Friday, September 30, 2016

Another Christian Lie To Keep The Pagan Down

I use to lunch with a guy I worked with from India.  He was a vegetarian and so was I at the time and so we teamed up to order no-meat dishes in a heavily Christian suburb of Dallas called Plano.   Being the New-Age Pagan that I am, we talked religion more than once.   On one occasion he told me the story of when he was a kid and the Christians came into their town and tried converting them by taking the families for a ride in a Mercedes that they said, "Jesus Christ has blessed us with." 

The long car trips were always the same, they were driven away from everything and then told the car had broken down.  Stuck in the middle of nowhere with nothing to eat or drink they would try to start the car but nothing would happen.  Eventually, they would ask their Hindus passengers to pray for the car to start, and when it wouldn't, they would begin their conversation on Jesus:  "So, why isn't Krishna helping us..."  This would go on for sometime until they would ask the passengers: "Pray to Jesus, just once, and see what happens!"  Of course, with the help of adjusting the clutch or some other trickery, the car started!!!  Hurray!!!  "You know who to pray to now don't you?...  See you Sunday!"

I can't say I was surprised to hear of the trickery in the name of Christ; after all, I had already been to Italy and saw how the Catholic church had tried hiding the Pagan truth.  How the Christians used trickery to build their church by coming to the Pagan festivals and pushing Jesus.   Of course, history does show that after Constantine put out his edicts to convert to Christianity or die,  the Pagans had no choice but to rename their festivals to such things as Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter, but inside they knew the real purpose of their celebrations: Harvest, Solstice, Mother Earth....  Unfortunately, their children's children didn't and would grow up celebrating a false religion.

Okay, so that is a very brief outline of how it all happened and everyday I wonder why people don't just wake up and say, "Cut the shit!" So we can get back to our real spiritual beings.

But then, I read stories such as this one I just found in a magazine called, the Faith Filled Family:

Southeast Asian Leader Comes Back to Life After Being Prayed Over

A previously unreached village located in southeast Asia was converted to Christianity after they witnessed a miracle performed by Christ.
Their apparently dead leader miraculously came back to life after people prayed over him.
President of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, David Platt, commented that it was a modern-day resurrection from the dead.  He told the story in Nashville.
A local southeast Asian Christian who was recently converted by Southern Baptist missionaries took some friends and began sharing the gospel in a village that, according to Baptist Press, had previously been unreached.
The response from the local villagers was positive, and they began to burn anything associated with the occult.
Then, the village leader died.
The villagers, believing that they angered local spirits by turning to Christ, asked for their ritual objects to be returned.
Christians went to where the leader lay, and prayed for a miracle over his body.  They requested that God show His mercy to the local villagers, show His glory, and love to that people who were close.
Miraculously, the man coughed, and began breathing!  Platt said this miracle encouraged the Christians to evangelize.
"So they shared the Gospel, and in the days to come, people started coming to faith in Christ and that village starting burning their idols."
Platt is unsure as to whether the leader died or not, but  "Even if he wasn't dead, God sure chose an opportune moment for that guy to cough."
Platt commented that there are things that he does not know, but he says that the gospel of a God who conquered death on the cross and tell the dead to come to life is something that he is confident in.
Platt concluded that it was an example of "God's power to supernaturally save sinners."
This news encourages us all in our faith walk!

 

Sound familiar?  

 

Get Back In Your Cave Zombie!

 


Dr. TV Boogie

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Homosexuality and Astrology

The treatment of homosexuality in astrology has tended to reflect the social conditions and the attitude toward homosexuals at the time.  Ptolemy, the father of Western astrology, very matter-of-factly mentions patterns that distinguish homosexuals from heterosexuals in his classic work Tetrabiblos: If Venus and Jupiter precede the Sun in a man's chart, and if the former two planets also aspect Mars, then he will be sexually interested only in other males.  If, on the other hand, Mars and Venus are in masculine signs in a woman's chart, she will be inclined to lesbianism.  In another place, Ptolemy notes that links between Mercury and Venus indicates an attraction to young men.  This interpretation may have been suggested by the joining of the Greek names of these two planets, which results in Hermaphroditos.

