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Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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What Is Meditating 20 Answers On Attitude
LIST: Ven. Tejaniva edited by Vigor Quarterly; AUDIO: Barbara Gates* (Perplexed Keep under observation) (advicoachnva.com)Having the status of is the best or furthermost optimal (samma) side to Buddhist meditation? We find out from Burma to Berkeley: Meditation master Ven. U Tenjiva Sayadaw explains from an Eastern experiential target of view, and Barbara Gates (poet of "Ahead of Apartment, A Landscape of Spirit and Put up", cofounder and coeditor of the Buddhist journal Perplexed Keep under observation, and a Western student-practitioner) ties it together from Berkeley. (2012 IndyInfo.com)The Privilege Speak toSayadaw U Tejaniva1. Meditating is observing and acknowledging at all happens -- first-rate or remorseful -- in a freezing way.2. Meditating is surveillance and waiting steadily with make public observation and understanding, rather than hard to ripeness something one has read or heard about.3. Meditating is paying effort to the build in thrust exclusive of feat lost in outlook about the away from or the much.4. Meditating is at the same time as effortless in moreover construct and keep an eye on. Burmese trainee barely meditating at Shwedagon Pagoda (alibaba.com)5. Meditating is gladly focusing rather than "efforting" (straining, muscling) or lapsing (spoil by slowness or stillness). Why would we fall to extremes of stress or laxity? Do we lead to something to appear or live happening?6. Meditating is rental go, not focusing too hard nor hard to strait the relating. The keep an eye on at regulation can do it, little forcing or restricting oneself wake caution which what's left it.Barbara Gates Dharma Talk: "Region Investigate"Download aural7. Meditating is allowing, neither hard to bring into being nor proscribe nor become unknowledgeable of what is episode, but only at the same time as wary of the declare of our effort. Troubled to get something to appear is avariciousness, rejecting something that is episode is indisposition, and not experienced if something is episode or has stopped episode is misapprehension. [Greed, abomination, and misapprehension are the three poisons of the heart/mind.]8. Meditating is at the same time as levelheaded to the get a message to that the observing keep an eye on if free of avariciousness, indisposition, or lapses in mindfulness. Kingdom displays of meditation, MedMob-Amsterdam (UTNE.com)9. Meditating is position detour upcoming exclusive of clinging to whatsoever, exclusive of at the same time as artificial about arrive and loss, exclusive of allowing effort to be carried on the breeze necessarily, in the role of these are the contradiction of meditating.10. Meditating is allowing, rather than forcing, things to be or to turn out a obligated way and significantly experienced what is episode only as it is.11. Meditating is experienced what is the keep an eye on is perform rather than preoccupied (evaluating, judging, measuring) about it.12. Meditating is experienced where the keep an eye on is NOW -- interior, free, away from, build in, future?13. Meditating is surveillance and observing the keep an eye on to know if it is to a great degree wary or only superficially wary.14. Meditating is rental rather than practicing with a keep an eye on that requirements something or requirements something to appear in a picky way, which only have a row in feat sleepy out.15. Meditating is appreciation and surveillance moreover good and bad experiences. We lead to only good experiences exclusive of even the lowest possible remorseful experience? Is that reasonable? Is that the way of the humanizing Dharma? Area meditation in collective squares (publicmeditation.com)16. Meditating is checking to see what side we are meditating with, in the role of a light and free keep an eye on enables us to assume well, so we are helped by the opinion poll, Do I sing your own praises the ethical attitude?17. Meditating is not bend forward hung-up by the preoccupied keep an eye on while we are not practicing to sojourn preoccupied but rather to bit and high opinion preoccupied as it arises.18. Meditating is appreciation rather than rejecting any declare that comes to our effort. This way we get to know the defilements (samyojana, see The Hindrances and Their Defeat) that approve in attach to these load so that we position wary of them as desire as they are build in.19. Meditating is at the same time as enslaved, surveillance, observing; the declare of effort is not as effective as the observing keep an eye on working in the surroundings to position wary. In a perceive, if the observing is done with the ethical side, any declare at the same time as observed is the ethical declare.20. Meditating is only while authority or faith (saddha) is build in in the role of this is while employment (viriya) arises. And only with employment forward motion mindfulness (sati) be interminable. And only while mindfulness is interminable forward motion contract of keep an eye on (samadhi) become regular. And only while contract of keep an eye on is regular forward motion we start understanding things as they really are (pa~n~na). And only while we start understanding things as they really are forward motion authority or faith move out stronger.*BARBARA GATES has been practicing Buddhist meditation while 1975. Her pillar projects cover up books by the Dalai Lama, Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, and Joanna Macy. She lives with her spouse and childish person in Berkeley, California. * How do you know communicate is a mind? (Theravada-Dhamma)

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Multiculturalism Has No Place In Israel
"Multiculturalism has no place in Israel.

Israel was created as a Jewish state for the Jews"



HERALD SUN


Australia's biggest-selling daily newspaper
September 27, 2000

Multiculturalism not for Israel - LeiblerBy John Masanauskas

Isi Leibler


Melbourne - JEWISH LEADER ISI LEIBLER, A STAUNCH DEFENDER OF AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURALISM, SAYS THE POLICY HAS NO PLACE IN ISRAEL."THIS IS A COUNTRY WHICH WAS SET UP AND CREATED AS A JEWISH COUNTRY FOR THE JEWS," he told a Jerusalem newspaper.Mr. Leibler has previously said that multiculturalism in Australia was something that "we are all proud being part and parcel of."The founder of Jetset Travel moved to Israel two years ago as chairman of the World Jewish Congress. He recently published an essay arguing that Zionism, or Jewish nationalism, was under threat in Israel by "post-Zionists"."A post-Zionist is someone who actually looks positively towards the end of the Jewish people in ethnocentric terms, as a national group, and no longer sees the Jewish people as one united people," he told the Jerusalem Post.Mr. Leibler said post-Zionists were pushing a universalist agenda in schools aimed at eliminating Jewish nationalism and creating a multicultural state.But Mr. Leibler, 65, has the opposite view of multiculturalism in Australia.During the Pauline Hanson debate in 1993, he warned that multiculturalism was under threat by extremists."THERE IS A NEED TO SIT TOGETHER AND ESTABLISH A WAY IN WHICH AUSTRALIANS CAN RECAPTURE THAT SPIRIT OF MULTICULTURALISM WHICH I THINK WE ARE ALL PROUD BEING PART AND PARCEL OF, AND WHICH IS REALLY UNDER THREAT," Mr. Leibler said.

The consequences [of race mixing] is that mongrels combine manifold characterlessness, lack of restraint, weakness of will, unsteadiness, impiety and disloyalty with versatility, intellectual alertness, freedom of prejudice and the distance of horizon....The future European race will be a mongrel race... It will be the Eurasian-Negroide race...Eventually, from persecutions a small community emerged, hardened by the martyrdom they heroically endured for an idea, thus purified of all weak-willed elements and intellectual poverty....Instead of destroying European Jewry, Europe, against its own will, refined and educated this people into a future leader-nation through this artificial selection process. No wonder that this people, that escaped Ghetto-Prison, developed into a spiritual nobility of Europe. Therefore a gracious Providence provided Europe with a new race of nobility through spiritual grace. This happened at the moment when Europe's feudal aristocracy became dilapidated and thanks to Jewish emancipation.

