ST asks: “Are pagan gods really demons? And if so, how do we know this?”
JA writes: “I have recently heard of a health and massage practice from the Philippines called “Hilot”. Is this practice occult or New Age (and therefore to be avoided like the plague by faithful Catholics)?”
DB writes: “I know of people who were inadvertently exposed to the pendulum or ‘the rod’ as it was called. Once it was discovered what this really was…most “got out”. They renounced it and so on…but I know of some who still feel the physical and spiritual effects. How can they receive help?”
JH writes: “This site is so informative but alarming. I had no idea so much we see today is occult. I love Southwestern style including Indian jewelry. Is Indian jewelry occult? I like the workmanship and colors but do not know if there is a meaning behind designs. Thank you for considering my question.”
PU writes: “Do you know of the computer game Wizard 101? My 20 year old daughter has been playing this game for many years and insists it is just a fun game. I was wondering if there are actual spells in this game like there are in the Harry Potter books. And how innocent is this game?”
In 2009, Susan Powell, a young Salt Lake City mother of two disappeared from her home, never to be seen or heard from again. When her husband, Josh, came under suspicion for the disappearance and possible murder of his wife, he moved to Washington state. With the children sent off to live with Susan’s parents during the subsequent investigation, the family home was left empty.