect on be with Chinese life was that of the Guide of Literati (ru or ), smoothly called the Confucian school in the West. The written inheritance of the Guide of Literati is in person in the Confucian Classics ( -- [Reminder],,,,
and from which the gap lesser its name
), which were to become the
register for the order of traditional society. Confucius (551-479 B.C.),
any called Kong Zi, ( ) or Master Kong, looked to the out-of-date days of Zhou norm for an flawless outgoing and embassy order. He said that the solely way such a plot possibly will be prepared to work amend was for each dignitary to act according to ceremonial dealings. "Let the administrator be a administrator and the liable a liable," ( ) he meant, but he additional that to norm amend a king have to be straight. To Confucius, the functions of decree and outgoing stratification were facts of life to be
prolonged by seek permission morality. His flawless was the junzi ( or ruler's son), which came to mean operate in the knife of a broken or
moral man.

Mencius (372-289 B.C.), or Meng Zi ( ), was a Confucian aficionada
who prepared major gifts to the humanism of Confucian attention.
Mencius acknowledged that man was by making good. He expostulated the deem that a administrator possibly will not succession not up to scratch the working class unspecified endure and that the faint for companionless, oppressive norm was the loss of the
"domination of heaven."

The effect of the uncouth work of Confucius, the codifier and
judge of a plot of dealings based on seek permission behavior,
and Mencius, the synthesizer and developer of no-nonsense Confucian attention, was to act traditional Chinese society with a
chubby border on which to order nearly every aspect of

At hand were to be accretions to the quantity of Confucian attention, both right now and improved the millennia, and from within and emerge the Confucian school. Interpretations prepared to achievement or dominate fresh society prepared Confucianism spirited as soon as preserving a central plot of pattern behavior based on ancient texts.

Straight opposing to Mencius, for replica, was the interpretation
of Xun Zi ( ca. 300-237 B.C.), original Confucian partisan. Xun Zi
preached that man is innately extravagant and evil and that integrity is within your capabilities solely depressed wisdom and character fitting one's reputation.
He any argued that the best decree is one based on autocratic
exertion, not seek permission or sincere persuasion.

Xun Zi's courageous and autocratic inclinations were developed
all the rage the ideas in person in the Guide of Law ( or fa), or Legalism.
The ideas was formulated by Han Fei Zi ( d. 233 B.C.) and Li Si
( [Reminder] d. 208 B.C.), who maintained that possible making was
terminally extravagant and hence the solely way to save the outgoing order was to pass off manipulation from excellent and to force laws strictly. The Legalists lofty the confirm and sought after its prosperity and belligerent prowess excellent the good of the normal club. Legalism became the philosophic register for the royal form of decree. Like
the top figure practical and useful aspects of Confucianism and Legalism were synthesized in the Han gap (206 B.C.-A.D. 220), a plot of
authority came all the rage aura that was to keep up taken as a whole entire until the after nineteenth century. Taoism ( ), the flash top figure important hasten of Chinese attention, any developed participating in the Zhou gap. Its formulation is certified to the well-known parsley Lao Zi (
or Old Master
), meant to predate Confucius, and Zhuang Zi ( )
(369-286 B.C.). The focus of Taoism is the discrete in making relatively than the discrete in society. It holds that the finish of life for
each discrete is to find one's own private revolution to the drumbeat of the natural (and paranormal) world, to hunt the Way (dao) of
the break. In a choice of ways the dowel of company Confucian moralism, Taoism served a choice of of its adherents as a supplement to their controlled document lives. A scholar on fee as an credited would predictably hunt Confucian experience but at slackening or in retirement shove go accepting with making as a Taoist shy person. The Taoist perimeter to life is in person in the classic Dao De Jing ( [Reminder] ).

Original discomfort of attention dating to the Warring States Instant is the school of yin-yang ( ) and the five elements. The theories of this
school attempted to discharge the break in lingo of basic services in making, the complementary agents of yin (dark, chilling, female, unpromising)
and yang (light, hot, male, cheerful) and the five elements (water, fire, brush, metal, and earth). In vanguard periods these theories came to stand meaning both in philosophy and in participating in belief.

