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  • We all have a responsibility to report child abuse

    Posted November 16, 2011 by Reverend Doctor John Reuling Sr. of The NCO

    There simply is no excuse that no one did anything-not a thing-to confront former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky about allegations that he had engaged in child sex abuse or get law enforcement involved. Were they all so afraid of being wrong to accuse, or even worse afraid of the...

  • need help.

    Posted November 15, 2011 by Prætor Chris Bartz

    Mom asked us not to do anything that would upset dad because of his condition, however a line has to be drawn somewhere. Crystal already told you that we did not want to be involved with your custody battle. She now informs me that you went ahead and told your lawyer to put us down anyways. The ...

  • rinse, repent, repeat

    Posted November 14, 2011 by Deleted Member

    RINSE, REPENT, REPEAT Vicious cycles. We are all familiar with them. .. the ones others have created for us and the ones we create for ourselves. Somewhere on the treadmill of life it is good to know that we can get off the merry-go-round (why we call it that I don’t know cause it always...

  • Giving Thanks for Pain and Strife...

    Posted November 13, 2011 by Corwyn Stone

    A Happy GREAT DAY to Everyone!   This day I am grateful for the breath I am given, for the laughter I often refuse to control, and for the tears of both joy and sadness I am capable of shedding...and sometimes do even with control.   I am grateful for those around me who find it comfor...

  • Remembering

    Posted November 11, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    To the lives lost And the hearts won To those in the background And those behind the gun To those that came home And to those who stayed To those who were called To taste death that day To those who are related To family and friends To those who were heart sick What those reached their e...

  • Action, Comedy, Horror... ANYTHING but Drama

    Posted November 11, 2011 by radar pangaean

    When my wife and i are picking out a movie to watch, she is generally more focused on who stars in the movie, whereas i'm more foused on the storyline. We both appreciate a wide range of genres, but for the most part we watch movies to get away from real life for a bit. Not that there's anything WRO...

  • Spiritual Candy

    Posted November 11, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

    Over the years, I have met those who were so sensere to their faith that a gun to their head wouldnt prevent their ways of worship.... but on the other hand, I've met those who simply become a religion to become higher in society or rise above others, the same as a two year old with the largest loll...

  • Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen In The World?

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Bishop Michael Collins-Windsor, Ph.D.

    Hmmmmm!!! Why does God let bad things happen in the world? Let's see here now. I could be arrogant and say, "let's try to answer this for those who SHOULD be able to get it" but that is totally not my style. Instead my style is to offer what I have found and know to be true and yes I said WHAT I PER...

  • Gold Cross of America

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Rev. Dr. Thomas Walters

    But in recent months, the Bay Area has proven to be home to numerous victims of the subprime loan debacle. Just like elsewhere in the country, people here with tarnished credit or limited funds bought houses that proved to be beyond their means, often putting little or no money down, and borrow...

  • Gold Cross of America

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Rev. Dr. Thomas Walters

    Home Again--A Community Helps Out Home AgainThe bank gave notice. But a community rallied, and Maria Leon got her house back.By Lisa Collier CoolFrom Reader's DigestA Community Helps OutMaria Leon saved for 15 years before putting $48,000 down on a $242,000 Bridgeport, Connecticut, home where she...

  • Gold Cross of America

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Rev. Dr. Thomas Walters

    Fight Foreclosure Many of you out there are in fear of facing foreclosure. Interest rates are rising, your adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) are resetting. And you are scared.What should you do?Well, before we talk about that, let’s talk about what you absolutely shouldn’t do. And th...

  • Gold Cross of America

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Rev. Dr. Thomas Walters

    Stop Home Mortgage Foreclosures Within 48 HoursMORTAGAGE LOSS PREVENTION: THE HOMEOWNER DIRECTLY NEGOTIATING WITH THE LENDERGOLD CROSS OF AMERICAIn many cases, it is possible to negotiate directly with your lender, on your own, in order to stop foreclosure and reinstate your mortgage. However, we...

