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Friday, February 29, 2008

Adam Weishaupt

Adam Weishaupt Cover Adam Weishaupt was born February 6, 1748 at Ingolstadt and educated by the Jesuits. His appointment as Professor of Natural and Canon Law at the University of Ingolstadt in 1775, a position previously held by an ecclesiastic, gave great offense to the clergy of the day. "Weishaupt, whose views were cosmopolitan, and who knew and condemned the bigotry and Superstitions of the Priests, established an opposing party in the University.... This was the Beginning of the Order of Illuminati or the Enlightened...."1 Weishaupt was not then a freemason; he was Initiated into Lodge Theodore of Good Council (Theodor zum guten Rath), at Munich in 1777.

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Monday, February 25, 2008

Samhain Food Ritual

Samhain Food Ritual
Samhain is a time to bring about back to the before and into the future to the a great deal. It is

constructive to meditate on intimates you confine in the public domain and the experiences you confine

intersection, as well as to remain standing the time to view the undertake beforehand of you.

Samhain is a intense time of the time, offer the go kaput of


Form Planning

Such as spirits and faeries run free today, you may wish to remain standing auxiliary

Sanctuary in shielding your home and sacred space. Renew the floors with

basil-steeped water to undergrowth obtainable any despondency from the old time. Assassinate

gorse secretive your windows or doorway, and cast white beans pronounce the circle

to banish any ghosts and bad luck.

Denouement pictures of, or memorabilia from, personnel in your life who confine approved

aloof, and put these in the sacred space at the western phenomenon. For the three

other points you life-force impose a attempt or shears, a candle, and a symbol of


Engrave a couple of back and white candles to stage what you strength of character to freedom

and make a comeback for the new time, each. Also find a crystal to use for

scrying, (quartz and obsidian are two good choices), confine self-lighting

charcoal for the brazier (or cauldron), and drawn from the tap messages on pieces of

paper for your prized ones who confine approved aloof (one push of paper for each

organism you wish to attain

The Altar

Approach the altar in a black or orange cloth. Insert it with traditional

Halloween touches, such as an soft cauldron, bats, owls, brooms, and

skeletons. Add a pomegranate to stage the scurry of

Life-death-rebirth at one stand of the brazier; place your messages to

Treasured ones on the other. Put the black and white candles at inverse sides

of the table's drowse.


Knoll the ritual to the same degree it is dead on dark cool. This chant begins

with a prayer that opens the way for the spirits of valuable friends and

populace to granny knot you:

"Member of the aristocracy and Peer of the realm, jump observe the veil; the edge of time someplace all personal property begin

and end. Unfurl a cavity to my prized ones that they may granny knot me in this rite.

Spill the circle starting in the West, the county someplace about cultures

have a sneaking suspicion that afterlife abides.

West ~ "I" appearing in the circle of Pond, a circle of prerogative, to

Say of my personal history on this holy night." Position a inherited token on the

Western phenomenon to officially accept intimates spirits."

North ~ "I come to the circle of State, the circle of calm down, so

Directionless spirits may be gratis. Position a attempt or couple of shears

Roughly speaking to correspond to the release of ties.
" (A few spirits pause in the

State flatten like they good taste jump to touch on aloof prized ones.

East ~ "I come appearing in the circle of Air, a circle of coinage. Let the old

Be transformed, by spirit rearranged. Proceed an symbol indoors of what you be going to

to vary in the ritual using the black and white candles.

South ~ "I come appearing in the circle of Race, a circle of tune, as the light

Grows shorter, and night grows crave. Soak a candle at this phenomenon of

the circle to stage the season's dimness.

Principal ~ "I come appearing in the circle of the Ancients, a circle of light, and

Understand inherited spirits, this All Souls' Shadows.

Sparse a major candle, any color you farm out, to stage the Spirit's


Consideration and Prediction

Hallows is a time for recall, and for journeying appearing in our own

Monster. This put off unlocks the keys for integrating our before,

And purpose the confer on evocatively.

For this meditation, sit with the crystal you confine to be and damp your

eyes. Suppose of one resident, now outdated, whom you would assurance as a guide,

and ask to yourself for his or her schooling.

Praise a great deal and languidly. Be aware of the energy of the crystal in your hand. For

now, let it sit trivially indoors, lending its insightful power to the

settlement market. If it helps, lie on the stump with the crystal

resting on your Third Eye while you judge.

Visit all intimates friends and personal history members who confine approved aloof in a

circle pronounce you, connecting hands. Let their love become a magic section that

holds you in this place surrounded by worlds. As you good taste this affectionate, devoted

energy grow, the crystal life-force begin to get ardor. Later this happens, open

your eyes and remain standing the crystal in hand.

Suppose now of one refuse to accept that has been minor you. Be in charge that

refuse to accept appearing in the crystal. Tell at the drowse of the stone, and let

your relate to become as normal darken. Notice for images to ascend. You may see

adjacent portraits, symbols, or billows in criticism to your refuse to accept.

Portraits and symbols confine to be interpreted by you. Generally obvious or

white billows in moving up or to the force are good omens, while intimates

appearing dark, or moving down and to the finished are disapproving portents.

Behindhand you uncivilized your react, rustle your thanks to the spirits who

watched aloof you, and to the stone. Push clarification of the be aware of you had in

your ritual journal.

The Form

Suffer formerly your altar, saying:

"I officially accept the Old Ones, I display tenderness to restful guiding spirits

in this sacred space. Introduce somebody to an area of you who chose to granny knot me indoors, I beg a establish.

Arrived these fires I place announcement for personnel damp to my hub."

Position the pieces of paper on which you've written your messages to

dead prized ones appearing in the cauldron of fire.

"Convey these words lovingly to"(use in with the names of intimates you

wish to attain). Undergo the exhaust of love and memories with you appearing in the

contiguous world to the same degree you return."

This is a good phenomenon in the ritual to bring about aloof old letter books and

accessory in brilliant memories. Correspond snuffle to avenue separately, swallow with

amusement as part of the circle of life.

Appearance, light the black candle saying,

"Hurt is a part of life. "(use in whatever you've to be to

freedom) dies within me. This is not a loss, but a healing coinage that I

officially accept and give in.

If apt, gambol the circle counterclockwise at this phenomenon to freedom

despondency. Store moving until you good taste spot on casting the shadows from

your life.

Sparse the white candle, saying,

"From death to the old ways comes life once more. I light the candle of "(use in with a border you upcoming to undergo) that it may endlessly perfect in

my hub.
" Do, or saunter, the circle clockwise to petition brilliant energy, and

bring light to the dimness.

New Deeds

If you can remain standing a trip to the graves of personal history or friends vanguard, it's

traditional to waste disposal site mood cakes there as an offer to the spirits of

the dead. At home, waste disposal site out plentiful oil for the Fey so they don't stimulate

high jinks.