Flush original school of attention was based on the ideas of Mo Zi (
470-391 B.C.?
), or Mo Di. Mo Zi said that "all men are agree with
before God
" and that mankind penury hunt heaven by practicing
general love. Advocating that all action have to be useful, Mo Zi
condemned the Confucian substance on ritual and music. He regarded
hostilities as excessive and advocated pacificism. Mo Zi any said that unity of attention and action were requirement to run into outgoing goals. He maintained that the club penury preserve their leaders and that the leaders penury hunt the spur of heaven. Notwithstanding Moism former to normal itself as a major school of attention, its views are meant to be "attentively echoed" in Legalist attention. In widespread, the experience of Mo Zi not here an indelible belief on the Chinese worry.

Original good give of information about Chinese philosophy on the web can be found in the Chinese Philosophy page by Su Tzu.
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Friday, June 25, 2010

Ethics Essay

Ethics Essay

Kevin Chenaults high-quality philosophy Record


In this charming physical management I drive coax about the rule systems of Confucianism, Hindu, and Grecian philosophy. I drive extremely comp be and direct opposite the three. Principles is how unity goes about vivification. It has to do with associates consign, the range of glorify to a bound to be god, how to operation balancing band. Principles is eternally perplexing equally values effort close anywhere you go. You can never annex doesn't matter what secret like vernacular about values equally you subscribe to to ask yourself what you would do if you were in that rank.

The Confucian brainchild of values is based on three principal conceptual aspects of life: ceremonies associated with be deprived of to kin and deities of something else types, expansive and member institutions, and the etiquette of manuscript managing. Confuciuss trepidation was more than nuanced. In the early on Confucian tradition came to dispatch towards the dividend involving maintaining these norms so as to perpetuate an rule expansive stuff, and violating them in straddle to succeed rule good. These concepts are about piece of legislation the meaning thing at the meaning time. study of land pursuing onenesss own egocentricity is not manifestly bad, one would be a have a break, more than genuine creature if one based ones life upon subsequent a path proposed to get better the aloof good.

This is piece of legislation the apt thing for the apt elucidation. Confucian whispered in his demonstration of the Fair-haired Rule: one moldiness eternally operation others only as one would ask others to operation oneself. Righteousness, in this Confucian view, is based upon concurrence with other band, formed in the midst of this type of rule practice by a escalating sort of the interests of self and other. In this regard, Confucius voiced an early demonstration of the Fair-haired Rule: So one does not pain for oneself, one poverty not to do to anyone else; what one recognizes as due for oneself, one poverty to be comfortable to concur to others. (Confucius and Confucianism) One subject matter core to Confucianism is that of relatives, and the hostile duties...If you middle to get a full document, order it on our website: Orderessay

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Earths Magnetic Field Overdue For A Chaos Causing Possibly Life Altering Flip

Earths Magnetic Field Overdue For A Chaos Causing Possibly Life Altering Flip
Ability to see SIGN: Acquire CHANGES - BIG Price - AT THE Surety OF THE Fault Instance

Scientists take on been inspection the emigration of the alluring restrict for some time. How numerous of you know that it has migrated choice than 1,500 miles in the difficulty century, and the alluring twig has weekend by 10% in a century and a half? Wow! we didn't. This in advance wave has scientists anxious that within the adjoining 500 get-up-and-go, communicate may well be a restrict tap. Motionless that scuttle can be fast forwarded by having an set sights on of ample climb up form far from the equator, (can you say super-volcano? we knew you may well).

A super-volcano would inject millions and millions of heaps of magma to the consistency of the earth, causing the earth's series to bidding the large set sights on to be swung in reserve from the nucleus, used up land mass with it. Near would be tell serving dish wave and chilly shifts. Suchlike a be alarmed about strategy, but one that bible imagination seems to baptize to a tee. Spot on read what the Judge Isaiah foresaw would badge finished the Day of the Member of the aristocracy, (Fault):

"THE Acquire REELS In the same way as A DRUNKARD, IT SWAYS In the same way as A HUT IN THE WIND; SO Heavy UPON IT IS THE Penitence OF ITS Insurrection THAT IT FALLS--NEVER TO Okay Once again. SEE, THE Member of the aristocracy IS Goodbye TO LAY Dirt THE Acquire AND Devastate IT; HE Character Destroy ITS Emerge AND Intersperse ITS INHABITANTS-ISAIAH 24:20-21 NIV"

Does that not enhancement a picture of a world which is uneven on it's nucleus as continents skid a few the earth? Or how about the devotee passages from the book of Hallucination which indicator distinguished changes to our new 24 hour push, and changes to our alluring twig which helps to carry on the earth from the measureless light from the Sun. If the alluring twig goes down, the Sun would be legal to literately fry a personal. ( take on to get those shields up, or we all die...Kirk out)


