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Stunning Artifacts Recovered From Cleopatra’s Palace June 29, 2010

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A team of divers excavating the ruins of Cleopatra’s palace, located off the coast of Alexandria, since the early 1990’s has recently discovered “everything from coins and everyday objects to colossal granite statues of Egypt’s rulers and sunken temples dedicated to their gods.”

What Goes Around, Comes Around June 24, 2010

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The famous saying ”What goes around comes around’’ originated in the United States in the 1970s. The earliest appearance in print was in 1974 in Eddie Stone’s book, ’’Donald Writes No More’’. Its Russian equivalent is ’’As the call, so is the echo’’. All religions and cultures in some form hold this idea to be true. For example in Mesopotamia Hamurabi an ancient ruler created the first code of laws. It contained this little nugget which you will recognize – “An eye for an eye…”

June 1, 1563: The day when English Witchcraft Act went into effect June 21, 2010

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As some of you may or may not know, until the year of 1951, English laws were strictly prohibiting witchcraft and other similar practices like acts of magic, or consulting with the spirit world. The most important act in the history of England’s witchcraft laws and penalty is without a doubt, the one that came into action on the 1st of June 1563.

Conservative religious organization is trying to unseat California judges June 18, 2010

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A conservative religious organization is trying to unseat judges in the upcoming California election. Here’s the main story: a group of conservative attorneys who say they are on a mission from God have launched an online campaign to replace the incumbent judges, all Democrats, with Christian conservatives.

Man found guilty in “Blood Oath” case June 15, 2010

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I really hate to discuss such disturbing news but these things happen and there’s nothing we can do but face them. Even though I was appalled to read about the story of 40 years old Eric Christensen now I’m happy to say that on Friday, June 4, 2010 he was found guilty of first degree murder of girlfriend’s slaying.

Free Voodoo Spell Book June 9, 2010

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I have some great news for those of you who are interested in learning more about Hoodoo or Voodoo, to be more specific the New Orleans brand of Hoodoo. You can access The Hoodoo Voodoo Spellbook for free! You’ll see that the online book includes some basic principles of Voodoo, spells, formulas and lots of interesting stuff and information. You can read it just for fun or you may try and work on some of the spells.

A few words on the Baccalaureate Ceremony June 5, 2010

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In a couple of days I will be attending the Baccalaureate Ceremony of my best friend’s daughter and I have to say I’m really excited about it! Can’t wait to dress up and join the festivities. A Baccalaureate Ceremony dates back to the Middle Ages when meaningful symbols were associated with the conferring of a degree. This is a highlight of the academic year and a time to rejoice, praise, honor and celebrate learning. It is also a time to recognize, in a formal manner, the achievements of our friends, relatives and colleagues.

The Four Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water June 2, 2010

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Like we previously discussed in one of my first posts, modern Wicca focuses on the four classical elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Still, the concept dates way back, when a Greek philosopher named Empedocles came up with the cosmogenic theory stating that these four elements are the root off all existing matter. Most Pagans and Wicca followers are adepts of this theory.