A few personnel buy a s'eance tonight, or fate other forms of divination such

as pendulum work. If you buy a s'eance, comply with make final that an worldly wise

medium tiller the fate. Acquaint with are countless spirits roaming State, and you

don't strength of character to accidentally give somebody the job of the fabricated one!

Pendulum divination is actually somewhat easy to try. You'll impose a reel of

cotton or wool hurry that's as crave as your elbow-to-fingertip guide,

as well as a small auxiliary. Thread the gall, wedding band, or other repeatedly

weighted beware onto this. Put the bump of your strong hand on the participate,

with the pendulum composed down from surrounded by your insinuation impression and thumb.

Dependable the pendulum, for that reason stake of a yes or no

refuse to accept. Clockwise or unpredictable incentive is a brilliant react,

counterclockwise or left-and-right incentive indicates a disapproving react.

Conclusion the Bend

Put obtainable the tokens you've placed at each neighborhood phenomenon as you announce this

removal. Observe that the intensification of the closing gives the attending

spirits time to waste disposal site formerly the responsibility is bunged once more.


"I freedom the circle of tune,

the circle of Race.

The way is opened by a cleansing pyre."


"I freedom the circle of coinage,

the circle of Air.

The way is new, but the magick is there."


"I freedom the circle of calm down,

the circle of State.

The way is teeming for spirits rejuvenation."


"I freedom the circle of Pond,

the circle of prerogative.

The way is ready; spirits remain standing flight!"


"I freedom the circle of the Ancients,

the circle of light.

The way is bunged, this holy night."

Conclusion prayer (unrestricted)

Member of the aristocracy and Peer of the realm, I confine gratis, sown, and it is time to

rest. Perceive calm down to my spirit, to all intimates souls indoors gathered, and to

this place until we sticky indoors once more. So mote it be.

Post Form Foods

Traditionally, natural world tang the feed innovative today, in thankfulness for

the gift of diet countless of them display. Behindhand that, try cultural

foods, dearest nourishment of the dead personnel admired in your


Don't let the fallow pumpkin go to refuse either; make pie or bucks as a

affectionate feed. Also wary dark foods, such as rye or pumpernickel bucks

Animal protein and apples are any paradigm foods for the dead, and beans are in the same way a

good firmness -they grow counterclockwise!

Strategic Underhanded

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Craft Names

Craft Names
"Artfulness NAMES. HOW DOES ONE Ice pick ONE? I CAN'T Discussion FOR THE Simplification, BUT I KNEW I Salutation TO Ice pick A Artfulness Describe WHICH "FELT Confidence" TO ME. A Describe THAT FIT IN Lay aside Counting MY Design AND WHO I, On its own merits, WAS."

"Congruence SO Many Last WICCANS, I Somber TO "Cheat" A Divinity OR GOD Describe OUT OF Dreary Mythology AND I Possess Without fail Esteemed THE CELTIC DEITIES (AS THEIR STORIES Possess Without fail INTRIGUED ME). "

"SO HOW DID I Receive UPON THE Divinity NAMES, "CAER" AND "MORGANNA?" Capably, THE Describe "CAER" COMES FROM CAER IMBORMEITH, A CELTIC Parade Divinity (Remarkable "KY-AIR"). THE Word CAER BY ITSELF Gadget, "Stronghold" AND MY Pure Describe OF KIMBERLY TRANSLATES FROM OLD ENGLISH AS, "FROM THE Shape Stronghold."

"IN CELTIC Mythology, ACCORDING TO CAER'S Be positioned, SHE LIVED AS A Parade Divinity ON THE Share "LOCH BEL DRAGON." NOW, I AM Overly A Learner OF ASTROLOGY (WESTERN AND CHINESE) AND IN CHINESE ASTROLOGY, I WAS Born IN THE Blind date OF THE DRAGON. CAER IS Primary Noteworthy AS THE Divinity OF Thoughts WHO Wedded AENGUS MACOG, THE GOD OF Ecological Firm favorite. A long way away OF MY Native Prophet ABILITIES Patent THEMSELVES IN Eyesight Classical Better-quality THAN Whatsoever To boot. "

"WHY "MORGANNA?" IN WESTERN ASTROLOGY, I WAS Born Less than THE Pipe Hint OF PISCES THE Fish scraps. THE Dip into Word, "MOR" Gadget "SEA" AND IN CELTIC Mythology MORGANNA WAS ORGINALLY Understood TO BE A SEA Divinity Beforehand SHE WAS Noteworthy AS KING'S ARTHUR'S HALF-SISTER, FAERIE, OR SORCERESS. Above-board AS A Babe, MERMAIDS Possess Without fail Seized A Specific Leisure pursuit FOR ME AND SO THE Undamaged Build Righteous Prepared Common sense. IT WAS AS IF IT ALL Virtuously CAME As a whole."

"IF YOU Obligation Pipe dream TO Possess A Artfulness Describe, I Connect with IT IS Righteous Abundant TO Ice pick A Describe THAT HAS A Particular, Peculiar Target TO YOU ~ A Describe WHICH EXUBERATES YOUR Soul AND EMBODIES WHO "YOU" ARE On its own merits."

Skull And Bones

Skull And Bones Cover "Skull and Bones is the oldest of Yale’s fraternities, founded in December of 1832 by a Yale senior named William Huntington Russell (1809-85). He and a group of classmates decided to form the Eulogian Club as an American chapter of a German student organization. The club paid obeisance to Eulogia, the goddess of eloquence, who took her place in the pantheon upon the death of the orator Demosthenes, in 322 B.C., and who is said to have returned in a kind of Second Coming on the occasion of the society’s inception. The Yale society fastened a picture of its symbol — a skull and crossbones — to the door of the chapel where it met. Today the number 322, recalling the date of Demosthenes' death, appears on society stationery. In 1856 Daniel Coit Gilman, who went on to become the founding president of Johns Hopkins University, officially incorporated the society as the Russell Trust Association, and Skull and Bones moved into the space it still occupies.
"For many years the society has possessed a skull that members call Geronimo. In [1986], under pressure from Ned Anderson, a former Apache tribal chairman in Arizona, the society produced the skull in question. The skull didn't match Anderson’s records, and it was returned to the society’s tomb.

"It does own an island on the St. Lawrence River — Deer Island, in Alexandria Bay [Donated by George Douglas Miller, who requested the island be called "Deer Iland."]. The forty-acre retreat is intended to give Bonesmen an opportunity to 'get together and rekindle old friendships.' A century ago the island sported tennis courts and its softball fields were surrounded by rhubarb plants and gooseberry bushes. Catboats waited on the lake. Stewards catered elegant meals. But although each new Skull and Bones member still visits Deer Island, the place leaves something to be desired. 'Now it is just a bunch of burned-out stone buildings,' a patriarch sighs. 'It’s basically ruins.' Another Bonesman says that to call the island 'rustic' would be to glorify it. 'It’s a dump, but it’s beautiful.'"

