As a student in the 1980s, I came across a young person in a pretty bad situation. For convenience, I’ll call them Sam (not their real name). I had volunteered to host the weekly movie night at the psychiatric wing of a hospital. Sam was an in-patient and one evening we got to chatting after… Read More A touch of wisdom can work wonders
In Greek mythology, Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia (the daughter of Atlas). In his youth, Hermes is regarded as a prankster. In Homer‘s Odyssey, he is depicted as a mature messenger of the gods and conductor of souls to the afterlife realm of Hades. Hermes, in fact, has many functions within the… Read More Hermes – A link between different realms?
Two persons were arrested after they had glued their hands to the frames of two world-famous paintings by Spanish master Francisco de Goya in Madrid’s Prado museum on Saturday. Source: Climate activists glue hands to Goya painting in Spain, block private jets at Amsterdam airport Opinion: Oh, that’s original… Reminds me of something I have… Read More Climate activists glue hands to Goya painting in Spain, block private jets at Amsterdam airport
Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek demigod and incredibly strong Heracles. He is the son of Jupiter (in Greece, Zeus) and the mortal Alcmene. Generally regarded as a ‘divine hero,’ he was born a destroyer par excellence. Hercules vanquished two snakes while still in the cradle and as a boy killed a lion.… Read More Hercules – The Roman counterpart to Heracles
Hamlet is a Shakespearean character in the tragedy, Hamlet Prince of Denmark written between 1599-1601. The story of Shakespeare’s Hamlet was derived from the legend of Amleth, preserved by 13th-century chronicler Saxo Grammaticus in his Gesta Danorum, as subsequently retold by the 16th-century scholar François de Belleforest. Shakespeare may also have drawn on an earlier Elizabethan play known today as the Ur-Hamlet, though some scholars… Read More Shakespeare’s Hamlet – A Modern Man?
The Hail Mary Prayer (Latin = Ava Maria) is a Catholic prayer directed to the Blessed Virgin Mary and central to the Holy Rosary. It is essentially a prayer of praise and a request for intercession. The first part of the prayer is based on a visitation of an angel to Mary, as told in Luke 1:28.… Read More Opinion | The Hail Mary Prayer and Different Types of Environments
Isis was the central goddess of ancient Egypt, sister and wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Her cult spread throughout the ancient Greek and Roman world, where she was linked with many mystery cults popular at the time. In sculpture, she’s often seen suckling the infant Horus. From this, Isis is regularly and arguably… Read More The Goddess Isis – Inspiring and Mystifying
Building a better understanding of paranormal phenomena. Source: Paranormal Experiences Are the Norm, Not the Exception | Psychology Today Opinion: Admittedly I just glanced over this but it looks worthwhile and fits nicely with the video – “miracles” – I’m working on. As I told a certain professor many years ago, we need more discourse… Read More Paranormal Experiences Are the Norm, Not the Exception | Psychology Today | Opinion
She’s back! This time with photos, a new narrator, an original soundtrack and optional subtitles. I hope you enjoy this. The subs are optional – not baked in – so if they are hindering the visuals, just disable them. On the other hand, if you can’t make sense of (Robovoice) James from Australia, select them!