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King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 1:2 Take ye the sum of all the...
Old Testament >> Numbers
Love and Clarity
Literally any state of mind may be created or enhanced within. It is commonly assumed that our thoughts and feelings are difficult, if not impossible, to change at will. But this is not so. The meditator soon realizes that it is they who are primarily...
Mind >> Telepathy and Group Mind
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
The First Congregational Church of Wicca
Witchcraft is a religion of field and grove, river and stream. In coven or individually, we perform rituals to renew our connections with the Goddess and God. However, what suits one may not answer the needs of another. This need is being satisfied by a new...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
What are the names for the thirteen moons of the year?
There are thirteen Lunar months in the year, the Full Moon is near the mid point of the Lunar Month. The Lunar Moons listed here may not always occur as given because the first New Moon of a new Lunar Year may not coincide with the first day of the first...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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1 The unique heritage of place-names in North West England
work in 1922 – The Place-Names of Lancashire (Manchester: the University ... historical place-name stocks: Old English, Old Norse, and Old Welsh or more.
Place-names and personal names - Jorvik Viking Centre
THE CITY. 3. Place-names and personal names.
scandinavian settlement in cumbria and dumfriesshire: the place
archaeology and place-names for information about Scandinavian settle- ment in ... place-name evidence, drawing attention to some necessary modifications.
Wirral has a very special Heritage based around its great Viking history, and it is ... The area is full of major and minor place names of Scandinavian origin: it has ...
Wirral's Viking place names.
Viking place names of the Wirral. It is probably true to say that the vast majority of the Viking heritage of the Wirral is now only relevant in a daily context to ...

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Canada suffers rugby sevens heartbreak at inaugural Vancouver event
There were beavers, chefs, cowboys, Lego-heads, lumberjacks, Mounties, pirates, pigs and traffic cones, to name a few. Headgear varied from stars-and-stripes top hats, sombreros and hard hats to Viking helmets and lobster-heads.
Do you have Viking blood?
Dr Steve Harding previously told the ECHO Merseyside is also 'stuffed full' of Viking place names that were once Norse settlements, from Kirkby to Toxteth, Formby to Heswall. The professor and fellow authors Mark Jobling and Turi King also made a map ...
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Meet Your Neighbor: Alan Williamson
Name: Alan Williamson. Age: 69 years young. Career: Pest control.
'Vikings' Season 4, Episode 4 Review: Mistletoe, Madness, And True Love
In England, we only get a glimpse of the two torrid affairs taking place in Ecbert's court. First, there is Aethelwulf and Kwenthrith, who betwixt the two of them make for a seriously tricky time in the realm of spelling names.

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