  • 2012, What is the ...

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Priest Cliff Northup Jr

    Has anyone realy given much thought or speculations on the 2012 phenomena? There has seemed to be so many different senarios hypothasized but there has been no conclusions drawn. When you think about things on a level headed fasion looking at logical assumptions instead of so many scientific possabi...

  • Week 2 - Fractal Structure of the All / Physical, Mental and Sp

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Tom Asdell

    Merry Meet -Haven't given up on me yet, eh?  Sorry I'm a couple of days late - I was off work for the last month due to a car accident and find my time somewhat limited now that I'm back at the old grind...You often see this week's first concept, "Fractal Nature of the All" expressed, "As Above...

  • Week 1 - Levels of Meaning and the Basic Law

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Tom Asdell

    I'm writing some classes for another site on Wicca.  I thought I'd post them on this blog too in the interests of sharing information in the ULC.   These classes do not represent the beliefs af all Wiccans.  Bear in mind that there are many traditions bound together under the umbrel...

  • What is “To Wait Upon the Lord”

    Posted November 10, 2011 by Rev. Dr. William Gray - PhD, DDiv

    What is “To Wait Upon the Lord” Verse:             Isaiah 40:31 “They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not grow weary, and they shall walk and no...

  • What I've learned about freindships....

    Posted November 10, 2011 by REV.MARIA-ISABELLE SIELAWA

    I've learned that there are many good friends around, but true best friends are hard to come by. I've learned that sometimes you love a best friend more than a boyfriend. I've learned that a best friend is more important than a boyfriend. I've learned that you can do something or nothing with a b...

  • Christianity, More than a Creed or Code

    Posted November 9, 2011 by Rev. Dr. William Gray - PhD, DDiv

      Verse:             Matthew 1:21 ”…and thou shalt call His name Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins.”               Are Christians fools f...

  • Evolving Us

    Posted November 9, 2011 by Rev Stacy Hill

    Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve, All Souls Day, Day of the Dead..and many other names, has come and gone.  This time of year is when the sun is going away, fall/autumn, and we go inside to stay warm.  Along with the New Moon that was shortly before really enhanced this feeling.  Ti...

  • Racism Today

    Posted November 9, 2011 by Reverend Doctor John Reuling Sr. of The NCO

    Mr. Herman Cain candidate for President says racism is no longer a sigificant obstacle for African-Americans. This is the same right wing that is conspicuous by its silence, its hostility or its complicity when the injustice system imposes mass incarceration on young black men, when the number of ha...

  • What does it mean to me?

    Posted November 8, 2011 by Nikki Young

                  This will become a series of blogs for me. I will explain what each of these biblical quotes mean to me, through my perception. If you agree great, if you don’t that’s fine too! This isn’t meant to force a...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted November 8, 2011 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Evening Lord, as this day ends, soul and body, I am tired. And all I have done: is it worthwhile? I need you, Lord, where can I turn, except to you? O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor are my eyes haughty; I busy not myself with great things too sublime for me. Nay rather, I have...

  • Ordained Minister / Wedding Officiant Forum

    Posted November 7, 2011 by Rev. Dr. William Bailey, DD,MW,Metaphysician

    Ordained Minister / Wedding Officiant Forum   I have created this forum in order for ordained individuals to discuss and ask questions about wedding topics.  Many topics are explored throughout the day when speaking of wedding occasions.  Question such as specific laws in specific s...

  • The Fastest and Easiest Way to Change Your Future

    Posted November 7, 2011 by Tami Gomez

    The Fastest and Easiest Way to Change Your Future by Tami Gomez So often, we go through our day dwelling on all the bad things that happen to us. Whether it be the traffic jam that made us late for work, the bank account that’s overdrawn or the unexpected bill that came in the mail &nda...

  • Stillness

    Posted November 7, 2011 by Rev. Suzanne Ranu

    There are moments in our life that we need to be still.   We need to sit down slow our mind and heart.   We need to listen for the answers to all those questions we have.   In the quietness we will hear those answers in our heart and mind.   We all need to take time to be...

