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Misc Legal: verbal agreement, statute of frauds, horse purchase
statute of frauds, horse purchase, verbal contract: Well, it depends on how much the horse was to be sold for. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, any contract for the sale of goods or chattels in excess of $500 MUST be in writing to be enforceable. Verbal agreements to buy goods that are more than $500...

Misc Legal: verbal agreement, verbal agreement, circumstantial evidence
verbal agreement, circumstantial evidence, contentions: Hi Cindy. Unless you got something in writing from the recruiter, I doubt very seriously that you will be able to enforce this verbal agreement. It will be your word against the recruiter s word and in that circumstance, you would have to have some very...

Misc Legal: verbal agreement with family, verbal agreement, sister and brother
verbal agreement, sister and brother, closing cost: Well it depends on whose name is now on the deed. I dont know that you can enforced the verbal agreement, agreements for the sale of houses have to be in writing. If you don t have it in writing, i dont think that there s much that can be done. I would...

Misc Legal: verbal agreement, wis bar, cal bar
wis bar, cal bar, 1020123: Dear G.P., Your promise to will an interest in the property to the bf does not confer any legal title in the property on him. So you can sell whenever you want. At the very least, you owe him $4200, however, and it would be wise to pay him that, with...

Misc Legal: Are verbal agreements of over phone sales valid?, statute of frauds, verbal contracts
statute of frauds, verbal contracts, verbal agreements: Charlie: Verbal contracts are enforceable, in certain circumstances. There is a law called the Statute of Frauds, which basically requires certain types of contracts to be in writing. For instance, contracts for the sale of real property, in excess of $500,...

Misc Legal: violation of probation 18 yr old son,, violation of probation, minor in possession
violation of probation, minor in possession, breath tests: Kellie: Well, the court gave him a bunch of terms to comply with and he has not complied. He is looking at a violation of his probation. Whether the court decides to violate the probation is a question with many factors. What is his relationship with his...

Misc Legal: Warranty Refund, car dealer, day time
car dealer, day time, time period: Well, it depends. Some courts construe acceptance of a partial payment as a settlement of the matter, while others will only do so if the sender of the check indicates such on the check. Best advice is to be safe: hold on to the check until you get the full...

Misc Legal: Water damaged goods at professional storage facility, mold and mildew, mildew damage
mold and mildew, mildew damage, dry boxes: Well, you have a claim for negligence. When they present themselves as a storage facility and charge money for storing people s items, they must do so in a manner the protects their client s property. All of these places have some type of insurance; i suggest...

Misc Legal: Whats the Nc laws on this kind of stuff?, wis bar, statutory rape
wis bar, statutory rape, cal bar: Dear M., I know that if I was to have sex with him,(which I know will not happen) that would be against the law! Yes. The crime is called statutory rape and it is a felony in NC for which you could go to prison. See N.C.G.S. sec. 14-27.7A ...

Misc Legal: Wills and Contesting Wills, contesting wills, wis bar
contesting wills, wis bar, building decks: Dear C., If the father has not died, then the only sure way to get a copy of it is to ask the father to see it. If the father has died, then the will is supposed to be on file in the probate court for the county where he died and as such is matter of...

Misc Legal: Wills, wis bar, timely reply
wis bar, timely reply, cal bar: Dear B.M., I suggested the holographic alternative because it requires no will formalities and is the simplest, fastest thing for a layperson to do. If you do not use this alternative, you need to follow all the formalities in your state s statutes....

Misc Legal: WORKMAN'S COMP, comp claim, unemployment insurance
comp claim, unemployment insurance, work related injury: Hi Melissa, Well, it depends on what you mean by worker s comp. As i understand worker s comp (the way it works in NY), is that you are paid money for any sort of job related injury. This is so people don t have to sue their employers. If your health...

Misc Legal: warranties, small claims court, legal proceedings
small claims court, legal proceedings, passing the buck: Dear Cookie: First, read your warranty carefully. Second, send your retailer a registered letter stating the facts (i.e. those that prove there is a problem with the system you have bought and that you have fulfilled the conditions of the warranty -...

Misc Legal: warranty deed, warranty deed, mom and dad
warranty deed, mom and dad, step sisters: hi boyd, So long as you re listed on the deed as one of the co-owners of the property, the only way you could be removed is by selling your share of the property, or by the other people on the deed, who would have to go to court and file a lawsuit for Partition...

Misc Legal: wills, body of law, ambiguities
body of law, ambiguities, formalities: There is no legal requirement that a will be drawn up by a lawyer. To the best of my knowledge, it doesn t even have to be notarized, even though notarization can save some real headaches in probate. That said, there is a body of law surrounding wills...

Misc Legal: Can they do this?, legal reminder, wis bar
legal reminder, wis bar, medical excuse: Dear D., The letter is not a threat, nor is it threatlike. It is a perfectly legal reminder of the rules. The receipt by you of this letter is NOT grounds for ANY kind of legal action. This was your last followup. Yours, Tim Provis Cal. Bar No....

Misc Legal: What can I do??, tractor trailer trucks, police art
tractor trailer trucks, police art, truck wheels: Art, Well, everything you describe in your scenario would point to your ability to file a lawsuit against the company except that you mention an easement...does the trucking company have an easement to cross over that part of your property? If so, then they...

Misc Legal: What do I do, wis bar, regaurds
wis bar, regaurds, home adress: Dear P.M., I have proof that she has forged my name on a 100.00 rembusment check that was in my name so she could cash it. This is both a criminal and civil matter. You should call the police about this as the D.A. will then do all the legal...

Misc Religions: US during the armegedon, rex mundi, tribulation period
rex mundi, tribulation period, african ethiopia: Hi Donna, In my opinion, the Bible is very clear about this. The prophets show that the Antichrist will arise from the EU (perhaps Southern Greece due to the Assyrian references). Israel is the KEY to the prophecies. China and Russia are mentioned, North...

Misc Religions: being made uncomfortable in your church, obedience to god, god thanks
obedience to god, god thanks, relationship with god: Hi Stanley, Churches and Christians have different view on this. Biblically speaking it is a sin to have sexual relations before marriage. Can a person who is knowingly living in sin preach obedience to God to others? This is the doubtless what...

Misc Religions: Ancient Religion Parallels story of Jesus?, feminine deity, isis and osiris
feminine deity, isis and osiris, rulers of egypt: Hi Janet, The basic stories of Jesus and several other biblical events (the world flood, the tower of Babel etc.) are far older than the biblical versions. As Roman Catholicism sought to turn the Way of Jesus into the approved Christian religion they...

Misc Religions: male and female roles in a relationship / stoning your kids, social paradigms, hebrew scriptures
social paradigms, hebrew scriptures, biblical hebrew: Hi Mykelle, First, when looking at 2-4000 year old text its important to bear in mind that cultures and social paradigms have radically altered over the years. Many of the things taken for granted today would have been commonly rejected and viewed as sinful...

Misc Religions: Children and Religion/ Spirituality, fire and brimstone, belief in god
fire and brimstone, belief in god, spiritual faith: Hi again Candy, Always happy to help. To me the quest, the sojourn is at least as important as the possible final destination. Like you I ve looked in many places. I ve been baptized, initiated, ordained, etc. in many different religious systems, both...

Misc Religions: Is masturbation wrong?, homosexuality and the bible, apple of his eye
homosexuality and the bible, apple of his eye, christian partner: Hi David, There are no biblical references to masturbation. The one people sometimes point to has to do with Onan in Genesis 38 but he was not masturbating, he was seeking to deprive his sister-in law of children despite being ordered to. On this...

Misc Religions: Sikhism, sikhism religion, school questions
sikhism religion, school questions, continuing studies: Hi Jessica, I have been asked by several teachers not to answer school questions and I usually honor this as it takes away from the learning process of the students. In my study on Sikhism you will find these questions answered however: http://www.allfaith.com/Religions/Sikhism/sikh1.html...

Misc Religions: leaving the culture, orisha, culture time
orisha, culture time, traditional response: With the caveat that this is probably a non-traditional response, I don t think so, if you continue communicating with them on a regular basis. I think we ve come to expect over-the-top types of offerings for orisha, when it may be what they want may be...

Misc Religions: voodoo, voodoo curse, priestess
voodoo curse, priestess, priests: greetings shanni, thanks for writing. the best approach to this type of issue in my opinion is to retain the services of a competent priestess or priest to help you. i d recommend going to a site such as www.rootsandrooted.org and using the priests...

Misc Religions: connecting, university of chicago press, afro cuban
university of chicago press, afro cuban, orisha: Hello, Alan, Thanks for your compliments. In return I would have to compliment the people who have been teaching me. I do tell people to avoid Gonzalez Wippler but so many people have had their introduction to the Religion from her books, and appear...

Misc Religions: THE TALPIOT TOMB, joseph of arimathea, james tabor
joseph of arimathea, james tabor, mary madelene: Hi J, This is part of the confusion/uncertainty it seems to me. If the site is as he and others believes, if MARIAMNE (and it is not certain that this is what it says) refers to Mary, mother of Y shua it seems out of place and would disqualify the tomb,...

Misc Religions: Names for God, infinite god, names of god
infinite god, names of god, sikh names: Sat Nam: There are many names of God. In fact, Sat Nam is one of the Names of God. It means God s Name is Truth. Inder I believe means God of the Gods or the highest. As Sikhs we believe that calling on God by chanting or repeating his/her Name is the...

Misc Religions: Noahides, seven noahide laws, descendants of abraham
seven noahide laws, descendants of abraham, orthodox rabbi: Hi AJ, It is said that if one asks 5 Jews a question one will receive 8 answers. The same as true with Noahides. By definition Noahides are people who stem from Noah and who seek to worship Noah s God through the Seven Laws etc. (see below). After...

Misc Religions: noahide NAZARENE conference, noahide, conference question
noahide, conference question, noahides: Hi, I m not associated with any Nazarene groups these days. I have tried to find and/or create something locally with no success. So no, I have no plans to attend any Noahide conferences etc. I fear the Movement is just too splintered to have much relevance....

Misc Religions: Spiritual Attacks, ifa, priest
ifa, priest, priestess: Agbo Ato E.O., Thanks for writing. I would recommend building a relationship with a competent and knowledgable Priest/ess that would entail regular divination and character development in alignment with the principles of Ifa or a complimentary African...

Misc Religions: unification church, unification church, rev moon
unification church, rev moon, divine principle: The Unification Church is still around, though it doesn t seem to be as visible as it was. Perhaps they are less concerned with missionary-type work and are more into living a Unification or Divine Principle life-style. The church believed that harmony,...

Misc Religions: worried I may stir the piece, empty brass, trinket box
empty brass, trinket box, personal belief: We all have different beliefs as to what happens to our remains after our death. I cannot tel lyou what to do, but I will ask you to follow your intuition- your inner sense of right or wrong. My own personal belief is that when we die, the important part of...

Misc Religions: worried I may stir the piece, linen cloth, empty brass
linen cloth, empty brass, trinket box: Hi Lilly, An interesting question. There is no set agreement about the residue of soul-presence in ashes, urns etc. As this box was acquired in Italy we can probably assume the ashes would be from a Roman Catholic. There are Catholic traditions concerning...

Misc Religions: Openness to truth, earth orbits, primate species
earth orbits, primate species, great apes: Hi Nathan, By the way, Science does not teach that there is no discernible soul. Science doesn t speak to the question of a soul at all because it lacks information and evidence either way. Evolutionary theory does not state that we evolved from the...

Misc Religions: Pain, sufferting, tragedy and early death, lotus grows in the mud, material existence
lotus grows in the mud, material existence, physical existence: Hi Nathan, Thanks for the kind words. You asked this in Misc. Religion questions which gives me a bit more freedom to respond than I would have in the Christian or other religion specific sections. I will be happy to share my personal views on this...

Misc Religions: spirituality, spirituality, when in doubt
spirituality, when in doubt: 1. Do what you know is right. 2. If you don t know what is right, find the wisest person you know and ask. 3. If that person doesn t know, find a wiser person. Keep going until you find your answer. 4. When in doubt, don t do anything to anyone, that you...

Misc Religions: Single parenting, child out of wedlock, parenting question
child out of wedlock, parenting question, single parenting: In my opinion, based on what you have written and from the attestation of my spirit... This man needs to be completely out of your life and that of your child. I doubt he is a good father to the other kids either, but in your situation I think you must...

Misc Religions: Religious articles in street in front of our house, african religions, dried fish
african religions, dried fish, hispanic population: Dear Mark, It s probably related more to Espiritismo which often includes elements of African religions. This work relates to a problem between two people that the person who did the work wants to improve. (I asked my husband who knows more about this kind...

Misc Religions: Santeria in Chicago, miguel barnet, university of chicago press
miguel barnet, university of chicago press, lutheran seminary: Dear Kevin, Sorry for the delay in answering. I was out of town and then had to secure a new password! There are no books that do anything other than discuss the tradition since it is an oral tradition, though this aspect is undergoing an interesting...

Misc Religions: non-theism in African religions, african religions, supreme deity
african religions, supreme deity, continent of africa: greetings keith, thanks for writing. the key word is religions next is africa . a spiritual practice that is not theistic doesn t necessarily fall under the nomenclature of being called a religion. first it may be a good idea for you to define...

Misc Religions: soul of an angel, dancing with demons, demon possession
dancing with demons, demon possession, soul of an angel: Hi Joel, With all due respect, if you think you can do this you are in terrible danger. Lucifer has been around since the beginning of time. He is not as powerful as God, but he dwarfs our power. Jude 9 Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with...

Misc Religions: Taoism, tao chia, lao tsu
tao chia, lao tsu, chuang tsu: Hi again, ---....although I do not completely get it. I suppose that seeing as how one of the main beliefs of Taoism is that one cannot completely understand without experiencing it, it is normal for me to always feel Taoism a bit beyond my grasp. Absolutely...

Misc Religions: How do I become an expert on a religion which is commonly overlooked in the academic world?, asian studies department, asian religions
asian studies department, asian religions, sikh studies: Sat Nam Hardas, My view is that the best way to learn any religion is by practicing it. Most major gurdwaras should be able to direct you to academic curriculum that meet their standards. If you have the means/option, spending time at Amritsar would be...

Misc Religions: Death, journey of the soul, afraid of death
journey of the soul, afraid of death, what is the meaning of life: That depends on whether we are PREPARED to die. Have we lived our lives in a sacred and righteous manner. Are we AFRAID of death or do we merely expect that it will happen and not be upset when it does. If we can face our death bravely and in remembrance of...

Misc Religions: query, positive path, jagannatha
positive path, jagannatha, honest person: Hi Saswat, The very fact that you are asking the question shows that you know in your heart (your consciousness) the answer already. You are asking me to justify software piracy. I can not do this. Software piracy harms the creator of the software,...

Misc Religions: Science of an Intelligent Universe, european southern observatory, invisible dark matter
european southern observatory, invisible dark matter, satellite observatory: The six degrees of separation theory, popularized by American psychologist Stanley Milgram (1967), explains that everyone is one degree removed from people they know, two degrees from people their friends know and no more than six degrees away from everyone...

Misc Religions: Science of an Intelligent Universe, Baha'i
Baha'i: Hello Larry, Your idea of the similarities between the structure of the universe and the human brain is an interesting one. It reminds of scientists first envisioning atomic structure as similar to the solar system. I looked up your website and read your...

Misc Religions: Science of an Intelligent Universe, european southern observatory, invisible dark matter
european southern observatory, invisible dark matter, satellite observatory: Your article ultimately seems to rely on faith; as such science can t properly address it. I suggest you seek a metaphysical magazine for your article. I would not waste any more time on the scientific journals, unless you can find a recognized scientist --...

Misc Religions: Science of an Intelligent Universe, european southern observatory, invisible dark matter
european southern observatory, invisible dark matter, satellite observatory: Hi Larry, Thanks for this, however this is outside my area of expertise and I would have nothing useful to add to your considerations. I will say however that there is more to faith in God (manifested in whatever tradition) than your paper seems to suggest....

Misc Religions: Good or Bad????, voodoo and hoodoo, spiritual evolution
voodoo and hoodoo, spiritual evolution, marie laveau: greetings, thanks for writing. i m not sure if you let the wrong person make you believe otherwise; after all you are responsible for your actions-others do not make you act in certain ways. perhaps it was the fear that you are a sinner that belongs...

Misc Religions: What's my religion?, unitarian universalists, nicean creed
unitarian universalists, nicean creed, religious society of friends: Hi Karen, You seem to fit in well with many liberal/progressive Christian sects. Have you considered the Unitarian/Universalists or the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)? Many people who consider themselves essentially Christian, including me,...

Misc Religions: Tao, tao tao, world hi
tao tao, world hi, yin and yang: Hi Alex, What a great question! Tao is that ever-present endless point at which yin and yang unite. Yin acts by virtue of yang and yang acts by virtue of yin. When yin and yang interact that is Tao not yin or yang. So... What is there without Tao?...

Misc Religions: The Amish and their carpentry, wooden pegs, amish
wooden pegs, amish, carpentry: Hi Nancy, The Amish are not one of the groups I have done close study of, but yes, many Amish live exactly as presented in Witness. The use of pegs instead of nails was once the normal way of doing things back when craftsmanship was the goal of carpentry....

Misc Religions: Daoism, practical taoism, tao te ching
practical taoism, tao te ching, peace and harmony: Hi Liz, I am rather familiar with Taoism but I am not a Taoist. I ll be happy to answer your questions however. Taoism does feature in my AllFaith beliefs. 1.When did you first learn about Daoism, and what was your first impression of it s philosophies...

Misc Religions: Damanhur, spiritual roots, divine source
spiritual roots, divine source, new neighborhood: Hi Susan, I do have some knowledge of this work and its use among New Age/Occult followers (this is the category I would place it in). You asked this in the Misc Religions section (I answer questions in several sections). In this section my replies...

Misc Religions: interfaith dating/marriage, muslim law, muslim men
muslim law, muslim men, muslim man: Hi Heather, In Islam Muslim men are allowed to marry Muslim, Jewish or Christian women (not Hindu etc). The woman will be required to obey her husband fully in all areas and if he chooses to later order her to revert to Islam she must obey according to...

Misc Religions: Potassium Alum and Salt, summer solstice celebration, potassium alum
summer solstice celebration, potassium alum, arroyo seco: Sat Nam, Best bet is to get in touch with Harbhajan Singh in Taos, NM. I buy it from him when I see him at Summer Solstice celebration each June, when I need it. He is a chiropractor/healer and I m sure you could contact him online if you Google him. Here...

Misc Religions: What am I?, angels and demons, ancient dreams
angels and demons, ancient dreams, perfect hand: You: I think that I am both. Assuming you are one of the empowered for lack of a better, only you can make the determination how your empowerment will be utilized. We all stand where we choose to stand. For instance right now many of us are actively...

Misc Religions: Finding the Right Belief for Me, whole nine yards, sixty year olds
whole nine yards, sixty year olds, protestant religion: Hi Rich, Thank you for sharing your heart so openly and honestly. I will attempt to reply in kind. I grew up under what seems like very similar conditions, we were Missionary Baptists. What prompted my quest for Truth was in some ways the same and...

Misc Religions: Catholic hoodoo, blessed oil, rootwork
blessed oil, rootwork, hoodoo: greetings, thanks for writing sherrie. i have alot of resources for you, but that is more reading and articles. so let me ask you this- 1) are you desiring in person instruction? 2) are you thinking of videos/online/dvd instruction? 3) what...