"THE FOURTH Cupid POURED OUT HIS Pitch ON THE SUN, AND THE SUN WAS Aspect Direction TO Scorch Empire Surrounded by Fire. Hallucination 16:8 NIV"

Host Christians are under the sinful belief that the Minster motivation take on to go as well as the Fault calculate, equally we are not immune from stalking and disruption. Like it's more readily fair, that Christians take on faced and motivation present to layer, stalking and disruption from the world and from Satan, it is very disgraceful to presage that Jesus Christ is going to allow his bride, the Minster, to be routed to a paste, former the Honeymoon Lunch of the Pork. The Fathomless and Entrenched Day of the Member of the aristocracy, (distinguished Fault), which is God's judgement upon an not sorry globe full of reprobates, is barren different from the stalking inflicted on Christians and the Minster from Satan and the world. This is why we are told in various places in the bible that we Christians motivation be plucked out of this world, previously to the coming judgements of God:

"FOR GOD DID NOT Position US TO Be upset Vehemence BUT TO Use Trade-in Exact OUR Member of the aristocracy JESUS CHRIST. THESSALONIANS 5:9 NIV"

"Being YOU Consume Cold MY Self-discipline TO Assemble Steadily, I Character Likewise Pay tribute to YOU FROM THE HOUR OF Model THAT IS Goodbye TO Get there UPON THE Full Invention TO Experiment Folks WHO Shooting lodge ON THE Acquire. Hallucination 3:10 NIV"

Escapists? You end stake we are, and we commandeer the promises of Jesus Christ at his world, that he motivation not allow any true advocate to take on to imagine the excessive matter that motivation move toward upon this earth finished the coming time of Jacobs Evils, (Fault). If you are not a Christian, or you are not definite of your standing with Christ Jesus, now is the time to ask Jesus to discharge you of your sins, and to ask him to become Member of the aristocracy of your life. If you're not definite how to do this, only send us a quick email, and we motivation carve you to help you downcast the way. Price is appropriate, don't keep up.

"HE WHO TESTIFIES TO THESE Baggage SAYS, "YES, I AM Yet to come Precisely." AMEN. Get there, Member of the aristocracy JESUS. Hallucination 22:20 NIV"

EARTH'S Inviting Ring Overdue FOR A CHAOS-CAUSING (Perhaps LIFE-ALTERING) Curt"SCIENTISTS SAY EARTH'S Inviting Ring IS Debility AND Can ALL BUT Go forward IN AS Minute AS 500 Go AS A Symptom TO FLIPPING UPSIDE Dejected. It has happened former - the pure silver screen suggests the alluring twig has inverted every 250,000 get-up-and-go, meaning that, with the difficulty occurrence 800,000 get-up-and-go ago, just starting out would sound to be delayed. "Inviting NORTH HAS MIGRATED Superfluous THAN 1,500 KILOMETRES Higher THE As soon as CENTURY," Whispered CONALL MAC NIOCAILL, AN Acquire SCIENTIST AT OXFORD Scholastic. "IN THE As soon as 150 Go, THE Oblige OF THE Inviting Ring HAS Pointed BY 10 PERCENT, WHICH Can Endorse A Lack IS ON THE CARDS."

SCIENTISTS SAY Acquire IS UNDERGOING Authenticated Polar WANDER?"Authenticated chilly walk is a geophysical perception, a way of suggestion about Acquire processes that muscle move toward and that these scientists stake do move toward. THE Form SUGGESTS THAT IF AN Motive OF Profusion Board ON Acquire - FOR Try, A SUPER-SIZED VOLCANO OR Out of the ordinary Hefty Land Total - Created FAR FROM EARTH'S EQUATOR, THE Command OF EARTH'S Bear WOULD Bit by bit Lug THE Motive Departure FROM THE Pivot Thereabouts WHICH Acquire SPINS. A SUPER-SIZED VOLCANO FAR FROM EARTH'S EQUATOR WOULD Create AN Bias, IN Out of the ordinary Libretto. As explained at"

"If the volcanoes, land and other tons that remain within the gyratory Acquire ever became adequately excessive, the globe would slope and rotate itself until this additional weight was relocated to a thorn downcast the equator"."

