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Animal 'Sacrifice'

The ritualistic color of the fabric of the clothes does not matter, nor does the environment or the rest of the symbols accompanying the deed. The ‘sacrifice’ (this is not really a sacrifice) of the life of another being for any immortal being is actually hurting someone else for the alleged benefit of the self (be it that entity’s favoring us or actually granting us powers), and so is black magic, short and simple. 96 more words

Discussion

Blood and Sacrifice

He demanded blood and sacrifice

and I gave it to him

in the taming of those demons

but that was a lie

Don’t think I didn’t try, but I loved him… 114 more words

Poetry

"Wild"

~ Esther Mitchell, 2015~

Silent, she sits,
Her body is a drum held quivering,
A beat hangs ready to pound from her mouth,
A booming clap, like thunder off the canyon. 145 more words

Poetry

Altar

The ancients constructed theirs with stones.
You have built your altar with boxes of wires and circuitry.

Your worship is no less sincere.
That is the problem. 12 more words

Writing

Cabin in the Woods - Sacrifice, Scientific Modernity, and the Entertainment Society

The films starts off with the all too common horror trope of college students setting off for a weekend in a cabin in the woods. The students seem at first corny stereotypes from a B-movie, but they are quickly shown to be the pawns in a more sinister game. 1,078 more words

Gender

Your daily devotional by Dag Heward-Mills (28th March, 2015)

March 28, 2015

SEEDS

Dag Heward-Mills

READ: Hebrews 4:12

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 262 more words

Words Of Wisdom

Bach can change your life...

Five years ago, I made a bucket list of works I wanted to have conducted – in five years. I can only say that I had no idea what it would cost me to realise those musical ambitions – and if I had, I’m not sure I’d have kept that dream alive. 1,478 more words

Music As Concept And Practice