  • OUR SACRED HONOR

    Posted November 7, 2011 by Deleted Member

    TODAY I WATCHED IN HORROR as two men climbed a tree and began to saw off its living branches claiming it was "dead" when it looked very much alive to me...and deep inside that tree I knew a raccoon was sleeping in the place it had called home for all 5 years that I have lived in my third floor apart...

  • No Control

    Posted November 7, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    No Control   I was caught in the middle of it all having no control of where I had been or where I was going.   Who was I now that I had forgotten what it was that made me who I am?   Where was I to go when the place I was looking for is not to be seen?   I had been try...

  • LESHYAS

    Posted November 7, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    LESHYAS In Jainism, there is a great deal of importance given to Leshya. Leshya refers to the state of Mind. Our activities reflect our state of mind. The following illustration shows how our activities vary with the state of our mind. Once there were six friends who were going on a trip, b...

  • Let the Lord be Your GPS

    Posted November 7, 2011 by Rev. Dr. William Gray - PhD, DDiv

    Verse:             Psalms 97:1-6 “The Lord reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice. Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne. Fire goes before Him and consume...

  • The Earth Mother Coven website

    Posted November 7, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

    A site created to bring forth all who ask to join, and stand up for what we believe in. There is no limit on how many can join, and there is always an addition to the site. We also have a donation section for both the site, and the humane society on the right hand side of the site, alond with a webs...

  • Why i'm Silver Owl

    Posted November 4, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

    Animal Spirit guides: The Owl To our past ancestors, the animal held great spiritual power and symbolic meaning. In Native American culture, mythology and ancient civilizations, each animal is embodied with its own symbolic meaning and held its own unique spiritual power. A par...

  • My path of choice.

    Posted November 3, 2011 by Priest Cliff Northup Jr

    In my search for a path to take in na religious aspect, would be to return to my path of Seax Wicca. I have missed the Wiccan Way. I felt as if I had a place there. I practiced with a Earthbound Wiccan coven in the mountains of NY. I can not reveal the name since it is an oath bound coven. But I ha...

  • Letter To Lisa

    Posted November 3, 2011 by Rev. Lisa Taylor

    Dear Lisa,I know you well, How each day you struggle to maintain your strong inner strength. I know your doubts about your self worth. I know your feelings, your pain, and yes, your fears. It is clear to me the reasons behind why you had locked yourself a way from the world. I am writing you today b...

  • Weddings in Canada?

    Posted November 3, 2011 by Jeannie Lippert

    Hi everyone, I have just become ordained by the universal life church and am wondering where in Canada (provinces)  it is legal for me to preform weddings? And if there are any other legal issues with any other "abilities" such as last rights and funeral officiation I should be concerned about.

  • The Kitten and the Snake

    Posted November 3, 2011 by gail Nance

    I lived in the counrty, and one day this summer, all the animials out side went to barking and it was a alarming kind of bark.  I went outside to see what was going on. Now I must tell you this first.  My friend came by a day ot two before, and said I should be aware of Rattle Snake's. &n...

  • ONE GOOD BOOK

    Posted November 2, 2011 by REV. DR. VERNON E. MATTHEWS

    A FEW DAYS AGO A GOOD FRIEND LENT ME A BOOK CALLED " LETTING GO WITH LOVE " THE GRIEVING PROCESS, NOW MY MOTHER PASSED AWAY ON 9-9-10. I TOOK CARE OF HER FOR 3 1/2 YEARS SHE IS MY BEST FRIEND, IT WAS JUST HER AND MYSELF AT THE END I WAS SITTING BY HER BED SIDE HOLDING HER HAND SO SHE WOULD NOT BE AL...

  • Wonder Dog and Moments...

    Posted October 31, 2011 by Kaye Andrews

    MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011 Last year, I devoted a whole chapter to introduce you to my little Wonder Dog, Skyler!  He has congestive heart disease, and now, apparently, we can add COPD to that as well.  Nothing we can't handle with some modern medicine and the powe...

