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The Birth of the Traditional Father Christmas

Saint Nicholas (March 15, 220 AD – December 6, 343 AD) I knew I would probably look at this ‘original’ Santa Claus, after posting the birth chart of the modern one. The birth and death dates are the traditional ones … Continue reading

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The Wellspring: Be Ready

(Flashback to) November 6, 1991 A clarion call, the trumpets are sounding. Be ready and prepared for the way of the Lord, and your growth in understanding, as you put down the barriers and restrictions. The power of the Universe … Continue reading

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Christian Ethics: Could You Do This?

Jesus and the Rich Young Man This parable is the stumbling-block for most Christians. Here is a synopsis of the story from Wikipedia: In Matthew and Mark, the discussion is set within the period when Jesus ministered in Perea, east … Continue reading

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“They’ll Get There When They Get There”

Miracles from Heaven (2016) Do you want to see what Heaven is like for a nine-year-old girl? The above clip shows it. As a way of understanding how we see the things we do after leaving our bodies, the Claude … Continue reading

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Star Wars as Spiritual Truth

Harpur’s Heaven and Hell This book from 1983 is a series of essays written by Tom Harpur and published in The Toronto Star newspaper. I’ve had a copy of it since about 2007. It’s still one of my great reference … Continue reading

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A Faith & Science Question was Answered

Egyptian Myths and Mysteries I’ve been reading Rudolf Steiner’s series of lectures from 1908, in which he compares Egyptian knowledge to be the same as that which is echoed in our own times. None of this is new to me, … Continue reading

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The Upside Down Kingdom

The Last Shall Be First and the First Last This saying of Jesus is repeated a few times in the Gospels, but do we really understand what he was saying? In Mark chapter 9, a dispute is going on among … Continue reading

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Is Trump a Christian?

Not Reading the Apostles’ Creed They say one picture is worth a thousand words. This one says about a billion. His religion is supposedly Presbyterian, from his mother’s side. But he admits to not attending church because of his busy … Continue reading

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