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I've been coming to 13 Magickal Moons off and on for a long while now. The services and products provided there have really helped me a lot. A friend of mine at work is going through an understandably hard time in her life and is looking for spiritual guidance and help in this really tempestuous time. My question is: would she be able to receive such guidance if I were to bring her to the store some time soon?
Absolutely, honey! Just call the shop to make sure I'm there first. Hope to see you soon.
Okay, first.. I'm new to this whole magick thing and I'm not really sure what I should expect. Last night I had this dream. I remember it pretty vividly. It took place in some sort of festival. They had vendors everywhere. There were also a bunch of lights hung up and tons of people were buying things and walking around eating. Music wasn't really loud. One thing stood out; there was a lady I had seen pop up twice before I actually started talking to her. She was tall, had on one of those cute, stylish, long brown sweaters. She had short, curly brown hair and hazel eyes. Also, she wore a lot of bracelets and a few necklaces. But one stood out. It was a crystal necklace. I can't remember the color. I saw her for the third time standing at a vendor's stand looking at some crystals and rings. I didn't go over. But then they started talking closer. She went behind the stand. She also took this thing that kind of looks like the shape of a golfing tee, but it was like ten times bigger. It was red on the rounded end, white in the middle, and green on the pointed end. (I kept seeing these colors everywhere in the dream, like on candles and clothes). She put the tool in the vendor's hand, closed it with the palm up, and started speaking with her eyes closed. I'm not sure what she said, but she kept saying the word "Hecate." I'm not sure what the significance of that is, but I know Hecate is a goddess. Then it got pretty serious. The vendor lifted his head up towards the sky and the lady (witch) took the multi-colored tool out of the man's hand, pushed it through the spacing of his fingers, and gave it to the guy. He poked his index finger and drew some blood. The lady took it back and did something else too it. I'm not sure what. I can't even remember WHAT she did with it. After all of that, I went up to speak to her. I told her I saw what she did and asked if she could help me. I also asked her if she could put a protection spell on this owl necklace I was going to buy. (I'm not sure what the owl means in this dream.) We started talking and she told me that she knew a girl that came from Europe because of magick. Once I got my necklace, I asked her again to put a protection spell on my necklace, but the weird thing was, I never actually saw her do it. She disappeared. I looked for her out by where the parking lot was. She had a baby in her arms and said she would be waiting for me once I was home. Then I woke up. End of story. But yeah, what does anyone make of this? Could I just be having a regular dream? I've never had dreams of witchcraft before. Like...ever.
Sounds like just a very, very vivid dream. Really, the only significant symbol that appeared was the owl, which represents wisdom and knowledge.
I've been having some weird dreams over the summer. In the begin of the summer, there always was a main figure, a boy about my age with black hair, dark eyes, and a beautiful smile. But when he grins, he has sharp teeth and a tongue like a snake. He was always in different situations, in my bedroom, in my living room, or in my school. He always had an amused look in his eyes, like he saw something I was missing and found it extremely amusing, but in an evil way, like he was toying with me. I also saw him once on the street. I was walking and out of the blue I saw something dark next to me, I turned my head and he was grinning at me. The moment I blinked, he was gone. This seriously freaks me out and sometimes I can still feel him, grinning at my back. The second dream I'm having, more at the end of the summer, was in the woods. I was running for something, hearing it hissing, growling, and laughing behind me. At first when I turned around I saw nothing, just trees. But it crept in slowly, and at the end, when I turn around, I saw a wolf jumping at me. Sometimes it seemed like the face was turning into that boy in the first dreams. At first, I wasn't paying much attention to the second dream, but a while ago, I was in the woods and I could hear whispers that none of my friends heard. At night I was hearing something howl and that freaked me out so bad. Normally the woods calm me down, but now it felt bad, wrong, like I didn't belong there. The first day I had found a place in those woods where I found peace, I heard nothing there and I felt relaxed ad safe. I felt the strong urge to close my eyes and as soon as I did it was like a white light exploded and a young woman dressed in a wavy green dress stood before me, around us was a circle of light. She was talking to me but I couldn't understand her because she was talking so soft. I don't understand a thing about those dreams and what happened in the woods? Who or what are they and can I trust them? Last night, I was talking about my dreams with my friend. Suddenly strange things were happening. I felt a breath on my arm, my blanket started moving, it felt like someone was standing on the end of my bed, I heard a sound as if someone was splashing on the water in my aquarium, and my closet was squeaking as if someone was leaning against it or pushing it. It freaked me out so bad that I couldn't move, my friend didn't reply my texts and I got this weird sense of loneliness as if no one could help me or cared about me. The next morning, my friend told me that he couldn't reach me. His texts didn't send and he didn't receive mine. Also, the rope that was on his desk when he went to bed was next to his bed when he woke up.
This is really scaring me, please help me.
Sounds like you need to banish an entity out of your home. Please read my response to Brittney from Las Vegas for more information. As for the woman that you met, who surrounded you with a circle of light, she was either a spirit guide or a family member trying to protect you. I recommend you perform the banishing an entity spell as quickly as possible. Good luck, honey.