  • The Call To Walk The Sacred Path

    Posted October 31, 2011 by Mystic Angel

    Today starts a new year and the beginning of a new chapter in my life. I have spent some time thinking , walking blindly through the mists of my mind. Last night I watched the Mists of Avalon. I found the video awhile back when looking for a song by Loreena McKennit and have been been wanting to se...

  • We all seem to be judge, jury, and executioners.

    Posted October 31, 2011 by Nicole DeRobbio

    I seem to be a bit stuck on the topic of judging others and forgiveness.  It seems we have all become judge, jury, and executioner when it comes to how we treat each other.  The gospel of John brings a story to mind.  The story of how the Pharisees, in an attempt to discredit Jesus, b...

  • Violet Flame Invocation

    Posted October 31, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    Violet Flame Invocation I AM a being of the Violet Fire. I AM the purity GOD desires!   Use this one to call in protection for yourself before doing any kind of energy work or any time you feel a bit unnerved by the surrounding situation. It is also good for purifying your intentions befor...

  • My walk through the biblical gardens

    Posted October 30, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

      I went to the biblical gardens in Alta Sierra today.  It’s 2.5 miles away and I had never been there lol I got out of the truck and heard the rushing stream and thought, “yeah, I’m going to like this”.  You walk on nicely manicured paths and there are plaqu...

  • My Chat With God

    Posted October 30, 2011 by Mystic Angel

    Dear God, I don't know what I am doing.  I don't even know how to get there. You have given me all of the tools, or at least most of them, yet I have no clue what to do with them. I see the visions, I know where I am supposed to go, yet I'm not feeling it. I doubt. I don't know where all of th...

  • DUST, SWEAT AND BLOOD

    Posted October 30, 2011 by Deleted Member

    "It is not the critic who counts rather, the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who knows the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows in the end the high achievement of triumph and who at worst, if...

  • This Emissary's U.L.C. Monastery Virtual Life to Live By

    Posted October 30, 2011 by Corwyn Stone

    The Universal Life Church Ministers website can be a great online community for people who live their religious beliefs and have the desire to share their philosophies and faiths.  Here you can meet, get advice, and discuss topics with others who like sharing and expressing their ideas just as ...

  • ATTITUDE AND ATTACHMENT

    Posted October 30, 2011 by Deleted Member

    "Love is not primarily a relationship to a specific person; it is an ATTITUDE, an orientation of character that determines the relatedness of a person to the world as a whole, not toward one "object" of love. If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to the rest of his fe...

  • MONKEY IN THE MIDDLE

    Posted October 28, 2011 by Deleted Member

    MONKEY IN THE MIDDLE I think I was called to be in the middle ... monkey in the middle. We used to play that a lot when I was young and lived in Western PA. Because I was always shorter than everyone else it appeared to be my destiny to be caught in the middle, always trying to stretch for a b...

  • ON A HANDSHAKE

    Posted October 27, 2011 by Deleted Member

    I REMEMBER IT WELL...it was about 3 months before you died. You started talking about LAWYERS, especially since you and I had seen a lot of them in the 3 years before your death...all because someone had neglected to fix a little hole in the street that, as a result turned into a huge sinkhole...so...

  • Disclaimer

    Posted October 27, 2011 by Mystic Angel

    This is my OFFICAL disclaimer: I declare that everything that comes out of mouth on this site is "MY OPINION". Because this is my official disclaimer I will not be writing "In My Opinion" behind any other statement because I think it is stupid. I find it also offensive and stupid that everyone mus...

  • KEEPING PROMISES

    Posted October 27, 2011 by Deleted Member

    This is part of African American history that should be passed to the young people. It's OUR responsibility to teach them the truth. ========================================================== By Kenneth J. Cooper, Special to the NNPA - This time it wasn’t even close. After the...

  • 3 energies

    Posted October 27, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    3 energies   I was thinking about what makes us up, how we are 3 different parts and what they are for.  When you make a decision and mind, body and spirit all agree you know it’s the right one.  When you only please one or two of the 3 parts the other part goes wanting or wor...

