The Wiccan Rede

Bide the Wiccan Laws we must In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. Live and let live. Fairly take and fairly give. Cast the Circle thrice about To keep the evil spirits out. To bind the spell every time Let the spell be spake in rhyme. Soft of eye and light of touch, Speak little, listen much. Deosil go by the waxing moon, Chanting out the Witches' Rune. Widdershins go by the waning moon, Chanting out the baneful rune. When the Lady's moon is new, Kiss the hand to her, times two. When the moon rides at her peak, Then your heart's desire seek, Heed the North wind's mighty gale, Lock the door and drop the sail. When the wind comes from the South, Love will kiss thee on the mouth. When the wind blows from the West, Departed souls will have no rest. When the wind blows from the East, Expect the new and set the feast. Nine woods in the cauldron go, Burn them fast and burn them slow. Elder be the Lady's tree, Burn it not or cursed you'll be. When the Wheel begins to turn, Let the Beltane fires burn. When the Wheel has turned to Yule, Light the log and the Horned One rules. Heed ye Flower, Bush and Tree, By the Lady, blessed be. Where the rippling waters go, Cast a stone and truth you'll know. When ye have a true need, Hearken not to others' greed. With a fool no season spend, Lest ye be counted as his friend. Merry meet and merry part, Bright the cheeks and warm the heart. Mind the Threefold Law you should, Three times bad and three times good. When misfortune is enow, Wear the blue star on thy brow. True in Love ever be, Lest thy lover's false to thee. Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill: An ye harm none, do what ye will.
- Blessed Be -
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Saturday, May 19, 2012

My Study of World Religions...

Since 2007 I have constantly been studying religions and faiths. I stumbled across this link or just read below. This is a summary of the different religions.

 First it is instructive to look at other religions. (Under "religion" here we are including the various personality cults such as Christianity {a cult is the worship of a named God, such as Jesus} along with the "real" religions that are ways of spirituality.)  Let us see whether we can find the underlying essence, the message, of a few world religions. 

Christianity is a "religion of the book."   Various interpretations of the book in its myriad translations result in various sects; so Christianity is an approach to the sacred through the written teachings of one sacred book and on sacred avatar. Its purpose may be summed up as a religion of sacrifice which leads to salvation. The sacrifices expected of its followers are many and varied, from the giving of money to the church to living unnatural lifestyles (eg. hair shirts).

For more information regarding a Pantheist's View of Christianity, please click here.

A Religion of Salvation through Sacrifice
     In this instance, "Salvation" is defined as gaining a knowledge of the Divine and understanding your purpose in life, or spiritual growth.

      Judaism is a religion basedon the book. In this case the book contains a great deal of civil law. It is a relgion that teaches its adherents how to live safely in an unsafe world; therefore it has many different laws of behavior and diet, many restrictions, and many rituals that bring strength to the family and to the kin.

A Religion of Learning Salvation through Civitas (civilized behavior)

      The message of Islam may be the simplest and the most stark of any of the major religions. It is simply that if one sumits to Allah, one receives Salvation. The very name of the religion means "Submission to God." The culture in which it flourishes is of the desert and of the stark reality of nature as a threat to life.
A Religion of Salvation through Absolute Submission

      This religion--which some say is a philosophy, not a religion--relies on the balancing of opposites. It tries to get its adherents into harmony with the primal nature of things. It differs from Confucianism in that Confucianists attempt to use reason and learning as a guide; whereas a Taoist guides himself by intuition. In this way the Tao instructs people to be humble and accept life as it comes to them.
A Religion of Salvation through Harmony

      The great thrust of the Craft is that it encourages spiritual development in all people in any way they intuitively feel is right for them. On its social side the Craft teaches connection with nature and the idea that one should progress through harming no one. This then leads us to a very simple definition: a religion that encourages its members to progress in their own way and in their own time to greater spiritual understanding.
A Religion of Salvation through Wisdom and Exploration 

Crosman | Airguns | Pistols | Marauder Woods Walker Air Pistol

"The Woods Walker pistol unleashes magnum power in a package small enough to fit in your pack. It has the authority to take small game and varmints, and if you need it, this repeater will give you a precise follow-up shot.
The Realtree® AP camo ensures you won't be easily spotted and the included CenterPoint Multi-Tac Quick Aim Sight with custom dovetail rings allows for fast acquisition and precise targeting.  Swap the pistol grip for the included shoulder stock without having to adjust the sights. The Marauder Woods Walker is the perfect deerstand airgun for taking care of those pesky squirrels while waiting for The Big One.  Driving pellets at 15.5 fpe means it's just as well suited pursing raccoons and rabbits".

All I can say is that I have put is on my NEED to HAVE List. 
Of course I would then have to purchase a Pump, Air Tank, Degasser and other accessories.

         Specifications Overview
Model Number:               BP2220-AP
Velocity:                          Up to 700 fps
Weight:                            2.7 lbs
Length:                             18 in
Mechanism:                       Bolt Action
Power Source:                  PCP
Caliber:                             .22
Capacity:                           8-Shot Clip
Barrel:                               Rifled
Optics Rail:                        Dovetail
Optics:                               Multi-TAC Quick Aim Sight
Safety:                               Cross Bolt
Material:                            Synthetic

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