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Lovers' Meditation; A Prayer

We sit facing each other,
wordless, our eyes
resting in contemplation,
attentive, listening
with all the primitiveness
of our blood,
listening to our breath
in its ebb and flow… 75 more words

Poetry

SOVIET COMMUNION: THE QUEUE AS CONSUMER RITUAL

In the wake of his timely and characteristically anticlimactic death in 1982, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, otets-kormilets, left an uneasy procession. His ceremonial reign marked an era of socioeconomic stagnation and political regression that left the Union’s collective body – both Soviet and… 1,121 more words

History

The power of ritual

“Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become your character.

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Dreamchaser

Islamic prayer

Prayer is a major part of Islamic life. The call to prayer is broadcast five times daily from mosques. But how do they pray and what do they say? 1,372 more words

Christian

Death as a Part of Life - Accepting and Transcending the Inevitable

The greatest mystery for most continues to be our inevitable death. Many fear this concept and try their best to avoid the topic until the day of their passing. 1,808 more words

Spiritual & Psychic

sacred (400)

the runes are laid out, slicing a circle into twelve even pieces on the forest floor. in the centre is lucky thirteen, added on a whim. 373 more words

Creative Writing

"I'm not the ladies"

Who am I?

This is a very basic question that really should have a simple answer. But when I try to answer it, I find there is nothing simple about it. 1,843 more words