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In 2007 the Vatican issued a proclamation declaring the Templars innocent of their alleged crimes. This after finding “misplaced” documents of their trials. How different our world would be if this act had not been perpetrated against the Templars, the defenders of Christ. It is worthy of us to to honor them each October. May they rise again.
Come, my brethren! Take courage and stand beneath our banner! The darkness closes in, and we are the only true defenders of the Light! March to victory and arise triumphant!
On Friday, October 13th, 1307, King Philip IV of France, in league with Pope Clement V ordered all Templars to be rounded up and thrown in prison. The Knights were accused of numerous crimes including heresy and treason. For two hundred years the Knights Templar had been the most dominant force in Christendom.
Philip IV borrowed enormous sums of money…
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This is Winter Nights. For those unfamiliar with heathen holidays, this is the day we honor Freyja and the disir. The disir are a group of semi-goddesses and figuring out what role they play in the grander scheme of things is rather complicated. There are theories out there that say that disir are female ancestral spirits and there are theories that paint the disir as being more important than wights but less important than goddesses. The only real etymological clue is that the prefix “dis” means goddess. Since Freyja is considered the Dis of the Vanir, or the Grand Dis, I’m going to keep it simple and say that the disir are lesser goddesses. Not lesser in terms of importance but in how much influence they have in day-to-day things.
Freyja, of course, has quite a large impact on day-to-day things, as she is the goddess of love, beauty, sex…
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…and VERY controversial!
Not nearly as well-known as Ayahuasca, but every bit as miraculous, Salvia Divinorum is a small leafy shrub growing in Southern Mexico’s Oaxaca province that is one of nature’s master healing herbs with significant psycho-spiritual effects.