DG writes: “Help! I found a strange bundle of sticks in my daughter’s room. They were tied together with a twine string and had a crystal attached. I found them hidden in a shoebox under her bed. I’m afraid they might be associated with witchcraft. Do you know what they are?”
Just because most public schools no longer promote Christian spirituality doesn’t mean they are “spirituality-free.” As this recently received email explains, many schools are merely replacing Christian spirituality with other forms of “spirituality” – including that of the New Age and the occult.
Even though the Harry Potter series is finished, these wizardry tales remain the most widely-read books among youth. But as this world-renowned exorcist warns, just because they’re popular and everyone’s reading them, doesn’t make them safe.
We have been receiving a lot of mail lately from concerned parents who have found unusual objects in their teens’ bedrooms and worry that their children might have been lured into one of the hottest trends among teens today – witchcraft. What signs should a parent look for in order to determine if their child is dabbling in the dark arts?
Anyone doubting whether the occult is gaining steam in American society need only read the latest IBISWorld report which has found that the occult has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. over the last 13 years.
After winning his sixth Super Bowl, it’s safe to say that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady knows how to win a lot of football games. But he doesn’t rely on grueling practices and tough workouts alone. Brady says he also relies on superstitious practices gleaned from his wife’s witchcraft to get ready for big games.
KW writes: “I was recently given a ‘gift’— a carved stone, tiger eye, in the shape of a skull. I am concerned about its possible significance (and, quite frankly, it gives me the creeps.) What can you tell me about it? Is there any harm in keeping it? And what is the best way to dispose of it? (A member of the healing ministry at our church suggested I throw it in the river).”
New Age author and activist Marianne Williamson, best known for her promotion of “A Course in Miracles” – a course supposedly given to a woman who claimed to be channeling Jesus – has announced that she is running for president.