It's Christmas!

It’s Christmas! Nelson Santa Parade director Mark Soper said the idea behind the Māori Santa was "bi-culturalism leading to multi-culturalism”. Over the last three years I have been a participant in the Auckland University ‘New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study’. This 20 year study is gathering data from over 325,000 Kiwis to better understand how people’s cultural beliefs and values change over time. They are currently offering a fully funded PhD position so since the Santa parade I have been working night and day doing my own research to better understand: “What customs and traditions are most closely associated with Christmas?” My control group was 325,000 of Santa’s elves, reindeer and helpers from around the world.

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Brighid Critchlow
Snow White and the Seven Chakras

“Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, when flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the sky, a Queen sat by the window sewing. Whilst she was looking out the window she pricked her finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell upon the snow. The red looked pretty upon the white snow, and she thought to herself, “Oh that I had a child as white as snow, as red as blood and as black as the wood of this window frame.” Soon after that her daughter was born, her skin was as white as snow, her lips as red as blood and her hair was black as ebony and she was named little Snow-White.

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Brighid Critchlow
Man and his Energy Bodies

Good morning. Let me ask you a question: Who is moving my hand? I AM moving my hand. When I’m driving my car who is driving my car? I AM driving my car. The I AM and the car are separate. As of yet, the car cannot drive itself, and even when self driving cars do become a reality they will still need some form of intelligence to drive the car. Going back to my hand. I AM moving my hand, implying the I AM and the hand are also seperate. The hand cannot move itself, it is dependant upon the I AM or consciousness or the thinker to send instructions via the physical brain and nervous system.

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Brighid Critchlow