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MRFF Challenges Army Hospital Emblem May 30, 2010

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According to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation the cross and religious motto of an Army Hospital in Colorado violate the constitutional requirement for separation of church and state. They also state that the emblem should be removed. Here’s what the emblem says “Pro deo et humanitate” or “For God and humanity.”

British Police Recognizes The Pagan Police Association May 26, 2010

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In the summer of 2009, a new group called the Pagan Police Association was created in the UK. The group is supporting the numerous officers who follow Pagan spiritual paths. Recently the association has been recognized by the Home Office as a “diversity staff support association”. This means that the police officers have been given the right to take days off to celebrate religious holidays.

Beltane Crafts: Magical Weaving and Braiding May 15, 2010

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Handcrafts are often used as a magical process and some people are saying that they are able to astral travel while weaving and braiding. From my point of view, this type of craftwork is a meditative exercise, a way to let your mind wonder and just relax. You hands are doing all the work for you.

A few words on Dream Interpretation May 12, 2010

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As you probably know, dream interpretation is a subject of interest and a popular study field for many Wiccans and Pagans. And I am no exception. I have been fascinated ever since I can remember by the different methods of dream interpretation.

10 Tips on How to Create Your Own Book of Shadows May 10, 2010

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It seems I still have the “Practical Magic” fever so currently I’m working on my own Book of Shadows. One of our readers, Pat, inspired me. Of course, I can buy a fake Book of Shadows replica but that just wouldn’t be the same, would it? It’s actually fun and relaxing to work on it and it keeps my busy which is always good.

Celebrate Spring with Flowers! May 7, 2010

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I just love spring! There’s no other season like it, everywhere I look there’s flowers, fresh green grass, blossom trees – true beauty! Did you know that in the ancient Rome, the arrival of Spring was a time to honor Flora, the goddess of flowers? Every year, from April 28 to May 3, a Floralia party was held and all the gardens of Rome were abundant with flowers.

Canadian Businessman Helps Tanzania’s Albinos May 5, 2010

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It seems that the horrific events that took place in Tanzania back in January and March when nearly over fifty albinos, both adults and children, were mutilated and even murdered by people who use their body parts in witchcraft are continuing to these days.