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The Legend of the Dreamcatcher
Long ago when the world was young, an old Lakota spiritual leader was on a high mountain and had a vision. In his vision, Iktomi, the great trickster and teacher of wisdom, appeared in the form of a spider. Iktomi spoke to him in a sacred language. As he...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Exegesis On The Wiccan Rede
All religions began with somebody's sudden flashing insight, enlightenment, a shining vision. Some mystic found the way and the words to share the vision, and, sharing it, attracted followers. The followers may repeat those precise and poetic words about the...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
To Heal or Not to Heal?
When we help heal another, are we truly helping them? The question is hypothetical, and the answer will surely differ case by case, conscience by conscience. But this is an important question to ponder. Magical healing usually involves sending energy to speed...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
A History Of Dreaming - From Ancient Egypt To Modern Day
Dreams have been an important part of the human experince since time immemorial. Fragments of the earliest books come from Egypt, where dreams were considered to be the messages sent from the gods. The Egyptians divided their dreams into three categories: 1....
Parapsychology >> Dreams
A God of vegetation and husbandry. His cult was conflated with that of Dionysios to a degree, and his festival was kept as a celebration for young men who had achieved adulthood....
Deities & Heros >> Roman
Dionysos – A Gift of Abundance and Divine Inspiration
At the end of the summer the four elements have worked their alchemy; a good balance between fertile earth, air of the right temperature, the fire of the sun and gentle rain showers will now have resulted in an abundant harvest. Flowers proudly open up to the...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Hulse, David Allen
>From an early age, David Allen Hulse has made a diligent study of the alphabets of the ancient world. Even as a child, David possessed a great affinity for the alphabets of Egypt, Phoenicia, and Greece. In college, a reading of MacGregor Mathers' Kabbalah...
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Coming-of-age comedies navigate tumultuous adulthood
Recently, two similar, yet undeniably different series returned for new seasons: HBO's “Girls” and Comedy Central's “Broad City.” Both are half-hour comedies centering around women in their twenties exploring what adulthood should look like in New York ...
New Law Gives Youths a Second Chance in Adulthood
DES MOINES, Iowa -- For years, activists have been pushing lawmakers to make a change for troubled youth. A bill signed into law Wednesday will now allow judges to keep juveniles' offenses confidential. Several dozen people came from a variety of ...
Children born prematurely are disadvantaged at school and into adulthood but
Welcome To Post-Adulthood?
This recent Washington Post article highlights an idea foreign to the majority of us living in Western culture. Dr.
App helps 18-year-olds navigate adulthood
To help new adults navigate the legalities of their new status, the Florida Bar created a new mobile app explaining how state law can affect them. The app, available for free download at www .justadulting.

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