LT writes: “I just spent the last half hour talking to my 18 year old son about lucid dreaming. For the past week, he has been consumed about it…reading articles, watching videos of people who are involved in lucid dreaming, etc. . . .
The rich and famous just can’t fine enough ways to waste their money! Now they’re sinking major amounts of cash into the latest New Age snake oil known as “energy adjustments”.
PB asks: “I noticed the Disney Junior TV series called “Sophia the First.” She becomes a princess when her mother marries a king. There is a royal sorcerer and Sophia wears an amulet around her neck. There are also Sophia dolls, etc. Could you let me know if this show is harmless and okay to view or should we discourage this for our children.”
JL asks: “I was given a very pretty crystal ball as a gift. I don’t want to use it and don’t know how to use it and have no intentions of learning how to use it. Its just a pretty object. Any harm in keeping it as an art object?”
CL asks: “Can you tell me if Sarah Hall’s YouTube meditation on the Healing of the Blessed Mother is new age or is it ok for a Catholic to listen to? I have used it to fall asleep but won’t use it until I’m sure it is ok for a Catholic to listen to.”
We have received questions about a growing movement among “seekers” of all faiths who are traveling to the Amazon to participate in shamanistic rituals involving the ingestion of a powerful psychedelic “tea” known as ayahuaska or “yage”.
Welcome to astro-mapping, the latest craze in astrology that allegedly helps people find a place to live that won’t interfere with their “Saturn lines” or the placement of asteroids that are meant to heal wounds from past lives.
Due to complaints about the New Age/occult content in the wildly successful book, Jesus Calling, which claims to have been inspired by God Calling, a book written by two “automatic writers” who were supposedly channeling God, publisher Thomas Nelson has purged all references to this source from new editions of the book. Read the rest…