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Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 5
All things in the universe have at their basis, one fundamental essence which governs their creation, destruction and on-going actions. That singular essence is consciousness, (also known by some as God, or the Unified Field). Everywhere in Nature does...
Mind >> World Mind
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
Burn Box – Demon Rost: The supression of free speech and religion
Those were the words on a sign that was hung from the coat rack in the vestibule of the 45-member Harvest Assembly of God Church on Brownsdale Road in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. 40 members of the church, led by Rev. George Bender, held a book and video...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 2
When thoughts are replaced by silence in the mind, perception arises. It is a part of the modern condition wherein the mind of humanity is constantly overwhelmed, by a million considerations and thoughts. In acquiring silence, the mind is enabled to get out...
Mind >> World Mind
Litha, The Summer Solstice
Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer

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Baptiste Lake legend re-told at Bancroft library
The Algonquin language and its cultural traditions were shared with patrons at the Bancroft Public Library on Saturday, as part of Family Day weekend. While colouring pictures, children chattered about the various pow wows they've attended, during the ...
Media Advisory: Botanical Garden to feature David Goines poster exhibit
UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library has some of Goines' work in its archives, including the Harry Dov Weininger Collection of Goines posters and memorabilia and the Chez Panisse Pictorial Collection, both of which are open for research. The UC Botanical ...
DAR learns about Ben Franklin, babe magnet. Was Ben Franklin a babe magnet?
Ben Franklin historian Francie Spears. Yup, that's the word from Francie Spears, a self taught historian of Benjamin Franklin who spoke at the Center of the Valley DAR chapter recently at their regular monthly meeting at the library.
News Briefs: Operation Kidsafe offers digital fingerprints, photo
Two Bay Area authors will be discussing their books related to prescription drug abuse awareness from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Arts & Science Discovery Center, at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt.

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