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A few holiday Links

Melia at 4 of Wands discusses the idea of Santa Claus as a Daimon of generosity Dver shares her and Sannion’s incredible kick-off to the Yule Season The Christian Persecution Complex Christ is NOT the reason for the Season: In … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving links: Essays, humor, and food for thought

5 facts about Thanksgiving Your History Teacher Left Out First Thanksgiving Dinner: No turkey, no ladies, no pies How to defuse Thanksgiving spats 15 Holidays they need to invent. I’d totally celebrate Spocktoberfest! Double-take toons, Thanksgiving edition The first thanksgiving: … Continue reading

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Conflicted feelings about Thanksgiving

I have serious issues with the contemporary form that Thanksgiving takes. I used to refuse to celebrate the holiday altogether. I’m not the only one who has refused to celebrate, even some celebrities have opted out. Thanksgiving is touted as … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Memorial Day

A Prayer for Memorial Day by Amanda Artemisia Forrester . Lady Libertas, Who holds Her torch high Watch over Your children today On this solemn day we remember all our veterans But especially those who didn’t make it home Keep Your … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Mother’s Day

A Prayer for Mother’s Day by Amanda Artemisia Forrester . Hail to Gaia, the First Mother! Primal Protogenos, Whom we live upon She Who mothered the first Beings in existence The mother of nymphs and Gods, animals and mortals Earth Mother,  … Continue reading

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Gardens, Demeter, and International Midwife Day

Today I went to Shelton’s and bought seedlings for the garden. Since its still possible that it will frost for a weeks, they are inside under a grow lamp. This week I will be getting the plots ready, though. Hopefully … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Earth Day

A Prayer for Earth Day by Amanda Artemisia Forrester . Hail to Gaia, Mother Earth! Primordial Being, First-born Goddess, On this, Your sacred day, we honor You And remember – without You, we are nothing We have no home, no … Continue reading

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