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  1. Handmade Imbolc craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 |

    The next Pagan Sabbat, Imbolc , will be here in the beginning of February. During this time the Goddess will be in the form of the maiden and the Sun God is gaining strength.


  2. What Have You Done with Your Baptism? Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Baptism of the LordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 |

    The baptism of Jesus, which we recall today, is given to us as an opportunity to reflect on our own baptism which, in most cases, took place many years ago and was also probably done for us by our parents and godparents. What did baptism do for you? By living out our baptism to the full and wholeheartedly, salvation becomes a real and daily experience, bringing peace and fulfillment in this life and the assurance that we will hear at the end of our lives, the same message Jesus heard from the Father at the outset of His public ministry: - You are my beloved son or daughter.


  3. Talks on Celtic design and witchcraft in Isle of ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Two lecturers are to visit the island and give talks, one on Celtic design and the other on witchcraft on the Isle of Man.


  4. Bible vs Quran - Test Your Knowledge of Who Deserves Death in Which ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Ukiah Blog Live

    The world has watched in horror while members of ISIS justify the next mass murder or icy execution with words from the Quran, followed by shouts of Allahu Akbar -God is the greatest! If beliefs have any power whatsoever to drive behavior-and as a psychologist I think they do-there can be little doubt that the Quran's many endorsements of violence play a role in how exactly ISIS has chosen to pursue religious and political dominion. At the same time, it should be equally clear a sacred text filled with violence is insufficient to trigger mass brutality unless other conditions are present as well.


  5. Islamic Executions in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | American Thinker

    The Islamic terror attack on the Paris offices of the Charlie Hebdo humor magazine is neither an aberration of historic Islamic belief and practice nor the beginning of a full-scale intifada against the French Republic . What this incident demonstrates is an often underplayed aspect of Islam: its military/imperial nature.


  6. Wicca lecture at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. An illustrated lecture on the founding father of modern Wicca, Gerald Gardner, will be held at the Manx Museum on Friday, January 30, at 7.30pm.


  7. Vendors: Gay weddings mean big business in Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | KOMO News

    The 400 vendors at this weekend's Seattle Wedding Show say the legalization of same-sex marriages in Washington state has meant a boost in their bottom line. "We are seeing couples that have been together 10, 15, 20, 25 years who are finally able to wed," said John Gardner, owner of Aria Style, a Seattle-based floral design company.


  8. Pray for Jewish Hostages @ Paris Kosher Mkt: Here Are Their Names;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Debbie Schlussel

    So, now, we know that the hostage taker/murderers at the Paris kosher market , Hyper Cacher , are Amedy Coulibaly, 32, and Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, who are also the murderers of the French policewoman. And we know that they are friends of the Charlie Hebdo jihadists, Cherif and Said Kouachi.


  9. Foxygen's Sam France: "We Were Never Gonna Break Up"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | LA Weekly

    France doesn't sound particularly hostile, or even mildly annoyed. If anything, he sounds like a teenager explaining to the teacher why his homework isn't done.


  10. Terrorists are merely the ultimate bulliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Burnaby Now

    Some people will see the Charlie Hebdo shooting as a question of freedom of religion. But it's not really that, although there is a bit of it at play.


  11. Moslem free speech funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    Celebrity Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary essentially blamed the shooting deaths of 12 in Paris by self-proclaimed al-Qaida radicals on the magazine staff that printed several cartoons of Mohammed. "Freedom of expression does not extend to insulting the Prophets of Allah, whatever your views on the events in Paris today!" Choudary tweeted.


  12. Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts new weekly talk showRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    Charm and a gift of the gab come easily to the noted author, lecturer, astrophysicist, director of New York's Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, host of co-producer of last season's science series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and semi-regular guest on Bill Maher's flamboyant, high flying and often controversial talk show Real Time on HBO. With science on the cutting edge of technology, modern-day philosophy and the debate over religion, controversy is likely, if not inevitable.


  13. Sunday reflection: Matthew 2:1-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Hot Air

    "Sunday Reflection" is a regular feature, looking at the specific readings used in today's Mass in Catholic parishes around the world. The reflection represents only my own point of view , intended to help prepare myself for the Lord's day and perhaps spark a meaningful discussion.


  14. The Green Man and the Boat WassailRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Captain JP's log

    Wassail! for the Green Man has cometh to Bankside! Apparently this old pagan wassail celebration is " bouncing back " according to The Independent. There was certainly a decent crowd waiting by the Thames for the Green Man to arrive courtesy of the Trinity rowers.


  15. Wassailing season is upon us: The ancient pagan ritual is bouncing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Independent

    Fill a bowl with ale and sherry, gather round a fruit tree and light a torch to banish the wintry darkness. says Chloe Scott-Moncrieff Chris Bellamy is Professor of Maritime Security at the University of Greenwich.


  16. Avalanche victim a soldier, outdoorsman, friends sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Denver Post

    A Colorado Springs man who died in an avalanche Wednesday was a soldier and experienced outdoorsman who knew the risks and dangers of life and chose to take them anyway, friends said. Whether serving three combat tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan or climbing mountains, friends of Christopher Thomas said the 39-year-old embraced challenges.


  17. Constantine founds ConstantinopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    The Greeks established the Byzantium colony in the 7th century B.C. It was an imperial backwater for a time until Constantine transformed the city. He decided to make it the Roman Empire 's new capital since economic power flowed from the east.


  18. Tabada: First dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Sun-Star

    TO every creature except people, the eve of a new year must be a cataclysm. On the last day of the old year, the birds were absent.


  19. Mark James Miller: Melted Lead, Horseshoes, White Butterflies - Welcome to the New YearRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Noozhawk

    Some people will melt lead in an old spoon, then drop it into a glass of cold water. Others will sleep with a horseshoe beneath their pillow.


  20. Book Review: 'Dark Sea, Shadowwater II'Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Barnstable Patriot

    Wendy Shreve writes in an old fashioned way, in a good way. Jumping right into the action, her second novel "Dark Sea, Shadowwater II" starts as a small plane goes down on Cape Cod.