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12/1/11 10:51 A

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Bright Blessings to all- Love Bastet--Egyptian Cat Goddess!



�Hate is a wasteful emotion, most of the people you hate don't know you hate them and the rest don't care.� Medgar Evers

"Who gave you the notion you could assume the things I know...the things I know" Russell Crowe & Dean Cochran of TOFOG, Things Have Gotta Change

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7/31/09 4:47 P

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Wanted to say hi, I'm new emoticon ..and I just love Kwan Yin emoticon

Yakira AKA THELADYINRED



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7/29/09 9:02 A

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just popped in to say hi & I hope ev1 has a grr8 day! sorry been MIA, having probs with my PC.

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7/14/09 5:06 A

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HI all!!!

Knowing Smile

We look to see what we have done
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Up at arms looking so silly
As we breathe deeply and do exhale
We smile a knowing little tale
Of times gone by When we had test
Our patience, health and all the rest
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7/9/09 3:24 A

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New Goddess to get to know. My daughter is very into "knowing" the goddesses. So here is what she has shared for all of us.

KUAN YIN

HISTORY:
She is a bodhisattua (Buddhahood). Originally from India but is now very popular in China. She swore an oath not to leave this planet until every soul was enlightened.

What She Does:
KuanYin shows us forgiveness, compassion, and enlightenment. She shows souls how to forgive themselves and other so that they may heal and reach Nirvana. This is also how she helps everyone who reaches out to her.

What She Represents:
KuanYin represents the willingness to let go. She is the protector of women and children. She brings everyone a sense that all is well and all will be well.

How To Call Upon Her:
Close your eyes and start a conversation with her. Call her to you. You may feel silly but that is alright. Stop and listen to your message. Take several slow deep breaths and invite her to share her message with you. Imagine her taking your pain away. Imagine her guiding you closer to Nirvana. You may feel yourself making up a conversation but do not get distracted. Just slowly breath and listen. When you feel your message is there but cannot really hear it ask that she whisper it to you in a dream or a vision as you sleep.
When you are done take 3 slow deep breaths and come back to the now.

Prayers:
KuanYin - goddess of love, mercy and compassion, help me forgive myself and other so that I may heal. Show me my path so that I may find enlightenment. Please guide me until I am whole again.

Affirmations:
The Goddess heals my pain.
I no longer grieve as I find happiness in All I see and All I do.

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We look to see what we have done
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We watch as others run nilly willy
Up at arms looking so silly
As we breathe deeply and do exhale
We smile a knowing little tale
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Our patience, health and all the rest
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7/6/09 12:25 P

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EV1 check out my friend froggz101 gr8 news!

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7/5/09 1:46 A

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Jewel I love the new pic! cute!

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We look to see what we have done
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We watch as others run nilly willy
Up at arms looking so silly
As we breathe deeply and do exhale
We smile a knowing little tale
Of times gone by When we had test
Our patience, health and all the rest
We tried so much our sanity too
To make it work to get our dues
And now we smile that knowing smile
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7/4/09 2:32 A

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Hi there just passing through!

Knowing Smile

We look to see what we have done
Where we have been, What's come and gone
We watch as others run nilly willy
Up at arms looking so silly
As we breathe deeply and do exhale
We smile a knowing little tale
Of times gone by When we had test
Our patience, health and all the rest
We tried so much our sanity too
To make it work to get our dues
And now we smile that knowing smile
The one that says we've been here a while
We sit and s


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6/29/09 9:04 P

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Very interesting, indeed!

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6/29/09 1:37 A

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Thank you SPark NB

I love learning.

Knowing Smile

We look to see what we have done
Where we have been, What's come and gone
We watch as others run nilly willy
Up at arms looking so silly
As we breathe deeply and do exhale
We smile a knowing little tale
Of times gone by When we had test
Our patience, health and all the rest
We tried so much our sanity too
To make it work to get our dues
And now we smile that knowing smile
The one that says we've been here a while
We sit and s


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1/29/09 12:34 P

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Very interesting read! Can anyone post about goddesses here? I would love to do some research and write a post about another goddess or goddesses!

Thanks for sharing!

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1/10/09 11:17 A

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What a great idea and a great way to learn about Goddess!

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Hey everyone/anyone:

I thought I would kick off my Goddess of the week idea with a Goddess of the Winter, of Yule, transitioning from Hallows, or Samhain:

Befana! (image-google her name to see pictures)

Befana, or La Befana, is an old Goddess of the Air, of the North, of strength and endurance, often considered a fore-runner of Santa Claus. She opened up her cornucopia from the recent harvest and gave gifts to the kids. She may have entered the home through a chimney, and flown on a broomstick. In one form, she is celebrated, especially by Italians even today, and since ancient times, she's been appropriated for epiphany gift-giving. (and epifania referred to 'a manifestation of moonlight'). In the Christianized version, she is a grumpy, fussy crone, who is visited by the 3 wise men on their way to the birth of Christ; she decides later to follow them, but can never catch up, so gives her gifts to the children she runs into along the way instead, since they have a *spark* of divinity within them too.

She may have come down to us from the Goddess Strenia, (meaning New Year gift) a Goddess of the New Year, who the early Christians vehemently opposed because of the partying parties held in her honor. To honor her today, give offerings/gifts of honey, figs, and dates. She may represent the old year passing, giving her final gifts (harvest).

In Scottish, she may have been related via Nicevenn, Dame Habond, Satia, Benzoie, Herodiana, or Aboundia (German), and was a Goddess of Hallows or Samhain, and related to Diana, Goddess of the Forest and the Hunt.

In some parades, she is burned in effigy at the end, in preparation for the new year.


Online inspirations:
blog.zbudapest.com/2007/12/

www.stregheria.com/Befana.htm

www.abruzzo2000.com/abruzzo/traditio
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also see Amazon site for kids' book by Tomie de Paola, The Legend of Old Befana

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Befana

www.fabrisia.com/befana.htm

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