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“The moment you speak something out you give birth to it”

Amiee Byrd, author and contributor on Mortification of Spin, has written a review of Positively Powerless.  I’ll get to Aimee’s review in a moment but before I do, a short synopsis on the Power of Positive Thinking is in order.  Positive thinking is based in the so-called Law of Attraction which is the principle that like attracts like. […]

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Goddess Worship in America and How It’s Affecting the Church

Lighthouse Trails is offering a new booklet tract by Maria Kneas and John Lanagan.  The booklet reveals the little known fact that full-blown Goddess worship developed in the 1950s. Goddess worship is embraced by the world of the occult.  Witchcraft, radical feminism and even some liberal churches is steeped in goddess worship. The occult world holds to […]

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Mindfulness! Heard of It? What does it mean, and where is it showing up in Christian circles?

For those who have never heard of “mindfulness,” it is a Buddhist meditation practice that’s emphasized in Zen Buddhism.  Many professing Christians are involved in this pagan practice and shouldn’t be. The following is from Lighthouse Trails. According to researcher and author Ray Yungen: In recent years, a type of meditation known as mindfulness has made […]

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What Links Breath Prayer, “Practicing the Presence” and Yoga?

In Yoga, “practicing the presence” is accomplished through the mystical method of repeating yogic breathing and yogic mantras for the purpose of ushering the devotee into “oneness” with cosmic consciousnesses, the eastern understanding of god or divinity, often referred to as the “divine spark”, believed to be synonymous with all nature. The idea of god/divinity […]

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The dark side of meditation and mindfulness: Treatment can trigger mania, depression and psychosis, new book claims

For those who have never heard of “mindfulness,” it is a Buddhist meditation practice that’s emphasized in Zen Buddhism.  Zen Buddhism is a mixture of Taoism and Buddhism.   Practitioners claim that mindfulness is spiritually neutral.  Right.  And I’m Tinkerbell. In her piece “Mindfulness For Children: Buddhism For Tots” former New Ager and long time astrologer Marcia Montenegro, explains […]

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Oprah reinventing prayer outside the box

Over the years Oprah has introduced her audience to New Age/New Thought luminaries such as Marilyn Ferguson, Neale Donald Walsh, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, John Bradshaw, Jack Canfield, Shirley MacLaine, Gary Zukav, John Edward, Jerry and Esther Hicks, Rhonda Byrne, and Eckhart Tolle and the list goes on.  All these people are occultists. In her […]

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