Category Archive: Non-religious

Sep 19

Earth Day (Holidays and Festivals)

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Mithras was identified as the redeemer prophesied by Zoroaster: the sun-god who would appear as a human being at the end of time. Recognizing the Festival/Holiday: The traditional food, homentashen, is available at most bakeries. "Happy Purim" or simply "Happy Holiday" are appropriate greetings. Birthdays are celebrated the Western way with parties and presents. They watch the tops of our heads moving below on earth, And when we lie down in a field or on a couch, Drugged perhaps by the hum of a warm afternoon, They think we are looking back at them, which makes them lift their oars and fall silent and wait, for us to close our eyes.

Sep 19

On Cinco De Mayo (Holiday Happenings)

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Jesus' birth signifies God's grace and love for His people. RELIGIOUS: Write a magazine article about religious holidays around the world. You will see little to no mention/decoration for it. The Night Before Christmas, A Christmas Story, etc. The Catholic Encyclopedia directly confirms this. In England, gifts were exchanged on New Year's Day, and there was special Christmas ale. To answer this, we must look to see if the practice is scriptural. Ireland) The first Monday in May is known as May Day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and Early May Bank Holiday in Scotland.

Sep 19

Veterans Day (Our Nation's Pride)

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Environmentalists critical of electrified America must have mixed emotions this time of the year. The anthem is also played on some TV and radio channels at this time. Adult women — those who are married or who run a household — stay home to welcome the Brigid procession, perhaps with an offering of coins or a snack. Note that the times are given in UTC (roughly speaking, the time at Greenwich, ignoring British Summer Time).

Sep 19

The Ultimate Sleepover Party Book

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Eisen validated Matz’s findings, demonstrating that the majority of American Jews no longer had Christmas trees. Following the Parliamentarian victory over Charles I during the English Civil War, England's Puritan rulers banned Christmas in 1647. Children will be playing tag and getting in trouble. This involves local people making up 'balls' of chicken wire filled with old newspaper, sticks, rags, and other dry flammable material up to a diameter of 60 cm, each attached to about 1 m of wire, chain or nonflammable rope.

Sep 19

O'Lolly The Leprechaun - A Funny Rhyming Children's Picture

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They would leave the bulb in a dark area and water it when needed. The force of this acceleration would reduce Santa to “chunky salsa.”[7] Many of the most popular Christmas songs, such as “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire),” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” were written or co-written by Jews.[9] 1 Allen, Linda. Unfortunately, in America this belief has become widespread-no worries, truth destroys batil.

Sep 18

The Pumpkin Fair

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By participation in Christmas, it is possible that slowly one may lose his or her consciousness of this basic point of difference. This continues until all the candles are lit. Born in Patara (in modern-day Turkey), he is the world’s most popular non-Biblical saint, and artists have portrayed him more often than any other saint except Mary. A Global World produces an International Planner which records the important religious holidays for many of the world's principal religions.

Sep 18

Henry's happy birthday

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Families gather around to celebrate and exchange gifts in front of a fully decorated Christmas tree. The same thing would happen if we forced kids in school to pray, they'd get used to saying the words but never really believe, because really believing takes more than just exposure. However, protesters sometimes get carried away and become a little too rowdy. Ten per cent of Americans spend over $2,000. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 1998. 8 " Lego in Numbers ."

Sep 18

Let's Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holidays &

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Then there is a late lunch made up of baked chicken or turkey, stuffing, garlic pork, homemade pickled onions and numerous other delights. It is to be noted that this is also the date on which the Holy Prophet died. Jews light candles on a menorah -- two on the first day, three on the second, to nine on the eighth day. Many non-indigenous Ecuadorians partake in visiting the graves of the deceased and preparing the traditional foods as well. It's a shame that American Christians don't understand that, too.

Sep 18

My Mother Is Mine

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There are many other Vietnamese holidays, religious and non-religious, wide-spread and local, influenced by Chinese culture or unique to Vietnam. Another name for the Winter Solstice, this holiday on December 21 was celebrated centuries before Jesus Christ was born and marked a turning point in the season, when the worst of the winter was over. This is followed by candy, chips, various nuts, clementines, and sometimes a mulled and spiced wine with almonds and raisins called Gløgg is served hot in small cups.

Sep 18

Birthday Cake and I Scream (Spinechillers Mysteries)

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This happens nowadays also in Cesena with a special street market and celebration that last from June 21st to 24nd. This donation is made of brass and in ancient times was used to give to loved ones as a sign of good luck. With the change to the Gregorian Calendar, however, the equivalent days would be May 19-May 22. For more information about Wicca, see information posted for Imbloc. As the Mother of God, Mary is known as Theotokos, which means the "God-Bearer".

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