About Gems and Crystals

A lot of Fundamentalist Christians laugh at new age types and their strange beliefs regarding the powers of gems and crystals.    I find this rather odd considering the importance gems and crystals play in many stories from the Bible.  The throne of God is described in the bible as being covered with gems (of course,…

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Spiritual Symbols: Olive

    We all know that an olive branch symbolizes peace, but what about the olive itself?  An olive is a symbol of immortality, fertility, or peace.  In the ancient Heraea games of Greece, a kind of Olympics for women, the victor wore a crown or wreath of olives symbolizing her dedication to Hera.  In the Olympics,…

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On Immortality

    I have to laugh when I here the fictional vampire and werewolves in movies and TV shows being described as “immortal”.  Being able to live two hundred, three  hundred, or even five hundred years is not immortal.  In all of these tales of immortal dark creatures, they can all be killed.  If they can be…

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Learn from Your Mistakes

    Everytime we have a big snow storm, I am reminded of the worse snow driver I ever saw.  Now there are a lot af people who don’t know how to drive in snow, usually, because they rarely have to.  The problem with this guy is he refused to learn from his mistakes.  This is the…

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