One of our readers wanted to enjoy the health benefits of an herbal tea known as “tulsi tea” but was disturbed to learn that this particular tea is associated with Hindu worship. Is it okay to drink it?
LD writes: “I am so tired of Christians trying to sell me essential oils! One of the most commonly repeated reasons I get – besides how they can cure everything from cancer to hangnails – is that they ‘come from the Bible.’ It’s true the Magi brought oils to the baby Jesus, but is this the same thing that is being sold by doTERRA and Young Living?” Read the rest…
The influx of violent, occult-laden games into our children’s “toybox” reached a new threshold recently when Gearbox Software released a new game that features a blasphemous mockery of the image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on its cover.
We receive numerous requests for information about products that allegedly shield the human body from electro-magnetic fields (EMF) emitted by cell phones, computers, wifi, and other devices. While there is evidence that some forms of EMF exposure increase the risk of cancer, consumers need to beware of the burgeoning market for so-called EMF shields than are often more hype than help.
AL writes: “I don’t understand the point of this blog – what you call a “New Age Q&A” – as if the New Age is something dark and evil. It’s just a bunch of harmless alternatives and self-help ideas. What’s the big deal?”
JR writes: “Do you have any information on a Friar Elias of the Grace Mercy Order who is claiming to receive messages or “transmissions” from Our Lady? It seems there is no oversight of a superior, there is no investigation … nothing. He is all over YouTube.”
LL asks: “There is so much spiritual confusion out there! People are blending all kinds of beliefs and practices, Christian, Hindu, New Age. How are we supposed to tell what’s Christian and what isn’t without having to read the catechism from front cover to back?”