By way of contrast, astrologers who matured during a period of time when society viewed homosexuality as a behavior disorder tend to attribute interest in the same sex to certain afflictions in a horoscope.  Charles Carter, an important astrologer of the early twentieth century, discussed homosexuality under the heading "Immorality (Sexual)" in his Encyclopedia of Psychological Astrology.  Carter saw the key to homosexuality in Uranus and Neptune.  A native with a poorly aspected Uranus, particularly when Venus was involved, was thought to be a prime candidate.

As homosexuality has acquired a more acceptable position on the sexual landscape, astrological speculations that attributed same-sex preference to difficult aspects and unfavorable placements have been quietly put aside.  The contemporary astrological community is highly tolerant of unconventional sexual orientations, and there now exist sun sign guides to love and romance expressly for homosexuals.  There is no general agreement, however, on the process of determining sexual orientation from a birth chart.  For a quick overview of astrological ideas on this subject, as well as original, research-based ninth harmonic charts consult van Dam's Astrology and Homosexuality.

Source: Lewis, James R. Astrology Encyclopedia. 2003

Monday, September 26, 2016

Why Buddhism and Islam are always at Crossroads? Read Here!

Sept 24, 2016: Every religion have their own definition, they have their own viewpoint and their own value system. Similarly, each religion has its own scriptures and sacred texts, doctrines,rites and rituals, customs and practices. There are many exciting similarities but the fundamental level i.e. faith is different. Although we celebrate and rejoice in our similarities…

The Majesty and Mystery of India’s Sacred Banyan Trees

Some 550 years ago, so a story goes, the poet-sage Kabir was on a silt island in India’s Narmada River. He was brushing his teeth with a twig. When he flung his toothbrush to the ground, up sprang a gigantic tree whose crown spread so wide it cast shade over a whole hectare of land. Today,…

Thursday, September 22, 2016

What Kind Of People Believe In Psychic Powers?

Your never-ending fascination with the “Long Island Medium” may actually be a sign that you’re not the best at thinking on your feet, suggests recent research published earlier this February in Memory & Cognition. The pair of University of Chicago researchers embarked on a quirky sort of experiment. First they polled over 2,000 people online about…

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Real-Life Horror Of Sleep Paralysis

You wake up in the middle of the night frightened by the sense that something weird is in the bedroom. You try to lift yourself up, but you can't feel your arms or legs. Your breathing starts to get heavy as a feeling of fear overcomes you — it's almost as if you're dead awake. This…

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Occult Universe of David Bowie and the Meaning of 'Blackstar'

In the wake of David Bowie's death, his last album, "Blackstar", is his swan song, an enigmatic conclusion to a career punctuated by otherworldly alter-egos and esoteric symbolism. We'll look at the meaning of "Blackstar" in the context of David Bowie's career. Very few artists can boast the longevity of David Bowie in the music industry,…

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Stephen Harper at Bohemian Grove? Hacked email says ex-leader visited shadowy GOP summer camp

Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, confirmed Tuesday that hacked emails from his personal account were indeed genuine. U.S. media focused their coverage on Powell's marked disdain for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. In one email, Powell even called Trump an "international pariah." But for Canadians, there's another compelling…

Friday, September 9, 2016

8 Hair Raising English Hauntings That Will Terrify You

The UK is home to some of the most haunted places in the world, from manor houses to abandoned prisons and even villages overrun with ghosts. According to a recent survey, one in five Britons have felt a ghostly presence in their homes, while one in six fear the return of ancestors who died before their…

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

So Called 'Moderate' Republican John Kasich Attacks Harry Potter Actor Daniel Radcliffe's Atheism

Ohio Governor and former Presidential candidate John Kasich was in New Hampshire recently to endorse fellow Republican Chris Sununu for Governor. But a strange thing happened after his announcement. During a tour of downtown Exeter, Kasich entered a bookstore, saw a Harry Potter book, and shared his irrational thoughts about Daniel Radcliffe, the openly non-religious actor…