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Epiphany 8


Paraskavedekatriaphobia might seem the phobia of the day today.  Another would be friggatriskaidekaphobia.  It really depends upon whether one likes the Greek or the Norse version of celebrating today, Friday the 13th.  632 more words

Can Friggatriskaidekaphobia be Justified?


It is a well known fact that Friday the 13th is an unlucky date. Every bad thing that happens on this date is naturally attributed to this fact. 1,300 more words


Happy Friday (the 13th)!

Everyone loves Friday!

Well, except when it’s that kind of Friday.

Oh yeah. Good ol’ Friday the 13th.

Did you know that an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the United States live in fear of this very date? 397 more words


To Be with Jesus, Our Teacher

“When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” – Wayne Dyer

Today’s word of the day, from the… 507 more words


Friday the 13th: Lucky, Unlucky or Indifferent?

Today is Friday the 13th and is considered to be the unluckiest day in the Gregorian calendar. Why is this such a real fear? The first documented mention of the day can be found in a biography of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, who died on the 13th day of a Friday. 163 more words

Observances And Awareness

Song In My Head #48: "13 (Under A Bad Sign)" by Sloan

I’ve never really suffered from triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13). Before now, I never knew that there are two specific terms for the fear of Friday the 13th. 81 more words

'I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.' Michael Scott.

I have never really thought of myself as a particularly superstitious person. Sure, I ‘knock on wood’ when the occasion warrants it, and ‘break a match’ when two things have gone wrong and I don’t relish a third, and I never, … 690 more words