Understanding the Akashic Records

The Akashic Records are an ancient idea that has seen a surge in popularity over the last few centuries. Though originally a Hindu concept born in and around the subcontinent of India and adopted by other Eastern religions, the Akashic Records are now commonly spoken of in New Age circles around the world. It can be a little difficult to grasp what exactly someone means when they speak about the Akashic Records and, in truth, different speakers sometimes have … [Read more...]

Surviving Christmas: Ideas for Grinches

Christmas: What is so merry about it? The Christmas holiday is falling into a pit of snakes (or having the in-laws visit and act happy about it). Christmas is having to spend too much money on people you only remotely care about and then feel stupid (when they don't give you a gift back) or guilty (when they buy you an expensive, thoughtful gift). Christmas is hearing that is all about 'peace on earth, good will toward men' while watching people run over each other to … [Read more...]

The Silent Procession of Amsterdam: One Man’s Vomit Becomes an International Blessing

Every year in March, people from around the globe gather in the Holland's city of Amsterdam to participate in the Stille Omgang, or "Silent Procession", also sometimes called the "Miracle Procession". This procession commemorates the 'Miracle of the Host' which is suppose to have occurred on March 15, 1345. This is a beautiful ritual to commemorate a miracle with origins that are less than romantic. Though it started in the 16th Century as a Catholic … [Read more...]

The Terrifying Tale of the Enfield Poltergeist

When most people think of haunted places, they think of palatial castles, churches, graveyards and ancient ruins but this terrifying true tale takes place in a rundown council house, in Enfield, London, England. The story of the notorious Enfield Poltergeist started in 1977 and would endure for a year before finally dying down. The Hodgson family were quite happy living in their modest council home. It was a home in which they had lived for the majority of their … [Read more...]