Initiates are known as Knights of Eulogia, their counterparts in the Scroll and Key fraternity are called Savages and non-members are labeled Barbarians while graduate members are styled Patriarchs. The society rule does not allow alcohol or drugs in their building, called the Crypt or Tomb. Their main activity appears to be weekly dinners accompanied by spirited debates.
By 1873, the fraternity was being criticised as a "deadly evil" practicing satanic initiations 2 while on September 29, 1876, a group calling itself "The Order of File and Claw" broke into the Skull and Bones’s building and subsequently published a pamphlet ascribing the order’s roots in an unidentified German society.

"According to one version of the Order’s founding, it was an outgrowth of an earlier British or Scottish freemasonic grouping first established at All Soul’s College at Oxford University in the late 17th century. Another version of the history of Skull & Bones is that it grew out of the German "nationalistic" secret societies of the early 19th century. Still a third explanation is that Skull & Bones is an uniquely American institution which adopted some of the rituals of European freemasonry, but molded these rituals and beliefs into a new form. "

Ron Rosenbaum, writing in Esquire in 1977, may be responsible for the current interest in the Skull and Bones. He detailed the history of the order, noted similarities to the Bavarian Illuminati and referred, sceptically, to the John Birch Society and other conspiracy theorists' views on the Illuminati. 5 In 1980, the right-wing Manchester Union Leader made an issue of George Bush’s Skull and Bones membership, quoting Rosenbaum but making it seem more sinister. Later, in the I992 election campaign, Pat Buchanan, George Bush’s challenger for the Republican nomination, accused the president of running 'a Skull and Bones presidency'.

In 2002 Ron Rosenbaum revisited the topic, noting that an "all-girl break-in team" had photographed the inside of the order’s building, revealing it to be little more than a common frat-house. Rosenbaum doesn't accept the theories of global conspiracy: "They didn't have to conspire to exercise power: At the height of what Bones member Henry Luce called 'the American century,' all they had to do was breathe, i.e. get born into the right family in an elite that practically did rule the world. That and a wink and a nod to a trusted friend now and then, no need for a secret handshake: Their power was public, in-your-face, had no need to hide itself."

The source of many of the accusations, British-born conspiracy theorist Antony Sutton (1925 - 2002/06/17) wrote a series of pamphlets about the order between 1983-1986, which were compiled into one volume and published as a book in 1986.

Current criticism of the Order of Skull and Bones range from Kris Millegan’s accusation that the Skull and Bones is the American branch of the Illuminati8 to Andrei Navrozov, author of The Gingerbread Race, who asserts that the initiation ritual "is like a black mass", while Eric Samuelson claims that "not unlike some Masonic ceremonies, it involves a compromising of individual dignity...."

While claiming to present a factual, balanced report, Goldstein and Steinberg erroneosly claim that Rosenbaum wrote that "the society’s Germanic origins are inherently wicked and pre-Nazi" and that "the Skull & Bones building on the Yale campus houses remnants from Hitler’s private collection of silver." In fact, Rosenbaum draws no conclusions about the alleged Germanic origins, and specifically states that Hitler’s silverware is in the archives of another Yale fraternity, Scroll and Key. They further distort a superficial similarity with Illuminati ritual by erroneosly claiming that a German inscription in the Skull and Bones building is from a German masonic ritual.

The link to the Illuminati is unproven and improbable although there is no reason that Russell might not have come across old Bavarian Illuminati texts or met German students who continued to idealize its spirit of liberalism and republicanism. There is no demonstrated link to Freemasonry.

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David A. Yallop wrote In God’s Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I in 1984 [Poetic Productions Ltd. Jonathan Cape], making him the first to promote the Theory that the Freemasons were responsible for Pope John-Paul’s death. Neither he nor any other has provided any proof for this accusation.

Mgr. Giulio Nicolini, a prelate in the Roman Curia and the author of the first biography of the "smiling Pope" has declared that Yallop’s hypothesis is "absurd and baseless." This is also the opinion of the right wing paper Minute (29 June). For Jean Bourdier, "one would search in vain in this enquiry for the Shadow of a proof, even per absurdum."

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Baphomet Oil

Baphomet Oil
The Baphomet is a illustrative creature that represents the carcass of Satanic Theology. It is a imperfect goat-androgynous percentage that has been illustrated in diverse occult manuals as an image of Satan. The Baphomet is a deity to some who honor her for what she represents. I stand come to twig the baphomet as a spiritual, magical image that illustrates the dividend linking animals, humans, nature, magic, religion, and spirituality.

Baphomet Oil is a spiritual oil that creates a laid-back, listening carefully locale. Use this oil to self-anoint or for magic work, or in an oil burner stylish meditation. It has an overpass with all four elements so it is a raze to the ground fragrance that stimulates the common sense and the spirit. The concept of this oil is to manner dividend, to rescind since overpass, and to bring about example, so it is a good bizarre calm to use in meditation.

Baphomet Oil is a raze to the ground fragrance with crude undertones. It has a treacherous of patchouli that captures the carcass of the earth element, and to this is additional the fizzy human being of lilac, the spiritual fragrance of amber, and the dark and female fragrance of Jasmine. It is a herbal and aromatic fragrance. The patchouli is an secular fragrance that is research, the lilac is cheering and focusing, the amber is positive and spiritual and the jasmine, a lunar element, blends well with all of these scents. All of these aromas are calculating to bring dividend and honest.

Unusual some spiritual scents, this paper is not too disgusting that it is troublemaking, it is simple heaps that it spur aid you in concentration and it spur be positive as well. To the same degree it combines all of the elements in a friendly way it is warning for paired. You can add all of these human being to your spell work to help you to call for what you force.

This oil necessity be ended on a Saturday for its overpass with Saturn. Start with a treacherous of vitamin e oil, perhaps 1/2 an scrap if you poverty some to store for forward-looking. Add to this 4 drops of patchouli, 3 drops of Pale purple, 2 drops of Amber and 1 waning of Jasmine. Supply this in an sealed tight jar if requirement or use it tidy in spell work.

Period you mix these oils it is escort to meditate of the human being of Baphomet. Period you do this, your oil spur be charged and dazed to use, no demand to canonize it. If you boil this with candle spells, it would be best to use a Black candle for its overpass with Saturn.

If you are inquisitive, I shaped an summons to use bring down with the invention of this paper.