Coudenhove-Kalergi, Praktischer Idealismus (Practical Idealism), Wien/Leipzig 1925, pages 20, 23, 50

Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, father of the EU-idea, was married to a Jewess and promoted an Eurasian-Negroid European nation to be led by a racially pure Jewish people in his book "Practical Idealism". It is striking that he refers in his book, published 1925, to a Jewish martyrdom at a time when no-one thought of a holocaust and nobody would have expected that Jewry could become a victim of a holocaust or of a similar martyrdom.Yet, Coudenhove-Kalergi wrote as early as 1925 that Jewry emerged purified from a martyrdom of destruction which moulded them into a future leader-nation. This means that he referred to the kept secret 6-Million-Holocaust of 1919 that was already required as the religious basis of Jewish world leadership. On October 31, 1919 the 'American Hebrew' (New York) announced: "SIX MILLION MEN AND WOMEN ARE DYING... AND THIS FATE IS UPON THEM THROUGH NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN,... BUT THROUGH THE AWFUL TYRANNY OF WAR AND A BIGOTED LUST FOR JEWISH BLOOD. IN THIS THREATENED HOLOCAUST OF HUMAN LIFE..."The first 6-Million "Burnt Offering" (Holocaust) of 1919 had been made, according the 'American Hebrew', in the Ukraine. It was after the Balfour-Declaration (1917) that granted the Jewish nation the right to "return" and to confiscate "the promised land". A Jewish priesthood interpreted God's promise for the "return" to Erez-Israel as necessitating a "6-Million Burnt Offering" which had to be made before being permitted to return as a refined people and "purified nation of martyrdom".The foremost holocaust priest, Elie Wiesel, explained it in this way: "THE HOLOCAUST IS A SACRED MYSTERY, WHOSE SECRETS WERE CONFINED TO A PRIESTHOOD OF SURVIVORS." (P. Novick, 'The Holocaust in American Life', 1999, page. 211).The first holocaust of 1919 ("burnt offering") has, according to Coudenhove-Kalergi, obviously functioned as an "artificial selection process" from which the Jews emerged as a "refined and purified martyr nation" which enables them to be the leader nation of the future world. The "artificial selection process" for racial purity complies with God's instruction. The Talmud states: "GOD SPEAKS TO THE JEWS: 'DO NOT COME BEFORE ME AS A MIXED PEOPLE'." (Talmud, Goldmann Publishers, Munich 1988, p. 131)On the other hand the idea of multiculturalism forces all other races to inter-mix and therefore suffer a "weakness of will", according to Count Coudenhove-Kalergi. People with a weakness of will can be more easily directed and ruled than those with independent will-power by the "future leader-nation"

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"Thus an Orthodox Jew learns from his earliest youth, as part of his sacred studies, that Gentiles [non-Jews] are compared to dogs."Israel Shahak, Jewish History, Jewish Religion", Pluto Press, London 1994, page 94 (ISBN 0 7453 0818 X)

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Friday, 26 December 2014

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Pop Culture And Freemasonry Psych
It's been years since I've posted a Pop Culture and Freemasonry article. I love the show Psych. I think it's a funny show with a great cast. If you've never seen the show, Psych follows the exploits of Shawn Spencer, a fake psychic, and Berton "Gus" Guster, his childhood friend and business partner in this venture. Think Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson if Holmes was a quick-witted slacker and Dr. Watson was a smart, neurotic pharmaceutical salesman.

This particular episode is entitled "Dis-lodged" and makes some funny jokes about the way secret societies work, from the funny handshakes to our ceremonies. A murder has occurred in the Monarch lodge and the police want answers. The lesson comes at the end and is something that all Masons can understand.

If you have Hulu+ or are a Netflix subscriber with Watch Instantly, you can see it right now. If not, here is a preview.


Thursday, 25 December 2014

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Turning The Wheel Of The World Wiccans Celebrate Samhain Read More Turning The Wheel Of The World
BY SARAH THOMAS/STHOMAS@WICKEDLOCAL.COMWicked Inn North of BostonPosted Nov 03, 2011 @ 03:30 PMSalem -If you've seen the influential classic (FILMED IN SALEM, ESSENTIALLY) Halloween crust "HOCUS POCUS," you most likely wise two things: timepiece anywhere you light black candles, and Halloween was altruistic of an epic day to witches. That's as true today as it was in ancient grow old, like the animist religions that are today deliberate part of the pagan and Wiccan traditions were respected by peoples all wrecked the world.Even if repeated in downtown Salem were partying lasting in their Ghostbuster and Stir Time clothes, a unusual altruistic of celebration was spoils place on Gibbet Come into view, site of the performance of the 19 men and women accused of witchcraft in Salem in 1692. That was the stage set of the 20th annual Magick Controls, a celebration of the ancient holiday of Samhain, or Wiccan New Court."Samhain is one of the two '"hinges of the engagement,"' the other particularized Beltane in the topic," designed Cracked Priest Fionn, one of the organizers of the Magick Controls. The Controls was hosted by members of the Holy place of Nine Wells-ATC, a Wiccan social establishment whose relationship reaches from Salem to California. "The celebration we support indoors focuses on the remembrance of our own line, and likewise the men and women who died in the Salem Witch Trials."Higher than 200 make your home somewhere attended the Magick Controls, which began with a string to the align from Civic Source and ended with a candlelit shot back all the rage the one. Gypsy Ravish, a Cracked Priestess in the Holy place and owner of the shop Nu Aeon on Pickering Waterfront, designed that in most recent being offer had been as repeated as 800 attendees."This engagement, we are making a crust of our Magick Controls for the crown time," designed Ravish, who was one of the two information celebrants of the utter with her companion, Richard, likewise well-known as Member of the aristocracy Azaradel. "We haven't acute how we momentum gush and split the crust yet, but we acute to make a store for populate who aren't strong to companion."In the Wiccan and pagan religious calendar, Samhain (COME TOGETHER SAWAN) is one of eight holidays. The timing of holidays is together to the natural cycles of seasons, and Samhain takes place like crops are harvested and the dark, ad lib not whole of the engagement begins."On Samhain, the keep quiet surrounded by the worlds of the living and the dead is thin," designed Fionn, "along these lines the union of Halloween with ghosts and spooky substance."That union is seeing that Samhain, particularized the New Court, depends on celebrants to "TURN THE WHEEL OF THE WORLD," ushering the old engagement all the rage the world of the dead and allowance the new engagement begin."To nominate our ritual, we used traditional sources approaching ancient texts, and parts of it were in print by priests in our temple approaching Lord Zara and Member of the aristocracy Azaradel," Fionn designed. "The attentive is to cast spells for self fortification as well as the betterment of the world as a whole."The Magick Controls takes place outdoors - Wiccans do not fabricate interior seats for sacred festivals - and centers on an altar filled with pertinent of ritual merit."The hallowed tools on the altar present best china, wands, medallions called patans, and candles," Fionn designed. "You strength direct populate symbols from particularized the suits in a Tarot deck. In Wicca, they exemplify the elements of earth, air, water and fire."The utter included lyrics and jump, as well as a hope curl as a result of a veranda decked with vegetation and pumpkins. As the attendees spiraled as a result of the veranda, it symbolized quick from one engagement to the in the same way as. Celebrants called on the spirits of ended valued ones, and populate executed in 1692, to protect the world, and lower-level a ritual spread of bread, sweetheart, milk and wine to pledge a luxurious growing add to.Many of the celebrants designed that one of the reasons the Salem utter was so resolute to them was the remembrance that, for repeated Wiccans, particularized open in their esteem is calm down looked at aslant in their communities."The shot to the site is epic seeing that it reminds us that indoors and now, we can shot sincerely as witches," designed Linda Morrisey."Both holiday is pagan, in the intention that holidays we now know as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, all were set up to suit with pagan holidays that prior to existed," designed Jacqueline Bollietero of Salem, who attended the utter with Tiana DaSilva. "A lot of make your home somewhere don't understand that."Elaine Theodore brought her 5-year-old girl, Deep red, to the utter."This is a deafening opportunity to bear in mind her of the beginning of Halloween. It's not all candy and costumes," Theodore designed. "It's likewise a spiritual day."Kameron Miranda was attending Shadowlike Events for the crown time. She lives in Tranquility, N.H."I alleged it was deafening to make use of the spiritual energy," Miranda designed. "I momentum vigorously come back in the same way as engagement, despite the fact that I evaluator I'll wear condescending layers."Understand by more: Errand the wheel of the world: Wiccans grade Samhain - Medford, Massachusetts - Medford Action http://www.wickedlocal.com/salem/features/x898695797/Turning-the-wheel-of-the-world-Wiccans-celebrate-Samhain#ixzz1clWOSAWg
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Once Upon A Time Season 3 Episode 14 The Tower
I think we open on David's dream since he's in the Enchanted forest, wearing olde timey clothing and teaching a ball gowned Emma how to dance - by which I mean dancing perfectly with her. It ends as a nightmare as dream Emma says she should have had all this - but didn't get it because he failed her. Dream Emma is sucked into a portal saying "don't fail the next one".

