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King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 15
Chapter 15 15:1 Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. 15:2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. 15:3 And he spake this parable unto them, saying, 15:4 What man of...
New Testament >> Luke
Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Casting and Closing a Cricle
Casting the Circle | Closing the Circle | Casting the Celtic Circle There are many, many ways of casting and closing the Circle. Here is one that I find very complete. Make sure you choose the deity/angel/spirit you invoke carefully. You don't want to call an...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
The Wiccan Rede
Bide the Wiccan Laws we must In perfect love and perfect trust. Live and let live, Fairly take and fairly give, Cast the Circle thrice about To keep the evil spirits out. To bind the spell every time, Let the spell be spake in rhyme. Soft of eye and light of...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
Yule, the Winter Solstice
ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain

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Jalal brothers charged over fake terror attack videos will be free to post more
Three Melbourne pranksters who were charged with public nuisance offences over a series of viral videos will now be allowed to upload more content after a court ban was lifted. The Jalal brothers - made up of Max, 20, his brother Arman, 18, and a ...
Acid Tests Turn 50: Wavy Gravy, Merry Prankster Ken Babbs Look Back
This week in Santa Cruz, California, a concert, reading and site dedication will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters' first LSD-fueled Acid Test, held in the small neighborhood of Soquel on November 27th, 1965.
The wonderful madness of "Kneedelus"
Kneebody is another Los Angeles product; a group of merry Jazz pranksters who have an impressive pedigree. Bassist Kaveh Rastegar has lent his talents to De La Soul, Jurassic 5 and John Legend, while drummer Nate Wood has connections with the Foo ...
On the Road With The Grateful Dead and the Merry Pranksters
The Grateful Dead and the Merry Pranksters once did this cross-country bus ride, putting on shows as we traveled, called “Medicine Ball Caravan.” It was right around the time of the East Pakistani flood. Relief was coming so slow.
The long and winding road of how Sir George Martin shaped The Beatles
Originally a two-disc EP (extended player) to accompany a BBC Christmas film special, with just six songs, about a bus adventure with a nod to Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters. It was later expanded to an album with added tracks such as Hello Goodbye, ...

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