Spiritual Dangers of Involvement With Fortune Tellers or Psychics

The Widespread Belief in Fortune Tellers Many people today believe in and to go to fortune-tellers, who are people who are involved in the practice of predicting information about a person's life. One source reads "....(41 percent) believe in psychics.... while 29 percent believe in astrology". The number of people who see a psychic is a …

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Potential Dangers of Dream Catchers

"Dream catchers (webbed and beaded circles hung with feathers from the base of the circle) have long been a part of Native American religion, lore, and art. They have caught on within the New Age movement into popular culture. The purpose of a dream catcher is to supposedly catch dreams—that is, to trap bad or …

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Is the Scapular Biblical?

The brown scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel: This scapular is the best-known and most popular of the different scapulars. According to tradition, our Blessed Mother appeared to St. Simon Stock at Cambridge, England on Sunday, July 16, 1251. (In our liturgical year, July 16 is the feast day for Our Lady of Mount …

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Believe Not in Luck But in Jesus

Charms - something that is believed to have magic powers and especially to prevent bad luck. Amulets - objects whose most important characteristic is the power ascribed to it to protect its owner from danger or harm. Talisman - object which is believed to contain certain magical properties which would provide good luck for the …

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