The ancient practices of our ancestors are quickly becoming forgotten or erased by modern Christianity through a practice know as syncretism – which is the amalgamation or merging of selected parts of those ancient beliefs with the beliefs of the church. This practice often was done to convert people who were unwilling to give up their practices. The church would pick only what was necessary and add it to their calendar in such a way that it appeared to merge the two beliefs – when in fact they would quickly make enough changes until the old practices were forgotten and only the Christianized ways would remain. Most Christian holidays are made up of 75% or more pagan symbolism, ritual, and actions. This includes Christmas, Easter, and even Valentine’s Day. This section is dedicated to preserving the practices in their original ways and means; before any Christian influence altered or destroyed them. We must remember pagan history, lest we forget where it is we came from.