  • Is Racism Alive and Well on This Site

    Posted October 27, 2011 by Corwyn Stone

    I refuse to involve myself in this sort of thing online.  I’m an ‘In-Your-Face; In-The-Streets’ Social and Political Activist; however, there are exceptions to any rule.  This is one such rule.    For those who know about the larger incident upon which the pre...

  • Trouble finding my self listed on home site

    Posted October 26, 2011 by Dr. R. Jerry Williams

    I have trouble finding myself in list of ordained on the home site. I was ordained in 1999. I am here for my blog and entry. Not sure how to find myself in the main site. Dr. J

  • SAMPLE: Core Values

    Posted October 26, 2011 by Deleted Member

    OUR CORE VALUES We acknowledge that there are many spiritual paths, all worthy of understanding and respect. We recognize that, as one human family, we share basic needs and goals for happiness and well-being. We appreciate that, as diverse individuals and groups, we have unique gift...

  • Bride of Pan

    Posted October 25, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

    THE BRIDE OF PAN    Cloven hoofprints in the sand.    Music echoes from the glen.    If the secrets of ages you would learn,    You must offer your heart to Pan again.        Maiden Moon with hidden face &...

  • The shaman's call

    Posted October 25, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

                          The Shaman's Call       The Night Bird's call draws evening near, Stars and planets in the Darkening Sky appear, People of the day to their bed...

  • its perfect

    Posted October 24, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    Come what may In days so bold Some seek the new Some seek the old   To find our place So safe and warm Be hand or feet Eye or arm   We are all a part Of the body whole The reason for being Our chosen role   Not one is better Not one unneeded All are equal All parts t...

  • Overview of Wicca

    Posted October 24, 2011 by Tom Asdell

    This in an informational post for anyone who is curious about all this "Wicca stuff" and what it's doing on a religious site.   The following is a paper that has been circulated for several years now.  It has been called a fake by persons in the military under President Bush (the younger...

  • HERE AND THERE

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Deleted Member

    HERE AND THERE ...       I have lost a mother       I have lost a father       I have lost a twin sister       I have lost a son       I have lost a daughter       I have lost my home, t...

  • 7 BILLION STRONG ...

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Deleted Member

    UNITED NATIONS Secretary-General's Message for U.N. Day October 24, 2011 Days from now, the human family will welcome its seven billionth member. Some say our planet is too crowded. I say we are seven billion strong. The world has made remarkable progress since the United Nations was bo...

  • I have officiated Two Weddings

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Reverend Gary A. Carter

    On Octorber 31, 2009 I officiated a themed wedding KISS as in the rock band, the couple were dressed as Gene Simmons (Groom) and Paul Stanley (Bride) me the officiate The Catman (Peter Criss). It was great but I found it very hard to do, I wasn't that into it, as I am Pagan, and it was a little to c...

  • Starting A New

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Reverend Gary A. Carter

    I just started a new profile and deleted my old profile because the ministers search thing never up dated in over four months since we moved from Southren Indiana (Boonville) to Northren Indiana (Kokomo).. I will be keeping up on this profile much more than I did the old one.. Bloging more and letti...

  • 9/11 Government Letter....

    Posted October 23, 2011 by The Larry Martin Foundation®

    Prisoners of War        The Larry Martin Foundation Ministries, Inc.     Sunday, September 11, 2011 The US Government shows no respect for Veteran’s family members who have had their family member killed in the Wars fought for this country...

  • Letter from President Barack Obama

    Posted October 23, 2011 by The Larry Martin Foundation®

    The White House   Good evening,   I'm writing to tell you that all US troops will return home from Iraq by the end of December. After nearly nine years, the American war in Iraq will end. Our servicemen and women will be with their families for the holidays.   The war in Iraq...

