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How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Calabrese, Adrian
Adrian Calabrese, Ph.D. Adrian Calabrese, Ph.D., Msc. D., C.H., holds a doctorate in Psychical Research, another in Metaphysics, and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. A psychic, channel, medium, holistic practitioner, inspirational speaker and minister,...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Today we'll consider Gebo, the seventh rune in the first aett. We're now almost a third of the way through the futhark! An alternative Common Germanic name for this rune is Gybu. Derivations of both names show up in later Germanic languages, such as Gothic (Gi...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Lynne, Carol
Growing up surrounded by music, Carole Lynne’s musical education has ranged from the informal training of her parents teaching her how to sing jazz to formal instruction at The Juilliard School of Music, University of Michigan Music School, and The American...
Real Interviews >> Authors
The word "Hypnosis" is derived form the Greek word "hypnos" meaning sleep, Although hypnosis is not sleep in fact quite the opposite. Hypnosis is a way of accessing the subconscious mind in a controlled and conscious way. There are many...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis

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'Modern-day Robin Hood' accused of giving away $3000 in free drinks at IHOP
A Brooklyn waiter was arrested for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor — after he allegedly handed out $3,000 in free drinks to customers at an IHOP restaurant in what he claims was a purely altruistic act.
VW Toys With Giving Up the US Mass Market, and Dealers Fume
The suggestion was startling: Maybe VW should give up on selling cars to America's masses. It was late January, at the Detroit auto show, and Herbert Diess, the global chief of Volkswagen AG's namesake brand, was sounding out U.S.
SisterFund giving circle seeks community change
Twenty philanthropically minded women have come together to have a greater impact on giving in the Richmond community. With their spirit and their dollars, they have created SisterFund, a giving circle dedicated to the empowerment of women and girls in ...
There's no easy solution when it comes to 'awful' gift-giving
Dear Carolyn: My mother AND mother-in-law are both awful at gift-giving, for me, my children and my husband.
Trump University Students Say They Were Coerced into Giving School Positive
Among the many business failures of billionaire Donald Trump, none are quite as controversial as Trump University, the now defunct online real-estate education program currently facing lawsuits for alleged fraud and false advertising.

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