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Enochian Temples: The Lower Temple
The previous sections dealt with the Temple primarily in its relation to the macrocosmic world. The Servient squares were considered only in their formation as the floor, and were largely ignored otherwise. But they can also be grouped to form altars of the...
Magick >> Enochian
Casting and Closing a Cricle
Casting the Circle | Closing the Circle | Casting the Celtic Circle There are many, many ways of casting and closing the Circle. Here is one that I find very complete. Make sure you choose the deity/angel/spirit you invoke carefully. You don't want to call an...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Sacred Space: Circles and Altars
The magic circle or sphere is a well-defined, non-physical temple. There are two main types -- those used by ceremonial magicians are designed to protect the magician from the forces he or she raises. Our circles are used to create sacred space to commune...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 4:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
Ritual Tools
The most important thing to remember about the use of ritual tools is this: the tools are unimportant -- we have all we need to make magic: our bodies, our breath, our voices, each other. However, ritual tools can be useful to remind your subconscious that...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 29
Chapter 29 29:1 And this is the thing that thou shalt do unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest's office: Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish, 29:2 And unleavened bread, and cakes unleavened tempered with oil, and wafers...
Old Testament >> Exodus
Yule Sabbat Ritual
This Sabbat celebrates rebirth and renewal, and the return of longer days as the Lord of the Sun is reborn from the womb of the Goddess. Wreaths and evergreen trees may decorate the home. Set up the altar with your usual tools. Extra tools will include a Yule...
Holidays >> Yule

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'Cajunland' fully embracing Italian St. Joseph Day Altars
Traditional foods include Italian fig cookies, meatless dishes because the feast occurs during Lent, bread shaped like carpenter's tools in honor of Joseph's profession, and pasta. Altars always include the lucky fava bean.
The 'Compassionate' Bullying of the Left
Making reconciliation and evangelism the church's new normal
“There'll still be an altar call, but this time to church fellowship and neighborhood action,” she said in her sermon. Because the revival ought not be just a ...
A loving heart fuels decades of marriage
He slithers into our outdoor storeroom where he could camouflage with the tools, discarded furniture and junk. He knows that ... He braves mealtimes in case I should bring up the subject of roses and gifts to be placed on my altar of femininity.
Actor Kirk Cameron comes to Fayetteville; talks love, faith
But one of the overarching things is that we understand that no one goes to the altar to say 'I do' thinking this whole thing is going to end in a bitter explosion. Nobody wants to fail at family.

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