Misc Religions: Comment on answers, personal belief, civil conversation
personal belief, civil conversation, religious traditions: Hi Ann, As you are apparently so knowledgeable you doubtless realize that non-specific insults like these are meaningless. Do you honestly think I will simply abandon my life s work, knowledge and beliefs because you believe that I am passing on wrong...

Misc Religions: zorastrianism, bbc documentary, story of god
bbc documentary, story of god, zoroaster: Hi Anushka, While I have spent some time studying Zorastrianism it is not one of the religions I have personally followed. I posted a good video to my blog site here: Zoroastrianism A good intro and history From the BBC Documentary The Story of...

Misc Religions: Borrowing and modifying bible verses, stage 4 cancer, cancer survivor
stage 4 cancer, cancer survivor, psalm 23: Hi Gios, In my opinion there is nothing wrong or unbiblical about tattoos (as long as they are scripturally sound, Christians should not tattoo a devil on their arm etc). As for modifying a verse for your own use in this way, I suppose that would depend...

Misc Religions: sikhism, mohan singh, world hi
mohan singh, world hi, gagan: Hi David, Would like to bring out a few points to tell you the spiritual values and how it is relevant to todays modern world. 1. God is omnipresent in all creation and visible everywhere to the spiritually awakened. This is something which holds a...

Misc Religions: Guidance, dark spirits, dark spirit
dark spirits, dark spirit, evil darkness: Hi T.D, These sorts of questions pose various difficulties. From what you have written and what I feel in response as I read this, I believe you. I believe this spirit is appearing before you as you say. These sorts of experiences are becoming increasingly...

Misc Religions: a person's religion, universal life church, fate magazine
universal life church, fate magazine, website hope: I have never heard of Jashin-sama. The best way to find out about him is by typing his name into the search engine on the Net. That s how I find information on people and groups. If you start a religion, you can promote it through publications, as buying...

Misc Religions: A problem, maybe., parents room, red fox
parents room, red fox, first communication: Dear Fake name, A good spirit would never ask you to bad things. This may be a trickster spirit -- I see that Kaziel is a character in an online game [http://kazielmmo.blogspot.com/2007/11/300-riding-skill-pursuit-of-justice-dk.html]. If you don...

Misc Religions: Taoism/Daoism, traditional chinese philosophy, ancient chinese philosophy
traditional chinese philosophy, ancient chinese philosophy, practical taoism: Hi Melissa, Taoism is in a sense a revolutionary movement. It seeks to remove the complexities of the often contradictory and confusing philosophies. Practical Taoism (the popular religion) is a blend of regional Shamanism and Buddhism modified by...

Misc Religions: question fo, google search, walking down a road
google search, walking down a road, sign from god: Hi Heather, This site (AllExperts.com) offers people the ability to ask questions on a wide array of topics and yes, we re all volunteers. I m happy to respond even though in this instance there is not much I can offer. I do not see this as a sign from...

Misc Religions: Origin of sin, independent reality, shua
independent reality, shua, creation of the world: Hi Donald, This is one of those questions that has many views. Here s mine. Sin does not exist as a thing. It has no independent reality. Sin is rebellion against God and against what one knows to be inward true and right. Sin entered the world...

Misc Religions: conjurewoman training, african traditional religions, multiple streams of income
african traditional religions, multiple streams of income, cat yronwode: greetings, thanks for writing. yes, i do have some recommendations, but first some questions. first, are you seeing clients now? and if so, how often? 1. start seeing clients now. 2. build gratitude into your life-start donating to the community-help...

Misc Religions: Help-Powerful Lust Medicine, spiritual medicine, peaceful heart
spiritual medicine, peaceful heart, best medicine: greetings, thanks for writing. be careful what you wish for, this medicine is very powerful. the best medicine is made by initiated priestesses and priests. there are home remedies and in most cases they are not as strong as medicine made by the priest/esses....

Misc Religions: How can i learn Hoodoo/Rootwrk?, personal mentor, personal guidance
personal mentor, personal guidance, video courses: greetings nathaniel, thanks for writing. many practitioners take students. one of the first steps you can take is to determine if there is anyone in your area and if so, how much time and distance can you put into a apprenticeship. for example, can you...

Misc Religions: Rastafarian diet, immigration detention center, fish filets
immigration detention center, fish filets, rastafarian faith: greetings, thank you for writing, my apologies for the time it took me to get your message and to respond to you. technically vegetarianism is a requirement of the rastafarian faith. fish must be less than 12 inches long, so the type of fish is what...

Misc Religions: Baphomet, gnostic traditions, goat of mendes
gnostic traditions, goat of mendes, masonic lodges: Hi Stephanie, There is lots of misunderstanding on these points and each is debated by someone. I ll try and keep this short but there is a lot to understand here. The following only scratches the surface. Properly speaking Baphomet is not actually a...

Misc Religions: catholic, biblical passages, spiritual fathers
biblical passages, spiritual fathers, word master: Hi Betty, The reply I feel to led to offer you is a bit long and includes several biblical passages. Simply stated: As a believer you are called to serve God fully according to the Light He has given you. If one does not agree with Catholic doctrine...

Misc Religions: Guru Granth Sahib and Punjab dictionary, guru granth sahib, guru angad
guru granth sahib, guru angad, gurmukhi script: Sat Nam (God s Identity is Truth) Joanna: Thank you for your interest. There are excerpted copies, called Sacred Nit Nems which contain a number of Sikh prayers (That is what the Siri Guru Granth Sahib is, a book of prayers.)in the original language, a transliteration...

Misc Religions: Hindu religion, roast beef sandwich, hindu faith
roast beef sandwich, hindu faith, hindu religion: Hi Ann, Laws that protect people of whatever religion from discrimination are important, however when the various beliefs make it impossible to do ones job one needs to get a different job. This should be dealt with without asking about the worker s...

Misc Religions: ISLAM, nigeri, hanbal
nigeri, hanbal, rahmatullah: Greetings Mohammed, I was taught by my Wahabi (strict Sunni) teachers that Muslims (which I no longer am) can reply salam (peace) to the kafir (non-Muslims) if they are greeted this way first and if the person appears to be sincere, as a matter of politeness....

Misc Religions: Rastafarian, prayer oils, prayer times
prayer oils, prayer times, personal preference: Greetings, Thanks for writing. Oils are a personal preference and not a requirement for worship with MOST people who live as Rastafari. The oils are important to some due to their influence to remove/bar negative energies, therefore some may use them...

Misc Religions: the angelic soul, different religions, nephilim
different religions, nephilim, aya: Hi Aya, If you would like to clarify your question I may have more to offer. Different religions view this differently. I would say no. Angels are not physical beings like we are, hence they are souls. The soul is the essential being. Humans are...

Misc Religions: Baha'i Religion, glb issues, social injustices
glb issues, social injustices, bisexual members: Hi Theresa, The Bahai are generally good sincere people. It depends on what you are looking for. I ve studied them fairly extensively and determined that they are not my cup of tea personally however they are good people who care about many social...

Misc Religions: The Samaritan Army, religious sect, salvation army
religious sect, salvation army, allexperts: Hi Frances, The Samaritan Army, founded by Edward Collins, was incorporated on May 4, 1912 in Illinois. Around 1913 there were several religious groups formed that were patterned on the Salvation Army. A few of these groups used the name Samaritan Army....

Misc Religions: Condo blessing, future children, religious items
future children, religious items, ranch style: greetings erin, thank you for writing. while understanding your concern,i have several questions for you that will determine which way to deal with this. first, how does your neighbor know this? was s/he friends with the former owner/resident on your...

Misc Religions: God, head demon, different religions
head demon, different religions, throwing rocks: Hi Anett, Yes. Most religious people of whatever religion believe God is absolutely perfect and has never made a mistake. Indeed the English word God comes from the Germanic das goot: the Good One. The different religions answer the second question...

Misc Religions: Two tough questions, please, guru granth sahib, guru nanak
guru granth sahib, guru nanak, spirit of god: You say, written by the hand of humans (the Gurus), and not directly from God. But is not everything which happens most directly the work of God? Sikhs believe God to be everywhere and at all times and in all places and interspaces. There is no place which...

Misc Religions: reference to egyptian religions, native american religions, egyptian religions
native american religions, egyptian religions, ancient egyptians: Dear Friend, From the passage above, we can glean that Adam referred to as the first man is symbolic. As you know, Baha is consider him a Manifestation or Messenger of God. Certainly there were civilizations and prophets before the appearance of Adam,...

Misc Religions: god and creation, yetzer tov, yetzer ra
yetzer tov, yetzer ra, one true god: Hi Anett, This is one of those questions that people answer in different ways. Here s mine: Without going into too much detail, I can if you wish, I believe that prior to the creation of the earth Heylel (Lucifer) choice to seek his own glory rather...

Misc Religions: hoodoo, reccomendations, discernment
reccomendations, discernment, google: greetings lisa, thanks for writing. if you google hoodoo courses, many come up. some are very short, such as 6 weeks, others very long such as one year. some hoodoo practitioners have organized themselves into churches and organizations where you may be...

Misc Religions: Hoodoo, honest desire, email exchanges
honest desire, email exchanges, proper knowledge: greetings, thank you for writing. i teach hoodoo online to people who live far away from me. i have been a practitioner for many years, as you see from my profile. i am glad to discuss learning opportunities with you. we can discuss your rate of study-either...

Misc Religions: taoism community, taoist teachings, buddhist meditation
taoist teachings, buddhist meditation, rabbi yochanan: Hi, There are Taoist communities, however outside of the far east they are rare. Also note that many people/places calling themselves Taoist have little to no connection with the real thing, Tao is popular among the New Agers. The religion of Taoism embraces...

Misc Religions: anti sikh practices, Sikh, sikhi
Sikh, sikhi, Kundalini Yoga: Yoga IS a form of exercise. That is true. But isn t exercise good for our bodies? Our Creator has given us these bodies as vehicles to use so that we may realize the divinity given to us by God. We must maintain that vehicle in good order just as we would...

Misc Religions: assistance, dear kathy, witchdoctor
dear kathy, witchdoctor, santeria practitioner: Dear Kathy Jo, I believe that you have something negative and difficult occurring, but unfortunately I am not in a position to make referrals. I can tell you that a genuine Palo practitioner or a very experienced espiritista could help just as well as someone...

Misc Religions: Ifa & Initiation, wande abimbola, knowledge wisdom
wande abimbola, knowledge wisdom, five generations: Toyin egbomi, Well, you have come to the right place; Baba Wande is my godfather in Ifa. He is very open and direct, is he not? He is right about cost of initiations, but certainly one need not take the step of initiation when one doesn t feel prepared....

Misc Religions: Job, well thanks, jinx
well thanks, jinx, inquirer: greetings, thank you for writing. i have soaps available for both of those needs. visit my etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/rootwomin if the soap you would like is not listed, send me your email address through this service and i will write...

Misc Religions: Orisha London, european heritage, sacred items
european heritage, sacred items, lukumi: Alaafia, Michael, It seems you have made a start! Your background is no barrier to being a participant in the Religion. However, there are some houses (congregations) that are more gay-friendly and multicultural than others, and it should not be hard to...

Misc Religions: Love spells, ifa religion, polarities
ifa religion, polarities, initiations: greetings, thanks for writing jay. 1. yes there are spells to attract a soulmate. 2. as far as the potential mate in morocco, you would need to have some contact with him for it to work. 3. the two practices are really more of lifestyles than religions,...

Misc Religions: Guru Worship, one true god, meditation class
one true god, meditation class, indian religion: Deuteronomy 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: In Indian religion the concept is, in general terms, that an enlightened soul merges with tat tvam asi [ I am THAT ] and looses individual existence/distinction/awareness, merging with the totality...

Misc Religions: questions, olam haba, jewish tradition
olam haba, jewish tradition, rebbe: Hi Tony, As Jews our understandings here are different from Christians. The Bible and Jewish Tradition teach that upon death we await the resurrection in the Olam Haba (or World to Come). We will resurrect on the restored earth (Gan Eden) once the Messiah...

Misc Religions: religious questions, galatians 6, wickedness
galatians 6, wickedness, inocent children: Hi Tony, T: why does God pass prior sins of others on to us? It depends on what you mean. The Bible says that the sins of the individual are on the individual: Deuteronomy 24:16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall...

Misc Religions: christian fundamentalism and mind controlling cult, satan worshipers, worldwide church of god
satan worshipers, worldwide church of god, abducted by aliens: You re talking about very extreme groups. It should be obvious that these suicide/homicide crazies groups have no connection with any fundamentalist church. Groups as the Southern Baptists or General Baptists are not thugs. You can t compare these fringe...

Misc Religions: I had the following dream, dream question, cigar smoke
dream question, cigar smoke, elegba: hello Dee Sorry for the delay. The first question said California so that was why I thought you were on the west coast. East coast is even easier to make contact as nearly every city except maybe someplace in Maine has orisha people. I would say, keep your...

Misc Religions: heretics condemn "heretics" as heretics, free church tradition, independent baptists
free church tradition, independent baptists, lutheran confession: I read somewhere that Ballington Booth, one of the Salvation Army leaders, admitted to doing some sprinkling baptism. As a rule, from what I have heard, the Salvation Army does not baptize. I had a roommate in seminary who wanted to be a Methodist minister....

Misc Religions: southern baptist and spiritual gifts, southern baptist minister, oral roberts university
southern baptist minister, oral roberts university, southern baptist church: Typically, Southern Baptists do not believe in speaking in tongues. From what I recall, they will expel people for doing it. I went out with a girl at Oral Roberts University and her father was a former Southern Baptist minister, who was serving a nondenominational...

Misc Religions: Hoodoo for luck, white flannel, finger grass
white flannel, finger grass, gravel root: greetings, thanks for writing. you can write your desire for a job on dried bayleaf and burn it like incense on charcoal. you can make a mojo with gravel root and five finger grass in a white flannel mojo bag and carry that with you after empowering it...

Misc Religions: Santeria and other cultures, lukumi, kiara
lukumi, kiara, la regla: Hello,Kiara Sorry for the delay in answering. Yes, both religions come originally from West Africa and are still practiced there. They come from different areas. Vodoun comes from the Fon people and Santeria (not its proper name) comes from the Yoruba...

Misc Religions: Gilad Atzmon, zionist jews, gilad atzmon
zionist jews, gilad atzmon, honest disagreement: Shalom, I understand their essential position. Prior to 1948 most Jews interpreted the prophets as saying that Israel would be reestablished by haMoshiach. They feel that since the nation was reestablished by secular Jews the prophet s words were not fulfilled...

Misc Religions: Divination, obi divination, cowrie shells
obi divination, cowrie shells, orishas: greetings brian, thank you for writing. yes, prayers are needed both to open and close. the person who gives you obi ( there is a ceremony) is the one who traditionally shows the methods of divination with obi to you and teaches you the prayers. ...

Misc Religions: The Imole Ayelala, imole, collective consciousness
imole, collective consciousness, cursory examination: Hello, Well! Good question! I did not know about this myself and had to do some research. It seems from what I could gather in a cursory examination of what was quickly available is that Ayelala is a discrete ancestral-derived orisha with her own shrines....

Misc Religions: do you know anything about this weird belief system?, dianetics scientology, robots rebellion
dianetics scientology, robots rebellion, l ron hubbard: It is probable that this teaching is based on many elements, like eastern religions, spiritism, occultism,. or even science. Perhaps when he talks about false gods, he is referring to a kind of dull, lifeless religion. It may look good, but, as Jesus said,...

Misc Religions: Resurrection, olam haba, biblical prophets
olam haba, biblical prophets, kingdom heaven: Shalom again Rose, According to the biblical prophets there are certain things Messiah will accomplish. Rebbe Y shua (Torah teacher Jesus) did not accomplish the most important of these. For instance: Isaiah 2, 11, 42; 59:20 Jeremiah 23, 30,...

Misc Religions: conjure pots., nganga, pots
nganga, pots, blessings: greetings, thanks for writing. the instructions for how to make pots of any sort is not appropriate for this forum. for me to tell you how to build anything, we would need to build a relationship as student and teacher. there is certain info i d...

Misc Religions: love spell, spiritual work, hoodoo
spiritual work, hoodoo, randomness: greetings kiki, thank you for writing. yes, i do know of ways to do spiritual work to keep a lover faithful. if you would like to know of more of this type of work, write me at rootwomin@gmail.com the first step is to have divination performed to see...

Misc Religions: word, jewish rabbis, physical manifestation
jewish rabbis, physical manifestation, hebrew word: Hi, There are differing opinions about the language of the New Testament. In my opinion it was written in Hebrew and then translated into Greek and then, from Greek into Aramaic and Latin. The original Hebrew texts were destroyed by the Vatican as part...

Misc Religions: words, metaphors, idioms, hebrew thought, jesus is god, word logos
jesus is god, word logos, new covenant: Shalom, Yes, according to the New Testament books Y shua prayed that his followers would be one with HaShem AS he is one with Him. Y shua was one with Torah (the Word) (John 1:1-), i.e. a Torah observant rabbinic Jew. This is how we can achieve this, by becoming...

Misc Religions: when Jesus rules, gog of magog, christian sects
gog of magog, christian sects, battle of armageddon: Hi Tony, Christianity varies considerably on these questions. Most Christians do not believe there will be a heaven on earth . Most believe Christians will live in Heaven (some believe they will become angels) and that the unsaved will go to Hell and...

Misc Religions: Persian Faith
Yes,individuals could celebrate their own cultural holidays in addition to Bahai Holy Days...and cultural music,etc. Could be incorporated into Feast day celebrations which are planned and hosted by local individuals. (There is no ritual or clergy in the Bahai...

Misc Religions: 4.6Did you find that in..., moshpits, meaning of life
moshpits, meaning of life, douglas adams: 4.6, its a reference to douglas adams hitchikers guide. know the story? some group of peope somewhere decide to build a supercomputer that can compute the meaning of life for them. the computer says, ok the answer will be ready in a million years. a million...

Misc Religions: Access to Gurdwara, long periods of time, sikh woman
long periods of time, sikh woman, best bet: I see. Now you re about to become involved in gurdwara politics. It can often become pretty emotional. But, If this is a one time event, the wedding, with non-Sikh guests, it should not be a problem. Seating can be arranged for them, probably at the back...

Misc Religions: Accurate interpretations?, eastern catholicism, christian denominations
eastern catholicism, christian denominations, roman catholicism: Hi Gary, This is always a tough one to answer. For instance, should the teachings of the Bible be taken as literal truth or as metaphor, as a base on which to build doctrine etc.? Likewise, is the Bible the only legitimate source of doctrinal truth? ...

Misc Religions: The Analets in Chinese?, analects of confucius, arthur waley
analects of confucius, arthur waley, confucian classics: Dear Justin, I m very well thank you. Your desire to translate these great Chinese works is highly meritorious, but it will not be easy. I am thoroughly unfamiliar with the native language of Cherokee - and I wonder (certainly not condescendingly) how proficient...

Misc Religions: Anarchism, what is an anarchist, subtle distinction
what is an anarchist, subtle distinction, nelson mandela: Tony, there are a lot of answers to your questions, I can t tell you for sure if I have the right ones. but I ll give you my quick definition of what is an anarchist in today s society? interesting enough, I have never been asked a question about anarchy...

