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The Miraculous Life of Saint Barbara

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As a spiritual worker, I petition and work with many saints for myself, clients, friends and family.  Many of you who have been following my blog will know that Saint Martha is my personal patron and most beloved saint.  Another saint I greatly admire is the 3rd century martyr Saint Barbara about whom I have blogged before.  Recently, I have been working with her more and more and find her to be a fierce protector and advocate. …
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The Magic of the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is truly a time of magic and whimsy as anyone who has seen the Nutcracker or read Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will confirm.  The weeks after Thanksgiving leading to New Years are filled with a tangible energy of peace and harmony that often brings out the kind and charitable side of people even amidst a frenzy of materialistic gift buying.  It was not until recently that I’ve realized that on a deeper level,…
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Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara

According to legend, Barbara was a young martyr who lived during the third century AD under the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian, a notorious persecutor of Christians.  Little is known about her life and various accounts place her birth, life and martyrdom in various locations as far apart as Northern Italy and Armenia.  What we do know is that from the very early Middle Ages, there has existed a devotion to this powerful virgin, martyr saint…
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