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The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
But on to Othala, which in the eastern areas of the proto-Germanic-speaking area was evidently pronounced Othila. This is the “O” rune. It did not carry over into the Younger Futhark, so Ur(uz) did double-duty. Nevertheless, the Scandinavian languages still...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Elemental Associations
The earliest of Greek natural philosophers, Thales, in considering which was the most basic element in the cosmos, from which the cosmos was made, supposed that the cosmos was made of Water. Later, Heraclitus decided that the most basic element in the cosmos...
Magick >> The Elements

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Israeli Cabinet Panel Weighs Extending Maternity Benefits for Home Births
The cabinet's law committee was expected to decide on Sunday about whether to support legislation that would extend maternity benefits for home births. Currently Israel provides these stipends only to those families whose children are born in hospital.
Public Records: Births
March 9. SCISCIANI, Dakotah and Austin, Newark, a boy. March 10.
Less birth control, duh, more births
A recent study recently strongly suggests that state-forced closures and defunding of Planned Parenthood clinics in Texas had entirely predictable consequences — decreased access to effective contraceptives and an increase in Medicaid-funded births to ...
Births for March 14
Parents: Kassidy and Dell Johnson. Weight: 6 lbs., 11 oz.
Well | Pollution Tied to Premature Births, Especially in Women With Asthma
Asthmatic women exposed to pollutants in the three months before conception were at a 28 percent higher risk for preterm birth than women without asthma exposed at the same time in the same conditions. “That's a window that hasn't been studied before,” ...

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