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Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Thanks Mira, I am contented with my collection. I like to have just a few quality pieces and fashion items are so lovely and reasonably priced that we can look gorgeous all the time .
Veronica, 15 days ago
Party Food and Safety
I suspected the muffalettas would be new to many. They taste so good I had to include them. They are server warm.
blackspanielgallery, 15 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Yes, it's wonderful. I rarely go out without a necklace, and I have large "fashion" necklaces these days. Many of them are with gemstones. I have to say your jewelry pieces are very elegant!
Mira, 15 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Hello yes I am the same. I love to buy costume pieces but I intersperse them with a very few quality gem pieces that I own , most of which are pictured here. All these pictures are from my collection. I always wear ear rings, a necklace and ...
Veronica, 15 days ago
Party Food and Safety
I hadn't heard of muffuletta and chafing trays. Thanks for this. Your choice of hors d'oeuvres is very appetizing!
Mira, 15 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
I really like gemstones. I buy necklaces at various fairs and then mix-and-match my own necklaces. It gives me great pleasure to do so :)
Mira, 15 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
I like your comments that "the Eucharist [mass,Lord's Supper] is the visible expression of the bond that church members share with each other. To participate in Eucharist is to take part in the life of the church." I also like the Orthodox view ...
Mira, 15 days ago
Coconut Oil and Beyond: Get the Most Out of Coconuts
I'm buying coconut products organic now. Reading your piece again makes me happy I do so.
Mira, 15 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Astrology only arose in some societies, e.g.Iran. There were many agrarian societies that did not have it.
frankbeswick, 18 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Frank That's not what I said. I said people used to look to the stars to know when the rains would come, when the crops could be planted. …. Belief that there was a connection between stars and fate followed.
Veronica, 18 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Astrology was never about rain and climate.It rests upon a belief that there is a mysterious connection between events on Earth and in the heavens.
frankbeswick, 18 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Frank and BSG To be fair to ancient peoples, I can see how astrology developed.... e.g. when the certain consolation was in a certain part of the horizon, the rains would be coming, or if they were up above, it was time to bring in the ...
Veronica, 19 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
The Hebrews of the time of Aaron and Moses had no astrological beliefs. These beliefs crept into the Middle East from Iran after the Persians conquered Babylon in 527 B.C, where the Jews were slaves. Persian astrological ideas spread around the ...
frankbeswick, 19 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
Derdriu, communion on Sundays is in both kinds. On weekday masses it depends on the priest's decision. If you want a sequel to my article there will be a sequel, but I will need to think about it, and I have to say that I have a book review ...
frankbeswick, 20 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
The Old Catholics,who separated from Roman Catholicism after 1870, acquired their ordination from the bishop of Utrecht, who was in valid apostolic succession. So they are validly ordained. Later on some Anglo-Catholics, from the Church of ...
frankbeswick, 20 days ago

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