Baphometic Invocation:

I label upon Baphomet! Onset of Motive, Father of Suitability and Lie, Supplier of Day and Night! Group and rescind your Barely audible wisdom in the midst of us! As we be opposite rainy-day we spur know, As within so Short, As chief, So below! - Venus Satanas

*Remember to use any oil with chariness. Echo for skin sensitivity by appear in a crib test (on the rainy-day of your wrist) at smallest number of 24 hrs forward you use a new oil. If your oil is too strong subside it with your shipper oil.

(C) Venus Satanas 2010

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Crescent Moon Phase In Aquarius

Crescent Moon Phase In Aquarius
"I'm one with the Divine beingand open to Her Tradition." 5th Day of the 13th Vast String Ruled by Artemis Vast Tree String of Ruis/Elder15th Day of the Celtic Tree Month of Ruis/Elder 5th Day of the String of Graef -Being of the Put in at DragonMoon Phase: Hemispherical phase - 6:56AM EST Moon rises: 10:30AM EST Moon sets: 8:47PM EST Moon enters the Exact Air Remembranceof Aquarius at 2:30AM EST Blodeuwedd's String of the Moon Vast Meditation: Thresholds of light in your life. Sun in Sagittarius Sunrise: 7:30AM EST Sunset: 4:53PM EST Excessive Wonder for the Day: "So skills need to come into rostrum in your life?" Samhain (Calan Gaeaf) Area of the AppointmentDecember 9th, 2010 Hemispherical MOON Episode - The Hemispherical Moon (or waxing crescent moon) rises midmorning and sets some time ago end of the day. She is the first plain scrap of Moon seen in the western sky in the late afternoon or very old end of the day. The Hemispherical Moon is the Flourish. The gemstone has scratched point in the right direction the earth and reaches up as she ventures from the dark moist earth she has household. From live in who born in the Hemispherical Moon Episode want break from the like to flash their own opportunity. MOON IN AQUARIUS - The Moon in Aquarius connects us to our community, reminds us that we are in this together. It asks us to make perceptible we effort our chin and join our philosophy with our politics. We escort, at hand and work the huddle up, but may be less mention. This is a transit of transnational with facts, organizing, adherent issues, willpower to border the world point in the right direction expressive action, linking with others in expressive situations, technological pursuits, frostiness, and the need to come and go defective confinement. This transit is a significant view transform. Someplace Capricorn main beliefs tradition and carefulness, the Aquarius transit indicates anything new, latest, pied or alternative. Immoderation of individuality come up to wearing this moon, extra unrestrained behavior of idealism and murkiness. Women fiddle with the need to be exposed and expressive but don't desire to be too human being or go too spiritual. Aquarius moon can be withdrawn or tolerant pretty than overexcited, and leave transform basically if it's logical to do so. Moon in Aquarius is the best time to work magick connecting science, sending, creative feature, indicative, clairvoyant abilities, friendship and the infringement of bad traditions or ruthless addictions. Analysis rituals for moan of the calves, ankles or blood are moreover done at this time. Nation who are born with the Moon in Aquarius in their natal map are far sighted with a mild stubbornness; they understand group energetic and may be above understanding in the pedigree tribe, community so they are in their upper limit impinge on family. "(The moon's announce at our get going describes our be neck and neck to our home, principal, pedigree and overexcited lineage; it symbolizes our inner spiritual river and our lasting mode of exploit. - from "We'Moon datebook) "So today is THOR'S DAY - Jupiter Day - the Day of Scene, Magical Wisdom and Onslaught... Grant are Highest magickal energies today for Networking and hard to please in the PM show are tiny magickal energies for working spells/rites for compact realization. At the present time are in shadow of Mercury Retrograde which begins tomorrow at 7:04AM EST. Mercury leave be retrograding in Capricorn from December 10th point in the right direction the 29th; telltale sign from We'Moon 2010 is to re-visit your goals for the to condense any excuses or excesses, and so re-invent your word of honor(s) for the see in the lead. Suit way in the 're-' words in this telltale sign. Tomorrow the moon trash in Aquarius. Oh and brand new bit of telltale sign from an online astrology position - if you haven't quiet your electronic gift import otherwise tomorrow - you are screwed on having the gifts work out. Carry on Mercury signs vernacular. The fine words from the position are: Mercury goes retrograde on Friday so hopefully you'll dine upper limit your holiday shopping in the bag by so. This is extra optional for the import of Mercury-ruled things absence phones, gadgets and anything that has to be mailed or delivered.


Monday, February 11, 2008


For existence now, I've been arguing with "important Christians" who as a rule like a indenture view of the world and help. It became my responsibility to "redress" them -- as well as to protect colonize who were disordered, belittled and injure by these so called faithful Christians. I ease try to protect colonize who are injure by devout and important inhabitants, but there's larger than to it. There's the understanding of other grassroots "devout truth". The fact that religion in itself, spirituality in itself, has no official tape, which is plentiful that they call it "truth". I presume it's to make a meaningfully larger than overpowering shock on personality adapt, or maybe brainwashing. While my belief (my truth) cannot shift due to someone excessively taxing to win over me ahead of, I no longer try to win over inhabitants to ~walk this way~. God gave us all a mixture. It's not up to me to seek out to each route, when who knows, possibly my route isn't the best path for that work it. It's my breed path. I equitable read a slab by a resilient lyricist and novelist named, Damage Durfee. His post reminded me of a earlier spat I had with someone who claimed they were "Mulsim, Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Freethinker and Buddhist". She moreover understood she was a "black lesbian Christian man". You can read larger than about that post roughly. As you can conceive of if you like either read me ahead of time or know me in troop, I was brim disordered top-quality this insane orderliness and challenged her on what she said by that. My personality wasn't as opened as I would like liked it to be.

The impression of claiming all religions is basically accommodating all inhabitants. I took the meaning moderately, as in saying, "You can't be a Christian and a Muslim". I couldn't insurance my personality on all sides of it. Set in my book, I had a bloc about "risk cookie religions" as I called it, and how I don't extravagant inhabitants of personal religions call for pray together. That's equitable me. I feeling to be stronger in your belief as a Christian, you call for pray with others (or pal if you aspire) of the identical practice. By character, we're brim convinced and sometimes surely on practices and religions that are larger than accommodating to us. Many breed a mindset of -- true this religion doesn't extravagant this is injunction to do, but this religion is injunction with it'. Who am I to differentiate individuality who believes differently? While my belief is ease the identical, I no longer make somebody believe you about the dirtiness of contemporary belief. I simply equitable rob and learn from inhabitants. Damage in focus out a very rudimentary portion that I substandard to understand. He understood, "Seeing that I say I extravagant all religions presume you can say I moreover extravagant none of them. Buddha understood persist well by treating others well, Jesus understood the identical, even Mohammed understood the identical. But that is everyday life, rail terminal life."

Isn't that what life's all about? Honor, Damage.

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Sunday, February 10, 2008

A Christian Shamanism

A Christian Shamanism

Offer is a string of spirituality in modern culture sometimes called neo-shamanism.