Misc Religions: Ancestors, prayer books, hoodoo
prayer books, hoodoo, spiritual forces: greetings sebastian, thanks for writing. depending on the inclinations of the hoodoo practitioner, ancestors play a variety of roles. hoodoo isn t a religion, therefore there is no cut and fast rules on where ancestors or deity fit in. for example, there...

Misc Religions: Ancient morality, greek and roman gods, electronic text corpus
greek and roman gods, electronic text corpus, religions of the ancient world: Moral guidance goes back all the way to Sumer; that is, as far back as we have written records of. Neanderthals ritually burried their dead, so we can guess that they had some sort of moral understanding. Check out ANET [Ancient Near East Texts] edited...

Misc Religions: Angels, angels in the bible, petra schneider
angels in the bible, petra schneider, spiritual helpers: I think the book you are looking for is Archangels and Earthangels: An inspiring handbook on spiritual helpers in the metaphysical and earthly spheres by Petra Schneider and Gerhard K. Pieroth. Arcana Publishing, ISBN: 0-910261-19-9 http://motherearthscreations.safeshopper.com/763/6539.htm?950...

Misc Religions: Area of Expertise, higher spirituality, spirit communication
higher spirituality, spirit communication, survival mechanism: greetings, yes what you are saying makes perfect sense. in the ifa tradition we would perform divination for you to determine what paths call you to act within them. you may have tried divination within your spiritual system with the pendulum or tarot?...

Misc Religions: Armegedon, medo persia, world ruler
medo persia, world ruler, china russia: Hi Gregory, This information comes directly from the pages of the Bible. Explaining it in depth would require a book, but in brief... First, I agree with you that the fulfillment of the prophecies are already under way. The beginning is near! Daniel...

Misc Religions: Ashes, blood sacrifices, incense sticks
blood sacrifices, incense sticks, blood sacrifice: Davide, I feel that blood sacrifice is one ancient tradition which we need not revive -- especially since I have found no authority on how to do it properly. Again, there is little that is mandatory in this modern tradition. I think it is unnecessary...

Misc Religions: adamic cycle specification, warm greetings, birth of christ
warm greetings, birth of christ, dispensation: Dear Friend, The Adamic cycle as understood in the Baha i Faith encompasses approximately 6,000 years, beginning with Adam and ending with the dispensation of the Bab (whose name means the Gate). He closed the door on the Adamic cycle and opened the...

Misc Religions: angels, cherubim seraphim, faith perspective
cherubim seraphim, faith perspective, personal servants: Hi Michael, The word angel means messenger. God created them as personal servants to do His bidding. Biblically speaking, all angels are male, like Gabriel, Michael, and so on. Most are unnamed (in the Scriptures), but they are powerful beings. There are...

Misc Religions: animal parts, motion sensor light, herbal infusion
motion sensor light, herbal infusion, dead fish: greetings, thanks for writing. it would appear to be a mean spirited prank committed by someone who is particularly angry at you. take care. if i may offer a suggestion, perhaps you may consider purchasing a motion sensor light as well as washing...

Misc Religions: Why aren't peopl good anymore and why do they want to murder each other off?, negative attitudes, child of god
negative attitudes, child of god, spending my time: Hi Julie, I do not believe all people have turned into murderers, rapists and family destroyers in the US. As Jesus said, it is done unto you as you believe. If your life is out of alignment, if you experience blame and judgment and destruction in your...

Misc Religions: astral world, western conceptions, hindu religion
western conceptions, hindu religion, astral realms: Hi again Tony, One of the difficulties with doing this is that the same terms are often used in different ways by the different traditions. In western conceptions, the astral realms are usually described as being more spectral than the Khands of the Sant...

Misc Religions: Baptist Christian Church, baptist denominations, nicean creed
baptist denominations, nicean creed, roman catholic church: Hi Glen, Where is this published? The origins of Christianity are debated. According to the Roman Catholic Church it begins with the Apostle Peter. According to most Protestants it begins on the Day of Pentecost following Jesus ascension into...

Misc Religions: Burial Dress, bacliff tx, natural fabrics
bacliff tx, natural fabrics, diversified culture: Hi, Ms Quimby! Thanks for asking, and thank you so very much for what you re doing!! Wiccans are generally simple. For most of us, the preference would be for a simple wrap-type shroud or blanket, rather than a gown or robe. Natural fabrics are preferred...

Misc Religions: The best way to pray, emmett fox, balance and harmony
emmett fox, balance and harmony, dear john: Dear John, I subscribe to the belief that God gives everything, and that s part of It s job description. So harmony and health are available through accepting the flow of God through us. When I pray for health, I pray for the revealing of balance and harmony...

Misc Religions: biblesearchers.com, hebrew torah, christian missionaries
hebrew torah, christian missionaries, tanakh: Hi J. I m afraid I don t have any information on Dr. Mock himself. I have read most of the website and frankly I m not impressed. It seems to be simply another example of Christian missionaries trying to find support for their religion that simply doesn...

Misc Religions: Cause and Effect, emma curtis hopkins, universal principle
emma curtis hopkins, universal principle, religious science: Dear AK The Law refers to a major universal principle which is common among most religions. It s like gravity: what goes up comes down. Everything happens for a reason, wht you put in you get out, if you give, you will receive, what you plant will grow....

Misc Religions: channeling.., andrew jackson davis, higher spirit
andrew jackson davis, higher spirit, j z knight: In principle, channeling happens when an alleged higher spirit or being communicates through a physical human being. It includes phenomena as mediumship and messages that are given while the person is in a trance. How it happens has variable answers. People...

Misc Religions: I did check it out, search engine exposure, religious references
search engine exposure, religious references, free websites: Hello again Daniel, Actually there are no vowels in Hebrew. But it is also a tradition of respect for a written reference to our Creator, that His Name not be discarded or deleted. It clearly sets the G~d of Israel apart from other religious references....

Misc Religions: cursed, bad character, maryann
bad character, maryann, youngest daughter: Dear Maryann, Even if he can see and feel things, this does not mean your family is cursed, even though things are not going well. We can all see and feel things--he s not so special. Yoruba philosophy has some interesting things to say about how bad...

Misc Religions: Daoism, taoist philosophy, lao tse
taoist philosophy, lao tse, mr lew: Dear Gena, Thank you for your questions. 1. Taoism is essentially an offshot of Confucianism, or Chinese Moral Philosophy. It seeks to answer the questions which Confucius didn t touch on or was simply not bothered to, such as matters of Life and Death...

Misc Religions: Divided Loyalties, community choirs, messengers of god
community choirs, messengers of god, church atmosphere: My dear Friend, Thank you for your forthright and honest question.If you are living a life of service, you are surely pleasing God. Probably you know that Baha u llah tells us to consort with the followers of all religions in a spirit of the...

Misc Religions: I discovered the true Identity of the false Messiah, buddha of compassion, revelation man
buddha of compassion, revelation man, hebrew alphabet: Hi Angellily, Maitreya is a very common name. It means, the Happy One of Loving Kindness. I know at least seven people named Maitreya, two are good friends. The real Maitreya Buddha can not possibly be the Anti-Christ. The Bible reveals a lot of information...

Misc Religions: i dont know if you know any..., substance usage, illegal substance
substance usage, illegal substance, satanist: i dont know if you know any thing about satanism but ill ask you my question anyway. can you be a satanist if you have used and/or using illagel substances? It depends on what “type” of Satanism you subscribe to. Many different groups will have different...

Misc Religions: Exodus, messiah yahshua, wickedness
messiah yahshua, wickedness, sins of the flesh: Hi Reg, The entire Bible is about Yahweh s Plan of Salvation.(Yahweh is the name of the Creator of the Universe, His Son came to earth in the name of His Father. The Family s name is Yah. The Son s name is Yahshua, not Jesus). Exodus is one of the pivotal...

Misc Religions: entity/servitor creation, creating magickal entities, helpfull tips
creating magickal entities, helpfull tips, magickal workings: I apologize for not returning your communication earlier, but I never got an e-mail stating I had questions to answer from AllExperts. One problem is that i have no clue on how to energize and manifest it to reality to serve my will. So basically,...

Misc Religions: evaluation of Christian growth, presures, relationship with god
presures, relationship with god, life experiences: Hi Dawn, First, you must remember that it is impossible to know another person s relationship with God. I think the best guide for you will by By their fruit you will know them . As you rightly say, each will manifest the Faith differently, depending...

Misc Religions: Daoism, treasures of wisdom, smart guy
Misc Religions: Daoism, treasures of wisdom, smart guy, live forever

Misc Religions: about faith?, baba nanak, sikh
Misc Religions: about faith?, baba nanak, sikh, personal experience

Misc Religions: Goth or Gothic, literature and art, music literature
Misc Religions: Goth or Gothic, literature and art, music literature, gothic music

Misc Religions: Guardian angels and spirit guides, guru granth, angel of death
Misc Religions: Guardian angels and spirit guides, guru granth, angel of death, subtle body

Misc Religions: Why was the Khalsa started and what does it mean to be a part of it?, guru granth sahib, sri guru granth sahib
Misc Religions: Why was the Khalsa started and what does it mean to be a part of it?, guru granth sahib, sri guru granth sahib, sri guru granth

Misc Religions: restored israel of yahweh, bi polar disorder, celebrated birthdays
Misc Religions: restored israel of yahweh, bi polar disorder, celebrated birthdays, patricia foster

Misc Religions: Salvation, adam and eve, root word
Misc Religions: Salvation, adam and eve, root word, accidental death

Misc Religions: sikh naming ceremony, ranjit singh, guru granth
Misc Religions: sikh naming ceremony, ranjit singh, guru granth, lion

Misc Religions: Yahweh's New Covenant, new covenant assembly, yahweh
Misc Religions: Yahweh's New Covenant, new covenant assembly, yahweh

Misc Religions: about faith?, guru nanak dev ji, guru nanak dev
guru nanak dev ji, guru nanak dev, guru nanak devji: Hello Yogini How are you? Yogini first of all to start with you have not made your point very clear as to wether you are a Sikh or wether you just believe in Guru Nanak Dev Ji s Prnciples. If you are not a Sikh and only revere Guru Nanak Dev Ji s sayings...

Misc Religions: father/child, bible god, son of the morning
bible god, son of the morning, adam and eve: Hi Erin, There is a bit more information needed for me to answer this question properly. Chief among them, are you the other parent or the child? What were the circumstances under which he/she left? I have seen scenarios in which the parent leaving was...

Misc Religions: fornication today, hindu sects, muslim hindu
hindu sects, muslim hindu, unwanted pregnancies: Hi, The world s major scriptures and religions do not always agree on the subject of fornication, premarital and extra marital sexual activities. Some view it more harshly than others do. Islam, Hinduism and a few other traditions allow men to have more...

Misc Religions: fornication today, muslim hindu, global civilization
muslim hindu, global civilization, animal instincts: Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your question. The Baha i teachings are a blueprint for individual happiness and spiritual development and also we have the guidance for a new global civilization built on righteous deeds and unified values. It...

Misc Religions: fornication today, hurricane katrina, muslim hindu
hurricane katrina, muslim hindu, meaningful relationship: You say meaningful relationship, but in what way is it meaningful? Sexual relations I think call for a deeply comitted relationship between people, one consecrated by mutual beliefs, be they of a social, philosophical and/or even religious nature. What am...

Misc Religions: fornication, religious rite, emotional response
religious rite, emotional response, whore house: Hi Harry, You asked this question in the miscellaneous religions category so I ll answer broadly. For the vast majority of religions, fornication is considered a major sin. For Christians it is considered a worse sin than most others (lying, stealing...

Misc Religions: General, trustful source, elemental spirit
trustful source, elemental spirit, paulo coelho: 1) What is creating an entity? how is it done? Actually you breed it, you give life to something not material? Like an elemental spirit? Doest it has a wiil of his own? Doest it live forever? These questions are quite involved and I think you would find...

Misc Religions: Who is GOD?, unknowable essence, power of god
unknowable essence, power of god, qualities of god: Dear Juan, From the Baha i point of view God is an unknowable essence; the Creator of all things and we are the created...We cannot define God, but we do know the qualities of God through the Messengers He sent. Some of those qualities are: the...

Misc Religions: God?, weasel words, roman catholicism
weasel words, roman catholicism, matter of faith: Dear tony, You will get as any viewpoints on what God is or isn t as there are people willing to tell. If you ask a Roman Catholic , they may cast a judgmental eye on your judgments- I rather agree with you about them... My viewpoint is from the standpoint...

Misc Religions: God, messengers of god, revealed religions
messengers of god, revealed religions, spirit of truth: Dear Marietta, There is no such thing as a Baha i God...There is only One God who created the universe and all revealed religions acknowledge. There are also Messengers chosen by God to reveal His divine teachings; such as Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses,...

Misc Religions: Goth or Gothic, goth subculture, gothic subculture
goth subculture, gothic subculture, devil worship: It would seem that many that are apart of the Goth subculture are interested/involved in certain types of beliefs, practices, fashions, etc. However, that said, not all that are interested/involved in such are part of the Goth subculture. When I was younger,...

Misc Religions: Guardian angels and spirit guides, angels and spirit guides, yogi bhajan
angels and spirit guides, yogi bhajan, guru nanak: All religious paths, I think, provide us with spiritual teachers, or guides if you will. Jesus was one and so was Guru Nanak of the Sikh Religion. We relate to Guru Dev (the spirit within)the highest self, to provide us with guidance. On this physical plane...

Misc Religions: Gurdwaras, guru granth sahib, guru guru
guru granth sahib, guru guru, sikh guru: Food served IN the gurdwara is limited to karah prasad This is a pudding made of flour, sweetener, water and clarified butter (ghee). It is cooked and then distributed after the ceremonies in the gurdwara are complete. It is given out, hand to hand by sevadors...

Misc Religions: Guru Arjan Dev Ji, guru nanak dev ji, guru arjan dev ji
guru nanak dev ji, guru arjan dev ji, guru nanak dev: Guru Arjan Dev ji was one of the 11 Gurus, including the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, descended from Guru Nanak Dev ji. As Guru Nanak is worthy of respect and devotion so too is Guru Arjun. He spoke with the same wisdom, light, purity, compassion and love as the...

Misc Religions: Guru Nanak, yogi bhajan, guru arjan
yogi bhajan, guru arjan, sikh dharma: I would like to quote from my spiritual teacher, Yogi Bhajan. What he says has to do with our everyday well bing. Guru Nanak prescribed this prescription of a daily contact with our infinity. “Practically, as every house has to be cleaned and decorated for...

Misc Religions: The guru granth sahib, guru granth sahib, fifth sikh guru
guru granth sahib, fifth sikh guru, guru gobind singh: The Siri Guru Granth Sahib is the living Guru of the Sikhs. It may be a scripture or a book to non-Sikhs, but to Sikhs it is the living Guru. The 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, saw the danger in continuing to place the Guruship in a human form, the danger of...

Misc Religions: Half angel, michael the archangel, angel dear
michael the archangel, angel dear, heavenly connections: Hi Lily, First, as you can probably imagine, I receive many posts from people speaking of amazing things. In order to respond to such posts, I must make use of own sense of knowing or discernment as I read the words. In many if not most cases like this,...

Misc Religions: Help With Memory, reasoning skills, comprehension
reasoning skills, comprehension, meditation: This is something where magick isn t as useful as technology. I don t know what meds you re using,but you should ask your doctor the same question. The meds you re on could be causing the symptoms you re having; the doctor may also suggest some more meds...

Misc Religions: Hoodoo, mojo hand, spiritual power
mojo hand, spiritual power, discernment: greetings, thanks for writing. there are several actions that can help. what type of spiritual power are you trying to increase? helping others? helping yourself? discernment? ??? the type that you are attempting to increase would have a bearing...

Misc Religions: Human sacrifice for favors in the bible, jesus resurrection, branches of judaism
jesus resurrection, branches of judaism, religious perspectives: Hi Larry, This is one of those eternal questions without answers. There are several stories that raise the same questions. The best way I have found to come to terms is this: First, we are speaking of the God of Israel, hence this must be considered...

Misc Religions: what is 'the hand'?, new orleans voodoo, haitian vodun
new orleans voodoo, haitian vodun, obeah woman: greetings, thanks for the follow up and clarity about what you are looking for. you are right. obeah is going to be quite a journey to figure out. yes there are objects that resemble mojo hands used in obeah, but thankfully there aren t many books written...

Misc Religions: hoodoo, spiritual realm, good resources
spiritual realm, good resources, hunches: greetings ashley, thanks for writing. you are correct in saying that there isn t alot of info out on hoodoo, which can be a good thing in that it hasn t been commericialized to the point that the market is oversatuated with do-it-yourself-guides. ...

Misc Religions: Ifa faith and the ethnic connection, african american descent, ethnic connection
african american descent, ethnic connection, gods and goddesses: Dear Ms. French, Yes, this is a hot topic of contention within the orisha-worshipping community. There are houses of worship that are exclusively African-American and nationalistic. Most houses are multicultural throughout the U.S., Cuba and Brazil, and...

Misc Religions: Information about Voodoo, Hoodoo, Santeria, Ifa, voodoo hoodoo, pagan spirituality
voodoo hoodoo, pagan spirituality, amazon: greetings randy, you may check amazon.com under those names, santeria, ifa, hoodoo, and purchase books from them. you may also check on www.half.com to get them used. you may also try to join some online lists to learn more about the traditions. ...

Misc Religions: ifa/orisha initiation, urhobo culture, living in london uk
urhobo culture, living in london uk, orisha religion: Dear Tosin, Glad I was able to help in some way. I hope you ll consider that you may have a forebear who is pulling you to learn these things. Anyway here is a link to a publisher there in Great Britain which has some decent books on Yoruba philosophy....

Misc Religions: ifa/orisha initiation, living in london, initiation
living in london, initiation, subject line: greetings, thank you for writing. please forward your contact info to me at forcesofnature@mindspring.com please put looking to study ifa in the subject line. i am working to contact a practitioner over there to see if she can connect with you....

Misc Religions: information, last minority, dominant religion
last minority, dominant religion, informations resources: I applaud your REASON in the face of insanity. We (the non-believers) are the last minority in America it s OK to discriminate against. Hopefully that will change soon. Yes... I can recommend two great resources. First is my web site: www.BuffaloAtheists.com....

Misc Religions: interest, truth about witchcraft today, edain mccoy
truth about witchcraft today, edain mccoy, margot adler: Hi, Laura, Thanks for asking! You don t really convert to Wicca in the sense that you convert to being say, Baptist. You can t take a few classes at a church, get some water splashed about, and boom you re a Wiccan. It s more of a growing into ...

Misc Religions: Jesus the Lamb and, paschal lamb, lion of the tribe of judah
paschal lamb, lion of the tribe of judah, jack horkheimer: Hi Tom, The phrase first appeared, as far as I know, in a 1624 play performed in England (naturalistsalmanac.com). My understanding is that the phrase has its origins with the constellations of Leo (the Lion), and Aries (the ram or lamb). These constellations...

Misc Religions: Jews, split hoof, dear al
split hoof, dear al, al brown: Dear Al, From my scant understanding of the Bible, in the Old Testament, when Moses was downloading information re: what people caould and could not eat, He said don t eat animals that don t graze from grass, and eat animals that have a split hoof. Pigs...

