Monthly Archives: July 2017

27Jul, 2017

Yes, Jedi Really Do Exist

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Jedi exist among us

Jedi exist among us
If you’re a Star Wars fan or engaged with American pop culture, you might be familiar with the Jedi philosophy as depicted in its movies, novels, video games, comics and other intellectual property works. However, you might be surprised to kno…

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18Jul, 2017

The Theology of Elemental Powers in Wiccan Practice

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Understanding five elemental powers are recognized in ceremonial rituals and other magic.

Understanding five elemental powers are recognized in ceremonial rituals and other magic.
The concept of elemental powers predates modern Pagan practices. However, these old concepts have made their way into both reconstructionist and contemporary spiritual paths b…

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13Jul, 2017

Beginning at the Beginning: British Traditional Wicca

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Candles are commonly used in British Traditional Wicca ceremonies.

Candles are commonly used in British Traditional Wicca ceremonies.
Those outside the Wiccan faith tend to think of it as a monolithic movement with one basic theology and set of practices. However, there is a multiplicity of different observations and traditions. A…

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11Jul, 2017

Some of the World’s More Obscure Religions

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Nine Symbols from Some of the World’s More Obscure Religions.

Nine Symbols from Some of the World’s More Obscure Religions.
The world is an active contradiction. While the internet has connected the people of the globe in new and exciting ways, the planet still remains a vast and mysterious realm. Throughout human history, …

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06Jul, 2017

Four Ancient Celtic Festivals Find Their Way Into Modern Pagan Practices

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Ancient Celtic roots in Modern Pagan celebrations.

Ancient Celtic roots in Modern Pagan celebrations.
Some Modern Pagan practitioners, especially those who base their ceremonies on older Celtic religious traditions, have incorporated older holidays and festivals into their modern spiritual paths. This includes some…

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04Jul, 2017

In Some Cultures, Man Buns Have a Spiritual Meaning

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Man Buns have roots in several ancient and religious traditions.

Man Buns have roots in several ancient and religious traditions.
With the mid-2000s came a hairstyle trend loved and derided in equal measures: the man bun. Amongst the intra-cultural bickering, it’s easy to overlook the fact that Western society in the early 21s…

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