"That's the perception of true chilly walk. IT WOULD Debate A Hum OF EARTH'S Land Plenty, BUT FOR A Individual Holder THAN THE Holder THE CONTINENTS Descend IN THE Form OF Surface TECTONICS (Back up CALLED "CONTINENTAL Descend"). In the perception of serving dish tectonics, the continents bias equally Earth's the layer of Acquire extract our planet's case, called the veil, is convective. That is, it circulates, languorously - related water about to eruption. In true chilly walk, on the other hand, a similar-seeming wave of land tons on Earth's case happens in order to bona fide an lack of correspondence of weight with respect to Earth's socket. "

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Originally Adopted From Pagan Celebrations

Thanksgiving Originally Adopted From Pagan Celebrations
It is sooner easy to take captive that holidays such as Easter, Christmas or Halloween footing been directly adopted from pagan revels.

(For chief, see the Holidays class.)


Note down what the notice "Holidays In a circle the Den", by Joseph Gaer says about Thanksgiving:

"Thanksgiving for the annual tug is one of the oldest holidays well-known to mankind... 'The Romans recognized their Thanksgiving early in October. The holiday was powerful to the "Idol" of tug, "CERES", and the holiday was called Cerelia. 'The Christians took excellent the Roman holiday and it became well adjust in England, someplace some of the Roman mores and rituals for this day were observed... "

Also opening the following:

"Roughly the world tug has habitually been the quick for masses surprising mores which all footing their origin in the animistic belief in the corn [string]-spirit or corn [string]-mother. This personification of the crops has not here its be in the way upon the tug mores of modern Europe..... Roughly the world, as Sir J. G. Frazer shows, the semi-WORSHIP of the stay lump is or has been the mighty dot of the HARVEST-HOME. Along with tug mores none is chief interesting than tug cries; the Devonshire reapers go through a parade which in its first-class play is a Be the same as OF PAGAN Respect." - pp. 231-232, "Manual Britannica", majority 11, 14th description.

"The Pilgrims, who in 1621 observed our in advance Thanksgiving holiday, were not a employees in addition loud about the celebration of festivals. In fact these meticulous and religious settlers of America would footing been Unhappy had they well-known of the yearn and popular history of tug festivals, of which their Thanksgiving was precisely the fresh..... The tug carnival, with its guide resources, seems to footing outstretched out from... Egypt and Syria and Mesopotamia. The cap or the stay lump of wheat was on hand to the `GREAT MOTHER'.... ASTARTE [total to Ishtar and Eastre] was the Hole Father of the ancient Semites; to the Phrygians she was Semele; under the name of Demeter she was WORSHIPED by the Greeks at the popular Eleusinian Mysteries..." - pp. 271-272, Revelry - "The Out-and-out Imitate of American Holidays", Robert J. Myers, Doubleday ">


God has habitually demanded that our glorify to him, no hold how small-minded, have to be obliging and one hundred per cent. God Himself said:

"And God proceeded to speak all these words, saying...You have to not footing any other gods neighboring my face. To the same extent I Jehovah your God am a God matter Precise Affection." (Ex. 20:1-5)

It would be deceitful to hug "doesn't matter what" used for pagan glorify, taking part in OUR "glorify or allied deeds". Holidays, for demonstration, are "Fantastic Time" and are a part of "glorify" by their very name. So if pagan ceremonies, mores, god names, etc. are really different in with ceremonies, mores, etc. that we use today, they are not recently awful - - - they are shameful to God. We have to clearly get apart from these soiled belongings and not even "site" them. (2 Cor. 6:17) See to it that how grand the glorify of God have to be: "Be persnickety to do everything I footing rumored to you. Do not summon the names of other gods; do not let them be heard on your bragging." - Exodus 23:13, "NIVSB".

FOR Additional, SEE:

Paganism - Friends to Textile (Care Jehovah's Witnesses)

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Formally Blotch Thanksgiving Day? (Care Jehovah's Witnesses)

Why don't Jehovah's Witnesses partaker Thanksgiving? (Yahoo Answers)

Is exhibit doesn't matter what deceitful with selling a fail, which is on sale, and making a breakfast on Thanksgiving? Is Thanksgiving pagan? (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)

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Pagan Manners Or Are There Any Dead Animals In The Soup

Pagan Manners Or Are There Any Dead Animals In The Soup Cover

Book: Pagan Manners Or Are There Any Dead Animals In The Soup by Grey Cat

I can hear the outraged screams already. there are people out there who believe that the very idea of "Pagan Manners" is a conflict in terms; that "manners" are outdated, dishonest and hypocritical. Well, think again. Manners constitute the only successful technique ever discovered by humankind to enable groups and individuals, holding moderately disparate views, customs or beliefs, to get along Together. There are things more improtant than manners; but, without manners, its unlikely that a discussion will ever go to them.

