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In Ancient Times, “Woe Is Me!” was a Spiritual Warning

The Burning of Jerusalem by Titus This image was attached to a post that said something along the idea that Jesus could predict the future. Somehow the burning of Jerusalem ‘proves’ what he had been warning them all along, if … Continue reading

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The Roman Equivalent of England’s King John

Domitian (October 24, 51 AD – September 18, 96 AD) I was shoveling snow, when this analogy struck me: if Henry II was Vespasian, and Richard the Lionheart was Titus, then King John would be Domitian. The weaker younger brother … Continue reading

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Satire: The Gospels as a “Jewish War” Prequel

Caesar’s Messiah (2005) I’ve always had this nagging feeling of unease when reading the stories of Jesus in the New Testament. I wrote of it before, preferring The Gospel of Thomas to the other ‘authorized’ gospels, even John’s. That a … Continue reading

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The Original Seer from the 16th Century

Michel de Nostredame (December 14, 1503 – July 2, 1566) I’ve written about Nostradamus before. But I never thought about trying to do his birth chart, until today. (You might call it an inspired decision.) All the astrology sites (and … Continue reading

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra (or did he?)

Zoroaster (dates unknown) I am not going to quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, although that would be the most important book written about Zoroaster. No, I’m going to quote something more recent. ‘For many centuries before Zaratas’s time, the Babylonian astronomers … Continue reading

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Banking Return: Not Sufficient Funds

In my dreams last night, I assisted my friend, David, and his wife, Jenny, with their business sideline, banking. My guess is that David had too much on his plate, so I took over the returning of unpaid cheques for … Continue reading

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Premonition: That Feeling of Foreboding

The Merchant of Venice: Act 1, Scene 1, Verse 1 Antonio. In sooth, I know not why I am so sad:It wearies me; you say it wearies you;But how I caught it, found it, or came by it,What stuff ’tis … Continue reading

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The Revelation of Dannion Brinkley

Saved by the Light What’s amazing about this story is that I had never heard of it. My first brush with life after death was reading Raymond Moody’s book about it. He published Life After Life in 1975, the same … Continue reading

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The Fellowship: Are They the Antichrist?

I’ve told you before that everything about this world seems upside down. Here we have a group of Christians, known as The Fellowship, who have involved themselves in world politics. (Whatever happened to separation of Church and State?) On the … Continue reading

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Is It Coincidence, or Something More?

The Celestine Prophecy (2006 film) I’m usually not scathing of any film that attempts to demonstrate how spirituality works, but this one bothered me when I watched it. Partly because of the political regime violence depicted, partly because of the … Continue reading

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