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After Midnight: A True Ghost Story
The nervous chatter of the tourists echoed through the musty catacombs of the ancient city of Edinburgh. If I lingered behind the crowd, would that improve my chances of seeing a ghost? Or perhaps any spectral visitor would be put off by the unstable energies...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Creative Visualization and Wicca
Imagine What You Can Do! The tools of the Craft. Chalice, athame, wand, candle, pentacle, incense, crystals, creative visualization. Wait. Creative visualization? I know what you're thinking. “That doesn't belong there!” Unfortunately, many make the same...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Psychic Abilities >> Creative Visualization
The Doorway Meditation
TO begin, find a quiet place. Away from the phone, TV, kids, what have you. Someplace you feel comfortable and away from distractions. This could be the backyard, the beach, the bathroom, or our own special room set aside, anywhere that you can concentrate on...
Mind >> Meditation

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Suggested News Resources

Create backyard retreat with a koi pond
Installing a garden pond, either large or small, can add depth to your backyard, in many different ways. “The overall benefit in this desert environment is that we are able to change the atmosphere of our yards,” said Janon Wallace, pond enthusiast and ...
6 dead in 'calculated' shooting at backyard party in Pa.
The ambush-style killing of five people, including a woman who was eight months pregnant, at a backyard party in a Pittsburgh suburb was a "calculated, brutal" operation, the Allegheny district attorney said Thursday, according to local media reports.
4 women, man, unborn child slain in Wilkinsburg backyard party ambush
Police Digging Through Backyard In East Chicago
EAST CHICAGO (CBS) — Local and federal investigators were sifting though soil in the backyard of a residence in East Chicago.
Cops hunt for gunmen after shooting kills 6 at Pittsburgh-area backyard party

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