Category Archives: Religion

This is My Body, This is My Blood

One thing about eight years of Catholic school in the 60’s- it was religion in interesting times. Women may remember a scramble to hide our uncovered heads from God, who did not want to look down from Heaven and see … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, Christmas, 2014

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, December 22, 2014

Some years ago a saint lived in Providence, Mahaghosananda, who comforted his people in the refugee camps of Thailand, and in the Cambodian Diaspora in South Providence. His message was lovingkindness. I don’t know what he would say to the … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, November 18, 2014

Got this from Phil Edmonds, musician and follower of the Eightfold Path. Mahaghosananda was one of the saints of Providence, here as a consequence of the Vietnam War and the US invasion of Cambodia. His message to all was Lovingkindness. … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, October 8, 2014

Life is not all rainbows and unicorns, and neither is Tarot. The IX of Swords illustrates all that wakes us up at 3am. The fears may be founded and imminent, or just ghosts and nightmares, but how can you sort … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, July 23, 2014

Today’s card, the Knight of Pentacles is the opposite to the Knight of Swords. The Knight of Pentacles is a stand-up guy who deals with what is, not what might be. He is not easily panicked, he is not brandishing … Continue reading

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The Hell With Hobby Lobby- We a Need Public Option Now!

July 4th is the right time for a Declaration of Independence from the employee benefits shackle. The fact that most Americans have had to look to employers for access to insurance is not a law of nature, it’s an accident … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2014

One of the appealing aspects of Paganism is the connection to astronomy. Unlike astrology, no faith is required here. The earth will reach its maximum tilt toward the sun and the longest day will happen whether we believe it or … Continue reading

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Sign of the End Times

I’m relaxing on Sunday morning with the NYT, being all churched-out for the week. But no escaping religion. Back page of the Review section asks the theological question, ‘Is That Jesus in Your Toast?’ Such apparitions can be as lucrative … Continue reading

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Escapee from Phelps Hate Cult Tells All

Proving the old saying that only the good die young, hate profiteer Fred Phelps has gone to Judgment. In the closed world of Westboro Baptist Church, the male leaders sort out who will inherit the pulpit. Phelps’ daughter Shirley, who … Continue reading

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