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Rituals, invocations and sacred space
"There is a single main definition of the object of all magickal Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of the Mysticism,...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Magick >> Rituals
Samhain: Summonings, Conjurations, Invocations - Why Bother?
With the approach of Samhain, Halloween, All Soul's Day, and "the Day of the Dead" (all related festivals), I've heard several folks declare that they are going to ignore the main focus of the party. They aren't going to bother the spirits, but...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
I am Pagan
I am Pagan. I am a part of the whole of Nature. The Rocks, the Animals, the Plants, the Elements, and Stars are my relatives. Other humans are my sisters and brothers, whatever their races, colors, genders, sexual orientations, ages, nationalities, religions,...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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City Council should reassess invocations
City Council needs to reassess invocations at official meetings. Do we really need them? What do they have to do with city business?
Mayor's report: On invocations
Instead of taking the easy road and observing a moment of silence or simply banning the invocation outright, the Chino Valley Town Council voted unanimously to continue the practice of having a member of the Council pray at the beginning of the meeting.
Rabbi Ejected From Arizona Council Meeting After Protesting Christian Invocation
Marley reportedly had announced at the January 26 council meeting that there would be no invocations at meetings until the council had discussed the current system following a complaint from a different rabbi.
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Chino Valley 'reconsidering' its invocation
Chino Valley Town Council allows its members to conduct the invocation and does not ask or direct what religion they represent. However, six of the seven members are self-identified Christians and the one non-Christian has declined to be part of the ...

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