May Day History Beltane and the May Pole

May Day History Beltane and the May Pole

May Day is a holiday that slips many people by, yet for some it is full of meaning. The history of May Day and the May Pole tradition is thousands of years old, and is rooted in the Celtic cultures of the Northern Hemisphere. May Day was, and still is, known as Beltane; a festival for the celebration […]

Food Not Always as Beneficial as Fasting

Food Not Always as Beneficial as Fasting

There is nothing better than a steaming hot plate of food. A hot roast dinner might do it. Or a triple cheese burger with bacon maybe. Until relatively recently, the idea of taking a day or two off eating, out of choice, probably sounded ludicrous. The exceptions have always been religious folk, who often fast […]

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