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The Ancient Egyptians and Their Cats

In our society today, many of us love our cats and accept them as part of the family.  But back in Ancient Egypt, the cat was consider sacred; they had cat goddesses, feast and celebrations in their honour and cats were given the same burial rights as some humans. 873 more words

Ancient Egypt

The surviving magic and lore of an ancient land.

I step out of my rental car, into a land of gray stone, dry moss, and ceaseless wind. The wind blows more often than not in Iceland, and when it does, it always feels ceaseless. 4,006 more words

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On the cultural embodiement of the Trickster: Tinkers' Tales and Lore

“Hush ye, hush ye, dinna fret; the Black Tinker winna get ye yet,” goes one old Scottish lullaby, echoing the fear with which Gypsies (“Tinkers,” “Travelers,” or “Rom”) have long been regarded. 3,584 more words

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Coyote was always happiest while spying and prying into someone else’s business. One day he spotted some lizards playing a game unfamiliar to him, so he trotted over to see what was going on. 1,635 more words

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The Divine Matrix

This conference that Gregg Braden had on the Divine Matrix in Milan in 2007 is something that has been heavily on my mind since I finished it recently. 436 more words

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Universal Laws?

Sometimes I have to wonder about those strange little unplanned synchronicities in the world, like when a person on television says the same word someone in the room says, or when the exact thing you’re expecting to happen happens. 1,010 more words

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Trust in Cupid & Pysche

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.”
(Hamilton, p.129)

“Love cannot live where there is no trust”. A relationship, regardless of whether it is platonic or romantic, requires both parties to make an effort to strengthen the relationship. 299 more words