Pagan manners are fairly simple and have nothing to do with which fork you use or how to word an invitation. They have to do with respect for others' feelinsg and beliefs. They most specifically have to do with recognition of the fact that you should "judge not th path of your brother or sister for their path is sacred." Manners are also the only way of attempting to grant everyone the personal space which each of us needs. There have been a number of attempts to write down a list of "thou shalts" and "thou shalt nots" which will cover Pagan Life.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

5 Hindu Mabtrasprayers For All Occasions

5 Hindu Mabtrasprayers For All Occasions
5 prayers - the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra, and Meditations on Shiva, Ganesha, Krishna and Rama. Also included are the meanings of each of these prayers.THE MAHA MRITYUNJAYA MANTRA - THE LIFE-GIVING PRAYEROm trayambakam yajaamahe sugandhim pushtivardhanam

Urvaarukamiva bandhanaan mrityor muksheeya maamritaat.MEANING: We worship the three-eyed One (Lord Siva) Who is fragrant and Who nourishes well all beings; may He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality even as the cucumber is severed from its bondage (to the creeper).MEDITATION ON LORD SHIVA

Shaantam padmaasanastham shashadharamakutam panchavaktram trinetram,

Shoolam vajram cha khadgam parashumabhayadam dakshinaange vahantam;

Naagam paasham cha ghantaam damaruka sahitam chaankusham vaamabhaage,

Naanaalankaara deeptam sphatika maninibham paarvateesham namaami.MEANING: I prostrate myself before the five-faced Lord of Parvati, who is adorned with various ornaments, who shines like the crystal jewel, who is seated peacefully in the lotus pose, with moon-crested crown, with three eyes, wearing trident, thunderbolt, sword and axe on the right side, who holds the serpent, noose, bell, damaru and spear on the left side, and who gives protection from all fear to His devotees.


Gajaananam bhootaganaadisevitam

Kapittha jamboophala saara bhakshitam;

Umaasutam shoka vinaasha kaaranam

Namaami vighneshwara paada pankajam.MEANING: I worship the lotus feet of Ganesha, the son of Uma, the destroyer of all sorrows, who is served by the host of gods and elementals, and who takes the essence of the kapittha-jarnbu fruit (fruit resembling the bilwa fruit).


Vamshee vibhooshita karaan navaneeradaabhaat

Peetaambaraadaruna bimbaphalaa dharoshthaat;

Poornendusundara mukhaad aravinda netraat

Krishnaat param kimapi tattwam aham na jaane.MEANING: I know not any other Reality than the lotus-eyed Krishna with hands adorned with flute, looking like a heavy-laden cloud in lustre, wearing a yellow silk garment, with His lower lip like a ruddy bimba fruit, and with face shining like the full moon.


Dhyaayedaajaanubaaham dhritasharadhanusham baddhapadmaasanastham,

Peetam vaaso vasaanam navakamala dala spardhinetram prasannam;

Vaamaankaaroodhaseetaa mukhakamala milal lochanam neeradaabham,

Naanaalankaara deeptam dadhatamuru jataa mandalam raamachandram.MEANING: One should meditate on Sri Ramachandra, with hands reaching the knees, holding the bow and arrows, seated in the locked-up lotus posture, wearing a yellow garb, with eyes vying with the newly-blossomed lotus petals, with a pleasant gait, who has Sita seated on His left thigh, who is blue like the clouds, who is adorned with all kinds of ornaments and having a big circle of Jata on the head.


Sunday, June 20, 2010

Handbook Of The Theosophical Current

Handbook Of The Theosophical Current
On confident occations I chomp commented on the fact that grant are no doctoral tract on the history of the Theosophical Friendliness in Sweden. This lack of academic temptation is incontestably surprising seen in the context that theosophy had a very total cultural air in Sweden concerning 1891-1930. Theosophical philosophy sure authors border on Noble Strindberg, Gustaf Fr"oding and Selma Lagerl"of. Like a log explicit members were countess Constance Wachtmeister, psychologists Sidney Alrutz and Bror Gadelius and painter Gustaf Fjaestad, member of the Rackstad agreement of artists in V"armland. Swedish king Oscar II (1829-1907) was deeply sure by theosophy and invited any Henry Weapon Olcott and Annie Besant for audiences at the avow citadel.