Misc Religions: Joan of Arc, google search, katherine q revoir
google search, katherine q revoir, joan of arc: Dear Liam, From my LIMITED historical knowledge, I think she was very very Christian, but there may be some pagan parts that I don t know about... You might do a google search with joan of Arc and Pagan and see what you come up with. Blessings, Katherine...

Misc Religions: Why was the Khalsa started and what does it mean to be a part of it?, guru gobind singh ji, guru gobind singh
guru gobind singh ji, guru gobind singh, khalsa: khalsa term originated from khalas meaning pure amd the term khalsa was first used by guru gobind singh ji who used this term for the baptised few who were pure in all forms. he set some rules for them to follow which they followed. i hope i have been of...

Misc Religions: What kind of information do..., full gospel businessmen, pentecostal holiness
full gospel businessmen, pentecostal holiness, independent fellowships: The charismatic movement is popular in contemporary Christiantiy. It is rooted in 19th century Pentecostalism, which emphasized the gifts of the Holy Spirit, especially speaking in tongues. The charismatic movement is somewhat different from Pentecostalism...

Misc Religions: LEARNING THE FUNDAMENTALS, sanatana dharma, mass market paperback
sanatana dharma, mass market paperback, religions of man: Hi BH, There are so many levels of understanding that this question is a bit more difficult than it might seem. Let s start with religions in general. Three good overviews on the world s religions are: Religions of Man by Huston Smith (Mass Market...

Misc Religions: Leaving a spirit offering, local park, bushes
local park, bushes, ancestors: Are you leaving offerings of each food that was prepared? I am assuming such as I answer this, but if I am mistaken, please tell me. I live in an apartment as well. I usually leave offerings under the bushes where they are out of site of the neighbours, but...

Misc Religions: Lengthy explanations...., lengthy explanations, server migration
lengthy explanations, server migration, personal web site: When I checked your personal web site (which had only one page working at the time) you mentioned that you have a livejournal. I am in the middle of a huge server migration at the moment and we ve run into some small issues with how I run PHP and...

Misc Religions: Liberal attitude towards non-liberal religions, liberal attitude, israel group
liberal attitude, israel group, baptist group: Hi Chris, An important and timely question. Thanks for your confidence in my opinions ;-) As you, I am deeply committed to religious freedom and the open sharing of ideas. It is very easy to show tolerance for those who are tolerant (of our views)...

Misc Religions: The Limits of Reason- Faith, different religious beliefs, katherine q revoir
different religious beliefs, katherine q revoir, reason faith: Dear Jorge People have their religious beliefs, mostly because of their upbringing, where the beleifs were not questioned. They just accepted it. I don t really understand what your question is- is faith a basis for knowledge? Faith is a knowingness,...

Misc Religions: labrynth/maze, mazes and labyrinths, donna schaper
mazes and labyrinths, donna schaper, lauren artress: Hi, Thais! Thanks for asking! Took a bit of digging, but I ve got a list of books and websites that should help you get all the info you want. I wish I knew enough about the subject to give you more info personally, but this should get you started. ...

Misc Religions: Making it Through the Fasting, worldly desires, lunch time
worldly desires, lunch time, spiritual self: My dear Friend, The Fast is not meant to be a torture; it is a time to demonstrate one s focus on the spiritual, rather than the physical or material. Baha u llah gives exemptions for those who are ill or elderly or too young, or pregnant, or...

Misc Religions: Making Servitors and Egregores?, summoning spirits, ok book
summoning spirits, ok book, thought forms: There is one book I know of dedicated solely to magickal entity creation called Creating Magickal Entitities: A Complete Guide to Entity Creation (Cunningham, Ellwood & Wagener). Another book that has a chapter about this topic would be Condensed Chaos (Hine),...

Misc Religions: Ministers statement, ezekiel 37, romans 9
ezekiel 37, romans 9, name given to jacob: Greetings in the Name of Y shuah, Betty, Many ministers have their quotes of conclusion. Some have Scriptural foundation, some are Scripture, and some are simply religious tradition. Romans 9-11 would be good reading, as well as Ezekiel 37. G~d s...

Misc Religions: Misuse of Religious Symbols, high school graduation, mormon tabernacle
high school graduation, mormon tabernacle, amish community: I think there will always be some degree of secular use of religious symbols, as, for example, wearing a cross (or pentagram) as a piece of jewelry. It may or may not have religious meaning. Religious places, as temples, should be treated respectfully....

Misc Religions: Is Mohammed Really the Last Prophet?, seal of the prophets, arabic terms
seal of the prophets, arabic terms, islamic tradition: Dear Jean, Thanks for your important question. Baha is do not believe that Baha u llah is the last Messenger of God, but the latest in a series of Messengers, called Manifestations. Each of these Prophets or Messengers was chosen by God to reveal...

Misc Religions: Mojo Bag, roy english, earth and stone
roy english, earth and stone, retail website: greetings roy english, the contents of a mojo vary between pracitioners. there is no standard black arts mojo bag list of contents except what each pracititioner choses to put in it. the new age idea that there is a big book of hoodoo standards somewhere...

Misc Religions: Ms. Flatoff,I have saught..., native american spirituality, inuition
native american spirituality, inuition, spirit guide: Hello Shon, The best thing that i can offer is to follow your intuition. Just because a book says to do it a certain way doesn t mean it will work or be right for you. As for finding a guide to teach you Native American Spirituality I would suggest that...

Misc Religions: Mystery Religion, mckee city nj, assembly of yahweh
mckee city nj, assembly of yahweh, worldwide church of god: This group reminds me of one called Restored Israel of Yahweh. This group was founded in McKee City, NJ in 1973. In 1975, it had about 150 members. It believed that Israel was not a locality, but referred to all those striving for salvation by Yahweh...

Misc Religions: magickal effects, sigil, intense energy
sigil, intense energy, jik: **I ve read about sigilization that one can charge it with any kind of intense energy regardless of the sigil. Have you noticed anything that would support or deny this?** From my own experience, it typically does not matter how the energy is raised, but...

Misc Religions: massive miracles or revelation, christian revelation, jewish tradition
christian revelation, jewish tradition, virgin mary: Dear Sebastian, the only religion I really know about is my own, and I haven t heard of such. This may be the difference between so-called revelatory religions and hierarchically structured initiatory religions. Sorry can t be of more assistance. ...

Misc Religions: massive miracles or revelation, srimad bhagavad gita, buddhist sages
srimad bhagavad gita, buddhist sages, sri krsna: Hi Sabastian, As you may know from my various web offerings, I am very committed to Israel and the Jewish people, however truly, what makes Sinai unique is the point of faith it provides for the Hebrew people and their spiritual descendants. I am aware...

Misc Religions: misunderstanding, finbarr books, religious sect
finbarr books, religious sect, american cryonics society: Hi Paul, We don t get any information about the people who write us, other than their first name, but I do have two recent questions by a Paul, one was a repeat. As this question was outside my area of expertise, I clicked a button that does an auto-response,...

Misc Religions: multi-religion family, pentecostal faith, kidney cancer
pentecostal faith, kidney cancer, true miracle: Hi Monica, Thank you for sharing so much information about your situation. It helps me give a more focussed answer than had the question lacked the detail. The history of the Church in all its many forms is long and varied. I wouldn t worry about any...

Misc Religions: Needing direction.., west central wisconsin, lukumi
west central wisconsin, lukumi, pichardo: Alaafia, Greg, I just got this question today (11/9)so sorry for the tardy response. It s great you ve been continuing on your own since this shows that you have sincere interest. There may be some people in Madison practicing; anyway I think Hank Drewal...

Misc Religions: Neo-Paganism, unitarian universalist churches, saint francis of assisi
unitarian universalist churches, saint francis of assisi, neo paganism: Initiation is not required, all that is needed is a sense of the divine in nature; this awareness is found in many traditions; check out Taoism, pantheism -- for something that may be more familiar, Matthew Fox, Saint Francis of Assisi, Unitarian Universalist...

Misc Religions: New Orleans Voodoo?, new orleans voodoo, st louis cathedral
new orleans voodoo, st louis cathedral, concentric circles: greetings~ thanks for writing and sharing a very unique experience. the appearance of feathers can mean different things at different times. however based on your narrative i find the suggestion of spirit contact through the cat and the leaving of the...

Misc Religions: NOAHIDE /SANHEDRIN RELATIONS, nazarene judaism, eretz israel
nazarene judaism, eretz israel, jewish prophet: Shalom J. I don t really have an opinion on that. Its cool that the Sanhedrin was willing to accept Noahides to that degree I suppose. I m not part of any of the various factions and my beliefs go beyond those held by most Noahides in certain respects....

Misc Religions: Noahide, good morals, blasphemy
good morals, blasphemy, creeds: Shalom Victoria, Great questions, I ll be happy to share my thoughts. 1. Righteous Noahides (those who follow the 7 Laws as well as other righteous non-Jews or goy) await resurrection in the Olam Habah (the world to come). Unrighteous goy are destroyed,...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, phone appointment
christian viewpoint, phone appointment, different religions: Hello Alyssa, I am not an expert expert, but I can offer you a viewpoint from the position of New Thought. Send me an email at katherineq@spiritualdoodles.com, and if you want to set up a short phone appointment, I d be happy to talk with you. Give me 3...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, different religions
christian viewpoint, different religions, graphic novel: Alyssa: Sounds like an interesting project, however, I do not believe I can be of any help since I do not believe in the concept of Sin. Now, if you are looking for something broader, like the concept of being accountable for our actions, then that is something...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, prophets of god, christian viewpoint
prophets of god, christian viewpoint, paris talks: Dear Alyssa, Rather than giving you my own understanding of the nature of Sin, I would like to share with you a few passages from the Baha i Writings on this important topic. After you have had a chance to study them, I would be happy to discuss any questions...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, spiritual attributes
christian viewpoint, spiritual attributes, image and likeness: Dear Alyssa, We are happy to respond to your question about Sin. As you know, the Christian viewpoint focuses heavily on the concept of original sin and the need for redemption. The force identified as the Devil is also an important element. However;...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, guru nanak
christian viewpoint, guru nanak, different religions: Sin is simply our regret over our actions. If what we have done causes us regret, then it is a sin. Can we live our lives without regret? It is usually not possible to go without causing others pain. This is a sin, when we have caused others to suffer. Then...

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, different religions
christian viewpoint, different religions, graphic novel: Dear Alyssa, Our tradition does not have the concept of sin. People come to Earth to do good and to fulfill their chosen destinies. Things we do can either be in line with our destinies and in alignment with the betterment of mankind and the world, or not....

Misc Religions: The nature of Sin, christian viewpoint, different religions
christian viewpoint, different religions, graphic novel: Greetings Alyssa, Thank you for writing. My answer will be brief but if elaboration is necessary please write me at rootwomin@yahoo.com for more info. Please put sin in the subject line so I will know that it is from you and isn t spam. Ok. That...

Misc Religions: What needs to be known?, american traditions, voudoun
american traditions, voudoun, vodoun: Vetch Yue: What do people need to know about Santeria and Vodoun Afro=American traditions? Each of these religions is highly complex and are worth a whole book in their own right. How detailed is this book going to be, and for what audience? I m not...

Misc Religions: Orisha religious study, religious study, cleveland ohio
religious study, cleveland ohio, tradition: Dear Shawn, Hello! If you would tell me a little more about yourself and your interests, perhaps I can then direct you to someone who shares similar interests. Some examples of things that would be helpful are your age, how you found out about the tradition...

Misc Religions: Orisha, mental health practices, chinese ancestry
mental health practices, chinese ancestry, undertaking work: Dear Cam, Here is a short bibliography--there s lots more in journal articles I haven t read thoroughly yet. but this is a start! This bibliography developed by Sue Kucklick, M.A. (2006). Give credit for use of all or part of this bibliography. Apter,...

Misc Religions: Orishas?, wande abimbola, gloria rolando
wande abimbola, gloria rolando, marta moreno vega: Dear Claudia, Sorry for the tardy response! Since you are a university student it should be easy to get the information you want by doing a literature search at the library. Most libraries will allow you to request materials from other libraries if they...

Misc Religions: Overview of Voodoo, new orleans voodoo, voodoo and hoodoo
new orleans voodoo, voodoo and hoodoo, transatlantic slave trade: greetings, thanks for writing. voodoo is a religion that originated in west africa. the word vodun comes from west africa and means spirit. this religion is thousands of years old and was transported to the americas during the transatlantic slave...

Misc Religions: OYA, prayer of thanks, simple prayer
prayer of thanks, simple prayer, steve thanks: Hi Steve, Thanks for writing. To answer your query as to how to thank Oya I would recommend that you say a simple prayer of thanks to Her interaction in your life and leave her 9 eggplants in the corner of your local shopping mall or cemetary. Do this...

Misc Religions: Oya, judith gleason, riding the waves
judith gleason, riding the waves, waves of change: greetings olga, thanks for writing. there are a couple of really good works out there that i know of right now, actually three. if you know of these they are a good place to start. otherwise do consider getting them from your local library or purchasing...

Misc Religions: Oya, judith gleason, orisha
judith gleason, orisha, question thanks: Dear Olga, You don t have to be initiated to learn about orisha or have divination conducted for you! So I don t expect you will allow anyone to hinder your search. Most people who are born in Yorubaland are Christian or Muslim, and experience no conflict...

Misc Religions: original motif and application, dead sea scrolls, messianic judaism
dead sea scrolls, messianic judaism, dear elsie: Dear Elsie, Actually in the first Century AD, even believers in Messiah were still considered Jews and the Gentiles that became believers were called proselytes. The first Century Christianity was quite Jewish. All of Paul s writings were written before...

Misc Religions: Phoenician Religion, soho lofts, religious symbolism
soho lofts, religious symbolism, temple directory: Here s my top two recommendations: Qadash Kinahnu Temple Directory Welcome to Qadash Kinahnu, a Canaanite-Phoenician Temple, a place to learn ... The Neo-Pagan Table of Contents, (all of which pages are listed here below) ... www.geocities.com/SoHo/lofts/2938/templetoc.htm...

Misc Religions: PLAGIARISM, false witness, bible verses
false witness, bible verses, father and mother: Ex. 20:15 Thou shalt not steal. Mark 10:19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother. Plagiarism is the stealing of another s work. ...

Misc Religions: Please help, I am stuck....and its my final., tao te ching, chinese religions
tao te ching, chinese religions, own religion: Hi Marscota, Studying other religions is a great growth process. It opens ones mind and expands ones horizons. I would encourage you to read the Tao Te Ching and the Chang Tzu, two of the principle Taoist scriptures. Jesus says, I have other sheep who...

Misc Religions: Prayer Guidance, satan satan, prayer guidance
satan satan, prayer guidance, beautiful little girls: I am sorry to hear about your loss. I am not certain I would be the best person to address this question as I do not believe in Satan the same way as the majority of people in this world. I most certainly do not believe in the actual being or in the ideas...

Misc Religions: Prayer, praying in the spirit, effective prayer
praying in the spirit, effective prayer, spirit god: Hi Matthew and Mom ;-) There are two basic ways to look at this I would say. The Spirit of God sparks our minds. As Scripture says: Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit...

Misc Religions: Pride, speck of dust, better relationships
speck of dust, better relationships, self importance: Dear Fabio, Pride is a difficult thing for men to manage, just as vanity is for women. You see, it s really the same trait. Pride is self-importance. The only way to get rid of pride is by the power of G~d. When you get a real relationship with G~d,...

Misc Religions: Principles that Undergird Spiritual Practices, employment obligations, co ordinator
employment obligations, co ordinator, dear liz: Dear Liz, This question might best be answered by the person who will be teaching the class. I have no way of knowing which materials they may plan to use. Perhaps you can contact Green Acre and/or the class co ordinator and they will be able to help...

Misc Religions: The Problem of Evil: What it Means to You., textual references, spiritual advancement
textual references, spiritual advancement, debauchery: Hi, Well i am sorry but i do not have contextual references of free will as of now. Well according to our religion god has given us the power and the free will to do what we want but still he always has plans and designs for us which we follow so that...

Misc Religions: Problem of Evil, wickedness, order of the universe
wickedness, order of the universe, external circumstances: I thought Sutheists/Pagans may have a particular textual source, like the Vedas for Hindus, or Koran for Muslims, from which they form ideas. Suitheists do not have a textual source. For the most part, we all hold our own spiritual beliefs. The belief...

Misc Religions: My previous question, deep in my soul, previous question
deep in my soul, previous question, e mail: Dear Leticia, These come straight to my email inbox but I think they become part of the AllExperts archives, so anything real personal should probably not be addressed! If you are looking for magic type work, I simply cannot help with that. But my feeling...

Misc Religions: To be protected from evil, exorcists, thay
exorcists, thay, lisbon: Dear Maria, I think I would need more information in order to provide you with an answer. What kinds of things are you finding this person is doing? What do you feel is the motivation for the person doing you harm, and what would they have to gain by doing...

Misc Religions: punishment for sins, biblical justice, breast cancer
biblical justice, breast cancer, oncoming traffic: Hi, Despite certain traditions concerning children sharing in the sins of their fathers, there is no biblical teaching that would fit the situation you describe. There might be a feeling of poetic justice, but with the exception of the sin of Adam, people...

Misc Religions: Question about Archangel, deep trances, visions of light
deep trances, visions of light, time and patience: It’s a very interesting question. There is of course the account of angels impregnating human women in Genesis. These half-breeds were called the nephilim. But for a full angel, let alone an archangel, to come in the manner you describe, I d find difficult...

Misc Religions: Religion, economic strife, sexual gratification
economic strife, sexual gratification, civiliztion: Dear Chastity, Yours is a good question, but I m afraid the space provided cannot afford it the justice it deserves. I shall however briefly address your question: Religion is usually born under a tide of religious yearning. This, in turn, is usually...

Misc Religions: Religious issues and Holy life, true believer, unclean spirit
true believer, unclean spirit, blood of jesus: Hi again, For a Christian of whatever denomination the way to shun these demons would be, when you sense their presence or see anything troubling, to say something like, In the name of Jesus get thee hence unclean spirit! The exact words are not important,...

Misc Religions: Religious Movements& Religion in the Twenty-first century, false religions, self hope
false religions, self hope, dear catherine: Dear Catherine, Thank you for this question. I will answer it, with two responses. One, G~d s truth has been around since before the creation of man, therefore there is an old religion that has stood the test of time. Sadly, there have been false religions...

Misc Religions: Religious Orthodoxies, reform jew, day of pentecost
reform jew, day of pentecost, orthodox jew: Hello Nelson D. Aclan, I don t know how much information you need, but here is the basic regarding any orthodox. Orthodox Judaism or Christianity align themselves with what they consider to be the very rudiments of the religion. Examples are: an Orthodox...

Misc Religions: Religious origins, modern invention, religious origins
modern invention, religious origins, time humans: There are differing opinions as to the answer of this question. Some say it was a primative form of what we now call Paganism. There are also those who would divide the terms religion and spiritualism. Spiritualism has been said by some to have always been...

Misc Religions: Religious Science Viewpoints, gay marraige, arizona state university
gay marraige, arizona state university, science philosophy: Hi Jason, Here s the short answer to some very important ethical issues. Religious Science philosophy generally says: Abortion: Whatever belief brings you the Peace you need and makes you feel connected with Spirit death penalty: the same gay marraige:...

