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Tobias and the Angel: A dog called Toby…. Stuart France

Domingos Sequeira – Tobias heals the blindness of his father * … “On a recognised Pilgrimage route?” “Why not?” “Well, that would explain the presence of the two other Archangels in the paintings even though there is no mention of … Continue reading

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Tobias and the Angel: Grateful Dead… Stuart France

William-Adolphe Bouguerea * … “If a story is canonical in one tradition and uncanonical in another it immediately raises two questions.” “What makes it ‘canonical’ for one tradition?” “And what makes it ‘uncanonical’ for the other?” “One might have supposed … Continue reading

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Tobias and the Angel… Stuart France

(Francesco Botticini) * The story of Tobias is told in the Book of Tobit in the Old Testament. The book of Tobit is part of the Catholic Old Testament but is considered apocryphal by Protestants and does not form part … Continue reading

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Alan Richardson and Magic ~ G. Michael Vasey #podcast

Renowned author, Alan Richardson is Gary Vasey’s guest… listen to the podcast on Spreaker by clicking this link. In this episode, I was delighted to chat with British magician and prolific occult author – Alan Richardson. Alan talks about how … Continue reading

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Finding the path…

“We should write a book…” Over the wineglasses, it seemed like a good idea. Not that anyone would believe the half of what we would have to recount. Far from exaggerating our adventures and jumping on the bandwagon of sensationalism, … Continue reading

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Head of the Serpent…

* 2001 – ‘War on Terror’ 2020 – ‘War on Coronavirus’ * There is an old adage that if you chop off the tail of a snake, the head will turn around and bite you, but if you chop off … Continue reading

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What, no boots! …

* ‘…all the great thinkers recognise the importance of rational thought and also the importance of getting beyond the rational and that’s where the myths and fairy stories come in… Plato spends the greater part of his master work ‘The … Continue reading

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Pieces of Nietzsche by Stuart France

* NEW EUROPEANS   The desire for Truth. That ‘temptress to risk’. The veracity which all ‘lovers of wisdom’ revere. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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…A Month of Sundays: Survive.

The Lady with the Lamp * … After first studying medicine with the Sisters of Charity, Florence Nightingale later underwent formal training as a nurse both in London and Edinburgh and then became superintendant of a hospital in Harvey street, … Continue reading

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…A Month of Sundays: Lady’s Lamp.

Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 * … Florence Nightingale’s spiritual life was graced by contact with the last of the Esoteric Medical Orders. The Sisters of Charity, was a religious order founded by St Vincent de Paul in 1634. Such orders had … Continue reading

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