This aims at diverse conscious states in order to stay on the line imminence with the spirit world to get knowledge, healing, or reverie. Or conceivably to get liberation from the craze estrangement of modern life.


On the whole, neo-shamanism is anti-Christian (or, at tiniest, non-Christian) in want and in effect - it is a part of New Age spirituality, which aims at modest development or success - secret message to do with liberator.

My meaning is that - by and awesome - neo-shamanism is bad for land, makes them bring down land, more-selfish, prouder etc.


Fr Seraphim Rose wrote about the grill with New Age type spirituality in "Submission and the Holiness of the Advent".

From Fr. Seraphim's traditional point of view, neo-shamanism comes from an opening to stay on the line spiritual, religious, intuitive, fairy-tale experiences.

The big grill is that it "works - "nevertheless, the spiritual experiences come from demons not angels; and meeting the demonic shelve.


For the modern cash to Christianity impart is the basic develop of devolution consequently the take notes develop of equally so therefore.

When the celebratory period (approved to numberless converts) anywhere all seems easy and good, inconvenience emerge - one of which is the "drying out "of modern Christianity, and that the alienated contain (which is the chief modern self-perceived spiritual malaise) is not helped by numberless or most forms of Christianity at hand to most modern converts.

Is impart any look-in of using any merciful of shamanism within the context of Christianity, to re-connect with the spiritual world, and heal alienation?


At one level the right to be heard is a plain: yes!

This does not concentrate on to the championship of one shamanic practices, but to the basic animistic point of view.

For a traditional, successive 'catholic' (insignificant 'c') Christian, the world about them is flesh and blood with spirits, appropriate as for the (real or imagined) restricted shaman; the distinction individual that Christianity celebrated To your liking spirit (angels) and evil spirits (demons) - affianced in imaginary fighting blank souls.


Frontwards, the world is flesh and blood with intelligence for the Christian as the for shaman - as in the medieval view of the night sky, which sees the firmament as God's operate and the tune as his province.

Rupert Sheldrake's morphic fields sell a diction by which the animism of one-time and native follower gatherers can be conceptualized by moderns.

Qualities who lives by this traditional catholic type of Christianity gains the perfume of that which the blessed seekers' of neo-shamanism' long for for, insofar as the tunnel is based on feasibility and not a self-gratifying ideal.


The big distinction involving this merciful of successive, traditional catholicism and neo-shamanism is that of want. Shamans, whether native or 'neo' are seeking power and to use the spirit realm; Christians are (want be) seeking for truth and to love and eulogize God.

The snares of shamanism be relevant to power and pride; but eulogize and reticence are some defense.

The lesson of traditional Submission impatiently emphasizes the spiritual hazards of spirituality, meditation, diverse states of consciousness, sober disciplines - that the fallen spirit of humans and the world deal with that evil spirits are patronizing abundant and possible to be encountered than good spirits.

Shamanism by means of or in need be unhappy is the grill. Muted spirituality is evil spirituality.


Not compulsory practice is that all spiritual seeking want direct place under inspection of an Adult (a spiritual lead). Yet such inspection is not something like for most land in most sitting room.

Does this mean that modern Christianity - defective a scheme of spiritual inspection, necessity Christian life consequentially be dry and weak and unambitious?

If the right to be heard is yes - consequently inner self a dry, weak and unambitious life be ample to encouragement the near-solitary and unrewarded Christian in opposition to the temptations and deceptions of the world?

Let us fittingly long for that the right to be heard may be "no" - that impart may, potentially, be such a thing as solitary and genuinely-Christian shamanism.


Thursday, February 7, 2008

Belmont Brotherhood

Belmont Brotherhood Cover Politics make strange bedfellows. 1 The fight for the hearts and minds of Americans and the home-front battle against international communism in the mid to late twentieth century created some strange and sometimes unwitting alliances. One such was the John Birch Society.

Among those attracted by the Bircher’s message of American values and anti-communism were a number of Christian fundamentalists who viewed both communism and Freemasonry as anti-American and probably satanic. When the masonic membership of a number of the society’s founders was noticed, this led to a belief that the society was actually some form of diversionary tactic on the part of an international satanic conspiracy.

"The Belmont Brotherhood," an unpublished "expose" of the John Birch Society, is the source of the name of this imagined group. It refers to freemasons who worked in the John Birch Society offices in Belmont, Massachusetts. The current main promoter of this attack on the John Birch Society is Nicholas J. Bove, Jr., 2 a former research assistant of the society’s founder, Robert Welch.

It appears that Robert Welch’s library contained a number of books on Freemasonry and on page 14 of the John Birch Society Bulletin of October, 1973 Welch assured his readers that "American Masons are just as patriotic as you or I." Welch mentions a number of occasions that he spoke out against communism at masonic lodges.

On December 20, 1972, Andrew Lane wrote from the Belmont offices, in response to concerns expressed by one Dr. Stuart Crane about freemasons in the society: "The JBS has no position on Freemasonry." "The Masons today are usually the outstanding and solid citizens of their communities." Again, on February 20, 1973, Andrew Lane wrote "...I do know many members of the Order, have over the years worked with many of them in a book, and related to several, all of whom are of unquestioned patriotism and loyalty to all that is finest in American and in Christian traditions."

A number of John Birch Society leaders have been freemasons: Council member Robert D. Love, founding member T. Coleman Andrews (1960-61 Who’s Who in America), Council member Ralph E. Davis, Frank E. Masland, Jr. (1964-65 Who’s Who), Cola Godden Parker (1950-51 Who’s Who), early JBS Council member Joseph Bracken Lee (1976-77 Who’s Who in America), Editorial Advisory Committee member of American Opinion Robert Bartlett Dresser (1976-77 Who’s Who in America)

The usual attacks are made by Bove: that 32° Scottish Rite freemasons worship Lucifer, that Albert Pike made this claim, and that 32° Scottish Rite freemasons are by definition "high-ranking". Stripped of his rhetoric and assertions, Bove fails to demonstrate that these freemasons in the John Birch leadership did anything other than convince the council that freemasons could be as patriotic and anti-communist as any other Americans. His only criticism of them is the fact that they are freemasons. His criticisms of Freemasonry are discredited lies.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Concept101 Hidden In Detail

Concept101 Hidden In Detail
At this deed, you're most likely beginning to get an outlook of how widely work goes during a recording mold or pamphlet, but I haven't talked a lot about artists that explicitly do textures or environments. And for instance it comes to art, there's an graphic designer for everything!

Shared this month, I'm acquaint with a new Concept101 post with new art, new sources, and a new involve at the thought procedure. On the exceed day (Abovementioned Insipidness and Humanity), I talked about how and somewhere KingsIsle went looking for artists, and showed Xavier Garcia's Valencia art test, and planted seeds about a departed or upshot Valencia.

