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Palmistry, The Study of Lines and Signs

Throughout our lifetime, our bodies register change. For example, the lines on our face that we acquire with age reflect experience and, we hope, wisdom. Lines and signs on our hands, present at birth, grow as we evolve, signifying the accumulated experience of our lives.

Centuries ago, the sages of India established a system of . . . → Read More: Palmistry, The Study of Lines and Signs

An Overview of the Tarot

By TheophileEscargot Mon Aug 19th, 2002 at 11:30:58 AM EST Tarot cards: what they are, where they come from, what they mean and whatthey’re used for.

Description Pick up a Tarot deck. In general, you’ll have a large, thick deck of 78 cards, bigger than playing cards, somewhat clumsy to shuffle. Twenty-two of these willbe . . . → Read More: An Overview of the Tarot

Basic Dream Interpretation

Dreams can tell us something about ourselves. They are not necessarily coherent at first as they tend to resemble a jig saw puzzle that needs to be fitted together before it makes any sense.

The eminent Psychiatrists Doctors Freud and Jung believed in universal symbols inherent in humankind, which present themselves in dreams. Dr. . . . → Read More: Basic Dream Interpretation

Harry Potter books ordered back into Arkansas school

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — A federal judge ordered Harry Potter books back onto an Arkansas school district’s library shelves Tuesday, rejecting a school board’s claim that tales of wizards and spells could harm school children.

Ruling in favor of a fourth-grader’s parents, U.S. District Judge Jimm Larry Hendren ordered the Cedarville School District to . . . → Read More: Harry Potter books ordered back into Arkansas school

A Field Guide to Wiccans

by Roger Tory Pentacle RTP@birds.org [please circulate freely]

Gerald Gardner’s Witchcraft has undergone many changes due to its emergence as the favored “alternative religion.” As with any religion that becomes popular, people start adapting it to suit their own requirements, purposes, and agendas. This leads to the formation of many offshoots or, if you . . . → Read More: A Field Guide to Wiccans

Latin for Fun and Confusion

Borrowed from the UK Pagan website in the hummor section the listing of ‘uncommon’ yet syntactically and gramatically correct phrases. I personally found a few I want in a bumper stick and others I’ll make a sign for on my front gate.

Vacca foeda Stupid cow

Die dulci fruere. Have a nice day.

. . . → Read More: Latin for Fun and Confusion

City bans public from Beltane hill

BY BRIAN FERGUSON CITY COUNCIL REPORTER

A FRESH row over the axing of Edinburgh’s Beltane celebrations has flared up after it emerged security guards, parks staff and police officers are being drafted in to prevent access to a city beauty spot.

Calton Hill, where the world-famous fire festival has been held for the . . . → Read More: City bans public from Beltane hill

Ceremonial Magick (Part 2)

Copyright (c) 1988 by Phil Hansford.

This article is is licensed for free non-commercial distribution only.

BASIC RITUAL

‘The first part of every ceremony is the banishing; the second the invoking.’ (–Crowley, Magick, p. 104)

It may be said that ritual is the very heart of magick. For it is through ritual that we achieve . . . → Read More: Ceremonial Magick (Part 2)

Freedom of Religion in Canada

Some Canadian case precedents and legal arguments on freedom of religion in schools and in child custody cases.

General Law Decisions: SCHOOLS

1996]-3 S.C.R.-Adler v. Ontario-609: Indexed as: Adler v. Ontario File No.:24347. 1996: January 23, 24; 1996: Novembe 21:

FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS. 2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms: (a) freedom of . . . → Read More: Freedom of Religion in Canada

Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms

NOTE: Below are the portions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms which directly pertain to religious issues in Canada:

Being Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982 [Enacted by the Canada Act 1982 [U.K.] c.11; proclaimed in force April 17, 1982. Amended by the Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1983, SI/84-102, effective June 21, . . . → Read More: Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms