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Why Does It Take So Long for the Penny to Drop?

Communion When I first read Whitley Strieber’s book (“Communion”) in 1987, I didn’t pick up the huge hint that Anne Strieber had implanted into the title. In fact, it wasn’t until this morning that the penny finally dropped. What was … Continue reading

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How an Ancient Egyptian Symbol Became a Christian Icon

The Phoenix Rising from Its Ashes It gives us a clue as to the reality of the Risen Christ. The phoenix is a legend of mythic proportions. Does that make it ‘fake’ news? No. But it does put us back … Continue reading

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Re-Writing History: Is It Fake News or…

A False Narrative? I have commented many times that history gets written by the victors. The losers crawl away from their battles and lick their (emotional) wounds, sometimes for centuries. We, individually, do the same thing. That situation you went … Continue reading

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Cleopatra and Mark Antony alive today?

    Jennifer Aniston and Russell Crowe? It’s not as far-fetched as you might imagine. Cleopatra was Greek, and was not anything like Elizabeth Taylor. Antony was a Roman soldier, and a bit of a imbiber (à la Bacchus). Taylor … Continue reading

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And Speaking of the Dog Star: Sirius

I have been negligent: I’ve known about the double star Sirius for more than 40 years but never thought to share that knowledge with anyone else. Hopefully, this post will correct that oversight. The Dogon people in Mali, West Africa, … Continue reading

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Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Just so we don’t skip by yesterday‘s post and not mention St. Teresa of Ávila, here’s the coat of arms for the order she founded. Isn’t it great how divergent thoughts link up?

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Kingmaker: the Throne Behind the Power

ꜣst: the Throne (Egyptian alphabet) Isis is represented in the Egyptian alphabet by the image of a throne (see it on top of her head, above). The pronunciation of her name is equivalent to ‘aisé’. This could be where we … Continue reading

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Exactly Who was Isis: Horus’ Mother?

Isis, Wife and Sister of Osiris Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology. She was the sister and wife of Osiris, and they had a son named Horus. As goddess of life and magic, Isis protected women and children, and … Continue reading

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Just a Love-Sick Roman Soldier

Mark Antony (January 14, 83 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) In my opinion, this individual‘s reputation has not been served very well by history. As always the victor’s version of events is what gets written down for succeeding generations. … Continue reading

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Last Queen of the Nile

Cleopatra VII (November 2, 70 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) For some reason, this woman is the most popular person in history to have people claim as a previous life. It makes me wonder if her spirit was so … Continue reading

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