So, daddy guilt. Apparently this was a dream before the enchanted sleep because he wakes with Snow telling him the news - and he looking all kinds of worried about it.

9 months later to the present and Storybrooke and brainstorming a way to find the Wicked Witch. First off, Regina insists that Henry needs a guard - and that guard is going to be her. While babysitting henry they talk about Emma, her boyfriend, New York - and the fact that Henry would like a larger family and that he's not so foolish as to think Emma has come here just on a case.

The Wicked Witch, Zelina still has a rather unstable Rumplestiltskin prisoner - and controls him using his dagger which she got her hands on. Dagger or not, I still think there are safer pets to keep - like rattlesnakes. She shaves him while sharing an anecdote about her drunken father and his need to keep up appearances (if she does know how to shave she'd know that wavy bladed knife is going to be absolutely useless). Keeping up appearances is a sore subject for Zelina who, when not cursed, has bright green skin.

She goes to Rumple's shop and while distracting Belle in the back, uses Rumple's blood to break into his safe and steal something wizened and ugly.

At Regina's office they examine for traces of Zelina and David finds Holly berries (which he recognises the taste of... which I wouldn't advise because Holly is poisonous. So David regularly eats poisoned berries enough to recognise the taste?) which he happily knows where it grows - but Emma and Hook will go without him because David has to meet Mary Margaret's new midwife (Zalina) which he isn't happy about because of his baby angst.

Which calls for a flashback - to just after breaking into the castle last week; Charming sneaks into his stables where he hides his booze and Robin comments on his own illicit boozing. Charming talks about his fatherhood worries so Robin Hood tells him of a root you can chew to relieve your fears. Charming is quick and eager to enter the haunted forest to chew on the nice narcotic root and make him a better father.

He shows up for the meeting with Zelina who is just perfect and Mary Margaret loves her - but David is just a little more suspicious since she's a complete stranger with no references they're trusting. Zelina makes tea - and puts some of the root Robin just told us about in David's drink (the root she stole from Rumple's shop).

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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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Most Powerful Charm For Children
This is a most powerful multipurpose charm for a child, which acts like a healing and protective spell. If a childis suffering from recurring bouts of fever, evil- eye problems, health problems including; mental one like hyper activity, dull mindedness, stubborn and bad behavior and inattentiveness.

This Yantra is to be written on a Bhojpatra with any kind of ink and written with a pointed stick of the Jasmine tree. Then energized with offerings of flowers, Diya of Ghee and Agarbatti, it has to be inserted in a locket made from three metals. Then the amulethas to be put around the neck of the child.

The Place in the center where the word is written is to be substituted with the name of the child.

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Monday, 22 December 2014

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Opening The Doors Of Welcome Sermon For Pentecost 8A
ROMANS 9:1-5 Did you see the article in Tuesday's Free Press about RIPPLING HOPE? Although neither the Michigan Region nor Central Woodward was mentioned, we can read ourselves into it. That's because Carl Zerweck told the reporter that a couple of pastors from the area invited Rippling Hope to come to Detroit. That happened four years ago, and those pastors were Eugene James and me. The reason why Rippling Hope made the paper and the Channel 7 news was because it was joining up with ARISE DETROIT'S NEIGHBORHOOD DAY. Yesterday, I spent much of the day in Detroit, along with Diana Payton, David McCormick, and Kevin Murnaghan - an Irish co-worker of David's who is on temporary assignment from the company headquarters in Germany. We joined the Rippling Hope contingent doing some painting, gutter cleaning, yard cleaning, and caulking of windows. David, Kevin, and I worked on Mr. Zachary's porch. It needed quite a bit of work, and while we didn't get it finished, Mr. Zachary was excited about what his porch was going to look like in the not too distant future. He even told us that his neighbors were thinking that maybe they should do some painting also. The block club president told us that because of the work of Rippling Hope, people in the neighborhood had begun to believe that they could make a difference. Yes, with groups like Arise Detroit and Rippling Hope, there are signs that Detroit is on the rise again. We didn't have a large group yesterday, but we were one of more than 200 groups doing everything from yard clean up to offering children's programs. This morning's reading from Romans 9 may look like a lament. Paul is grieving because his own people aren't hearing his message. Although they have all the gifts and blessings of God, they're not receiving his message of the Messiah, who is over all. This lament comes right after Paul closes Romans 8 with a crescendoing declaration of thanksgiving for the love of God.Nothing, neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:37-38).Paul might be grieving at that moment, but he's also confident that in the end God's love will prevail. The story of Detroit is a good illustration of Paul's point. Many believe that Detroit's best days are behind it. The future - to them - looks bleak. But there are others who believe that Detroit will rise from the ashes. There are a growing number of people who can see something new taking place. It's not just in downtown or midtown or along the river front, though much is happening there. The visionaries in our midst can see signs of new life out in the neighborhoods as well. That's where Rippling Hope is working. Of course, if you drive around the city, you will still see blight. You'll see abandoned homes and lots filled with garbage. But you will also see homes with newly painted porches and cleaned up lots. Across the city neighborhood groups and their partners are standing tall and taking back the land. While the bankruptcy and the water shut-offs get the news - especially outside the area - we can help tell a different story. It's a story that is expanding every year. It's a story in which we have a part. In Romans 9-11 Paul focuses his attention on God's desire to open the door of welcome to the Gentiles. This has always been God's plan. Through Isaac, Abraham's descendants would be named, and these descendants would be the bearers of God's blessings to the nations. There was resistance to this vision, among Paul's people, but he could see the bigger picture. Even as Israel would be saved, so would the nations. It was Paul's belief that God is seeking to heal the breach between Jew and Gentile. As Paul writes in the Galatian letter, the walls of separation between Jew and Gentile, male and female, slave and free have been torn down (Galatians 3:28). We humans can get impatient. When things don't seem to be going well, we lose hope. But, Paul has a word for us. In verse 6 he writes that "it is not as though the word of God had failed." When things look dark; when things look hopeless; stand on the promises of God. The reason Paul grieved for his people, is that they had - in his view - forgotten their calling. They had let their institutions become an idol. The institution had become an end rather than a means. The same thing can happen to the church. We can make the church the end, rather than the means of God's mission. While this is true, we're also living at a time when people are questioning institutions. It's not the first time in history, and it won't be the last. Because there is a sense of discontent about the value of our institutions - from the church to government - it might be a good time to think about the nature and purpose of the church. It's a good time to ask whether our congregation is living out its calling. Down through history, whenever faith communities get stuck and begin to focus their attention on preserving the institution, the Holy Spirit ignites a new movement that gets the ball rolling again. My friend Diana Butler Bass wrote about this in her most recent book - "Christianity After Religion. " In that book she speaks of a new movement of the Spirit that is bursting at the seams of the church and pushing the church out in new directions. What is happening today has happened before. Think about St. Francis and the Franciscans, which challenged the status quo. And when it got overly institutionalized, new movements emerged from within it. The Reformation was another movement that pushed boundaries. When those communities got overly institutionalized new movements - like John Wesley and the Methodists or our own Stone-Campbell Movement - emerged. We can resist the Spirit's work, but can't box in the Holy Spirit. So maybe it's better to cooperate than resist! After all, in the end, God's love will win. I believe that what we're doing in Detroit is an expression of God's work in the world. It's an expression of bridge-building - something the Spirit of God is good at - connecting this congregation to its roots in the city. It's not our name. It's not the furniture in the room. It's the work we're doing now in partnership with groups like Rippling Hope and MCC that connects us to the work that began almost a century ago in Detroit. The nature of our work today, however, is different from the previous century. The context is different. We're living in a Post Christian World - to borrow from the title of a new book by Christian Piatt. When we look out into the future, we don't know where it will take us. We don't know what the world will look like a decade or a century from now. But this new world offers us new opportunities to walk with the Spirit and live out the message of God's kingdom. As Christian Piatt, who is a Disciple serving in ministry with his wife Amy, the pastor of First Christian Church of Portland, puts it: Our business is to seek with an open heart and eager mind, every day, what it is that we have been created to be. We will screw it up, more than once, to be sure. We will hurt one another in the process. We will have our hearts broken, our fingers stepped on, and at times it will seem as if we're on the outside of it all. We will feel like we're stumbling around in an empty room, surrounded by four unforgiving walls. ["Post Christian: What's Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care? " p. 205] And yet, as Christian reminds us, "every so often, when the fog lifts and our path is clearly laid out before us, we take a step, maybe two, and ask, with every tentative move 'What's next?'" And that is the way it is for us - when the fog clears, we can begin to see a pathway ahead. When we see this path, we continue our journey. We do this, not because we've built a great institution. We do this because God has adopted us as God's children. Therefore, to us has been given all the gifts and the covenants, which we share in partnership with, the children of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob and Leah and Rachel. Having received this calling, let us stand on the promises of God and join with the Spirit of God in opening doors of welcome to all those who would come in and share this life with us. "Preached by:"Dr. Robert D. Cornwall, Pastor"Central Woodward Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)"Troy, Michigan "August 3, 2014"Pentecost 8A "
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Gatestone Update Khaled Abu Toameh The Hamas Egyptian Alliance

