Mother and Child

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What is this Mother and Child Pose all about? Every religion has some kind of mother posing with her child, usually male, on her lap. Mary has Jesus in her lap, Mother Yashoda has Krishna in her lap and many more have a god child in the lap or their mother. There were even religions that worshipped the Mother and Child. It all goes back to Isis with the suckling Horus in her lap, but what is this symbol trying to tell us?

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Call to Action: America’s Wild Horses & Burros – No Slaughter, NO WAY!

Straight from the Horse's Heart

photo artistry by Carol Walker of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

“Many compliments to the advocates who compiled the raw phone contact information for members of the House Appropriations Committee that meets this Tuesday morning, (TOMORROW), when the fate of America’s wild horses and burros will again be joined. Also included are the Senate members who’ll play a key role in deciding whether the provision allowing the reintroduction of US horse slaughterhouses will be defeated. Calls are the key, immediate and polite. “No slaughter, NO WAY!” is the goal. 

After calling, Tweet, Facebook, Email…do everything you can to get the message out but please remain focused and polite, it is a simple message, “No Slaughter, NO WAY”!  Let’s get after it!!” ~ R.T.


HOUSE APPROP’S FULL COMMITTEE MEMBER LIST:

REPUBLICANS

  • Rodney P. Frelinghuysen, New Jersey,Chairman– 202-225-5034   frelinghuysen.house.gov
  • Harold Rogers, Kentucky202-225-4601  

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Evil Eye

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The evil eye is a curse believed to be cast by a malevolent glare, usually given to a person when they are unaware. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune and injury. All the talismans created are basically for fighting fire with fire because they are called the ‘evil eye’ too. People with green eyes were said to be the main perpetrators of this misfortune, so they are said to be ‘green with envy’.

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Coming Home

The Druid's Garden

Rocky shore of Maine at sunrise Rocky shore of Maine at sunrise

My heart sings as I look out upon rocky shores where the clean waters meet the rising sun. I watch as the waves crash upon the bladderwrack-encrusted stones. Further inland, the land is vibrant, wild, and beautiful. The rivers and brooks rejoice as they cascade down from the mountains. The stones covered with lichen and mosses dripping with the recent rain. The lakes are so clear you can see 40 feet down. Visiting such pristine places are like a balm for my weary and tired druid heart. And yet, these wild places are not my home. The rocky coast of Maine is not the land of my blood and birth. Despite the singing in my soul, the healing and energy pouring into me from this beautiful landscape, I know I’m not home.

On my train trip back to Western Pennsylvania, my spirit grows heavy. I know that…

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