MB writes: “I have not seen the massively popular Stranger Things but I’ve heard that it’s quite ‘creepy’. I also know that they’ve put out a Stranger Things ouija board which makes me wonder if there’s anything demonic or problematic with the show itself? Lots of friends have recommended it but they’ve also talked about Harry Potter before so I’m hoping to get a clearer answer on whether watching the show is problematic. Thank you in advance.”
A surge in demand for exorcisms in France by people who are merely anxious or trying to save their relationships has created a kind of private exorcism industry where self-made “priests” charge hundreds of dollars for their services.
Although it received very little press coverage, the November 10-13 celebration known as “Catharsis on the Mall” featured a 70-foot long seven-headed dragon named for the Egyptian god Araxas as well as a representation of the Hindu god Vishnu and a pagan temple.
A glowing article about how millennials are ditching religion for astrology and psychics celebrates the fact that millennials – the first generation to come of age during the Harry Potter era – are ditching religion. Should we be surprised?
LEB writes: “Every year I agonize over Halloween and what to allow my children to get involved in. It’s gotten so dark and occultish! Worse, some people say that the only option we have – All Saints Day – is derived from a pagan holiday! Are these our only choices?”
The parents of Madeleine McCann, the three-year old girl who was kidnapped while on holiday in Portugal in 2007, say a psychic name Susan Kelly tried to extort money out of them by demanding payment for three “visions” she had about the child’s current whereabouts.
We have received questions about a “White Light of Protection Prayer” that seems to be invoking the Archangels. What is this prayer and is it okay to pray it?
We recently had a question about a so-called “Psychic Vampire Repellent” being sold on Gwyneth Paltrow’s outlandish Goop site which supposedly contains tiny “Reiki-charged crystals.” As ridiculous as it might sound, there’s a whole cottage industry devoted to distributing “Reiki-infused” products from jewelry to “kid calming mists” that should alarm anyone familiar with this occult-based practice.
Here’s another reason why you shouldn’t put too much stock in the mainstream media when it comes to honest reporting – the Washington Post’s elite religion writer has just revealed that she has been a life-long enthusiast of the occult and thinks all religions are “magic.”