THE HAMAS-EGYPTIAN ALLIANCE

by Khaled Abu Toameh

February 8, 2013 at 5:00 amHTTP://WWW.GATESTONEINSTITUTE.ORG/3580/HAMAS-EGYPT-ALLIANCE

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Be the first of your friends to like this.The collapse of the Mubarak regime has been a great blessing for Hamas, which has emerged as a major player. Now Hamas knows that it can always rely on Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood to stay in power and increase Hamas's influence.Did Hamas dispatch 7,000 militiamen from the Gaza Strip to Egypt to protect President Mohamed Morsi, who is currently facing a popular uprising?

Reports that appeared in a number of Egyptian opposition media outlets in the past few days claimed that the militiamen entered Egypt through the smuggling tunnels along the border with the Gaza Strip.

The reports quoted unidentified Egyptian security officials as saying that the Hamas militiamen had been spotted in the Egyptian border town of Rafah before they headed toward Cairo, to shore up the Muslim Brotherhood regime of Morsi, which Hamas may have feared was in danger of collapse.

The officials claimed that the Hamas militiamen had been deployed in a number of sensitive locations in the Egyptian capital, including the Al-Ittihadiyeh Presidential Palace, as part of a plan to protect the Muslim Brotherhood regime.

Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, is a staunch supporter of the Morsi regime.

This week, a Gulf newspaper "Akhbar Al-Khaleej" published what it described as "secret documents" proving that Hamas, with the financial backing of Qatar, had plans to send hundreds of militiamen to Egypt to help Morsi's regime.

One of the classified documents, signed by Hamas's armed wing, Izaddin al-Kassam, talks about the need to send "warriors to help our brothers in Egypt who are facing attempts by the former regime [of Hosni Mubarak] to return to power."

The reports about Hamas's alleged involvement in the Egyptian crisis have been strongly denied by Hamas officials.

Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar lost his temper during an interview with an Egyptian TV station; he said the reports were lies intended to tarnish Hamas's image.

Zahar accused supporters of the Mubarak regime of being behind the reports depicting Hamas as a terrorist organization helping President Morsi to kill Egyptians.

But this was not the first time that Egyptians had accused Hamas of meddling in their internal affairs.

In August 2012, reports in the Egyptian media suggested that Hamas was involved in the killing of 16 Egyptian border guards near the border with the Gaza Strip. The perpetrators have never been caught.

Egyptians have also accused Hamas of involvement in a terror attack against a church and attacking prisons in Egypt.

Although the talk about Hamas's involvement in terror activities on Egyptian soil may in some cases be exaggerated, repeated accusations against Hamas show that many Egyptians continue to see the radical Islamist movement as a threat to their national security.

Hamas has further been accused by some Egyptians of helping other Muslim fundamentalist groups turn Sinai into a base for jihadis from all around the world.

During last week's street clashes in Cairo, anti-Morsi demonstrators torched Hamas and Qatari flags. They also chanted slogans condemning Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization for bringing Hamas militiamen to suppress Egyptian protesters.

There is no doubt that Hamas is prepared to do its utmost to help Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization stay in power, even at the cost of killing and torturing Egyptian civilians. The downfall of the Mubarak regime has been a great blessing for Hamas, which has since emerged as a major player in the Palestinian and regional arena.

Thanks to Morsi, an Egyptian prime minister visited the Gaza Strip for the first time ever last November to express solidarity with Hamas during Israel's "Pillar of Defense" military operation. Such a visit would have been unthinkable under Mubarak, who did everything he could to weaken Hamas and stop it from meddling in the internal affairs of Egypt.

But now Hamas knows that it can always rely on Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood to stay in power and increase Hamas's influence. In return, Morsi apparently expects Hamas to reward him by sending its men to defend his palace.

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Sunday, 21 December 2014

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The Secret Chiefs And The True Nature Of Golden Dawn Lineage
Yesterday Nick Farrell wrote an article trying to rationalize his repeated profanation of "oath bound" Golden Documents. I considered this worthy of several hours of my time to refute, so that younger Golden Dawn initiates in our community would not be misled by Mr. Farrell's bad example, and to provide a positive role model for the traditional value of secrecy in initiatic traditions, including in the Golden Dawn. You may read this article on the Golden Dawn Blog here.

Mr. Farrell replied with yet another long "lineage rant" Alpha et Omega. The Golden Dawn community, of course, grew bored with Mr. Farrell's attack rants long ago, that have even tainted the feigned objectivity of his otherwise fine books.

There is no need, therefore, to waste time refuting such nonsense in detail yet again, as such screeds have been refuted over and over for nearly two decades already.

Let it suffice to say that, despite frequent and thorough refutation, Nick Farrell today still fails even to grasp what lineage means for a spiritual tradition like the Golden Dawn. Farrell mistakenly assumes that Golden Dawn lineage is like the formal lineage of Freemasonry, which amounts to little more than successions of paper charters.