Misc Religions: religion, spiritual doctrine, true source
spiritual doctrine, true source, belonging: Dear Maria, Religious is a word that can mean may things to many people. Most people think of it as following a spiritual doctrine, or set of laws.People follow these laws or principles because they want to feel a belonging with god. People who are very religious...

Misc Religions: How did you come about this religion?, ted wolfe, personal enlightenment
ted wolfe, personal enlightenment, spiritual belief: Just to be clear, I don t follow a religion; I am simply suitheistic. As to how I came to my current spiritual understanding, it was though much thought, discussion, and personal enlightenment. I have studied many spiritual belief systems and religions as...

Misc Religions: religion????????, unitarian universalist association, ancient celts
unitarian universalist association, ancient celts, freedom of conscience: There are, I think, many kinds of druidism. That I know, it is related to the ancient celts. These were likely the people associated with Stonehenge. Many druidic groups may be connected with the celtic renaissance. (I know of at least as couple groups,...

Misc Religions: religion, pagan religions, original blessing
pagan religions, original blessing, matthew fox: Pantheism, the belief that god is within the universe, is a part of many classic pagan religions (Greek, Roman, etc.) Elements of this philosophy are found in most modern religions; for detailed info. check out the book Original Blessing by Matthew Fox....

Misc Religions: many religions, religions and philosophies, discipline in schools
religions and philosophies, discipline in schools, study theology: Hi Cappy, It varies. Interfaith usually means people who work within all religions. Often seeking to find common denominators. hose who help, for instance, Jews and Christians marry might be considered an Interfaith minister. Universalists usually believe...

Misc Religions: Am I religious?, beliefs of judaism, hindu religion
beliefs of judaism, hindu religion, conversations with god: Dear James, There s a difference between being religious and feeling a spiritual connection. A religion is a specific group that has specific beliefs about God and how to have a relationship with God. For example, the religious beliefs of Judaism are different...

Misc Religions: Sacred and Sacrifice, countless cultures, human sacrifices
countless cultures, human sacrifices, book of genesis: Hi Arteyhviah, What an interesting question. The when is unknowable. Human sacrifices have gone on in countless cultures since the earliest of time. In the Book of Genesis God ordered Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac (Or according to Islam to sacrifice...

Misc Religions: Salvation, definition of salvation, type person
definition of salvation, type person, original sin: Dear James I am not a Christian, and this is more of a Christian question. You might find a Unitarian type person to ask. In my philosophy (www.religiousscience.org) the belief is that we don t need to be saved because there is no original sin. We are already...

Misc Religions: The Samaritan Army, Edward Collins, founder, incorporated May 4, 1912, State of Illinois, amite city, army type
amite city, army type, charter organization: Hi Harry, Not sure this will help much, I ll keep looking and let you know if I find more, but here is what I have thus far: Around 1913 there were several religious groups formed that were patterned on the Salvation Army. A few of these groups used the...

Misc Religions: Saying Grace at mealtimes, lord jesus christ, saying grace
lord jesus christ, saying grace, thanks to god: Hi Susan, To the best of my knowledge this is a tradition rather than a biblical directive. Since the earliest times humans have prayed before eating. Sometimes because the act of eating was dangerous! The idea, found in all theistic religions and cultures,...

Misc Religions: Seeing things?, life force energy, prophetic dreams
life force energy, prophetic dreams, spiritual traditions: greetings, thanks for writing leli. alot of people with strong ase, life force energy, see auras and have prophetic dreams. all spiritual traditions speak of these people as having the potential to be healers, shamans, priestesses, and strong leaders....

Misc Religions: Sigiling/Glyph, e mail address, creating magickal entities
e mail address, creating magickal entities, jacob moore: Greetings Jacob. I have a document in my archives you may be interested in. I would be willing to send it to you if you would like to provide me an e-mail address (or you can e-mail me at herself@traeonna.com). It covers three sigilization techniques. Of...

Misc Religions: Sikh Religous Celebration, hindu traditions and customs, e mail address
hindu traditions and customs, e mail address, mohan singh: Hello, Well it depends on the way you look at it. If you want to say they are similar then you have examples of hindus and sikhs burning the dead bodies. believing in rebirth and another life after death. they are different cause gurus all of them atarting...

Misc Religions: Sikh Surname, sikh guru, caste system
sikh guru, caste system, guru nanak: Sorry but I have no expertise in this area. One of the foundations of the Sikh religion is that no one is any better or more holy than anyone else, therefore castes and the privileges or disadvantages attached thereto are of no consequence. Guru Nanak, the...

Misc Religions: Sikhism festivals, guru nanak jayanti, guru granth sahib
guru nanak jayanti, guru granth sahib, guru gobind singh: Oh sorry, Gurpurabs (i.e. Guru remembrance days ) are festivals that honor any of the ten Sikh Gurus. So, a birthday would be a Gurpurab. If you have other questions feel free to ask. For more information on Sikhism, its history, beliefs and so on,...

Misc Religions: Sikhs naming ceremonies, guru granth sahib, mohan singh
guru granth sahib, mohan singh, naming ceremonies: Hello Jessica, Well talking about the sikhs. We have a naming ceremony in which we read out a hymn from the guru granth sahib which is also our guru( teacher) and which is also our holy book. The first letter of the hymn is taken and the name is kept starting...

Misc Religions: Sikhs and other faiths, sikh scriptures, cultural perspectives
sikh scriptures, cultural perspectives, monotheists: Sikhs believe that there is but one Creator (Ek Ong Kar) Truth is God s Name (Sat Nam) God is the Doer of ALL things (KartaPurkh). These are the words that begin the Sikh scriptures. We believe that there can only be One god for all people and all religions,...

Misc Religions: Silver cord, ocean of theosophy, harold klemp
ocean of theosophy, harold klemp, paul twitchell: Many people have claimed to go on astral journeys. I don t think such has been scientifically verified, but if you believe that there is something in us that is independent of the physical body, then an astral journey--or leaving the body--may be possbile....

Misc Religions: How Spells Work, occult bookstore, magical tradition
occult bookstore, magical tradition, spell books: greetings, thanks for writing. it depends on the type of spell and from what magical tradition. in general it would be highly unlikely in most earth-based traditions, including the ones i practice, that a spirit would possess a person. that usually...

Misc Religions: Spirit Guuide, path of the mystic, spirit guide
path of the mystic, spirit guide, true spirit: Dear Misty, how very Synchronistic. I ve been thinking a lot about my own Spirit Guide/Goddess visualizations and have in fact started composing a song cycle about our experiences. Is it real, or a dream? That is the big question. To quote Professor...

Misc Religions: Spiritual awakening, broken marriage, spiritual counseling
broken marriage, spiritual counseling, christian counseling: Dear Carol, A spiritual awakening as I understand it is a sudden or gradual understanding of connection with Spirit, which can be interpreted in many ways. I can t guess what exactly what he means by this, but I think (if you want to know what I think)...

Misc Religions: Studies of Witchcraft/Occult in other countries, indigenous religions, ancient religions
indigenous religions, ancient religions, literate person: greetings, thanks for writing. i have a question for you because i am confused about your question. why are you concerned about your friend? because he went to learn more of the occult or because he went to peru or??? to answer the 2nd portion,...

Misc Religions: SUICIDE, prodigal son parable, doctrine of eternal security
prodigal son parable, doctrine of eternal security, kingdom god: Hi Susan, My heart goes out to you and your family. I know how difficult this can be. May God bless and give you all consolation. As you know, Christians differ on their understandings. In my opinion, the biblical teaching applicable here is known as the...

Misc Religions: searching for my path, j gordon melton, celtic paganism
j gordon melton, celtic paganism, history of taoism: I don t know of any particular organizations that gives training in Taoism. However, concepts as the I Ching or Feng Shui are based on Taoism. Both of these would offer training or learning experiences (i.e. I think there s a group called the Feng Shui Institute...

Misc Religions: sex magick, sex magick, modern sex
sex magick, modern sex, paganism: The only book I would personally recommend would be Modern Sex Magick by Donald Michael Kraig. Partly because it s the only well written one I have read so far and partly because I have met him and sat in on one of his lectures. I don t really use his methods,...

Misc Religions: same sex marrige, baptism of the holy ghost, evil desires
baptism of the holy ghost, evil desires, homosexuallity: Hi, I m not really sure this is a question, but I ll try and reply. I am very happy for the man in your church who has come to know God, however I can point to thousands of other people who have come to God and have not been made heterosexual. There are...

Misc Religions: sex outside of marriage , aka FORNICATION - sin or not?, places in the bible, sexual desires
places in the bible, sexual desires, opposite genders: Hi, First I should mention that my Calvary Chapel days are far behind me. My currents beliefs are not harmonious with theirs in many areas. As for fornication, there are many places in the Bible where it is condemned. For instance: Matt 15:19 For...

Misc Religions: sikh naming ceremony, adi granth, birth ceremony
adi granth, birth ceremony, naming ceremony: Hello, To answer your quetion i will only say that the Sikh naming ceremony affects only the life of the person who is being named and the people who are going to call him by that name. Otherwise it does not have a very big impact on the lives as such. A...

Misc Religions: spells, barin, sigil
barin, sigil, magick: If you are being taught the craft via the Internet, should you not ask this question of your online teacher? Or are you saying you are learning via reading websites on the topic? As to hermetic magick, if you have a foundation of magick itself, then you...

Misc Religions: spirituality, but does not follow any organized religion, belief system, diety
belief system, diety, part of the bible: Dear Raymond, I don t have any idea. There are all kinds of beliefs that discount Scripture and organized religion but have some sort of diety. I don t think there is a specific word for it, but there have almost always been people with that belief system....

Misc Religions: spirituality and modern medicine, spirit and soul, modern medicine
spirit and soul, modern medicine, wielder: greetings kelly, thanks for writing. my opinion is that at humankinds highest vibration spirit guides us to create all of the objects that we use upon the earth. therefore medicine can be a tool of spirit just as much as prayer. the power lies in the...

Misc Religions: spirituality and modern medicine, dear kelly, medical supervision
dear kelly, medical supervision, spiritual exploration: Dear Kelly, The thing is, you have to be able to think clearly before you are able to deal with the rest of your life. I d say follow your Doctor s instructions -- any medicine vacations you take should only be done with close medical supervision. ...

Misc Religions: spirituality and modern medicine, inner guidance, religious science
inner guidance, religious science, modern medicine: Hi Kelly, I personally believe that God is everywhere, which includes in medications that help us function in a world that appears to be very stressful. What does your intuition tell you? It s so important to listen to inner guidance, especially if you can...

Misc Religions: spiritulists, demon worshippers, spiritulist
demon worshippers, spiritulist, peaceful presence: Hello Nigel, A spiritualist is a person who has a deeper understanding of God and the connection of the spirit world in relation to human beings. They recognize the Angelic realm and communicate with them and the spirits. They do not believe that God is some...

Misc Religions: getting started, catholic saints, great disaster
catholic saints, great disaster, spiritual tradition: Alafia ( Peace) Jason, Thanks for writing. It is very nice to meet you as well. You have asked a very good question that many are trying to answer. I have written a article entitled 5 ways to Learn about the Orisha that I will embed in this message...

Misc Religions: superstition, superstitious belief, marble floor
superstitious belief, marble floor, little bit of luck: i haven t heard that one, nor can i say i ve ever been around marble. I can tell you, though that a number 8 in your wallet doesnt do much to bring riches, at least not for me. if somebody owns a marble floor, i d say they already have a little bit of luck...

Misc Religions: superstition, superstitious belief, floor houses
superstitious belief, floor houses, llewellyn: I don t know of any evidence that alledges that marble brings luck. You might want to look at some books on feng sui or maybe those about the powers of stones or gems from a publisher as Llewellyn Worldwide or Samuel Weiser. Check their respective websites....

Misc Religions: superstition, african traditional religion, pagan connection
african traditional religion, pagan connection, superstitious belief: hi jacquis, thanks for writing. i haven t heard of this belief as a part of african traditional religion. however i would encourage you to keep looking for more info. if there is a pagan connection and there very well may be one, i would suggest looking...

Misc Religions: superstition, superstitious belief, marble floors
superstitious belief, marble floors, folk tradition: Dear Jacquis, Well, there s nothing in my tradition that says anything about this. However, here in the United States where I live, only well-off people have marble floors in their houses. That would mean that good things were comimg their way before they...

Misc Religions: superstition, superstitious belief, floor houses
superstitious belief, floor houses, two friends: Dear Jacquis, You are absolutely correct. Marble does not bring luck. As a matter of fact, luck is superstitious as well. I am amazed at the things people credit with good things happening or bad things. Good things come from G~d, not stones or any other...

Misc Religions: Taoism - Questions, confucian philosophy, mr lew
confucian philosophy, mr lew, level material: Dear Olin, I d be more than happy to entertain any questions. My areas of specialisation are Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian Philosophy as well as Religion in general. Brian Lew. PS: If you find this system cumbersome, you can email me at soft_repose@yahoo.com...

Misc Religions: Tell me more about meditation, independent world religion, prayers and meditations
independent world religion, prayers and meditations, messengers of god: Dear Walter, The Baha i Faith is a relatively new independent world religion, founded by Baha u llah (the Glory of God) about 160 years ago in Persia. Baha u llah wrote over a hundred books and tablets which we consider the Revelation of God for...

Misc Religions: Time Synchronising, universal principle, windup
universal principle, windup, peace of mind: Hi Candy I don t think I can give you the information you want- All I can say is that I believe that there is no co-insidence, chance, luck, etc... that everything has meaning and there is a meaning for you- I couldn t say what it is. I don t look at this...

Misc Religions: Unitarian Christians?, unitarian christianity, dietrich bonhoeffer
unitarian christianity, dietrich bonhoeffer, mainstream christianity: Hi, Alfred, Thanks for your question. I went to the website you posted in your question. I found it significant that pressing the topic button, Our Beliefs , brought me to a blank page. But, I continued to search the site and found an article by Stephen...

Misc Religions: what does the unification..., holy spirit association, sun myung moon
holy spirit association, sun myung moon, oon kim: I believe you are referring to the Unification Church and to the Worldwide Church of God. They are two different churches, with very different beliefs. The Unification Church,or the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity, was...

Misc Religions: Vanishing religion, gurpreet singh, mohan singh
gurpreet singh, mohan singh, incomplete question: Veer Ji, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh First of all thank you for elaborating. Do not mind what i said because i wanted to know your feelings. As far as i am concerned i surely do feel that this religion is going to survive and all this...

Misc Religions: Weird relationship, weird relationship, witchraft
weird relationship, witchraft, new reading: greetings, thanks for the additional info. one more question, what exactly do you mean you d like to get back with her the natural way ? you have come to believe that she had used witchcraft on you, so isn t highly possible if it happened once it could...

Misc Religions: Wicca, wicca religion, elists
wicca religion, elists, wiccans: I am interested in the subject of Wicca as I have found that a large number of females who practice this religion also are lactating. I ve never seen a correlation between lactation and Wicca, but that is interesting. Since the subject of lactation...

Misc Religions: World Religions' Apocalypse Theories, hindu prophecies, george bush senior
hindu prophecies, george bush senior, mother shipton: Hi Patricia, Most traditions hold Apocalyptic views of some sort but none are as detailed as presently applicable as Judaism and Christianity (depending on which version one considers). I have a lot of information on my website about this, for instance:...

Misc Religions: World Religions Class Project, major world religions, world religion
major world religions, world religion, class projects: Dear Jeremy, How wonderful that you are independently investigating truth for yourself. This is a fundamental teaching of the Baha i Faith. I would be delighted to participate in your interview. I am deeply committed to the Baha i Faith, and am...

Misc Religions: I have a web site, dark illustration, christian goth
dark illustration, christian goth, american christianity: Daniel, How do you combine the darkness and anger with Christianity? I realize the religious right manages, but I am curious, as your website states you believe Christianity is to be a lifestyle, not a religion or club for weekly attendance. I got the...

Misc Religions: whats wrong with me, fear of open spaces, fear of crowds
fear of open spaces, fear of crowds, social phobias: When you had mentioned the disorder, it had seemed that you felt it was related, hence the way I answered your post. You mentioned you have a “terrible fear of death.” Why do you feel that is? What is it about death you fear? As to contacting deceased loved...

Misc Religions: have you seen, beliefs zen buddhism, confucian philosophy
beliefs zen buddhism, confucian philosophy, tao te ching: Dear Sacred, Thank you for your email. Sorry for the late reply. I m not sure what your question is. Certainly it is insufficient just to have read the Tao Te Ching (properly DaoDeJing)to profess allegiance to Taoism. One must always understand that...

Misc Religions: How to, religious sanctuary, universal life church
religious sanctuary, universal life church, legal permission: To start a church/religion, you need a charter, which requires a president (minister, priest, priestess, etc. ), secretary, and treasurer. This is necessary for tax purposes and for legal permission to perform marriages. Churches can buy property in the...

Misc Religions: what am i?, religious gatherings, personal energy
religious gatherings, personal energy, four elements: Kat: Thank you for your question. I can empathize with your question because my beliefs don t fit into any particular category, either. It s okay to believe what you believe. Your beliefs are your own and they are unique to you. They come out of your...

Misc Religions: Yahweh's New Covenant, new covenant assembly, roman catholic holy days
new covenant assembly, roman catholic holy days, messiah yahshua: Thank you, Sybrena, for your interest! Yahweh s New Covenant Assembly is a group of believers in the Messiah, Yahshua, whose name has been transliterated by the Greek, Latin and English languages to become the more familiar, Jesus . We believe that the Creator...

Misc Religions: Zorastrianism, hebrew goddess, wooden pillars
hebrew goddess, wooden pillars, religion on the internet: Hi Ruth, I only know about the ancient stuff; the Groves, or Asherah ,in the Old Testament were sacred to the Canaanite and Hebrew Goddess Asherah. They may have been actual trees, or symbolic wooden pillars. In any case, Asherah dates back at least 6000...

Misc Trivia: advertising icon, budweiser frogs, king louis xiii
budweiser frogs, king louis xiii, hunting lodge: Hi, Kim... 1) Everything I m seeing points to the ad icon being the Budweiser frogs... 2) Versailles was King Louis XIII s hunting lodge... it kept being expanded after XIII got compliments on it s structure... it soon became the royal palace... ...

Misc Trivia: average time, security checkpoints, eb
security checkpoints, eb, security checks: Hi, Kim... Average time? I ve only been thru the LAX security checks once since 9/11, and it took me maybe twenty minutes... now, average, I would bet it would be closer to thirty... I went thru at midnight, and there was far less of a crowd than the normal...

Misc Trivia: Campbell soup frabric, hawaiian shirt designs, walmart
hawaiian shirt designs, walmart, collectible print: Hi, Leroy... Don t mean to be simplistic, but has she tried WalMart? I have seen virtually every print of fabric in Walmart, from camo to NASCAR to Hawaiian shirt designs... surely they have Campbell s soup print... I know they have several CocaCola designs,...

Misc Trivia: Campbells Soup Tennis Racket Girl, tennis racket, tennis tournaments
tennis racket, tennis tournaments, jana: Hi, Jana... Not sure exactly what you re talking about... the girl on the label is holding a tennis racket? I know Campbell s sponsors a few tennis tournaments... this may be some sort of promo for that... can you tell me some more about it? Where you...