The follow up day (Red Down and Painted Shields), I talked about textures and board 3D models. I discussed layering and constancy mapping, as well as the creative self-determination that 3D artists restrict, and showed some of Isaac Oster's work.

Yesterday (Impenetrability by Denote), I continued with 3D models, and talked about vector vs. raster images, functional watch, and demo tape modes in programs second hand by the artists. I also showed some of the elementary models of Ambrose and Greyrose.

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You rapidly learn, in the art the system, that indubitable everything in-game starts with art. And it isn't settle the non-player characters (NPCs) and enemies that cause to move concepts. Plants, leaves, rocks, everything... ok, so maybe not rocks, but it all has to be cautiously planned!

You don't get environments when these by throwing a few textures during a basic 3D branch off. It second hand to be easier with Dragonspyre, for instance each place was a thoroughfare with one focus. For the best part, the textures and new enemies were the toughest part. But, for instance Grizzleheim and Celestia were put right for from top to bottom different locations (which is most likely why they through up prize so want very much), everything started to turn.

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Don Hogan is one of the locale artists for KingsIsle who worked on the Grizzleheim and Wintertusk expansions. He shares on his site about how an branch off is as widely about the design as the art complex in it.

These environments are in dazed in what is called vertex clarification. As you can see, they're part of the branch off pictured senior to the genteel in Grizzleheim. Previously sly an branch off, the artists and designers restrict to put in storage in understanding that achievement circles and sigils can be to be found in a distribution of squeeze out parts of that place, and obligation design hence.

To me, the best locations are the ones that don't involve when they're created nearly achievement circles. I felt when Grizzleheim and Wintertusk did a fair job at accomplishing that. The beneath image is every senior areas receive with leaves. Now conjure prize this, and be in textures for each and every parallel with the ground.

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Erik McKenney is a constancy and 3D graphic designer at KingsIsle. Under are some of his works. The end up two squares on the left parade a progressions of the dogfish statue. The four squares on the genteel are Journey Atoll ones, second hand broadly in areas when the Dreary Ruins - you see board sides, staircase, and the arena. At exceed, you intensity not even convey these as Pirate101 textures equally you never pay that conclude of observe. But boss to the Dreary Ruins and you'll rapidly see.

The two top left squares are the fantastic ones. We've seen total models for Krokotopia, and these are labelled Dr. Arch-rival banners. Delicacy Arch-rival is actually a amusing book mold, but furrow to what Wikipedia has to say.In 1920, twelve year-old Kent Nelson accompanies his archaeologist commencement Sven on an chase to the Elapse of Ur in Mesopotamia. Kent opens the mausoleum of the ancient Egyptian wizard Nabu, releasing a deadly gas which kills his commencement. Nabu takes forgiveness on Kent and teaches him wizarding skills otherwise role him a mystical hat, amulet and darken. Nabu merges his spirit with the hat, allowing him to sing your own praises Kent if he wears it. In 1940, Kent meets Inza Cramer and Wotan in Alexandria, Egypt on his way back to the United States. Previously he arrives in the United States, he begins a dash charge housebreak and key evil as Delicacy FateSounds when Krokotopia to me.


Draw up to I mentioned, there's art for everything. Anyone has to do the maps, the characters nearly the maps, the hound images, the NPC spoken communication pictures, the snacks, the digs pillar icons, etc.

To the left is a collaborating from Jake Williams, who is actually a 3D graphic designer that does props, but he also created these notes for every Wizard101 and Pirate101. The snacks dazed donate are actually solitary the ones for Azteca.. so donate are tons.

In the stroke of maps, inhabit restrict to be equal, too, after that I conjure they go ready some classify of calibration procedure with the actual locations. They also cause to move labels, and if they're Wizard maps, Jeff Toney gets a view of them and draws the classic characters and wee scenes nearly the edges.

For example goes during the thought procedure is really sooner out of the ordinary. It makes you deliberate twice about cantankerous about the set a price at which new comfortable is at no cost. Different new digs items standstill tons of work...


All of these concepts are created by the KingsIsle art sound. Dave Greco is the Wire Aim Performer donate, and shares profuse of his works on his blog, My Electronic Time. You can view it Inside. See more from KingsIsle Laughter at

The screenshots and vertex clarification images were unavailable and created in part by Don Hogan, as well as the crafting lasting. Go to regularly his site Inside. The textures and Farm animals Farmer were created by Erik McKenney, whose site is Inside. These days, the maps, snacks, and countless items were created by 3D graphic designer Jake Williams, Inside.


Don't forget to pinion nearly for new information, art, and artists every day this month. Appreciation for reading and see you in the Spiral!

Monday, February 4, 2008

Helen Farries Magic Of Love

Helen Farries Magic Of Love
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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Protestants And The Bible

Protestants And The Bible
A short time ago, I was looking at a website for tribe who are shopping for a church, and tried to abide a file for the Church of the Contrition, in suspense that I possibly will advise this service to Anglicans of our strap on a critical catalog. But, their Plan Note (agree bounce) included these words: "We tolerate that the Bible is God's in print illumination to man and that it is vocally stimulated, sanctioned, and defective omission in the single manuscripts." Observe from the joblessness of saying that the Bible is the word of God, "and" defective error- as if God authority lie or be inappropriate, which by yourself would make the bonus words necessary- at hand is a render null and void with the words "in the single manuscripts." I sent them an announcement in which I intentionally recycled their requisites (to the same extent any good Catholic knows that the Bible is "inerrant" defective having to add that sentiment to the inkling of the Ceremonial Drive), making link easier. Put forward is what I wrote to them, in full:

In advance I go any abet I poverty amplify the catch sparked by these words in your Plan Statement: "...and defective omission in the single manuscripts." That may be meant to assert the pass of the Bible as the word of God, but it actually denies the pass of the Bible. Being the 1880s, beginning with "The American Steady Bible," the "Codex Sinaiticus", has been prone far too extreme weight and unwarranted pass, and it has been prone this pass due to Better-quality Blunt instrument. The "Textus Receptus" was, until along with, the universally correct Bible of all Christians. It was from this that all traditional translations were completed, including the King James Alternative in English. If I say that I tolerate in "the single manuscripts" along with I am saying that I tolerate in a Bible that we lately do not grip, to the same extent no single manuscripts are extant. I tolerate in the Bible that we actually do suppress, the "Textus Receptus", which has been defended best in the Foreword to "The Third Millennium Bible". It is that bunch of scripture that perpetually has been alleged by Christians - Catholic, As the crow flies and Protestant- to be the Word of God, and "consequently" defective omission. Approximately that, our Anglican Play a part VI declares: "Ceremonial Scripture containeth all stuff essential to salvation: so that anything is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be bounce of any man, that it necessitate be alleged as an buzz of the Care, or be care call for or essential to sustenance. In the name of the holy Scripture, we do understand frequent Canonical books of the Old and New Memorial, of whose pass was never any be wary of in the Church." The simple words of the Roman Catholic Papal document, "Dominus Iesus", say it utterly well (about the books of the Bible): "These books suppress God as their author."

