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The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Religion & Philosophy >> Superstition
Nav
(related to Aryan for "Boat") The Goddess of Death. She is said to secretly cast up a little bone ("Navya kostochka" = `Nav's bone') in a victim's food, and when the fragment is swallowed, they die. Her sacred day was "Naviy den"...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
Sun Fire Laughing
At the center of every creation Fire dances, laughing, conjuring, holding the chill of the void at bay. Like both the charmer and the snake, he warms the Earth to jump from its slumber, calling all life to stand and reach for him in the heavens, calling all...
The Elements >> Fire
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 16
Chapter 16 16:1 Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed; but his father was a Greek: 16:2 Which was well reported of by the brethren that were...
New Testament >> The Acts

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OUR OPINION: Stations of the Cross acknowledge physicality of Christ's journey
As the light at the end of the Lenten tunnel draws near, the church calendar offers an abundance of faith activities, especially in the Catholic Church. Each Friday during Lent, St. James Catholic ...
Datebook: Your guide to area meetings and events
SAL Squandron 86:Lenten fish fry, today, March 18 and 25, American Legion Post 86, Main St., Susquehanna, $7/$8/$9. 570-853-3542.
Lenten Duties: Remember, Thank, Share
Why Do We Hear About the Transfiguration on the Second Sunday of Lent?
Eastern Christians have retained some of the more austere practices and customs which were a part of the ancient practices of the early Church. However, all of the Lenten practices focus us on the effect of our disordered passions and appetites.
Lent and its meaning to a latecomer: Viewpoint
As I wrap up my sixth decade with a daughter in Catholic school and still-evolving attitudes about customs-versus-belief, I find myself paying serious attention to the meaning of Lent and how best to observe it.

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