The Golden Dawn, however, is a spiritual tradition, and thus lineage for the Golden Dawn, contrary to Nick Farrell's fundamental misunderstanding, is not at all like that of Freemasonry, but instead more closely resembles the lineages of Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, which are also "spiritual" lineages.

Golden Dawn lineage, as do all of the great spiritual lineages of the world, carries with it sets of spritual practices that lead to specific spiritual realizations, as do as the Dharma transmissions of Buddhism.

A perfect example of Golden Dawn spritual lineage, are the secret magical practices of the Hermetic tradition just communicated by the Secret Chiefs of the Third Order of the Golden Dawn to the Second Order of the Alpha Omega. As I mentioned in my recent article here, this spiritual lineage includes the initiatic secrets of the magical systems only touched upon in Cornelius Agrippa's", De Occulta Philosophia, "that were only alluded to in the profaned Golden Dawn material published by Crowley and Regardie. This is the first time that the actual magical practices have been transmitted to any Golden Dawn order.

This Hermetic spiritual lineage also includes a great deal more, which I am not at liberty to disclose publicly at this time. I may only mention that this Hermetic spiritual lineage also includes a complete system of Chaldaen elemental and astrological magic, available exclusively in the Second Order of the A.O.

When it comes to spiritual traditions, lineage without the requisite spiritual practices is worthless, and the true reason why Nick Farrell continuously attacks the Alpha Omega is to divert attention from the fact that Farrell has nothing at all to offer his Golden Dawn students, except for well known and published material.

Readers interested in examining a more thorough refutation of one of Nick Farrell's typical lineage rants, should read "Golden Dawn Lineage, Nick Farrell and Historical Revisionism" on the Golden Dawn blog here.

Readers seeking more detailed information about the true nature of Golden Dawn lineage or about the vast Hermetic, Rosicucian, and Golden Dawn lineages held by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and the Rosicrucian Order of A.O., will find it on our website here, here, and here. and on the website of the Golden Dawn Research Center here.
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God Is Revealed Through Devotion
Spiritual practice involves distinguishing between that which is temporary and that which is eternal. Through the sacred texts, such as the Bhagavad-gita, we can understand what this material energy is. It is God's energy. The energy itself is eternal, but its manifestations are temporary. These manifestations are always in the state of transformation. They change by the will of God under the influence of three modes of material nature-Goodness, Passion, and Ignorance, and by the power of the element of time. Thus, everything in this universe is constantly changing. Everything is constantly being created, maintained for sometime, and ultimately destroyed. Every cell is like a universe in itself, going through these processes of creation, maintenance, and destruction. We may look at Himalayan Mountains covered with ice, and they may seem permanent, but even they are made up of molecules and atoms which are always changing. Because of our ignorance it appears that it's the same mountain, but it too is always changing. Our body is also undergoing changes every moment. And the ultimate change where everything culminates, which we sometimes refer as death, is the end of all the change. Therefore, material nature is endlessly mutable. It's always changing. Similarly, all the worldly knowledge that we have accumulated will come to an end at the time of death. Thus, we should get knowledge by studying the sacred texts along with the guidance of true saints. This knowledge is eternal and has a specific purpose-to help us understand God and show us how to surrender to God. It is not our merely our mind, senses or intelligence that will help us understand God. They are all temporary themselves and can not reach the eternal. The sacred texts of Bhakti give information about God. And ultimately we can know God only through deep faith in the process of Bhakti - through devotion. Otherwise God will always remain beyond our perception. ADVAITAM ACYUTAM ANADIM ANANTA-RUPAM ADYAM PURANA-PURUSAM NAVA-YAUVANAM CA VEDESU DURLABHAM ADURLABHAM ATMA-BHAKTAU GOVINDAM ADI-PURUSAM TAM AHAM BHAJAMI I worship Govinda (Krishna), the primeval Lord, who is inaccessible to the Vedas, but obtainable by pure unalloyed devotion of the soul, who is without a second, who is not subject to decay, is without a beginning, whose form is endless, who is the beginning, and the eternal purusa; yet He is a person possessing the beauty of blooming youth. - SRI BRAHMA SAMHITA 5.33

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Friday, 19 December 2014

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How To Live A Spiritual Life
Every human contains a triplex in its nature, the Body, the Soul and the Spirit. The body, or the outer part of a human, is what been used to demonstrate the actions of what's going on inside of the body. In other words, the body is the part of the human that covers the real source of what life is all about.In fact, everything in this world has a body. A vehicle has a body, a building has a body, writing or reading has a body, from music to even liquid has a body. So as we see it, not only humans but objects and things have a body also. But to live spiritually will take more than just the body because the body has no connection that links toward God.Then there is the soul. Not everything has a soul. The soul is placed above, and is independent of all infirmities of the body. For example, a sick person showing signs of weakness is due to the hindrances that interpose themselves between his soul and his body.Concerning the soul, after its separation from the body, it will continue to progress until it attains the presence of God, in a state and condition which neither the revolution of ages and centuries, nor the changes and chances of this world, can alter. It will endure as long as the Kingdom of God, His dominion and power endureth. With regard to the spirit, in 1 Corinthians 15:44, it says that there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. Romans 8:10 and 11 says, if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. So as we see it, living spirituality is a matter of living for Christ. His ways and actions must be imbedded in you. This will take a lifestyle of continuous living and breeding the nature of how Christ operates."LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT"This article is written by Motivational speaker/author Carl Mathis, author of the book "LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT - Seven steps to moving forward.For booking info or to find out more about Carl Mathis, visit www.carlmathis.com or email info@carlmathis.com.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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"Creative Energies Meditation"

Spell Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Color of the day: Yellow

Incense of the day: Honeysuckle

On a day when we celebrate our independent nation, we also celebrate the independent individual and revel in our artistic and creative energies. These can manifest in so many ways; you need not be an artist or designer to be artistic or creative.

Business ideas demand creative thought. Even the organizing of numbers by an accountant is artistic in nature, as long as they comply with accepted bookkeeping practices. A little examination of our abilities will reveal we are creative and artistic-as parents, as lovers, as workers, as healers, in our magic, and in the mundane.

We have become the people we are today because of our ability to see things in a manner that creates and re-creates who we are. We are a work of art to ourselves and others. Celebrate the independence of individual spirit.

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Pagan Origins Pancake Day Mardi Gras
Pagan Origins of Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras

As those of you who know me will not be surprised to find I found some pagan origins of pancake day!

The custom of eating pancakes at Shrove Tuesday was popular in many parts of Europe, including many parts distant from Britain, such as the Zemaitija province of Lithuania where it was an important celebration.

People traditionally ate bacon, meat and black puddings as well as pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. There was dice and card playing, mumming and revelry. Wagons were drawn by horses today, all decorated with hundreds of bells. Today was apprentices' holiday in old England. They also presented their petitions to parliament on this day.

The lunation immediately preceding the Egg Moon is the Lenten Moon. This is an old Saxon name basically meaning lengthening, signifying the period when the days are getting noticeably longer, but still preceding the Vernal Equinox. The true definition is the month that contains a full moon in the solar month of Herthamonth, which runs from 19th February until 20th March.

Lent originated in the ancient Babylonian mystery religion. "The forty days' abstinence of Lent was directly borrowed from the worshippers of the Babylonian goddess

Lent developed from the pagan celebration of weeping, fasting, and mourning for 40 days over the death of Tammuz (one day for each year of his life), the son/husband of the Babylonian idol Ishtar, who was killed by a wild boar and then allegedly resurrected.

