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On Witches and Socks

According to a Christian legend, while the Three Wise Men were on their way to Bethlehem to bring gifts to the Infant Jesus, they bumped into a very old woman and asked her if she knew were the Son of God was, as they seemed to be quite disoriented. 463 altre parole

Culture And Society

La Befana

The relics of San Nicola (aka Jolly Ole Saint Nick) are kept in a basilica in Bari, Puglia. Although the modern, red-suited image of Babbo Natale… 346 altre parole

Red Ridge X - Christmas and the Witch of Italy.

Red Ridge X loves to hear about the different legends and traditions from around the world connected to Christmas. One legend we did read about was of a witch in Italy that delivers presents to children a lot like Santa Claus. 402 altre parole

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The infinitely small space between you and your dreams

During the time around November 1st, the Commemoration of the Dead Ritual, there were many opportunities to contact and listen to messages from the Beyond. I’ll share one with you, one I heard and interpreted in the Hall of Metals, close to the niche of the Earth portal, while I was guiding a Dutch group of the School of Meditation. 515 altre parole


Birthday and the dreamtime

It’s the month of my birthday. This year when I was completing some ritual aspects around the birthday, I thought about this recurrence and how – in our culture and many others – there is this custom of emphasizing and celebrating the moment of your birth. 739 altre parole


Birth Traditions

As you can imagine, my thoughts are very occupied by the subject of pregnancy and birth in these days (because I am pregnant). A lot of things that I heard over the years about this theme are coming back to mind. 1.229 altre parole