Misc Trivia: Campbells soups trivia, campbells soups, green bean casserole
campbells soups, green bean casserole, trivia question: Hi, Kim... Wow... you had me jumping all over the net for this one... but I think I tracked it down... According to the good people at Campbell s themselves, the official answer is - - - (drumroll please...) Chicken Noodle #1 Cream of Chicken #2...

Misc Trivia: childhood game, e mail address, tinker tailor soldier sailor
e mail address, tinker tailor soldier sailor, rope skippers: Hi, Susan... Man, you had me tied up in knots with this one... finally figured out why... you have two different rhymes mixed together.... The Mother Goose rhyme, Rub-a-Dub-Dub goes: Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub, And how do you think they...

Misc Trivia: colored eggs, colored eggs, thirty days
colored eggs, thirty days, newborns: i think china... Also in China, a baby s birthday is celebrated at the age of one year and thirty days. Birthday guests bring colored eggs and good-luck pieces to the new baby. thats is from http://www.birthdaycelebrations.net/chinesebirthdays.htm ...

Misc Trivia: Which company, taxi cabs, heavy guns
taxi cabs, heavy guns, battle tanks: Hey, Tony... Complete guess here, but I know American LaFrance, the fire engine builder, was used heavily during the war building all sorts of troop vehicles... I m guessing them... Lemme know, though, one way or the other... great question... Thanks,...

Misc Trivia: 'By Design' or total coincidence!?, upper case letters, bob mackey
upper case letters, bob mackey, odd coincidence: Hi, Bob... That is the coolest thing I ve seen in a long time! I sincerely doubt it s by some design, but it IS one very odd coincidence... I have passed it along to everyone I know, and they all say that, if it is some design, it ranks up there with the...

Misc Trivia: Early Computer Game, forest cottages, arrow keys
forest cottages, arrow keys, hi mary: Hi, Mary Ann... Boy, you don t really narrow anything down, do you? Just kidding... Actually, your description matches several possibilities.... I found a link, though, that might help you locate your game... try this site... http://www.inthe80s.com/compgame.shtml...

Misc Trivia: Campbell soup frabric, dish towels, campbell name
Misc Trivia: Campbell soup frabric, dish towels, campbell name, pot holders

Misc Trivia: childhood game, butcher baker candlestick maker, rich man poor man
Misc Trivia: childhood game, butcher baker candlestick maker, rich man poor man, doctor lawyer indian chief

Misc Trivia: games/toys, guava juice, milk caps
Misc Trivia: games/toys, guava juice, milk caps, cardboard

Misc Trivia: number quiz enquiry, letters of the alphabet, ibn saud
Misc Trivia: number quiz enquiry, letters of the alphabet, ibn saud, games magazine

Misc Trivia: games/toys, trading card games, milk caps
trading card games, milk caps, comic book stores: Hi, Shelley... Pogs were milk caps, in a nutshell... they were little pieces of cardboard shaped like the small, thick, wax-paper seals they used to put in milk bottles, back in the older, simpler times... they got a resurgence in the mid-80 s and early...

Misc Trivia: general trivia, colonel tom parker, vernon presley
colonel tom parker, vernon presley, kim hi: Hi, Kim... First question - I think the answer you re looking for is the shortest reign of a prime minister... Frank Forde was PM of Australia for one week, from July 6 to the 13th of 1991. Second question - not finding anything on what Col. Parker...

Misc Trivia: Hyacinth Bucket's maiden name, niles crane, keeping up appearances
niles crane, keeping up appearances, maiden name: Hi, Prune... According to the BBC, about fifty discussion groups, and one overanxious chat room girl, Hyacinth s maiden name was never revealed on the show... they alluded to it several times, like they were about to finally reveal it, then they woul dcut...

Misc Trivia: misc. trivia, big al downing, spic and span
big al downing, spic and span, rhythm rockers: Hi, Kim... Is this Country music by any chance? Found a group called the Rhythm Rockers (fronted by Big Al Downing) that went by Spic and Span for a while... As for the other question... complete guess here... Buster Keaton... Lemme know... E...

Misc Trivia: nickname for phone operators, trivia question, phone operators
trivia question, phone operators, southern bell: Hi, Kim... I ve looked everywhere I know to look, and I m not seeing anything about phone operators having had a nickname... I have been told, though, that, at least in the south, they were called ringers. When someone used the operator to make a connection,...

Misc Trivia: number quiz enquiry, number quiz, can you do me a favor
number quiz, can you do me a favor, leters: Hi, Graham... Wow... I ve seen quizzes like this before, but these two are stumping me completely... I m gonna work on it some more, but, can you do me a favor and send me the complete quiz? Sometime some of these things link to prior answers... Meanwhile,...

Misc Trivia: do they have an online game..., dozens upon dozens, trivia quizzes
dozens upon dozens, trivia quizzes, google: Hi, Maxine! There are dozens upon dozens of places for you to see! My personal favorite is called FunTrivia.com. Also, check into a site called brainemail.com. They will send you a different trivia question every day in your e-mail. Try running a Yahoo...

Misc Trivia: origin of saying, yellowish color, cold turkey
yellowish color, cold turkey, hi bob: Hi, Bob... According to all I can find, the phrase comes from the stereotypical reaction to someone in withdrawl from narcotics, alcohol, or nicotine... their skin takes on a pale, yellowish color, and the person will have goose bumps due to the chills...

Misc Trivia: Silent Night (song), hi ed, silent night
hi ed, silent night, beautiful songs: Hi, Ed... Silent Night was originally written in German, and, interestingly enough, was one of the few hymns originally written specifically for the guitar. And it is one of the most beautiful songs to hear played on the guitar.... Hope this helps......

Misc Trivia: most telephones per person, manchester guardian, telephones
manchester guardian, telephones, monaco: Hi, Kim... You sure it s not the USA??? I would have guessed Sweden, but, according to an article in the Manchester Guardian, you were correct... check out this link, near the bottom of the page... http://sport.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,4866582-108565,00.html...

Misc Trivia: ten dollar bill, average lifespan, dollar bill
average lifespan, dollar bill, denominations: Hi, Kim... According to the government, the average lifespan of any paper currancy is five years. Some last longer, and some don t. With the lower denominations, it s usually less time, due to the constant exchange. Higher bills last longer... hope this...

Misc Trivia: unknown, european influence, egyptians
european influence, egyptians, coffin: Hi, Melody... As best as I can tell, this practice is sort of a hand-me-down idea from the Egyptians, at least it is on the surface. These days, it is an added practice to the embalming practice. The coffin keeps the body from the elements longer, simply...

Miscarriage: HAving bad cramps,bleeding and small clots., medical care provider, liklihood
medical care provider, liklihood, depo: Hi Melissa Because you haven t have periods for some time (amenorrhea) its very likely that you re not yet ovulating. A lot of women have found that their system takes quite a while to get back to normal after coming off of the injection, but if...

Miscarriage: bleeding, depo injection, miscarrage
depo injection, miscarrage, pregnancy test: Hi Michele. Any unexpected bleeding, particularly if heavy, can be upsetting. I think on this case you can rule out a miscarriage. It takes approx 10-14 days from conception for an egg to implant in the uterus. As there was only 6 days between...

Miscarriage: mis carriage, dilation curettage, internal ultrasound
dilation curettage, internal ultrasound, emergency ultrasound: Hi Dana I m assuming that you ve had a miscarriage and not yet seen a doctor? If this is the case, I d recommend going to see your medical practitioner to get checked over and make sure all is ok. A D&C (dilation & curettage) is performed under...

Miscarriage: miscarriage confusion, serial hcg levels, blighted ovum
serial hcg levels, blighted ovum, internal scan: Hi Katrina, hCG can remain in your system for up to 4wks which is why the test is showing up positive. I m afraid to say that falling hCG levels means that the pregnancy is failing & that it s only a matter of time before a miscarriage is inevitable....

Miscarriage: miscarriage risk, mild nausea, food cravings
mild nausea, food cravings, miscarriage risk: Hello Sara Firstly let me re-assure you that you re certainly not an obsessive worrier! Every expectant Mum worries about their pregnancy, but when you ve been through a miscarriage you have even more right to worry. So....let me put your mind...

Miscarriage: misscarriage, proper medical advice, insult to injury
proper medical advice, insult to injury, best possible chance: Hello Eliza I m based in the UK and I do know that some countries have private medical care - I can only assume that you reside in one. I think the first thing you need to do is find a way of affording medical insurance. Your health is so important...

Miscarriage: PERIODS AFTER MISSCARIDGE, ovulation calculator, sore breasts
ovulation calculator, sore breasts, natural period: HI Sarah I m sorry to hear of your loss. The first thing that strikes me is the advice that you ve been given. It s advised that you wait until you stop bleeding before resuming sex & 3 months before you start trying for a baby again, to allow...

Miscarriage: Possible miscarriage, miscarriages, placenta
miscarriages, placenta, womb: Amber, My experience with miscarriage is personal, not medical but if you still have bleeding then I do think you need to see your doctor. It is possible that this is another miscarriage. As you are still having the bleeding then there may be part of...

Miscarriage: Possible miscarriage, streaks of blood, late periods
streaks of blood, late periods, elbow macaroni: Hi Chrissy Many miscarriagers happen in the form of late periods, this is why the true percentage of women who have them is unknown. However, at this stage it would be difficult to say now. Miscarriage is usually accompanied by symptoms such as...

Miscarriage: drop in hcg level but fetal development, hcg levels, chromosomal abnormalities
hcg levels, chromosomal abnormalities, kindest regards: Hi Carolina I can understand why you d feel confused! Unfortunately a declining hcG level usually means that the pregnancy is failing as hcG is what develops the embryo & placenta. The discovery of a fetal pole could be because it wasn t picked...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, miscarridge, fertilised egg
miscarridge, fertilised egg, type of drugs: Hi Nicola I m so sorry to hear of your news. 2 miscarriages in such a short space of time must be devastating. You should have been given some information in reference to trying again after your first miscarriage. Doctors recommend that you wait...

Miscarriage: Miscarried @ 7wks & 1 day......, ovulation test, disappearing twin
ovulation test, disappearing twin, fertilised egg: Hi there Sorry for the short delay in replying, I was called away for the weekend on an emergency. I d say my advice will still apply. It does take time to get back on track after a miscarriage & I know how frustrating this can be. All you want...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, full term pregnancy, precise subject
full term pregnancy, precise subject, routine checks: Hi Sharon. Because Strep B usually lives harmlessly in the body of carriers, it s only usually discovered from other tests. In the UK they don t do screening unless you re already a carrier. I m not a medical professional but from my brief knowledge...

Miscarriage: miscarrige/period, irregular bleeding, body time
irregular bleeding, body time, trying to have a baby: Hi Annie It s not unusual to experience irregular bleeding after miscarriage. It can take up to 6wks for bleeding to settle down, but I am a little concerned that your bleeding gets heavier after spotting, it could be that you have some retained...

Miscarriage: pain after miscarriage, head ache, ectopic pregnancy
head ache, ectopic pregnancy, foul smell: Hi Prescy. Your aftercare sounds appauling! There has been no consistency & a serious lack of information. You must feel really confused! Firstly, they have probably given you the tablets to prevent infection. They often do this if you have a d&c...

Miscarriage: possible miscarriage, period cramps, contraceptive pills
period cramps, contraceptive pills, hcg levels: Hi Joanna. Sorry to hear of your losses, please don t let this deter you from trying in the future. There could be a couple of reasons why you haven t had a period. Firstly, you could indeed be pregnant. You don t say when you took the test,...

Miscarriage: Care after miscarriage, trimester miscarriages, genetic abnormality
trimester miscarriages, genetic abnormality, support belts: Hi Alex Please accept my apologies for the long delay in answering your question, I ve had a nasty virus which has laid me up for the last week. Firstly, I hope you are well. It s good to hear ou have good support as this is a key element to a...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, 7th month of pregnancy, inducing labor
7th month of pregnancy, inducing labor, traumatic time: Hello again! You asked me a question about 6 months ago about your daughters friends baby. I ve often thought about her & wondered how she is getting on. As I ve never come across anything like this before, I wondered if any answers were found...

Miscarriage: possible misscairage?, yolk sac, gestational sac
yolk sac, gestational sac, hcg levels: Hi Jess. It s no wonder you re confused, they haven t given you a lot to go by! I m not a medical professional, but dropping hCG levels is normally not a promising sign & usually indicates a failing pregnancy. I suspect they will confirm everything...

Miscarriage: Second trimester miscarriage and D&C, parenting website, type of bacteria
parenting website, type of bacteria, good parenting: Tiffany, I am so sorry to read of your loss. After a MC it can take the body a while to get back to normal, it has to return to size, and the hormones all need to settle down. Some women get back to cycle straight away, others find they bleed irregular...

Miscarriage: What should I think?, iron supplements, abdominal pains
iron supplements, abdominal pains, hipbone: Jamie, If the pain has persisted I would have yourself checked. You are very right in that you are old enough for the doctor not to contact your parents and your treatment being confidential. Have you taken a repeat pregnancy test, even if it was eptopic...

Miscarriage: 2nd Miscarriage, chromosomal abnormality, third pregnancy
chromosomal abnormality, third pregnancy, vacation settings: Hello Amber Many apologies for the delay....I really can t get the hang of the vacation settings & it turns out I set it wrong! I am so sorry to hear of your losses, it must be particularly hard due to the the timing & co-inciding with your last...

Miscarriage: bleeding/clotting, general anaesthetic, gentle suction
general anaesthetic, gentle suction, sanitary pads: Hi Sara I m sorry to hear of your loss, I hope you feel better very soon. If an ultrasound confirmed some remaining tissue then you are usually offered a D&C. This is a small surgical procedure which involves removing the tissue with gentle suction...

Miscarriage: the cause, bacteria in urine, good bacteria
bacteria in urine, good bacteria, strange colour: Hello Yuan Firstly, the brown discharge is normal & is the bleeding coming to an end. Because the doctor says it s clean, I am thinking that you have had tests &/or the doctor has examined you? As long as you have no pain, feel well & the discharge...

Miscarriage: is it a miscarriage?, brown blood, old blood
Miscarriage: is it a miscarriage?, brown blood, old blood, miscarriages

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, family planning clinic, abdominal cramps
family planning clinic, abdominal cramps, hygiene practices: Hi Kimberly I am unable to answer your question on contraception as I am not an expert on this, however you should have been told at the time f the injection when you can safely have sex without the risk of pregnancy. I can answer your question...

Miscarriage: is it a miscarriage?, bleeding in early pregnancy, fetal heartbeat
bleeding in early pregnancy, fetal heartbeat, pregnancy advice: The dark brown blood is deoxygenated blood, that just means its been a long time since it passed through the heart. It may be spots of blood from high up in your uterus that have passed through. It is good that the bright red blood has stopped, that means...

Miscarriage: Is it normal to have pregnancy symptoms after miscarriage?, internal ultrasound, pregnancy symptoms
internal ultrasound, pregnancy symptoms, uterine infection: Hi Tesla Could you be pregnant? If there is a chance I would take a test. If an ultrasound has confirmed that everything has been expelled then your pregnancy symptoms should have settled down after about 6wks. As you are breastfeeding you probably...

Miscarriage: 1 month after miscarriage, docotr, pregnancy test
docotr, pregnancy test, ashely: Ashely, Has the bleeding stopped? Do you have any pain? Have you taken a pregnancy test after the miscarriage to be sure you re not still pregnant? Your doctor seems very unsympathetic towards your situation. Having a hardened stomach could be because...

Miscarriage: blighted ovums, blighted ovum, general anaesthetic
blighted ovum, general anaesthetic, sanitary towels: Hi Anna I m so sorry to hear of your news. I too had a blighted ovum, I spotted briefly at 6wks but didn t miscarry fully til almost 11wks, unfortunately because the spotting wasn t investigated I carried on not knowing til I started bleeding. ...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, right stage, healthy pregnancy
right stage, healthy pregnancy, blood work: Hi Jenny I m so sorry to hear of your loss. Miscarriage happens to one in 3 women and they think the statistics may even be 1 in 2, due to some women having an early miscarriage before they know they are even pregnant. Most of the time it s...

Miscarriage: one month after miscarriage, abnormal discharge, bad experience
abnormal discharge, bad experience, menstrual cycle: Hi Ashley I m sorry you had such a bad experience with your doctor. Miscarriage is upsetting enough witout having to deal with an unsympathetic medic. Everybodys bodies act differently after miscarriage. As long as you re not bleeding or are...

Miscarriage: possible miscarriage???, nuvaring birth control, pregnancy hormone
nuvaring birth control, pregnancy hormone, pregnancy test: Hi Melissa The short answer is that theres no definate way of finding out if you were pregnant and experienced a miscarriage. hCG (the pregnancy hormone) can stay in the system for up to 4wks, so you could take a pregnancy test to see if it comes...

Miscarriage: What's going on??, pregnancy hormone hcg, type of birth control
pregnancy hormone hcg, type of birth control, pregnancy tests: Lena, My first recommendation would have been to have a blood test to test the levels of the pregnancy hormone hCG. I am from the UK, so I am really sorry as I do not understand or have experience of the American medical system, here we have the NHS and...

Miscarriage: 3 m/c and pregnant again, consecutive miscarriages, fertilised egg
consecutive miscarriages, fertilised egg, adequate insurance: Hi Amanda I m sorry to hear of your miscarriages, it s no wonder you re terrified! I m not sure how it works anywhere else, but here in the UK they investigate miscarriages after having 2 to 3. It s really important to make sure you have adequate...

Miscarriage: blighted ovum, blighted ovum, sanitary towels
blighted ovum, sanitary towels, small hope: Hi Daralynn It could be that they have your dates wrong, but if the sac is measuring 8 and a half wks but there s no sign of even a fetal pole then it may not be good news. It s possible that the foetus is in a funny position and cannot be...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage?, first response hpt, heavy periods
first response hpt, heavy periods, miscarraige: Hello Angelina If you re still bleeding heavily by friday, see if you can have a chat with a healthcare provider. As long as the bleeding tapers off and you are feeling well, then I would moniter yourself for now & mention it at your check...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage?, home pregnancy test, fertilised egg
home pregnancy test, fertilised egg, lining of the uterus: Victoria, No 2 pregnancies are the same. I thought your tests this time seemed low. Can you make an appointment to go in and see the doctor. (Sorry our medical system works different in the UK I suspect). You have the right to answers. If your doctor wont...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, gestational sac but no fetal pole, heavy bleeding
gestational sac but no fetal pole, heavy bleeding, emotional effects: Tania, I am not medically trained, and can only really advise on the emotional effects of a miscarriage. Everyone is different, and I no one could tell you when the bleeding will stop. If the bleeding is very heavy, your doctor may suggest a small operation...

Miscarriage: Missed miscarriage - wait and see..., fertilised egg, sanitary towels
fertilised egg, sanitary towels, offensive smell: Hi Claire, I m so sorry to hear of your miscarriage. The blob you described was probably the sac & embryo passing, it sounds like your body has passed whats there and now the bleeding is tapering off. The brown discharge you talk about is normal...

Miscarriage: Blighted Ovum, pregnancy hormones, currette
pregnancy hormones, currette, heavy bleeding: Hi Michelle I would go by the last bleed rather than your post-op date. I had a blighted ovum at 10wks, some of which I passed and I had to have a D&C to clean the rest out. I started my period exactly 4wks after the day the M/C started, yet...