  • Tolerance is key

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Nicole DeRobbio

    Tolerance is a word that seems to get thrown around a lot lately.  I have also been witness to many people thrusting the label of intolerance on others while being intolerant themselves.  A fable come to mind for this.   One day Abraham was sitting by his tent when he saw a very old...

  • DOES SIZE MATTER?

    Posted October 22, 2011 by Deleted Member

    Brain size: Does it matter? Some Interesting FACTS from Robert Shmerling of Harvard Health: You might think that the bigger the brain, the smarter the person. After all, humans are smarter than squirrels, and our brains are much larger than theirs. Alas, the comparison of size and smarts does n...

  • WEC nice chat with God.

    Posted October 22, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    Went down to the creek today.. Dang I really missed it.  I parked in a cul-de-sac and walked down to it.  The walk there was quick, its downhill after all, but I couldn’t get there fast enough.  I could hear the running water and it drew me like a magnet.  The ground was so...

  • On harm...

    Posted October 22, 2011 by Jenna Achenbach, CH

    I keep seeing the word "harm" being thrown around on the site, on the main wall, in blogs and on profiles.  I'm starting to wonder if people understand what the term means.   Harm does not mean insult or offense.  Harm does not mean uncomfortableness.  Harm is DAMAGE.  Ph...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted October 22, 2011 by Patriarch/Archbishop Daniel Fashingbauer

    Evening Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord, hear my voice. . . Psalm 130 From my fears, failures and sins, I cry to you. Lord, hear my voice. From the depths of my heart I cry to you, from the darkness of myself. Fom life's shadow I cry to you. Lor...

  • PLAYING WITH FIRE

    Posted October 22, 2011 by Deleted Member

    Depending on one's school of thought and training, the words "respect" and "tolerance" take on different meanings. In the Social Sciences both require acknowledging the actual existence of an entity or idea to prove one's social maturity. Treating an entity the way you would want to be treated IF ...

  • Paper I want to Share .....

    Posted October 21, 2011 by Rev. Lisa Taylor

    I was graced with a posting on Facebook. The post was as such: " I ran a poll on FB asking Weather Christians should boycott Halloween? The results were 76 % said No. How did this happen? How did we become so accepting? "               ...

  • Request

    Posted October 21, 2011 by Tammie, Rev Wonder

    My world it’s still spinning The changes immense Feelings are raw Emotions intense   My strength of will Challenged this day Loneliness and fear Are now holding sway   I’ve can quite hold on My foolish mind It’s taken over my heart But it’s just for a t...

  • The Hell of Fools

    Posted October 21, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    Only a fool will judge and accuse one of going to hell over trivial matters. Hell is a state of being, a state of mind, an attitude. You do not have to be 'dead' to enter into a hell. Fear of going to hell is in itself a state of hell. Escape your fears and you will be free.

  • IN DEFENSE OF SHEEP

    Posted October 20, 2011 by Deleted Member

    Many philosophers and theologians often refer to sheep as “dumb” or “passive” in some way. I set out to find out a little more about my brother and sister sheep recently and found the following SCIENTIFIC analysis of sheep behavior. “Much of what makes a sheep beh...

  • The Wiccan Rede

    Posted October 20, 2011 by High Priest Silver Owl

     Bide the wiccan law ye must, in perfect love and perfect trust. Live and let live, fairly take and fairly give. Cast the circle thrice about to keep unwelcomed spirits out. To bind the spell well everytime, let thy spell be spoke in rhyme. Soft of eye, light of touch, speak ye little and l...

  • THE 4 KINDS: Achiever, Reclusive Scholar, Activist,Bystander

    Posted October 20, 2011 by Deleted Member

    The Four Mysteries of King Solomon “ Three things are wondrous to me, and four I do not know.” ~King Solomon Despite all the wisdom granted to [King] Solomon . . . he was mystified by the Four Kinds. On Sukkot, the Torah commands us to take the “Four Kinds”—th...

  • Forgiveness

    Posted October 19, 2011 by radar pangaean

    There's a really great song by Don Henley, a former member of the Eagles. It's called 'Forgiveness'. It has a line in it that spoke directly to me decades ago when it was still new: "You keep carryin' around that anger, it'll eat you up inside"   I have thought long and hard about the concept...

