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I Celebrate Beltane

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    My Solitary Beltane/May Day Ritual~

    On April 30 into May 1st we Pagan types celebrate Beltane. Beltane is a fire festival honoring the return of the earth’s fertile phase. Beltane is most usually celebrated around the fiery fingers of a robust merry bon fire and dancing beneath a colorful maypole. I have read...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 8 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My May Basket

    One first morning in May years ago I was sitting in my study getting school lunch money ready when someone pulled the door shut. Then I heard a knocking at the door. I opened it, no one was there. Hanging on the door knob was a red construction paper basket filled with fresh wood...
    datura datura 56-60, F 22 Responses May 1, 2009

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    This is the first yr in 3 yrs that I will celebrate Beltane alone. Of course traditionally, I celebrated it with committed partner by spending the day in the sunshine and...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Happy Independence Day Greeks Everywhere Ημέρα της ανεξαρτησίας ευτυχής να Έλληνες παντού
    Greekguy79 Greekguy79 31-35, M Mar 25

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    April 18, 2015 Happy Record Store Day!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    "From Ishtar to Eostre, the roots of the resurrection story go deep. We should embrace the pagan symbolism of Easter. Easter is a pagan festival. If Easter isn't really about Jesus...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 5

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    It's time I said this but I'm so choked up And I need my sanity I'm scared, believe me You can see me smile If you let me just stick around Well this is bye, bye baby It ended...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 30

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    Emergency please someone call 9-1-1/ The same date that the twin towers fell son/ Is this a coincidence or am I just completely dumb/ But it seems like we celebrate 9/11 each day...
    SEKONSxEKx214 SEKONSxEKx214 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    A young Monk is visiting an old Monastery and he's introduced to the Head monk, The Head Monk takes him on a tour and walks him into the area where they write out duplicate...
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    The doctor, after an examination, sighed and said, 'I've got some bad news. You have terminal cancer, and you'd best put your affairs in order.' The woman was shocked, but managed...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 7 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm really looking forward to my new dry shower. It's been on order for a while now but should arrive soon. It's a revolution in shower design and electronics, newly developed in...
    simona27uk simona27uk 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 1

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    I had a chat with my bf. He is going through a similar situation as I am. His family is also broken. My heart is heavy for him. It's not fun when you feel alienated in your own...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I had a chat with my bf. He is going through a similar situation as I am. His family is also broken. My heart is heavy for him. It's not fun when you feel alienated in your own...
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    I had a chat with my bf. He is going through a similar situation as I am. His family is also broken. My heart is heavy for him. It's not fun when you feel alienated in your own...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I had a chat with my bf. He is going through a similar situation as I am. His family is also broken. My heart is heavy for him. It's not fun when you feel alienated in your own...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I had a chat with my bf. He is going through a similar situation as I am. His family is also broken. My heart is heavy for him. It's not fun when you feel alienated in your own...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Divine Mercy Sunday will be on April 12th, 2015.Saint Faustina Maria Faustyna Kowalska, O.L.M., recognised in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Faustina (born Helena Kowalska...
    MakeMyDay1234 MakeMyDay1234 26-30, M Apr 3

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    so I still bought my daughter a fancy dress and a basket and am going to let her hunt for candy eggs at the park tomorrow. if Christians can celebrate a pagan fertility holiday I...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 4

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    "Why do only English speakers celebrate “Easter”? Most other peoples of the world call the holiday observed by Christians this Sunday by some variant of the word “Pascha...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 5

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    Easter is the day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from sense consciousness to spiritual consciousness. Jesus is our Way-Shower, helping us understand and see a new...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F Apr 5

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    I had a huge fight with my childhood best friend last year and I moved across the country afterwards, it was her birthday this weekend and all of our friends were there to...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    A fantastic, filling Italian meal… that’s amore! Celebrate the season of romance with Buca di Beppo! Try Buca for date night – or bring home the love! Next date night (or...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M a week ago

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    We love birthdays! At Buca di Beppo, our only rules for celebrating birthdays are as follows… Someone must sing “Happy Birthday.” All laughter must be loud. Calorie intake...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M a week ago

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    Happy 4/20!!! I got my herb and I'm ready to celebrate!! Who wants to celebrate by my left hand side? lol
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    So things got better, because they broke up in the start of this year (they didn’t even last 6 months, this shows what a b**** she really it and my dad finally realised it.) From...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 1 Response Mar 21

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    What if I turn my reality into something I wouldn't want to escape but celebrate?
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    It's ostara, what is everyone doing today? I'm fasting and detoxing to celebrate. mostly because I have to work tonight and there's no way I can sneak in a good ritual at work.
    acrow22 acrow22 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My 18th birthday fell on a Monday, and the week before my sister came home for spring break from college. When she comes home, everything is about her, regardless of the situation...
    kenny91 kenny91 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I haven't used any drugs (including medical ones I've gotten prescribed) for some time. Illigal ones I haven't touched in over half a year. Honestly, the "bad" drugs have done...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    This is not my usual poetry.. This is me being raw before I explode. Enough. Leave me in peace. How can you expect me to like you when you unknowingly fractured my own ability...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Your birthday was yesterday, March 22nd. I can't believe you were not here to celebrate. You were taken much too soon from this world, and god how I miss you. I missed calling you...
    Willowtree78 Willowtree78 36-40, F Mar 23

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    1. I have the same birthday as my dad 2. I sleep with the TV on 3. I went to my first funeral when I was 1 day old (grandfather's) 4. I love chocolate (a lot!) 5. I almost...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm 18 years old. I've never had my first kiss, never had a boyfriend, obviously a virgin. I've never really developed an actual crush on a guy, probably because all the guys I...
    collegebraniac collegebraniac 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I now have mixed feelings about the month that I was born. I used to get so happy and excited for this day. My love would always tell me that it was just another day but to me it...
    Knightt15 Knightt15 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    That's how it's feeling like every year. It's just another day. I don't have any friends to celebrate with and presents aren't all that great from people I know and family. I can...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 24

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    My husband and I just celebrated our 2nd Anniversary and followed that up with a wonderful Scuba trip. We were not even home three days and I picked up his phone and find out he...
    Ammxd2 Ammxd2 26-30, F Mar 24

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    i don't know why. but he's doubting again. he's now asking if i want to other man or am i interested to other man. don't know what's on his mind. we just celebrated our one year.
    mielrovi mielrovi 13-15, F Mar 24

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    It was quite accidental or rather unintended and so the thrill is awesome. We were to a picnic into a lonely woods of birds and butterflies. Just the three of us, mom, me and my...
    peetboy peetboy 56-60, M 7 Responses Mar 25

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    A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand. He notices, however, that all the monks...
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    One more from other group. ----------------------------------------- Thou shalt..... A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying...
    Neo8 Neo8 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Late 1997 is the year I was born. Still, I think I was brought up the 90's way since my mom listened to 90's music and was buying second hand clothes that were usually older too...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 25