Monthly Archives: July 2020

Are We Too Close to the Truth to Appreciate What It Is?

The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore (2008) I’ve had this book for almost 10 years, but I never had the motivation to read it before now. Perhaps I had to be more prepared for what it said. Perhaps … Continue reading

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When Keith Married Nicole, Two Halves Became Whole

Synastry at its Best I touched briefly on Nicole Kidman’s chart, yesterday. And I had anticipated writing about her marriage to Tom Cruise, but then thought better of it. This post will explore the relationship that she has with Keith … Continue reading

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Two Strange Passages from Revelation

The Pagan Christ Appendix C (Pages 211-213) by Tom Harpur ‘There are two oddities from the text of the New Testament itself. They fully support the thesis that the true background of the Jesus story is the eternal, spiritual Christ … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to be Smart to Gain Wisdom

Astrology For Dummies (2nd Edition) Thank you, Ian, for sharing this one with me. When you first brought it to my attention as an extended summary of the Sun sign personalities, I wondered who the author was. Now I know: … Continue reading

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A Jewish Story that Explains Reincarnation as a Blessing

Wheels of the Soul (as quoted in “The Way” pages 82-85) When the Baal Shem Tov was living in the town of Medzhibozh, in Poland, it was said that this righteous man had the power to cure all sorts of … Continue reading

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When Belief is Shaken

Falling Leaves For those of us raised in the Christian tradition, it can come as a bit of a shock to discover that the Word of God is not what is written in the Bible but the One Spirit of … Continue reading

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Initiation: Kundalini Rising?

The Way of Initiation The caduceus, also known as the Staff of Hermes, is an ancient Greek symbol. We invariably see it as representing medicine but that is a mistake: The caduceus is often incorrectly used as a symbol of … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking or Literal Scripture?

Messiah (2020) We came to this show a bit late, since we didn’t have Netflix until May. I’d seen it on the lists but hesitated until last night. Now that I had a first look (episode one) I can see … Continue reading

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Toyota Corolla: My New Big Brother?

We were driving to Kitchener and back on Saturday when I saw a message similar to the one above. I say similar, because this is evidently the American version. Mine said: Would you like to take a break? Wow, at … Continue reading

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Twelve: Its Spiritual Importance

According to Tom Harpur’s The Pagan Christ (Pages 86-88) In Luke’s Gospel, we read how Jesus’ parents took him to the temple for what today is called his bar mitzvah — his entry into adult responsibility to the Torah. But … Continue reading

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