Miscarriage: chemical pregnancy, blood test results, chemical pregnancy
blood test results, chemical pregnancy, hgc level: Hi Sunitha It sounds like you were pregnant when you took the test, provided you weren t on any medication which would give you a positive test. However, the doctor would have ruled this out before you had the blood test. Hope I have answered...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, gestational sac, faint line
gestational sac, faint line, hpt: Hi Tania I m so sorry to hear of your miscarriage. It sounds like nature has run it s course and luckily you ve had a trouble free time. It s not unusual to be left to your own devices once a miscarriage has been confirmed as imminent. This...

Miscarriage: periods after miscarriage, fertility problems, doctor didn
fertility problems, doctor didn, 5 months: Hi Melissa For you to bleed for 3 months with no investigation really isn t acceptable. If you miscarried naturally but you still have persistent bleeding, it means your body may have retained some tissue which should have been investigated and...

Miscarriage: Unable to conceive, ovulation period, fertility centre
ovulation period, fertility centre, chemical pregnancy: Hi Sunitha It can take a healthy couple below the age of 35 up to a year to conceive. I think you haven proved that you CAN get pregnant, I honestly think its a case of timing! There s some good information here : http://www.askbaby.com/trying-to-conceive.htm...

Miscarriage: first period after d&c, hcg level, contraceptive pill
hcg level, contraceptive pill, first period: I am so sorry you are experiencing this. Women do have different experiences after a miscarriage, and a D&C. After I had a D&C I was fortunate that I had no bleeding and my cycle quickly return to normal, however I know of some ladies that have bled for...

Miscarriage: first period after d&c, hcg level, healing process
hcg level, healing process, first period: Hello Amy That s great news! The Provera should calm down the bleeding, if not completely stop it. The ultrasound will show the consultant what s going on and if there s any remaining tissue. It s very unlikely that the retained tissue has caused...

Miscarriage: no heart beat 3x in a row, retroverted uterus, vaginal inserts
retroverted uterus, vaginal inserts, miracle of life: Hi Heydy Sorry you haver waited for an answer. I answered it about 2hrs after it came through, but it appears that the allexperts website decided not to send my answer despite giving me a sent reciept! Firstly, I m so sorry that you re experiencing...

Miscarriage: im scared, abnormal pregnancy, having twins
abnormal pregnancy, having twins, last period: Hi Teresa Your question looks incomplete. I just want to make sure I have all the information you want to give me before I answer your question. Please could you also tell me the following in reference to your scan: 1, were you given a 10/12wk...

Miscarriage: worried, general anaesthetic, brown blood
general anaesthetic, brown blood, excess tissue: Hi Lisa Sorry I haven t replied sooner, it seems the system isn t emailing some of my questions to me! Well, it s no wonder you re feeling down when you ve been bleeding so long! Miscarriage is an awful experience & I know that all you want to do...

Miscarriage: Bleeding and i don't know why, contraception pill, latey
contraception pill, latey, irregular bleeding: Stephanie, There could be a lot of reasons why you are bleeding. I assume its not your normal time of the month. Could you have been pregnant? Have you changed contraception latey? Or maybe missed some of your contraception pill, if you are taking it. If...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage at 8 1/2 weeks., miscarriages, hearsay
Miscarriage: Miscarriage at 8 1/2 weeks., miscarriages, hearsay, pregnancies

Miscarriage: hey, urine infections, early pregnancy
urine infections, early pregnancy, time kind: Hi Cheryl, congratulations on your pregnancy, I am not medically trained, but urine infections can cause pain and discomfort. It is also common in early pregnancy to experience some pains when the embryo is attaching to the uterus wall. I had a miscarriage...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage at 8 1/2 weeks., depo injection, natures way
depo injection, natures way, emotional side: Jamie, Being on the depo injection could have caused the delay in conceiving, however I am not medically qualified to tell you if it could cause a miscarriage, although I am inclined to say not. Sometimes there is no explanation for a miscarriage, it doesnt...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, general anaesthetic, iron levels
general anaesthetic, iron levels, recovery time: Hi Jolene I m so sorry you re still having to deal with this. Assuming you had your miscarriage without having a D&C (In other words, you let the miscarriage happen naturally rather than opt or having to have surgery.) then the chances are you have...

Miscarriage: miscarrage, miscarrage, drinking alcohol
miscarrage, drinking alcohol, good health: James, It is highly recommended that you stop drinking and smoking prior to conception. The sooner the better for the child. There are many factors to take into consideration for a safe pregnancy, stopping drinking/smoking can not garuntee that, but...

Miscarriage: trying for another baby, rachel rachel, laser treatment
rachel rachel, laser treatment, hysterectomy: Rachel, You could ask your gynaecolgist about IVF treatment. It may be possible that you would qualify for it, although I can imagine the waiting lists on the NHS will be very long, and Im talking years long. You could ask about other fertility treatment...

Miscarriage: Blighted Ovum, natural period, desicion
natural period, desicion, miscarriages: Hi Janese Sorry for the delay in answering your question, I went away for the weekend & set my vacation dates wrong! Firstly, I m sorry to hear about your news. A blighted ovum is when the embryo doesn t develop properly or at all, therefore...

Miscarriage: Did I have a miscarriage, low gi diets, low sperm count
low gi diets, low sperm count, long gap: I am not a qualified medic and I could not give you any accurate answers. I d be inclined to agree with your doctor though. I have PCOS and I have be known to go over a year without any bleeding, and when I do bledd it is clotted tissue type blood. As you...

Miscarriage: miscarriage now pain 5 weeks later, period pains, kerry
period pains, kerry, sorry for your loss: Kerry, I m really sorry for your loss. If you are still experiencing pain I would recommend you consult your doctor. It is possible you have not had a complete miscarriage, and you may need a D&C. It may be nothing, and your body just hasn t adjusted,...

Miscarriage: blighted ovum...how long should I wait?, full term pregnancy, yolk sac
full term pregnancy, yolk sac, blighted ovum: Hi Dana I m so sorry to hear of your news. When something is still growing, there s always hope that maybe the doctors have got it wrong. Indeed, it has been known that a diagnosed miscarriage has gone on to become a full term pregnancy. However,...

Miscarriage: cramping, loose bowel movement, digestive system
loose bowel movement, digestive system, dehydration: Hi Gwen I m glad you re feeling better, it sounds like your body was working hard to expel the last of what was there. Do watch out for the unusual coloured/smelling discharge. If you get any more then do see your doctor, this can indicate an infection....

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, pinkish discharge, pink blood
pinkish discharge, pink blood, irregular bleeding: Stacey, Im really sorry to hear of your miscarriage. It is very normal to have irregular bleeding after a miscarriage. Your body has a lot of adjusting to do. If the pain is difficult to bare, or becomes worse or more regular then yes I think you should...

Miscarriage: I'm going to have a miscarriage?, partial molar pregnancy, viable pregnancy
partial molar pregnancy, viable pregnancy, histology: Karyn, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It is possible that you are having a partial molar pregnancy. This is where some of the pregnancy progresses as normal, but some does not, in this case there is no foetus present. At 10 weeks a viable pregnancy...

Miscarriage: miscarriage and no period, ovulation microscope, saliva ovulation
ovulation microscope, saliva ovulation, ovulation kit: Hello again It s good that you re being investigated thoroughly. If tests have shown that there are no reasons as to why you re not having periods then it may be that they ll return just as mysteriously as they went. This does happen, particularly...

Miscarriage: miscarrying, pregnancy hormone, blood clot
pregnancy hormone, blood clot, urine test: Kayleigh, It s very possible the infection has caused your cycle to become irregular. Im not sure it would be possible to find out if you were pregnant. A blood test may show an increase in the pregnancy hormone, but if you have miscarried then taking a...

Miscarriage: i need to know, regular periods, miracle of life
regular periods, miracle of life, little hope: Hello Krystal You have concieved twice already & as long as you are still having regular periods, then there s no reason why you shouldn t be able to concieve. Miscarriage is difficult enough and it s often thought that 1 miscsrriage means...

Miscarriage: ovulation after miscarriage, natural period, rosk
natural period, rosk, recovery time: Hello there It is said that most women are very fertile after miscarriage. However, every woman is different as is every recovery time. If you are looking to try again, it s better to wait for at least 1 natural period (or 3 if you have had...

Miscarriage: more questions.., pregnancy hormone, home test
pregnancy hormone, home test, test answer: Cooper, by now any pregnancy hormone should be untracable by urine test. If it was to come back positive then she would have to seek medical attention, to confirm a pregnancy or to investigate the miscarriage further. The doctor would only perform the same...

Miscarriage: Irregular Periods and Weight Gain Post D&C, erratic periods, blighted ovum
erratic periods, blighted ovum, natural clock: Hi Lisa I m sorry to hear of your news. All you want to do after a miscarriage is get back to normal, but it s hard to with erratic periods. I have to say, it s not unusual to have the irregular periods after miscarriage. It s been aprox 4 and...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage at 22 weeks and a week later still in pain and hard belly, inverted uterus, medical intervention
inverted uterus, medical intervention, medical system: Nicole, I am really sorry to hear of your loss. I am not medically trained, but I would not have thought at 22 weeks pregnant you could miscarry without medical intervention. If you are still experiencing these pains and clotting then I would go back...

Miscarriage: Am I definitely on my way to miscarriage?, non viable pregnancy, blighted ovum
non viable pregnancy, blighted ovum, dr appt: Hi Diann Your levels may be showing as slow rising, which would usually indicate a non-viable pregnancy. As soon as the levels drop, this would indicate that the pregnancy is failing & a miscarriage will follow. If an empty sac was seen on the...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, lower abdominal pain, miscarrage
lower abdominal pain, miscarrage, unexplained pain: Hi Jennifer Any unexplained pain should be investigated, so I would recommend a visit to your doctor anyway. The pain may or may not be related to your miscarriage, but you certainly shouldn t be having any discomfort so long atfer your loss. ...

Miscarriage: menstruation after miscarriage, female fertility, biological clock
female fertility, biological clock, karyotyping: Hello Victoria What sort of information would you like? If you send me some questions with any relevant information then I d be more than happy to answer them the best I can. Female fertility is a very complex subject & there s no definate...

Miscarriage: miscarge, poly cystic ovarian syndrome, miscarige
poly cystic ovarian syndrome, miscarige, fertility problems: Hi Alicia I m so sorry to hear of your problems since your loss, you must be incredibly frustrated by now. A miscarriage can really throw out your cycles, but 2 years is a long time to try without success. I suspect that there may be an underlying...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, negative pregnancy test, pregnancy hormone
negative pregnancy test, pregnancy hormone, ectopic pregnancy: Hi Fiona I m sorry to hear of your miscarriage. Whoever advised you to carry out a pregnancy test 3wks after your loss to ensure that it s complete needs seriously repremanding. A negative pregnancy test is absolutely no guarantee that the miscarriage...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, irregular periods
ectopic pregnancy, irregular periods, pregnancy test: Hello Becky Don t be alarmed by your sudden irregular periods! It s normal for your cycles to be out of sorts after a miscarriage, this is simply a hormonal glitch and should settle down soon. Unless you have had an ectopic pregnancy or a D&C,...

Miscarriage: misscariage, general anaesthetic, misscariage
general anaesthetic, misscariage, kindest regards: Hi Demetria As you have mentioned the bleeding has worsened since passing the sac, I would get yourself some medical attention ASAP. It could be that the miscarriage is incomplete and you still have some remaining tissue which is causing the...

Miscarriage: Pregnant 1 Year After a D&E at 22.5 Weeks, hcg levels, insult to injury
hcg levels, insult to injury, prenatal vitamins: Hi Nicole My goodness, what an awful thing for you to have to go through. I m surprised they chose this method when you were so far on (even though it s performed up til 24wks, but it can be difficult the later on in the pregnancy you are), but...

Miscarriage: possible miscarrage?, pre menstrual symptoms, pregnancy test hcg
pre menstrual symptoms, pregnancy test hcg, tenderness in breasts: Hi Jen It s possible that you ve experienced a miscarriage but there is no way of proving so now - pregnancy symptoms are very much like pre-menstrual symptoms, so it s easy to confuse the two. Bleeding will not alter the results of a pregnancy...

Miscarriage: signs or symptoms, routine scan, symptoms of pregnancy
routine scan, symptoms of pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy: Hi Tia The most common symptoms are vaginal bleeding, which can range from light spotting to heavier than a period. You may see blood clots, brown discharge or other tissue. Often there is cramping, with pelvic or back-pain. You may find that the usual...

Miscarriage: confused, prenatal vitamins, ease my mind
prenatal vitamins, ease my mind, pregnancy test: Erica, Im really sorry to read about your miscarriage. With a miscarriage no 2 woman have the same experience. It can take months for the body to return to normal. This doesn t mean that there is anything wrong but just that your body goes through so much...

Miscarriage: Subchorionic Hemotoma
Miscarriage: Subchorionic Hemotoma

Miscarriage: Heavy Period, heavy bleeding, intense pain
heavy bleeding, intense pain, normality: Sabrina, I am very sorry to read about your miscarriage. Having a miscarriage can really impact your monthly cycle, it throws the body completely off track, and in some cases it can take months for some level of normality to resume. You said you had...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage????, bleeding after intercourse, bleeding in pregnancy
bleeding after intercourse, bleeding in pregnancy, lower abdomen: Patsy, Bleeding in pregnancy is not uncommon but any bleeding should be discussed with your midwife or doctor. Some of the pain could be explained by pressure from the baby sitting low down. All of this can be checked by your doctor to offer you peace of...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, heartbeat baby, pink blood
heartbeat baby, pink blood, bllod: Hello and welcome back Melissa I am so glad my email helped and that you re feeling a little better. Time is a wonderful healer and sometimes the best you can do is try and get yourself through the days, it sounds like you re doing really well. Going by...

Miscarriage: Pregnancy loss, partial molar pregnancy, foetus at 12 weeks
partial molar pregnancy, foetus at 12 weeks, blighted ovum: Joelene, You are probably far more likely to get more accurate answers from searching the internet or asking your doctor. I am in no way medically trained and my role on allexperts is to support women who have experienced a miscarriage and offer advise...

Miscarriage: Side Effects of Miscarriage and a DNC, molar pregnancy, pregnancy hormones
molar pregnancy, pregnancy hormones, second pregnancy: Brandi, I am not in any way medically qualified to answer this question. I can tell you that a false positive is very very rare, so as you had a blood pregnancy test, and you measured at 523, then you had pregnancy hormones in your system regardless of...

Miscarriage: Subchorionic Hemotoma, scary time, blood clot
scary time, blood clot, occassions: Linda, I know this must be a very scary time for you, but as the bleeding has got worse you really need to return to the ER to be checked. Im really sorry I have no answers for you. I dont want to give you flase hope, but I bleed extremely heavily on 3...

Miscarriage: Blood clots after months of having a miscarriage, severe menstrual cramps, blood clots
severe menstrual cramps, blood clots, kindest regards: Hi Yvonne It s not unusual for women to experience a change in their periods after a miscarriage. You do not say how big the clots are. As long as they are no bigger than a dime and theres no unusual colour or smell to your bleeding/clots or your...

Miscarriage: first period following miscarriage, hormonal symptoms, swollen ankles
hormonal symptoms, swollen ankles, experience pain: Hi Amanda These sound like classic hormonal symptoms and as you are regular, it seems that you have had your first cycle on time. It s not unusual to have a heavy, clotted period after a miscarriage. This may last for another couple of periods until...

Miscarriage: misshapen gestational sac, full term pregnancy, gestational sac
full term pregnancy, gestational sac, blighted ovum: Hello Stine A misshapen sac is unfortunately not normally a good sign. Doctors usually have a good idea of what is going on but because it is still early in the pregnancy, they do like to wait and see how things go. It is indeed possible for...

Miscarriage: Pregnancy after miscarriage, lack of progesterone, baby asprin
lack of progesterone, baby asprin, fertility expert: Hi Gee Reading through your question, I think you would be more suited to a fertility expert. The link to this page is http://www.allexperts.com/el/Infertility-Fertility/ However, I will add that the one sided pain along with heavy bleeding &...

Miscarriage: How can you tell the difference between a very heavy period and a miscarriage?, pregnancy hormone, pregnancy test
pregnancy hormone, pregnancy test, forms of birth control: Hi Jenni To diagnose a miscarriage you first need to confirm a pregnancy. Unfortunately if a miscarriage is suspected without a confirmed pregnancy, it s difficult to diagnose it without investigation in the form of blood tests. This would detect...

Miscarriage: dropping HCG, hcg test, early pregnancy
hcg test, early pregnancy, enevitable: Hello Allen I can understand completely how you re feeling. Early pregnancy is a very difficult time to establish what is going on and even if everything seems to be ok early on, things can still go wrong within the first 12wks. HCG rises...

Miscarriage: dropping hcg levels, carrying twins, having twins
carrying twins, having twins, bloods: Hi Lavinia I m so sorry I ve not answered sooner, I ve just moved home. I m not sure how you are getting on, I assume your surgery was booked in for today but will answer your question. hCG levels should double aprox every two days until around...

Miscarriage: Abnormal bleeding due to miscarriage?, trying to concieve, negative pregnancy test
trying to concieve, negative pregnancy test, heavy bleeding: Hi Patty It is possible that you have already had a miscarriage & you re bleeding due to retained tissue. This would account for the negative pregnancy test. Miscarriages aren t always painful & very early losses can be just like a period. On the...

Miscarriage: Blighted Ovum and Misoprostol..., blighted ovum, prescribed medication
blighted ovum, prescribed medication, misoprostol: Hi Katie If you find that you do not start passing tissue within the next 24hrs, then do go back to your doctor. If you explain to them your concerns in reference to having another D&C, they may be able to look at another medication route. Mifepristone...

Miscarriage: confused, misscarriage, equivilant
misscarriage, equivilant, menstrual cycle: Cythina, Congratulations on your recent pregnancy!! I am not sure what you mean as in taking plan b ? I am assuming this is the equivilant of the morning after pill? - So sorry if I am wrong about this. If it was, then that could be why your preiod...

Miscarriage: Delayed Mensturation after miscarriage, menstural cycle, lower abdomen
menstural cycle, lower abdomen, stomach bloating: Hi, It is quite possible that both the cold and move may effect your ovulation day by a day or 2 either side. Enjoy things, see how regular you are this month and concentrate on the jobs at hand. If it happens this month great, but try not to worry too...

Miscarriage: Delayed Mensturation after miscarriage, miscarriages, ob gyn
Miscarriage: Delayed Mensturation after miscarriage, miscarriages, ob gyn

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, morphine drip, hormonal imbalance
morphine drip, hormonal imbalance, ivf: Hi Jess Sorry to hear of your loss. A complete miscarriage is when the sac AND the remaining tissue are passed, so that was rather misleading unless it was confirmed with an ultrasound that everything had gone. As for your period, it is normal...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage of a Twin??, large yolk sac, full term pregnancy
large yolk sac, full term pregnancy, 2 eggs: Hello Brie An identical twin is when 1 egg is fertilised & splits in two, creating 2 embryos that share the same placenta. Non identical twins happen when 2 eggs are fertilised by 2 sperm, these don t share a placenta & can look different, even...