  • Be Healthy

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Oracle Claretta Taylor Pam

    God created us and as our Creator, it makes sense that He knows what is good for us physically. In the Old Testament, God made laws concerning the body and food and commanded the Israelites to follow them.  God knew that by abiding by His laws, His people would live in optimal health.  &n...

  • Growing Pains

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Jenna Achenbach, CH

    I haven't been on this site for as long as some of you.  Im not as old as some of you. I have a different experience set.  I hold different beliefs than many of you.  I know this site is supposed to be a place of tolerance and coexistence for the support and encouragement of ordained ...

  • It's Time For Term Limits

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Reverend Doctor John Reuling Sr. of The NCO

    Congress sits in intractable inaction. Every perceived personal or political affront is etched into the memories of our representatives, spurring partisan retribution with future opportunities arise. The will of the people is sacrificed for the preservation of the party and the tenure of the person....

  • SHEINA'S SUKKOT

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Deleted Member

    WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2011 I never knew my Grandmom. She died before I was born. But I spent years looking for her. I thought of her a lot over the past month during the HOLY DAYS. Grandma Sheina never taught me about it in person...but since I found her I have asked her more in the Spirit to ...

  • A Visit with Psalm 23

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Gerald Henthorn

    I am a linguist by education. My language specialty is Hebrew, the language I studied most thoroughly. In linguistics, I’m what you might call a word harvester, but I’m not sure such a classification truly exists. There is a funny thing about words. They have no meaning. They are o...

  • gay's@lesbian marriages

    Posted October 19, 2011 by paster keith sweet

    HI, BROTHERS@SISTERS. HOWS EVERYBODY, THIS IS ABOUT TWO PEOPLE MEN@WOMEN,THAT WANTS TO GET MARRIED, BUT THEY ARE BOTH GAYS@LESBIANS. BUT PEOPLE BELEIVE THEY SHOULD STAY WITH THERE OWN KIND. IF TWO PEOPLE LOVE EACH OTHER NO MATTER WHAT. THEY  SHOULD GET MARRIED. U.S. STATES THAT THIS COUNTRY IS ...

  • Where is our compassion??

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Nicole DeRobbio

    I have read some disturbing news articles that make me realize we are losing our compassion as a society.  In one article a little girl was left in the street after being hit by a car and the other was an elderly woman, also hit by a car and left in the street.  It wasn't the people who co...

  • WALL STREET (from our local paper)

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Deleted Member

    Occupy Wall Street Through a Mt. Airy Resident's Eyes Meenal Raval went to Lower Manhattan with others to experience and take part in the protest. October 18, 2011 Editor's Note: This post was written by Meenal Raval, who traveled from Mt. Airy to Occupy Wall Street the wee...

  • Careful what you Pray for...

    Posted October 19, 2011 by Tom Asdell

    I was going through my notes and found this from several years ago.  It's still good so I'm posting it in here just as I received it...   --------------------------------------------------------------   Pathways Eloria R. Lightfeather   This IS how things should be. Pass t...

  • WOMEN PRIESTS?

    Posted October 18, 2011 by Deleted Member

    VATICAN CITY — A U.S. Catholic priest who supports ordination for women was detained briefly by police Monday after marching to the Vatican to press the Holy See to lift its ban on women priests. The Rev. Roy Bourgeois and about a dozen supporters had marched down the main boulevard leadin...

  • Are they running for president or ministers?

    Posted October 18, 2011 by Reverend Doctor John Reuling Sr. of The NCO

    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said in a speech at the Christian-based Liberty University last week that he believes God has a plan for everyone, and that God's plan for him will be revealed in time.     Michele Bachmann, according to a finely wrought profile in the New Y...

  • Happy

    Posted October 18, 2011 by Priest Cliff Northup Jr

    After much thought and consideration, I felt compelled to look into a form of religion that best suits me. Before applying for Ordainment, I read testimonies and different forms of religion. I saw how so many have done as I have and I thought that I should go for being ordained. I have had a hard li...