Another shrove tuesday tradition; the energetic rituals of Shrove Tuesday football ties in neatly with spring festivals and that the round ball representing an egg links it to fertility rituals.

Enjoy your pancakes! blessings, Alison xx



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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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Alpha Omega In Scandinavia

ALPHA OMEGA SCANDINAVIA

22 YEARS OF MAKING MAGICIANS!

Today on the day of the Vernal Equinox, former A Hierophant Tomas Stacewicz declared the official opening of his new magickal order in Scandinavia, the Hermetiska Orden av den Gryende Morgonrodnaden (H.O.N.A.),

I take pleasure today in welcoming the H.O.N.A. as yet another traditionalist Hermetic order in the greater Magickal community.

It is important to understand, however, that the H.O.N.A. and does not operate under the authority of our order, the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega, nor as a jurisdiction of our outer order, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. It also does not share our unique curriculum. The, which according to Stacewitz, is geared to meet the unique needs o Hyperboreans. operates as a completely separate order, which according to Stacewitz, is geared to meet the unique needs of Hyperboreans.

It is important to further clarify that the initiatic mission of the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega today continues in Scandinavia uninterrupted, as it has since 1992.

In 1997, the A opened its second Temple in Scandinavia, the Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9, in Gothenburg, Sweden. At that time, it was my pleasure in appoint Tomas Stacewicz as the first Hierophant of Thoth Ter Maximus Temple.

On December 21, 2013, Tomas Stacewicz officially resigned from the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega to create his own magickal order according to his unique personal vision.

Upon the resignation of Frater Stacewicz, it was my sad duty to install a new Hierophant of Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9 from among the Thoth Ter Maximus members who chose to remain loyal to the A, rather than follow Frater Stacewicz into his new order.

Of course, Mr. Stacewicz took the temple implements he created to his new order along with him. Furniture, however, does not a temple make and the work of Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9 continues today under leadership of loyal temple members who quickly replaced all necessary temple furniture.

Frater Stacewitz today wrote:


"I ceremonially closed down the Thoth Ter Maximus Temple No. 9 on this Vernal Equinox Assembly, a Temple which I myself founded, created all the implements, props and robes for (and which I still own) and named back in 1997, after being authorized to work it by David Griffin, and which I have worked since then until this Vernal Equinox. In my magical universe there doesn't exist any Thoth Ter Maximus Temple No. 9 anymore in Gothenburg, Sweden, or anywhere else for that matter."For the record, although Frater Stacewitz was duly installed Hierophant of the Thoth Ter Mazimus Temple Number 9 in Gothenburg, Sweden, his authority ended with his resignation from the Alpha Omega in December 2013. He was in no way authorised to close any temple of the A.O. Instead, he was merely replaced as Hierophant with another member of that temple who remained loyal to the A.O.

I find it fascinating how precisely today Frater Stacewitz magickally relinquished all interest in Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9 of the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega, because today, at the precise hour of the Vernal Equinox the new password of the Alpha Omega was bestowed on Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9 - and its new Hierophantria was regularly installed. Nothing is more central in the Golden Dawn thatn the mysteries of death and rebirth. While Thoth Ter Maximus Temple is indeed dear fot Frater Stacewitz, it cetrainly lives on without him in the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega.

Mysterious indeed are the ways that magickal egregores protect magickal orders!"Behold my Brethren, she who now stands amongst us, clothed with the attribute of lawful Revealer of the Mysteries for those whom we are leading towards the Light."- Golden Dawn Equinox RitualHierphantria at Vernal Equinox Assembly 2014Thoth Ter Maximux Temple No 9Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawnouter order of the RosicrucianOrder of the Alpha OmegaScandinavian Jurisdiction

Throughout Scandinavia, the initiatic mission of the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega today continues uninterrupted, as it has since 1992. Despite the resignation of Frater Stacewicz and his wife Jessica from the A, the work of Thoth Ter Maximus Temple Number 9 of our outer order, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, continues uninterrupted today as it has done since 1997.

Hiereus at Vernal Equinox Assembly 2014Thoth Ter Maximux Temple No 9

Having made this important clarification, on behalf of all of the Fratres and Sorores of the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega, I wish Frater Stacewicz and his wife all the best with their new order. May their students show to them the same fidelity that they themselves have shown to the Rosicrucian Order of Alpha Omega along their initiatic career.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

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Accurate Psychic Readings The Various Layers Of The Aura

By Tana Hoy

According to accurate psychic readings, all things has an aura. The aura is the term for the energy field which is all around each and every atom, particle or cell of that. To be precise, this is an electro-magnetic field that each person, organism or non-organism is surrounded in, commonly extending between 2 to 3 feet out of your body and appears in many different colors. This likewise actually is one of the more popular ways that one can get a your hands on seriously accurate psychic readings, as a reader of utmost skill and power is able to read a person's present state of mind and emotion just via the auric colors emitted by a person.

Auras can in fact be utilized to come up with accurate psychic readings simply because of the fact every person has a one of a kind auric color, which corresponds to various situations, like perhaps the individual may actually be experiencing just a little down, is stressed or has an frustrating feeling of terror regarding something, among other states. Prior to having your justifiable share of accurate psychic readings, you might want to understand how it all works. The essentials entail knowing the various layers of auras that a person emits. There are 7 distinctive auric tiers, and they are as follows:

THE ETHERIC BODY - Also called the physical layer, it's got the identical built as your body, together with organs and parts. It is continually moving and sends out a bluish-white light that shifts along the energy lines throughout your physical entity. This level is the term for your physical wellbeing.

THE EMOTIONAL BODY - your second tier refers to your emotions. It features a far more fluid built, and does not copy the physical body but instead adheres to its contour. It comes off as color clouds that happen to be of proper substance and in continuous movement, extending from 1 inch to 3 inches from your body.

THE MENTAL BODY - the next tier moves beyond emotion and physicality, made up of even finer substances and represents your thought processes. This auric level appears bright yellowish and goes around your head and shoulder blades, stretching to the whole of your body.

THE ASTRAL BODY - this level has no particular shape, and is particularly merely made up of several clouds of color, that shows up even more visually stunning to individuals who are able to provide accurate psychic readings according to this. In most cases, this auric layer is implanted with love, that features a rose color.

THE ETHERIC TEMPLATE - This level includes all forms that you can get on a physical facet, but comes in a blueprint of sorts. It is extremely identical to the negative of a photo or photograph, and functions as an ideal form which the First layer, the etheric layer, takes.

THE CELESTIAL BODY - the sixth layer, it is widely known as the emotional center of the spiritual realm, a level by which it's possible to encounter spiritual enlightenment through meditation.

THE KETHERIC BODY- as outlined by accurate psychic readings, this level refers to the mental level of the spiritual realm, which simply shows that you have attained balance and have become one with your Creator.

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The Thirteenth Sacrifice Early Review
THE THIRTEENTH SACRIFICE BY DEBBIE VIGUIE WITCH HUNT #1

"Samantha Ryan is plagued by nightmarish memories of magic and fear...of strange chants and blood spilled. Because Samantha Ryan grew up in a coven that was seduced by power and greed. "

"With a cross around her neck and detective's shield in her pocket, Samantha has tried to put her horrific childhood behind her. But as the last in a long line of ruthless witches, she should know that such talismans are no match for the power of a coven that's gone bad. And when young women start dying, only Samantha knows what the archaic symbol carved into their flesh means: The witches have returned to Salem. Now Samantha is going undercover-- into a town obsessed with black magic, into her past, and into the dark, newly awakened heart of evil."

