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Merry Christmas

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Happy Birthday to the Sun Gods

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Happy Birthday to the Sun gods

Ra: Egyptian
Apollo: Roman
Helios: Greek 
Mithras: Persian and Roman
Lugh: Celtic

Baldur (Norse)
Freyr (Norse)
Jesus: Christianity

Huitzilopochtli (Aztec)



Friday 13: Knights Templar

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What does Friday the 13th have to do with Masonry? It’s a long twisted connection, and I’ll take a look at this today.
The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Solomonici), better known as the Knights Templar, was one of the most famous of the Christian military orders. It existed for about two centuries in the Middle Ages, created in the aftermath of the First Crusade of 1096, to ensure the safety of the large numbers of European pilgrims who flowed toward Jerusalem after its conquest. The Templars were an unusual order in that they were both monks and soldiers, making them, in effect, some of the earliest "warrior monks" in the Western world. Members of the Order played a key part in many battles of the Crusades, and the Order's infrastructure innovated many financial techniques that could be considered the foundation of modern banking. The Order grew in membership and power throughout Europe, King…

World AIDS Day

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A message from Dr. Asclepius Today is World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988. Today, many scientific advances have been made in HIV treatment, there are laws to protect people living with HIV and we understand so much more about the condition. But despite this, people do not know the facts about how to protect themselves and others from HIV, and stigma and discrimination remain a reality for many people living with HIV. World AIDS Day is important as it reminds the public and Government that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.
HIV Fact:

HIV stands for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It is a virus which attacks the body…