Spring Equinox and the Origins of Easter

Easter, as we know is a very significant day for people of the Christian faith. Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. As we have learned with other Christian holidays—oftentimes more than one tradition is followed. Modern-day Easter is derived from two ancient traditions: one Judeo-Christian and the other Pagan. Both Christians…

The Cultural Creatives

From the New Age Journal–1997 edition: cited on: http://www.lightparty.com/Spirituality/Culture.html The Rise of the Cultural Creatives A NEW PHENOMENON is emerging in American culture, according to the results of a recent social research survey. We are at a watershed in history, when the country is shifting away from the modern technocratic society toward what sociologist Paul…

Understanding the Paranormal

“What exactly does paranormal mean?” The term paranormal is used to describe a wide variety of activity and phenomena. According to the Journal of Parapsychology, the term paranormal describes “any phenomenon that in one or more respects exceeds the limits of what is deemed physically possible according to current scientific assumptions.” The actual word is…