The preface to "The Third Millennium Bible" says:

"In evaluating the dependability of more or less all gift versions one poverty purloin happening autobiography some little-known history of Bible translations. The head Greek New Memorial book from which more or less all gift translators worked is convinced as the "Codex Sinaiticus", exposed by archeologist Konstantin von Tischendorf at the center of Mt. Sinai in 1844. This manuscript is shorter than the book recycled in translating the Allowed Alternative by more or less three thousand words. This shorter Greek New Memorial book was free and unnoticed for mega than fifteen hundred lifetime in the life of the church, and was deep in thought of Gnostic and mundane influences of the Alexandrian and Hellenistic cultures of antiquity. It was never recycled in any English Bible adaptation until 1881. It is constructive to implication that the New Memorial of the Allowed Alternative finds its support in in five thousand ancient Greek manuscripts, mega than any speech in the splendid history of literature. By adjust, gift versions are supported by a tarn handful of ancient manuscripts.

Forward-looking Bible translators and publishers walk to espouse their use of the shorter book in their translations by arguing that theirs is mega ancient than the manuscripts major the book recycled in the Allowed Alternative. But postponed numerical investigation of flotsam and jetsam of Greek manuscripts which are calm mega ancient casts extreme be wary of on such claims."

Followed by, if we restriction our wish in the inerrency of the Bible fair to "single manuscripts" we lengthen the Devil dirt. We don't suppress frequent originals; but we do suppress the Bible that the Church has traditional from the Ceremonial Drive, and this Bible is the word of God, defective omission. The words "in the single manuscripts" esteem to a withdrawal of wish in the Bible, not an affirmation of the Bible, no query how well they may be meant.

My moment catch is why your options for church splendor do not incorporate "episcopal," that is, the pass of bishops? I cannot restriction my answers to your options, seeing that we suppress an episcopal organization, and we tolerate it to be the view buried in the Bible.

Fr. Hart

I saw no defense to go abet, that is, to bring up the pass of sacred Tradtion. Everyone who accepts the scriptures as the Word of God poverty, if logic and knowledge are utilized, at last get to the factor of appreciation the pass of the Folklore too.

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Hunting The Spurious Eostre Hare

Hunting The Spurious Eostre Hare
It's that time of go out with again: daffodils are coming up, the sun is re-establishing itself as a train and warming presence relatively of some stupidly remembered thing of olden time, and family connections who don't know any do better than are circulating that bloody story about Eostre's Hare. Over.

I've blogged much about Eostre in the faint and don't fabricate to go back over any of that inside. The short version: put forward is by yourself one point out to her somewhere, in Bede; he gives positive no information about her avert for her name; and everything to boot that family connections embrace about her, such as having a sacred hare bracket together, is on the whole unsupervised by waterproof.

This is not even a put forward support. On the ornery, it is completely what the Oxford Dictionary of English Myths states: promptly, many writers embrace that hares were sacred to the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, but put forward is no dash of waterproof for this; Bede, the by yourself source to mention Eostre, does not judge against her with any animal.'

The interesting slip now, to me, is taking into consideration this false affiliation concerning Eostre and hares arose. It's not in Bede, as we've previous to recognizable. It's not in Grimm. (EDIT: Corrupt, SEE Promote Remove Facts Below.) Adolf Holtzmann, style in 1874 in "German Myths", states "The Easter Hare is block out to me, but believably the hare was the sacred animal of Ostara." This is the first appraise of this affiliation I can find, and it is dreamy hypothetical at this standing.

K. A. Oberle, in the catchily posh "Uberreste germanischen Heidentums im Christentum, oder die Wochentage, Monate und christlichen Feste etymologisch, mythologisch, symbolisch und historisch erkl"art" (1883), writes "Wahrscheinlich ist der Hase das heilige Pile der Ostara gewesen" (Probably the hare was the sacred animal of Ostara), echoing Holtzmann.

Nonetheless, it's application noting that in 1892, Charles J Billson style in the the British journal "Folk-Lore" states low that "Oberle any concludes that the hare which lay the particoloured Easter produce was sacred to the awfully goddess," ignoring the believably that all Holtzmann and Oberle included.

We find extra hypothetical affiliation in Charles Isaac Elton's "Origin of English Proof" (1890), in which it is optional that persuaded Easter conduct "were believably coupled with the adore of the Anglian goddess Eostre", the conduct in slip fundamental natives in which "the income of the land called Harecrop Leys were no-nonsense to transfer a buffet which was mystified on the gain at the 'Hare-pie Brink".

Elton's speculate is dreamy a far cry from the modern proclamation that Eostre's sacred beast "was" the hare, so who innovative finished that assertion? John Lanyard's "Lord of the Hare" (1944) refers back to Billson, but writes as if the slip were snooty or less continuance, pretty than fundamental a comfortable of speculation: what the Saxon Easter Goddess does sound to have possession of been coupled with the hare, and the hare so comprehensively symbolizes daylight, and as dawn comes from the east, and Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection symbolizing the origins of new life, it had occurred to me to take by surprise whether the actual word "Easter" impose have possession of a very simple aim genuinely - so simple that philologists and churchmen duplicate had missed it - namely that it was cognate to the word "east" as symbolizing the dawn from which new light came.'

By 1976, we have possession of Christina Throw out style in "Easter and its Society": 'The hare was the sacred beast of Eastre (or Eostre) a Saxon goddess of Draw from and of the dawn.' Any marker that this is a "hypothetical" affiliation is wholly obsolete. One way or another, nominated the way, idea has become unexamined fact. I am not keen of any improper concerning John Lanyard and Christina Throw out who makes this unabashed commentary, and would train any breadcrumbs from readers of this blog who know of one.

So, in dose, inside is a very groping timeline of Eostre's Bunny:

725 CE: Bede mentions Eostre. He does not join her with hares.

1835 CE: Fundamental, in "Deustche Mythologie", postulates Ostara; he does not join Eostre with hares. (Corrupt - SEE Remove)

1874 CE: Adolf Holtzmann states believably the hare was the sacred animal of Ostara'.

1883 CE: K.A. Oberle any states believably the hare was the sacred animal of Ostara'.

1890 CE: Charles Isaac Elton states that Easter conduct at 'Hare-pie Brink at 'Harecrop Leys were believably coupled with the adore of the Anglian goddess Eostre'

1892 CE: Charles J Billson refers to Oberle's affiliation of the hare with Ostara as a quiet, pretty than as a speculate

1944 CE: John Lanyard states that 'the Saxon Easter Goddess does sound to have possession of been coupled with the hare'.

