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Halloween’s 666 Meme

pumpkinwolfPlease Use Your Head

For the past month and increasingly as the seasons change, people are sharing memes on social media linking Halloween to 666 and even Friday the 13th. It simply makes me want to plant my face in my hand and ask what in the world has happened to common sense!

Now one of these memes is meant to be a joke. But I’ve been astounded by some of the emails I’ve gotten asking when Halloween went from Friday the 13th to October 31st? Some people are taking these shared images seriously!

What?! Seriously? Let me clear a few things up!  No one knows when the 1st Halloween occurred. It never had an official start date. So there’s no way to know how many observances there have been. So please forget the 666 crap. It’s not true and it’s nothing more than bigots associating a number to a holiday that never had a relationship in the first place.

Second, Halloween has NEVER been on Friday the 13th. Ever! There’s not that many Friday the 13ths in October to begin with. But the holiday, in all it’s observances has always been on the last day of October. Continue reading

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What Happens When We Die

Blessings Of The GreenThe Process of Life and Death

While we were on our summer break I received a lot of great emails. Quite a few of them caught my attention and in particular I found myself writing a novel to answer a few of them. I decided; a few of these might be better answered on the blog. Surely this isn’t the only time someone has asked this question. Perhaps we can help others who are seeking to find answers and understand these concepts too.

I’m not going to post the entire emails and their contents, our friends deserves privacy. In this particular email / answer,  I do want to share the question and put it in context so we’re all on the same page as I share my view and understanding from my perspective. Continue reading