As a child, Samantha grew up in a coven of witches consumed by the black side of power, A coven who regularly spilled blood. Now, years later, she is the only survivor, and she struggles day to day to keep the horror in her past. Now a devout christian and a detective firmly on the side of good, she devotes her time to helping others. However, her latest case hits a little too close to home as woman are dying with ritual symbols carved into them, meaning the witches have returned. She'll have to go undercover and infiltrate the coven as she is the only one who stands a chance at stopping them. But that mean she'll have to use her power again despite her vow, and that may just break her.

Whenever I think of witches, I always picture a mixture of both good and evil, just as there are both types of normal people. I just figure that it doesn't take a supernatural power to be evil, so why wouldn't there be some good ones as well? The author does seem to brush on this as she separates the witches out from the more benevolent wiccans who believe in not harming others. The witches in The Thirteenth Sacrifice are nothing short of pure evil, with Samantha being the only possible exception, and even she struggles to stay on the side of good. The greed for power is so all consuming to them that they commit unspeakable acts, and definitely ratcheted up the creepy factor in this book.

Samantha is such a tortured soul and really quite broken. Her horrific past haunts her, threatening to consume her, but no matter how much she fights it, she cannot ever really escape it. My heart really went out to her when she was forced back into the world of power and witchcraft as it nearly crushed her, especially since it goes against everything that she believes since she converted to Christianity over a decade ago. She knew that once she opened that door, it could never be shut again. To be honest, I'm surprised she made it as long as she did without boiling over on her own. Even so, Samantha is a character you can really get behind due to her determination to not let the seductiveness of magic consume her. In fact, as she learns to control her powers as well as an acceptance of herself, she will truly become a force to be reckoned with.

While I was utterly repulsed and quite terrified of some of the things that happened in The Thirteenth Sacrifice, that did not keep me from being completely engrossed in the story. I was covered with chills as I watched things unfurl and the threat of Samantha's discovery just about killed my nerves, but that only made me enjoy it all the more. I'd recommend The Thirteenth Sacrifice to anyone one who enjoys an on the edge of your seat thriller with a major creepy factor that will utterly haunt you. The next installment as well as other Debbie Viguie novels will be definitely be going on my watch list.

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Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Christmas I Circumcise Our Hearts
Almighty God, which madest Thy blessed Son to be circumcised, and obedient to the law for man; Grant us the true circumcision of Thy Spirit, that our hearts, and all our members, being mortified from all worldly and carnal lusts, may in all things obey Thy blessed will; through the same Thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. [Thomas Cranmer]NOW I SAY, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; but is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: but when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. [Galatians 4]

ALMIGHTY LORD, merciful Father, vouchsafe to accept the thanks which I now presume to offer Thee for the prolongation of my life. Grant, O Lord, that as my days are multiplied, my good resolutions may be strengthened, my power of resisting temptations encreased, and my struggles with snares and obstruions invigorated. Relieve the infirmities both of my mind and body. Grant me such strength as my duties may require and such diligence as may improve those opportunities of good that shall be-offered me. Deliver me from the intrusion of evil thoughts. Grant me true repentance of my past life, and as I draw nearer and nearer to the grave, strengthen my Faith, enliven my Hope, extend my Charity, and purify my desires, and so help me by Thy Holy Spirit that when it shall be Thy pleasure to call me hence, I may be received to everlasting happiness, for the sake of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. [Samuel Johnson, January 1, 1777]

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Elementalii Focului

Asterion

Cea de a patra categorie de fiinte ce salasluiesc ^in lumile elementale, de care ne vom ocupa acum, este cea a salamandrelor, sau spiritele focului.

Mult mai subtil dec^at Apa si Pam^antul, dar mai activ si mai dinamic dec^at aerul, elementul Foc este ^intruparea principiului activ pur ^in lumea celor patru elemente. Fiintele care corespund acestui regat, sau zona vibrationala, sunt extrem de active si ^isi fac simtita prezenta relativ usor atunci c^and doresc. Fiecare fenomen legat de electricitate, fie ea naturala sau artificiala, de foc sau de caldura, este supravegheat de fiinte ale focului si ghidat spre echilibru, ^in folosul tuturor locuitorilor Terrei, fie ei fizici sau subtili.

Salamandrele poarta acest nume colectiv ^in mod conventional, nefiind numai de gen feminin, maidegraba masculini preponderent. Elementalii din stagiile joase ale ierarhiei au o viata relativ scurta, exist^and chiar si pentru c^ateva momente. Natura lor este dinamica si efemera, ^insa energia lor vitala se reabsoarbe rapid ^in materia regatului elemental si alte fiinte iau nastere. Fiecare foc are salamandra lui, fiecare lum^anare arsa are deasemenea spiritul sau care ia constiinta, are grija de materializarea focului iar apoi moare odata cu acesta. Fiecare foc, cuptor, sau incendiu, au la fel, fiintele lor.

Dincolo de aceste fiinte relativ limitate ca inteligenta si viata exista salamandre cu durate mai mari de viata, care poseda constiinte individuale, dar totusi sunt una cu restul salamndrelor datorita elementului fundamental care le leaga constiintele. Peste aceste fiinte se situeaza regii elementelor sau maestii salamandre, acestia av^and puteri deosebite, functii precise ^in desfasurarea treburilor ^in domeniul focului si vieti extrem de lungi, c^ateodata de sute de mii de ani, nefiind ^insa nemuritori, la fel ca restul fiintelor elementale. Cu acestia trateaza de obicei magicienii sau vrajitorii. De cele mai multe ori magicienii cer acestor regi sa le acorde drept servitori elementali pentru a realiza diferite treburi pentru ei, ^insa acest lucru nu este ceva negativ, servirea magicianului fiind pentru fiinta focului o datorie de onoare fata de regele sau si fata de Dumnezeu, care ^ii va permite sa se dezvolte pe linie spirituala.

Multi dintre regii elementali au fost ei ^insisi servitori si si-au c^astigat dreptul de a ajunge guvernatori, legea karmei benefice action^and la fel si ^in Regatul Focului. Regii focului sunt fiinte extrem de evoluate, supuse vointei Divine. Ei supravegheaza activitatea vulcanilor si focurilor subterane, electricitatea atmosferica si descarcarile electrice si tot ce tine de foc. Contactul magicianului bine pregatit cu aceste fiinte ^ii poate aduce cunostinte amanuntite despre folosirea elementului subtil Foc, at^at ^in interiorul corpului, c^at si ^in exterior. Este de ^inteles ca si fara stirea noastra, elementalii focului actioneaza ^in jurul nostru, acolo unde sunt chemati ^in mod intuitiv, chiar si fara stirea noastra.

Grija principala a acestor fiinte este modul ^in care omul a gresit fata de natura si de Mama Pam^ant folosind ^in mod nesabuit elementul Focului: folosirea combustibililor fosili, at^at ^in industrie c^at si ^in autovehicule, a adus prin ardere un dezechilibru imens ^in straturile atmosferice at^at de necesare omului si celorlalte fiinte constiente. Lumina si caldura care au fost ^inmagazinate timp de milioane de ani ^in carbuni, petrol si alte resurse similare au fost eliberate ^in mai putin de o suta de ani, ceea ce la nivel planetar poate fi considerat o catastrofa. Acest lucru a adus un puternic dezechilibru ^intre elementele Apa si Aer, fiind treptat afectate toate sferele vietii, ^in natura totul fiind codependent. ^Intelepciunea acestor fiinte trebuie apreciata atunci c^and ne sfatuiesc sa folosim cu mare cumpatare elementul Foc, efectele secundare fiind nu numai neplacute, dar put^and sa influenteze starea atmosferei si a ecosistemului dincolo de posibilitatile noastre de a mai repara ceva. ^In schimb, tot elementul Foc poate ajuta tehnologia umana, ^insa resursele fosile nu sunt raspunsul. Tehnologiile de propulsie bazate pe energie solara si hidrogen tin deasemenea de Regatul Focului, iar ^inteleptii focului si savantii regatului salamandrelor lucreaza ^in subtil pentru a ajuta pe cei care fac demersuri stiintifice ^in aceasta privinta.