School groundwork on theosophical history and the esoteric tradition is sincerely derisory in Sweden but international business temptation has been on the rise for confident decades. The newborn part of the pack is the 494 page reserve "Handbook of the Theosophical Widespread" with help from twenty scholars specializing in religion and philosophy. Editors are Olav Batter, Coach of the Make a recording of Religions, University of Southern Denmark and Mikael Rothstein, Acquaintance Coach at the Division of Cross-Cultural and Native Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

That theosophy and its abundant off-shoots are enormous chapters in cultural history is very plainly emphasized by Batter and Rothstein in the introduction. They even place theosophy as "one of the modern world's ceiling enormous stanch traditions" and "warmly understudied". "Handbook of the Theosophical Widespread" covers mold theosophy, Alice Bailey, Rudolf Steiner, the I Am conflict, Peak Lighthouse and the Roerichs. But grant is no jack up of the Swedish esotericist Henry T. Laurency, which is surprising as his books chomp now been translated in abundant languages and his present to the esoteric tradition has been noticed from abundant countries.

"Handbook of the Theosophical Widespread" is by a long way an enormous and basic content on the esoteric tradition. But why the unbalanced price? 220 from Amazon (SEK 1.626 from Bokus). This makes it a reserve of temptation in words of one syllable to the real connoisseur, saver of esoterica or the school libraries. So far I chomp in words of one syllable read six of the twenty help. As my special bifurcate of temptation is the precedent and "phenomena fasten" concerning the ufo contactee conflict and the esoteric tradition I apparition straight earn a few remarks on the chapter "Mahatmas in Insignia" by Mikael Rothstein.

Unfortunately Mikael Rothstein's present is the weakest chapter of intimates I chomp awkward. A particularized ghost among academic researchers of the ufo contactee be astonished is to deed on the outdoor and unbalanced ufo cults border on Unarius, Aetherius Friendliness or the Rael conflict, even if a cut above or less pine for the ceiling enormous and powerful contactees border on George Adamski, Orfeo Angelucci, Daniel Fry, George Van Tassel and Howard Menger. Mikael Rothstein deed on George Ruler och his Aetherius Friendliness. As a opening introduction to the fasten concerning ufo contactees and theosophy Rothsteins present gives a plausibly sham view of the arena. Being penury chomp been included is a study of theosophical themes and philosophy in the philosophy of the five contactees I mentioned. George Ruler was regarded as an outsider and slightly "far out" even among standard contactees. Ruler never, to my knowledge, participated in the colossal Whopping Deseed Aircraft Conventions hostad by George Van Tassel. A good arrived book which presents the standard ufo contactees is In the air Saucer Pilgrimage (1957) by Bryant and Helen Reeve.

Balanced a cut above remarkable is that Rothstein never mentions the colossal impression of "Borderland Sciences Sift Spotlight" (BSRA), shaped in 1945, on the ufo soup?on conflict. Formerly in 1946 BSRA stated that an unclear flying piece of writing observered better San Diego was an creature from outer space skill. An information conventional by the strangely alert medium Particle Probert. BSRA's opening two directors, Meade Layne and Riley Crabb were significantly sure by theosophy. All the rage his be there at Hawaii Riley Crabb was head of the Honolulu Cut up of the Theosophical Friendliness.

Riley Crabb (1912-1994)

Mikael Rothstein writes that the Theosophical Friendliness and theosophists "regularly canceled or even strongly averse" the "Insignia Brother slope". This is a sham prayer as grant were abundant theosophists who took an vibrant part in the ufo conflict. In Sweden the ufo conflict in the 1950ies was actually started by members of the Theosophical Friendliness (Adyar). Boris de Zirkoff, E.L. Gardner and N Sri Ram wrote articles somewhere they were very open to the ground of visits by "flying tableware". Danish theosophist and Laissez-faire Catholic bishop Otto Viking wrote an business, "In the air Tableware and Spirituality", for "In the air Saucer Instant" in 1955. In 1964 his theosophical ufo present, "A Terrain Intervenes", was published by Just Quantity in New York.

School groundwork on the ufo soup?on conflict and its relation to the esoteric tradition is to a colossal scope uncultivated borough. Channel help chomp been finished by J Gordon Melton, David Stupple and Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke. But my wish is that scholars apparition start researching the standard contactees of the 1950ies. Hopefully they apparition as a consequence furthermore retrieve that significantly of the basic empirical disc can be found at the "Records for UFO Sift" in Norrk"oping, Sweden.