  • BOSS ORDERS WORKER TO STOP CPR for another co-worker

    Posted October 15, 2011 by Deleted Member

    JUST SAW THIS STORY ... SAD BUT TRUE ... WHAT SHOULD WE DO?!   Last month, a Time Warner Cable customer service rep died at her desk. After any unexpected death, people searched for answers, explanations, someone to blame. But in this case, there may have actually been something foul afoot. A...

  • The New Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    The New Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram by Michael Osiris Snuffin (2002) "Those who regard this ritual as a mere device to invoke or banish spirits are unworthy to possess it. Properly understood, it is the Medicine of metals and the Stone of the Wise."1 --Aleister Crowley The Lesser Banishing...

  • THE INVOCATION OF THE LORD OF THE UNIVERSE

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    THE INVOCATION OF THE LORD OF THE UNIVERSE   Issued by the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn For daily use of the Neophyte. Adoration be unto Thee, Lord of my Life: for Thou hast permitted me to enter thus far into the Sanctuary of thine Ineffable Mystery; and Thou hast vouchsa...

  • SELF-INITIATION CEREMONY OF THE ENTERER OF THE THRESHOLD

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    SELF-INITIATION CEREMONY OF THE ENTERER OF THE THRESHOLD   Issued by the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn FOR THE NEOPHYTE GRADE OF THE THELEMIC ORDER OF THE GOLDEN DAWN   REQUIRED For the Candidate: Black Tau Robe. Red Shoes or Socks. (Note: Black pertains to the...

  • THE LESSER BANISHING RITUAL OF THE PENTAGRAM

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    THE LESSER RITUAL OF THE PENTAGRAM Issued by the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn   1. Touching the forehead, say Atah. 2. Touching the breast, say Aiwass or IAO. 3. Touching the genitals, say Malkuth. 4. Touching the right shoulder, say ve-Geburah. 5. Touching the left shoulder...

  • THE MIDDLE PILLAR EXERCISE

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    THE MIDDLE PILLAR EXERCISE Issued by the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn   The following is the Traditional Middle Pillar Exercise. 1. Visualize yourself standing in the Temple, facing West. 2. Formulate the Black Pillar of Severity on your right side and the White Pillar of Merc...

  • The Full Wiccan Rede

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    The Full Wiccan Rede Bide within the Law you must, in perfect Love and perfect Trust. Live you must and let to live, fairly take and fairly give. For tread the Circle thrice about to keep unwelcome spirits out. To bind the spell well every time, let the spell be said in rhyme. Light of eye and ...

  • OATH OF THE NEOPHYTE

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

      OATH OF THE NEOPHYTE   Issued by the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.   1. I, ........................................................ [Motto], being of sound mind and body, and having resolved on this day ............

  • Durci Geometry, and Wisdom

    Posted October 14, 2011 by radar pangaean

    I'm going to share an observation i made some time ago, but also share the path that i took deriving it. The final conclusion i will present was not born fully formed, but was instead the culmination of many previous observations and conclusions which were incomplete at the time they occurred. The p...

  • POWER TO SURVIVE

    Posted October 14, 2011 by Deleted Member

    POWER TO SURVIVE Someone recently asked me quite cordially and honestly how I could believe in God when so many bad things have happened to me in my life. Loss of a mother at an early age, loss of a son in his 20’s because of the acts of a drunk driver, disabled husband, disabled daughter...

  • On the Outside Looking In

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    I am everything Else on the Outside of Myself Looking in Pretending to be Me on the Inside of Myself Pulling Myself through this Life from the Outside.

  • Assumptions and Expectations

    Posted October 14, 2011 by The Count of Saint Dreifuss

    Don't assume anything about anyone and don't expect anything from anyone. Accept one for who they are and you won’t be disappointed. What you assume and what you expect will only lead to your own downward spiral. Accept what is given. But don't point out what is not given.