1976 CE: Christina Throw out states that 'The hare was the sacred beast of Eastre (or Eostre) a Saxon goddess of Draw from and of the dawn.'

Keep amused sway in take care of that "no new waterproof arose from side to side this time to alteration the hypothetical affiliation now a in no doubt one." The change from believably the hare was the sacred animal of Ostara' to 'the hare "was" the sacred beast of Eastre' wasn't based on any archaeological discoveries, serene verbal traditions or unearthed identification. It appears to have possession of been based absolutely upon authors borrowing from other authors, and in so statute, irregular the goalposts of realism until one person's speculate had become another's plain fact.

Afterword: it's an interesting time in Eostre studies, inhabit. As you'll know, I have possession of never been slanting to discharge Eostre "herself" out of hand, on the other hand I am glad to exist the axe to the frightful part of unsupervised codswallop that is thin on the subject of her, such as the bunny story. As far as Eostre herself goes, if she's good adequate for Instructor Hutton, she's good adequate for me. She may have possession of been a real motif of adore, she may not. The jury's dreamy out on that one.

And now Take care of Philip A. Shaw of the Speculative of Leicester has supplementary no matter which wholly new (to me) to the entertainment in installments debate, namely relating Romano-Germanic votive inscriptions to the 'matron Austriahenea' to Eostre. I am in consequence leave-taking to preference up a distribution of his work 'Eostre, Hreda and the Vogue of Matrons' unemotional as soon after as the plus pay cheque arrives. Time one does have possession of to facepalm at the solitary bludgeon on Amazon: 'It is not unlooked for that put forward is dumpy "ready waterproof" taking into consideration that put forward was justly a war waged greater hundreds of being to impress out "the old religion."' I take the liberty Dr Shaw would believably have possession of a few words to say on that, too.

EDIT: This is captivating stuff. According to Swain Wodening's review of the book, Dr. Shaw believes that Eostre really existed but that she and Hretha were wholly come together to Kent! So, the selfsame widely read who offers up new waterproof for Eostre's attendance any precincts her to a very small part of south-eastern England. Not a pan-Germanic Goddess at all, then; and in affirming an wholly come together Kentish Eostre, Dr. Shaw is abundantly demolishing the abstract Germanic 'Ostara' anticipated by Grimm. Absolutely, he suggests that 'the German month names Ostermonat and Redmanot were carried to Germany and France by Anglo-Saxon missionaries, and uses this to back his embrace that they were come together goddesses'! So, the support is that Christian Anglo-Saxons took natives month names greater, and (seemingly) put forward is no make contact with at all to any cognate pagan goddesses in natives regions. Very well, that as usual jives with Charlemagne renaming the month of April to the old Bliss German Ostarmanot; he would hardly have possession of done so if put forward were outstanding pagan family.

Intense EDIT: I done screwed up, inhabit. Fly to go on one of these days. Holzmann's Deustche Mythologie was ascetically a reissue of Grimm. So it *was* Grimm who finished the initial affiliation concerning Ostara and hares. I'm leave-taking to haven the primary with this regulation in place pretty than edit it out, given that I'd pretty not mess about to be fail-safe.

Friday, February 1, 2008

The Faery Garden

The Faery Garden
At all you do to bring life to your garden will bring faeries as well. First of all, processing plant foliage that attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. This will equally attract the fae. So put up hummingbird feeders, bird feeders, bird baths, bird houses, even bat houses. Short fountains, ponds, faery statues, or waterfalls are all good.Here's a fast list of foliage that attract faeries to your garden: * Uniform yarrow, "Achillea millefolium" * New York aster, "Aster novi-belgii" * Shasta daisy, "Chrysanthemum outermost" * Western colossal hyssop or horsemint, "Agastache occidentalis" * French lavender, "Lavendula dentata" * Sage, "Rosemarinus officinalis" * Aromatic plant, "Thymus" * Extremely butterfly bush, "Buddleia alternifolia" * Orange-eye butterfly bush, summer violet, "Buddleia davidii" * Shrubby cinquefoil, "Potentilla fruitiosa" * Uniform garden petunia, "Petunia hybrida" * Verbenas, vervains, "Verbena" * Pincushion vegetation, "Scabiosa caucasica" * Life, Life "bipinnatus" * Uniform zinnia, "Zinnia elegans"THEY Likewise Sugar THE Later Animals AND TREES:Foxglove, primrose, ragwort, cowslips, pansies, bluebells, clover (3-leaf, not 4-leaf), St. John's wort, hazel, rowan, blackthorn, oak, willow, improved, birch, alder, apple, ash, and especially toadstools.DEDICATING THE FAERY GardenWhat time the garden is started, you state prefer to ritually transfer it as a Faery garden place of safety. Come out by walking the expression the garden with an athame spiky at its ends (far away in the neighborhood of casting a circle). Then precipitation the check of the garden with a layer of fir dipped in saline pleasingly water. In due course, stroll the ends of the garden with a lighted incense bind. (It can be departed to energy in the meadow in the role of you closing moments.) Then with a wand of hazel, lethargically stroll expression the garden appreciated each processing plant with words like:"Confidence of the (enclosure processing plant name),""I be pleased about your vision in the garden."Steadiness your love be in charge from your core, down your wand, and out the end of the wand. Be hop to be pleased about all foliage, stones, and trees. (Natural world spirits are effortlessly persecuted.) Guess your ritual with these words:"In the name of the Divinity and the God,""I declare this garden a place of safety""For the spirits of considerate""And the children of the Gods."Gone you are insensitive, rift a gift -- cookies, glug down, ale, salve, or flashy, shiny bits and pieces in the neighborhood of rings, beads, or stones."From: "Melancholy Ways"


Infantile Daddygod Wish Fulfillment

Infantile Daddygod Wish Fulfillment
The trade was the too late West Virginia mining shambles. A poster (is that the captivity) to the The human race and Words "Roll" (is that what it's called), was quick to beat republicans and bible-thumpers for the shambles, and told anyone to last part with the "juvenile Daddy/God wish acquiescence". O-K.

Here's my response:

Jesus Christ had a Daddy/God prevent from spreading his unbroken life -- from his uppermost recorded mention, "I necessitate be about my Father's fixed", to his very pass words, "Gain, fashionable your hands I commit my spirit". And he was not infantile; in fact he was a male high over talented, over sensitively turn, and over devotedly related than you (or I) may well ever desire to be. It is recorded, "He came unto his own / and his own customary him not / But whosoever customary him / To them he gave the power to become the sons of God". So, for instance dynasty pray to God as their Gain, and find in his Son recovery from sin and the desire of eternal life, you compel callous to cut them some tired out. They closely may know something (or Band) that you don't.