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Every Thought is a Prayer
Psychic power. We use it every day. We cause things to happen; we shape events with our mind. We can do this, because every thought is a prayer. Thoughts are a powerful form of energy. They are very real and very potent. Look for their energy not just in deep...
>> Psychic Abilities
Blessings Prayer
As I count my blessings of this past year Through all the laughter and even the tears Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall You were with me through it all Through many Moons, and the bright Sun My life each day has just begun Through the year all nights to end I...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is the day when God handed to Moses the second set of the Ten Commandments. This occurred after the completion of the second 40 days of guidance from God.
Religions >> Judaism
The Mysteries of the Rosary Beads
Traditionally there are 15 Mysteries of the Rosary based on the Roman Catholic customs set by Pope St. Pius V in the 16th century.
Magick >> Rituals
History of Magick
I. Early Magick One tradition holds that Witchcraft began more than 35 thousand years ago, when the last great sheets ice began their journey across Europe. Legend holds that small groups of hunters followed the free-running game and bison across the tundra....
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
The Perpetual Raising: Part 2
(Part 2 of 5) Every cubic inch of the body constantly radiates our internal state of being to the environment. In return, each one also unceasingly receives psychic inputs, (feelings, thoughts, Intentions, the general state of consciousness of others, etc.)...
Mind >> World Mind

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Rabbi Barry Marks: Prayer: Acknowledging dependence, finding quiet
Prayer has several different modes –as petition (asking God for something), as praise, and as an expression of thankfulness. It is petitionary prayer in particular that is intellectually most difficult for modern men and women.
books and culture Of Mouse and Men
On an evening in 1927, a Midwestern filmmaker desperately scribbled, “God Help us put this thing over—we are sincere and deserve it.” Seldom has a petitionary prayer been answered with such speed and magnanimity. “This thing” was an animated short, ...
Faith Forum: Prayer vs. meditation
Prayer is talking to god. Meditation is listening.” So says author Simon Chokoisky in a “Psychology Today” article.
Prayer Improves Health
One commonly under-reported but effective spiritual tool is praying. According to Professor of Psychology Thomas Plante, prayer is a conversation with the sacred, and all of the major religious traditions encourage prayer making it inclusive.
In debate over gun violence, mocking prayer doesn't help either
Jesus' famous prayer, the Our Father, is both petitionary and prophetic — he asks God to bring about great change on earth, and then he goes and does all he can to bring about that change.

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