Miscarriage: Miscarriages, rhogam shot, recurrent miscarriages
rhogam shot, recurrent miscarriages, pre natal vitamins: Hi Samantha As far as I m aware, this only seems relevant if the mother is negative & the father is positive. However, the fact is that you are having recurrent miscarriages and this needs to be investigated further medically. I would go back...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, doctors
doctors: Samantha, I am really sorry to read about your miscarriage. Sometimes there is no reason why, and I certainly can not try to answer that question for you. There are a huge number of reasons for a miscarriage, and often there is no reason at all. I am...

Miscarriage: miscarriage after my first child, blighted ovum, chromosomal abnormality
blighted ovum, chromosomal abnormality, body recognises: Hi Tosin, This is what we are here for, I m glad I could help :) Of course you are going to be scared! It s perfectly natural to feel that way, but I think it s important to remain positive. When you fall pregnant again you ll worry. Once you...

Miscarriage: OVULATION AFTER A MISCARRIAGE??, pain killers, hcg levels
pain killers, hcg levels, blood work: Thanks Amanda It sounds like ovulation. Once you have miscarried the body ovulates very quickly afterwards with most women. Going on the average 29 day cycle, this works out about right. If you wish to start trying again, I would strongly...

Miscarriage: PERIOD AFTER MISCARRIAGE, heavy bleeding, blood clots
heavy bleeding, blood clots, medical attention: Hi maria. It s usual to have different periods for a few months after a miscarriage whether it be a difference in pain, consistency or clotting. This change usually settles down in the next few months, a few women do find however that the change...

Miscarriage: Possible Loss of Pregnancy, non viable pregnancy, yolk sac
non viable pregnancy, yolk sac, gestational sac: Hi Angela hCG levels should double every 2-3 days. Unfortunately it seems that yours aren t progressing as normal which is an indication that something isn t right. Slow rising levels almost always indicate a non-viable pregnancy, this means that...

Miscarriage: Possible miscarriage but not sure?, tender breast, misscarriage
tender breast, misscarriage, brown blood: Jenna, The only way you are going to know if you are pregnant is if you take a pregnancy test. Unfortunately, if this test comes back as negative I am sorry to say you would never really know if you were or werent. There are many reasons for a change...

Miscarriage: Question regarding a threatened Abortion, metallic taste in my mouth, pinkish discharge
metallic taste in my mouth, pinkish discharge, extreme fatigue: Hi Ruwani. Thanks for dropping by - it s great that I have been recommended, I do hope your friend had a positive experience & you have one too. First and foremost there can never be TMI! The more a questioner can tell me, the better I can answer...

Miscarriage: few question, irregular contractions, placenta praevia
irregular contractions, placenta praevia, bladder spasms: Hi Tiffaney. I m so sorry to hear of what you have been through. I would certainly say that you were not treated as you should have been. The dark area on the scan indicated that something wasn t right & you should have been monitered regularly. Unfortunately...

Miscarriage: How to find hope again, unexplained infertility, frozen embryos
unexplained infertility, frozen embryos, pregnancy hormone: Hi Annelise Everything sounds in order, as you said you have fallen pregnant before so that s most of the battle won. Falling pregnant takes impeccable timing - to give you an idea, once an egg leaves the ovary it needs to be fertilised within...

Miscarriage: Miscarrying at 5 weeks, hcg levels, medical reason
hcg levels, medical reason, hpt: Swathi, I am very sorry to read of your miscarriage. If you feel emotionally ready there is no medical reason why you can not start trying again straight away (unless your dr has specifically told you not to). It can take women a varied amount of time...

Miscarriage: miscarriage 4 weeks at 5 wks pregnant, hcg level, hcg levels
hcg level, hcg levels, sore breasts: Hi Dawn No problem! The hCG levels wouldn t be quite so high as 443 if you were pregnant, they don t reach that til around 28 days after you ovulate. At that level it s likely that it s from your miscarriage, but these levels could also be disguising...

Miscarriage: miscarriage 4wks &4 days ago(?), normal hcg level, hcg levels
normal hcg level, hcg levels, kindest regards: Hello Dawn Your levels are continuing to drop, it could be that it s taking a little longer for the hCG to leave your body. Slow dropping hCG can be an indication that the miscarriage was incomplete and that you still have remaining tissue. There...

Miscarriage: Permanent changes after miscarriage, pelvic inflammatory disease, thyroid levels
pelvic inflammatory disease, thyroid levels, bacterial infections: Hi Alice Ashermans syndrome is usually caused by medical procedures, being as you haven t had any from my knowledge, it s unlikely to be the cause. The instrument you mentioned that was used to check your uterus, if this was done whilst you were...

Miscarriage: Possible Miscarriage?, home pregnancy tests, last period
home pregnancy tests, last period, appt: Hi Lana It s more likely that you simply had a heavier period, this does happen from time to time with every woman. It is a good idea to mention it to the doctor if you are concerned. When you go for your scan, they will be able to tell you how...

Miscarriage: Possible miscarriage, hcg level, hcg levels
hcg level, hcg levels, general anaesthesia: Hi Natalya I m sorry to say that a dropping hCG level is not a good sign & often an indication of the pregnancy failing. It is normal for hCG levels to slow down but they continue to increase until around 25wks, where they start to drop. This...

Miscarriage: No period after d&c, pregnancy hormone, miscarrage
pregnancy hormone, miscarrage, initial loss: Hi Krystal It s not unusual for your period to take longer to start after a miscarriage. It can take up to 8wks for your period to start after the initial loss, so I shouldn t worry for now. However, there is a possibility that you could be pregnant...

Miscarriage: possable miscarriage???, pregnancy problems, placenta
pregnancy problems, placenta, blood clots: Joanne, Have you had your scan yet? You could be unnecessarily worrying yourself just now. It really is best to try and think positive until you have had the scan, and you have been assessed by a doctor. There could be a number of reasons for you bleeding,...

Miscarriage: In the process of miscarrying, hcg levels, heavy bleeding
hcg levels, heavy bleeding, questioners: Hi Swathi I m sorry to hear of your loss. You will find that the bleeding will increase & you may pass clots. This should then slow down to spotting. If the heavy bleeding lasts more than a couple of days, seek medical advice. It may be that the...

Miscarriage: Rising levels after miscarriage, ultrasound scan, ectopic pregnancy
ultrasound scan, ectopic pregnancy, twin pregnancy: Hello Trice I would go back and see your OB/GYN, this needs to be diagnosed properly. A rise in hCG levels after a loss can be any one of the reasons you have listed, so it does need to be investigated. You may have an ultrasound scan which...

Miscarriage: 1 MONTH AFTER MISCARRAIGE, home pregnancy test, enlarged breast
home pregnancy test, enlarged breast, hormonal symptoms: Hi Keisha I hope you got on ok with your doctor. It is normal for your periods to take a while to come back, 8wks is the average time for this although it can take a little longer. I hope you re doing well & have found the answers you sought...

Miscarriage: First, many different reasons, step mother
many different reasons, step mother, miscarriages: Shannon, I could not possibily answer this question. There are many different reasons why women have miscarriages, and every woman handles it differently. Many pregnancies are healthy and go to term, you aunt really needs to try and relax, take the doctors...

Miscarriage: Am I having a Miscarriage, miscarrige, experence
Miscarriage: Am I having a Miscarriage, miscarrige, experence, pregancy

Miscarriage: Miscariage, menstrual cramps, irregular bleeding
menstrual cramps, irregular bleeding, family doctor: Brandi, Have you experienced any other symptoms since December? Even if anything was left behind after surgery I would not imagine it would respond to term as if you were pregnant. It could however cause an infection, which may result in heavy cramping...

Miscarriage: Am I having a Miscarriage, internal ultrasound, cant answer
internal ultrasound, cant answer, best news: Toni, I really cant answer any questions, until you have the scan there really is no answers. I wish you the best of luck and I hope your scan brings you good news. Stay rested and try to keep your mind occupied. Wishing you the best news this week,...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage at 4-5 wks, pregnancy testing, barrier method
pregnancy testing, barrier method, out of sorts: Hi Desirae I m sorry to hear of your loss. It s normal for your cycles to be a little out of sorts after a miscarriage, it takes aprox 8wks for your periods to return and in some women even longer. It is possible that you could be pregnant...

Miscarriage: menstruation symptoms after miscarriage, pre menstrual symptoms, hormonal surges
pre menstrual symptoms, hormonal surges, hello dawn: Hello Dawn The sore breasts, nausea and hot flushes are typically hormonal symptoms. It could be that you are either ovulating or you have pre-menstrual symptoms. I am a little concerned about the leakage from your nipples (although this can...

Miscarriage: miscarraige, early stages of pregnancy, pregnancy hormone
early stages of pregnancy, pregnancy hormone, stages of pregnancy: Hello Freya I am not medically qualified, but I am shocked that a doctor has suggested a pregnancy test as a way of diagnosing a miscarriage. I would go and seek a second opinion from a different doctor. hCG (the pregnancy hormone) is what gives...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, positive news, miscarriages
positive news, miscarriages, congratulations on your pregnancy: Hello Samantha Congratulations on your pregnancy. I love to bring some positive news and here s yours. Your chances of miscarriage drop dramatically after 3 months to around 5%. It sounds like things are going well if you are at 5 months...

Miscarriage: 'non-viable pregnancy' diagnosed but heartbeat still present, non viable pregnancy, yolk sac
non viable pregnancy, yolk sac, gestational sac: Hi Cheyne Don t be offended by the sonographers behaviour. Some old school sonograpers do not like the parents to see the screen during a scan in case there are any visible problems which may upset the parents. Scans are purely for medical reasons...

Miscarriage: Possible Blighted Ovum, uterus contracts, blighted ovum
uterus contracts, blighted ovum, tilted uterus: Hello Linda My fingers are crossed & I really do hope everything is ok. A blighted ovum is when the embryo fails to develop properly or not at all. The sac can look smaller than the dates & may look misshapen. Usually the body detects the loss...

Miscarriage: Egg lifespan contributing to miscarriage, medical scientists, absolute sense
medical scientists, absolute sense, lifespan: Hi Courtney What you are asking makes absolute sense. I have come across various theories during my research, one of which is that an old egg or old sperm may well contribute to miscarriage. I couldn t tell you why this is, but common sense would...

Miscarriage: hcg levels high, 7wks after miscarriage, high hcg levels, planned pregnancy
high hcg levels, planned pregnancy, care doctor: Hello Hayley Your rheumatologist should have asked if you were pregnant or planning to get pregnant before prescribing medication. It may be worth filing a complaint about this if it was a planned pregnancy. The high hCG levels could be caused...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage, development of the embryo, expecting twins
development of the embryo, expecting twins, hormone levels: Hello Maria This sort of scenario isn t very common as far as records go, but this could happen more often and not be detected. It also could be that she just experienced a bleed, some women often do in the first 12wks of miscarriage. Your...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage and subsequent pregnancy, first response test, signs of ovulation
first response test, signs of ovulation, fertilised egg: Hi Bianca I hope you are doing well. It appears my original response wasn t sent properly, sorry that you have had to wait for me to re-answer your question! A woman is VERY fertile after miscarriage so it s possible that you have fallen pregnant...

Miscarriage: After a miscarriage, symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy, lower abdominal pains
symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy, lower abdominal pains, dull headache: Hi Ruwani It could be pain from your cyst or other things such as an infection, but these are also symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy. You need to go back to your doctor so they can run some tests to rule this out. Despite having a scan recently,...

Miscarriage: miscarriage, vanishing twins, stomach cramps
vanishing twins, stomach cramps, carrying twins: Kerrilea, Im really sorry but I am not sure I am going to be able to provide any answers for you. If the dr did a pregnancy test which showed up negative it may have been too early in your pregnancy to get a positive result. However, if you were so early...

Miscarriage: Pregnancy symptoms after a miscarrige, pregnancy hormone, nurse advice
pregnancy hormone, nurse advice, pregnancy loss: Hello Heather. It s good to hear that the medical service is as sympathetic as usual! I m sorry to hear of your loss. When they do the blood tests, it measures the hCG in your blood stream. hCG is a pregnancy hormone which is released during...

Miscarriage: scared, bleeding in early pregnancy, gestational sac
bleeding in early pregnancy, gestational sac, actual blood: Angel, I can understand how worrying this is for you. The best thing for you and your baby right now is to try not to worry - so much easier said than done though! Eat healthy, rest when you can and dont over do things. Give lifting and bending a miss for...

Miscarriage: Bleeding after miscarriage, 28 days later, hcg tests
28 days later, hcg tests, hcg levels: Wendy, I am really sorry to read about your recent miscarriage. Every woman is different, and it could be your period. When I had my 2nd MC I had my period exactly 28 days later, I know some women how wait for 8-12 weeks before they had their first period....

Miscarriage: bleeding with no cramping, fetal heartbeat, pregnncy
fetal heartbeat, pregnncy, early pregnancy: Jessica, A faint positive is still a positive. It is very unlikely the HPTs would give you a positive if there were not traces of hCG in the urine. It is not uncommon for women to experience some bleeding in the early stages of pregnncy. You could go...

Miscarriage: Chemical Pregnancy, egg implants, chemical pregnancy
egg implants, chemical pregnancy, internal scan: Hi Nicola Every established pregnancy (where the egg implants and starts to grow, thus producing hCG) will produce some sort of tissue. This tissue will eventually come out, but the pregnancy probably stopped growing so early on that your body...

Miscarriage: contreceptive can cause miscarry?, contraception, pills
contraception, pills, medication: Hi Maecy Hormonal medication/contraception can interfere with pregnancy and contribute to miscarriage. This is why it s advised that if you are trying for a baby or suspect you re pregnant, you need to stop taking your pill straight away. I hope...

Miscarriage: D & C and returning cycles, egg white cervical mucus, signs of ovulation
egg white cervical mucus, signs of ovulation, blighted ovum: Sarah, Having a pregnancy and then the D&C procedure can cause a significant change to your cycle patterns. It is very possible that you may not have a period at all for a few months, or they may be very irregular. You may find you have period cramping...

Miscarriage: Fetal Demise or missed miscarriage, dead fetus, fetal demise
dead fetus, fetal demise, loss of a baby: Hi Shelly When I read your email I have to say that I had a lump in my throat, it took me back to how I felt when I realised that I had miscarried. It s frightening enough having to deal with the loss of a baby, but to then have to go through...

Miscarriage: HcG levels after miscarriage, high hcg levels, pre menstrual symptoms
high hcg levels, pre menstrual symptoms, pregnancy symptoms: Hi Pippa Every miscarriage is different. It can take an average of 4-6wks for hCG to drop down to zero. If you have been trying again for a pregnancy then it is possible that you could be pregnant (women are VERY fertile soon after miscarriage),...

Miscarriage: Irregular Menses After D&C, irregular menses, professional diagnosis
irregular menses, professional diagnosis, irregular periods: Hi Annette To be honest, it could be both. It s not unusual to experience irregular periods after miscarriage, but yours has gone on for a little too long. I m not medically qualified and think you need a professional diagnosis, so I suggest...

Miscarriage: im not sure if im still pregnant, home pregnancy test, signs of pregnancy
home pregnancy test, signs of pregnancy, pregnancy hormone: Hi Maecy It sounds like your periods have returned. The timings are about right, it s usual for periods to return within 4-8wks. You may find that your bleeding is a little heavier and painful for the next couple of cycles, again this is normal....

Miscarriage: Miscarriage and Possible Pregnancy, home pregnancy test, early pregnancy symptoms
home pregnancy test, early pregnancy symptoms, breast tenderness: Hi Becca It s normally recommended that couples wait at least one full cycle before trying again, one of the reasons is so you;re able to work out dates and you re not left guessing! It s very possible you could be pregnant. A woman is very fertile...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage question, colour strength, early pregnancy
colour strength, early pregnancy, hpt: Hi Gina Mild cramping on it s own is perfectly normal during early pregnancy, this happens because the uterus & surrounding ligaments are stretching to accomodate the growing baby. It s predominant in the first trimester (12wks) and as long as its...

Miscarriage: menses after a miscarriage, recurrent miscarriages, drug consumption
recurrent miscarriages, drug consumption, alcohol tobacco: Hi BBG I m sorry to hear of your losses. Many women who miscarry, in particular sufferers of recurrent miscarriages, often ask why it keeps happening. The short answer right now is, I don t know. Miscarriage is a mystery to even the most qualified...

Miscarriage: i had a miscarriage..., general anaesthetic, fertility problems
general anaesthetic, fertility problems, ultrasound scan: Hi Samantha Have you had an incomplete miscarriage confirmed by a doctor? To be sure that this has happened, the doctor needs to carry out an ultrasound scan to check for remaining tissue. If you have then you need to go back to your doctor to...

Miscarriage: miscarriage bleeding, miscariage, heavy bleeding
miscariage, heavy bleeding, tmi: Hi Rebecca Every miscarriage is different. I was told that it would be like a heavy period, but (sorry for the TMI ) it poured out of me. I ended up being taken to hospital as it turned out that the miscarriage was incomplete & some tissue remained,...

Miscarriage: Are miscarriages hereditary, genetic selection, miscarriages
genetic selection, miscarriages, auntie: Hi Emma There s no evidence to support the theory that miscarriage is hereditary. Miscarriage is usually the result of something not developing properly rather than an inherited genetic selection . There may be a hereditary medical condition or...

Miscarriage: Did i miscarry, different shapes, shapes sizes
different shapes, shapes sizes, blood clot: Hello Diana It s possible that you may have miscarried, however at this late stage it would be impossible to tell. It s more than likely that you have suffered a heavy period and the bean shaped object that came out of you was a clot. Clots can...

Miscarriage: misscaraige, stomach cramps, miscarriage symptoms
stomach cramps, miscarriage symptoms, lmp: Hi Angela Because the bleeding is accompanied by cramps, I m sorry to say it doesn t look like good news right now. When a pregnancy is so early on, doctors like to give it time just to be sure that the embryo isn t continuing to develop. However,...

Miscarriage: When will my period show up?, hcg level, lmp
hcg level, lmp, kindest regards: Hi Lizz This is probably one of the most frequently answered questions. A miscarriage can really throw your system out. Some women find that their periods return to normal straight away and others can wait for a few months. It takes on average...

Miscarriage: I really hope its not a miscarry!!, cesarian section, low lying placenta
cesarian section, low lying placenta, stages in pregnancy: Alana, I am not medically qualified so I can not give you medically accurate answers. I think, a low lying placenta is quite safe until the later stages in pregnancy. I believe if it is very low, then it causes some risk for the birth as it blocks the...

Miscarriage: recurrant miscarriage, poor attitudes, bloods
poor attitudes, bloods, miscarriages: Diane, Im not sure if I could help you, but I didn t want to send an automated response when everyone else has been so unhelpful. There could be a number of factors as to why you have experienced these miscarriages, but also it could be for no reason...

Miscarriage: 6 weeks pregnant, brown blood, hormone levels
brown blood, hormone levels, hcg: Viviane, I would advise you to speak again to your ob/gyn. I cant possibley say if everything is alright, although please let me reassure you that bleeding in early oregnancy is very common. Also, brown blood is an indication of deoxygenated blood (basically...

Miscarriage: Miscarriage Question, fragments, medical advice
Miscarriage: Miscarriage Question, fragments, medical advice, many things

Miscarriage: am i having a miscarriage?, heartbeat
Miscarriage: am i having a miscarriage?, heartbeat