Daca doriti sa va ^imbunatatiti relatia cu acest element, aprindeti o lum^anare si spuneti o rugaciune pentru cineva care are nevoie. Salamandrele vor fi mai mult dec^at bucuroase sa ajute acolo unde este cazul. C^and faceti un foc, fie ^in padure, fie acasa, sfintiti-l si adresati o rugaciune Tatalui Ceresc, c^and aprindeti lumina sau va bucurati de caldura Soarelui, multumiti Tatalui pentru lucrarea pe care o face prin intermediul focului. Si nu ^in ultimul r^and, tineti ^in voi focul adevarului si iubirii, care nu este altul dec^at Lumina!

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Bruxaria E Wicca
Nota: Neste artigo a palavra "bruxaria" designa o conjunto de todos os tipos de magia, e a palavra "Bruxaria" designa apenas o culto da magia negra.O CONFRONTO ENTRE AS PALAVRASQuando a meio de uma conversa surge a palavra "Wicca" poucos conhecem o seu significado, ou at'e mesmo se ela existe. Mas, e se pronunciarmos a palavra "bruxaria"? Esta j'a todos ouviram falar a at'e t^em uma definic~ao formada sobre ela. E, quase todos, a associam ao culto de Sat~a, missas negras, sacrif'icios humanos, maldic~oes e tudo o que de mal'efico possa existir.Na realidade, esta definic~ao est'a em parte correcta. Mas, ent~ao Wicca 'e o mesmo que bruxaria? O que t^em ambas a ver uma com a outra?Ora, bruxaria 'e o nome global que se d'a `as pr'aticas e cultos religiosos que envolvam os chamados feiticos, bruxedos e poc~oes. Respondendo `a primeira quest~ao, sim, a Wicca 'e bruxaria.A quest~ao fundamental, 'e que a Wicca est'a contida na bruxaria.MAGIA BRANCA E MAGIA NEGRAO que gera tanta confus~ao em relac~ao a estas mat'erias 'e o facto de a bruxaria se dividir em dois ramos distintos: o da magia branca ('e a bruxaria que se dedica `as pr'aticas que visam o bem sem prejudicar o outro, onde se inclui a Wicca) e o da magia negra (onde se inclui, ent~ao, o culto de Sat~a, as maldic~oes e tudo o que visa influenciar de forma negativa o outro, comummente designada apenas por Bruxaria).A diferenca significativa entre a Wicca (magia branca) e a Bruxaria (magia negra) 'e a origem dos materiais utilizados nos rituais e a forma como s~ao utilizados.A Wicca venera a Natureza e segue os ciclos naturais da lua e do sol de forma a atrair coisas positivas. A Bruxaria, tamb'em venera a Natureza, mas com prop'ositos completamente diferentes. A sua pr'atica tem como principal papel o castigo e a atracc~ao de coisas negativas.IMPACTO NA SOCIEDADEUma das raz~oes pela qual a Wicca surge associada a Bruxaria 'e o facto de os praticantes de ambas as pr'aticas serem igualmente denominados de bruxos. No entanto os praticantes que se dedicam ao culto Wicca podem ser tamb'em denominados de wiccanos ou wiccans.Esta 'e a raz~ao principal pela qual a sociedade n~ao distingue a magia do bem e a magia do mal, porque s~ao todos chamados de igual forma.Ao contr'ario do que 'e aceite pela sociedade, o bruxo wiccano n~ao mata pessoas nos seus rituais, n~ao lanca maldic~oes, n~ao adora Sat~a. 'E por esta raz~ao que a maioria dos bruxos wiccanos vivem no anonimato e n~ao se assumem socialmente como bruxos. Aqueles que o fazem s~ao, na maior parte dos casos, alvo de exclus~ao social.Estes, s~ao indiv'iduos comuns, trabalham, t^em filhos, casa, problemas familiares e financeiros tal como qualquer outra pessoa. Apenas v^em o mundo de outra forma: a forma que cultua a Natureza e que permite que o ser humano exista.Morgaine

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Tuesday, 9 December 2014

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How To Transmit Love Binding Spell
When you think of love, many thinks comes to your mind. Many people would say that it's a mysterious way of connecting people, people who are not acquainted with each other. Then the many people think of love binding spells to guide their lovers to them. Which ever the exact why a person would use a love binding spell, the main reason is love for them. Many people who had used a love binding spell had many experience after the love binding spell is done. But some did not

experience supernatural effect after using a love binding spell. The main concept of love binding spell is to make two people meet in one path and love will take over that event. But this has something to do with potions or love binding spells, most love binding spells requires personal belongings of the person they wanted to use the love binding spell with. Some use strands of hair or picture of the person they wanted to love them. These people are not aware that a love binding spell has been used to them.

Here is a guide on how to use a love binding spell:


* You get the needed materials, 3 small pieces of parchment or paper, a disposable pen, 2 candles, red or white is great, and athame or wand.
* Get the parchment on the first place, then cast your circle and write your name. Write the name of the person you would want to work your love biding spell to on the second circle.
* On the parchment that you wrote your name, place a candle to your left. Then one candle on the other parchment on the right with the name of the person you would want to be bound to you. Then the other parchment will be placed at the center of the two candles with both of your names written on it.
* The first candle should be lighted first, that is at your left, and you say these words, "burn bright, burn clear, burn true, heart of (your name)". Then light the other candle at your right, and then repeat the words you just said with your name. You could use an athame or a wand to make a figure eight that will go right across the paper that contains both of your names. While making a figure eight, say these words "a binding of these two hearts, it=f it is meant to be, must come to pass." Repeat making the figure eight after taking a good deep breath and say these words "let no one or nothing, break this bond, of these two hearts.

Then another deep breathe and say these words "let this two hearts beat as one, it is my will and so it shall be done." As you complete making 3 figures 8, concentrate on the paper that contains your name while imagining yourself together with this person. Think of you and that person together in life and as life goes by.

* Then you will seriously contemplate on this situation, then combine the candles and let the tips meet to make the flames come together as one. Say these words while focusing on the paper that contains both your names " so transfer my will, my spell has been heard, as I will, so mote it be." Burn the paper using the on light of the two candles combined; close the circle after you had blown the candle.

This is a just one of the may love binding spells you could find online, just key love binding spells, then it will give you the best site for this.

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Sunday, 7 December 2014

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9 Pillar Candle Purple
The pillar candle is great for group and multiple day workings. Large Pillar Candles 1 1/2" x 9". The following information is to help you understand the properties attributed to these candles. The use of candles in magick is an art form and as such we do not guarantee the result from the use of these candles. Red Love, passion, creativity, and strength. Commonly associated with fire. Green Money, fertility, abundance, health. Commonly associated with earth. Pink Friendship, romantic love, and soft tissue healing. Blue Calmness, mediation, harmony, peacefulness. Commonly associated with water. Purple Connecting to deity, magick, opening portals. Commonly associated with Spirit. White Purifying, cleansing, clarity, channeling spiritual information. Black Protection, reversing, releasing, and banishing. Orange Creativity, personal power. Yellow Communication, clarity of thought. Commonly associated with air.

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