Hello there, thank you for taking the time to read my question. Here goes... I, on very rare occasions, have had dreams in my sleep. Most of the time they are nightmares or something to that effect which I ignore or forget. Although, I have experienced supernatural encounters as a child which leave me to pay somewhat closer attention to things like this. I thought they were just my imagination until my uncle died and I was eating dinner with my father. I was around 18. I'm 22 now. I told him my dream and right after, we got a call that my uncle had died. In my dream it was my uncle and I described it in such detail that my Southern Baptist parents now believe in the more "sensitive" nature of humans. My mother even calls me her "sensitive" child, because I know emotions of others well too and can be quite emotional. So the problem is this... I have trouble sleeping for fear of these things. That vision specifically was so vivid the colors and drilled into my head and I feel wrong for seeing it since I didn't know my uncle that well, and after all it was my father's brother. He should have been there to see that intimate moment, not me. I also have mood stability problems, I go from 0-60 in a heartbeat. When I'm alone it's fine, but around others it's awful. Which is why I'm a bit of a loner. But I do enjoy social activities. I don't want to force visions or empathy type gifts or anything of that sort. I just want clarity, so that I can relax. I understand you aren't the one giving me these things, so it is hard for you to answer, but I'm open to ideas and thoughts. I'm a very curious person by nature, but I'm not sure why these things keep happening to me. Also every place I work at strange things tend to break or happen. I've had about four or five different jobs where people start joking about "ghosts" and I find it a bit scary, when things break or I'm walking in a mall and the display curtains in the front of a store crash when I look at them. I would like to not be on edge. Thanks so much.
The dream that you had about your uncle was simply a way for your uncle to say his goodbyes to his brother using you as the messenger, since you are obviously more open and susceptible than your father. It definitely sounds as if you have some empathic abilities. Empaths are able to sense, feel, or know the emotions of people they are around. Please read my answer to Nicholl from Woodbridge, VA to find more information about controlling it. As for your "ghost" question, there are billions of ghosts that live around us. Everywhere you work probably has ghosts and multiple ghost stories. No need to be a Nervous Ned.
Hi. I would like to ask a very strange question: Why would I find, hidden in my kid's bedroom, two very old and empty eggs cut in half, a foil with an unknown white powder, and four small, thin branches from a tree? Should I worry?
You might want to have your kid drug-tested. Sorry honey, but that's the best answer I can give you.
I'm an empath, and one who has just figured out that there is a name for it. I was wondering if you could help me. Can empaths see spirits and communicate with them? Maybe it's a dumb question, but is that normal? I don't always see spirits, but when I do, sometimes they tell me things (and by tell I mean show). I can't really hear their voices, but I can see pictures in my head, kind of like their memories I guess. Is it possible for empaths to know things before they happen? Once when I was 12, I stayed home from school because my chest felt tight. I didn't think anything of it because I was just getting over a cold. However, the night before, I had a dream that my neighbor was dead. So the day I stayed home with chest tightness, my neighbor died from a heart attack. I tried to convince myself that it was just a coincidence, but somehow I didn't really think it was. And my last question. This is the really weird one. I've always liked the rain and I've always felt that rainy days are the best days. I remember when I was very little, I stared out of the window on a rainy day. I whispered to the rain, "rain harder" and it did, so I continued to "make" it rain harder or softer. As I got older, I just decided I was crazy and dismissed it. But one day I got really mad at a boyfriend when we were walking home from school on a rainy day, and the more mad I got, the more the rain intensified. That was six years ago, and to this day, if I get really emotional, the rain seems to "reflect" my emotions. I guess what I want to know is it a coincidence or is it something else? I would really prefer that it is just a freaky coincidence. PS - No I do not think I am a Caster from Beautiful Creatures :)
It sounds as if you are a psychic with multiple gifts. Empaths generally are able to sense, feel, or know the emotions of other people. Mediums are able to communicate with spirits and spirit guides. Some psychics do have premonitions, the ability to see the future. As for your rain question, I believe that your moods are being affected by the rain as opposed to the rain being affected by your mood. Either way, it's a powerful connection to have. Embrace it.
Ok, well, I think I come from a strong line of witches. Along the way, we lost our touch. We have no teachers. With this being said, in the past five generations, the women have died alone. How can I break this?
I am really not sure how to answer this question. Are the women in your family dying of old age and have they outlived their significant others? Have they never been in relationships? There are entirely too many variations for me to give you an honest response.
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I have been studying magic and believe in the old gods. I don't do spells, but I think one has been done to me or my daughter. A couple of boys in my neighborhood - that do harm - practice witchcraft, and one of them is dating a girl who has bullied my daughter for a long time. This morning I found a piece of a tree limb, about two to three inches long, on a step on my front porch. It was colored all over with a red marker and bound with a black cord. Because of the nature of these kids, I am sure they intended harm. From what I have looked up, there are binding spells against harm, but we have not harmed anyone for that. I know what the colors represent, but knowing how these kids are, it has raised my concerns. Do you know what this spell is and how to block it?
I do not know what the spell is, but it could be a binding. I would suggest you put up protective measures around yourself, your children, and your home. Please read my response to Star from Europe for suggestions.
I'm sure I have a spirit with me. It feels warm and caring. I don't know anyone that has passed recently. How can I speak with him/her?
What you are probably feeling is your spirit guide making him or herself known to you. The next time you feel the spirit around, say hello out loud. After, remain quiet for a few minutes. Take note of any feelings, impressions, or images you may get. It may take a while, but eventually the lines of communication will open. Good luck!
I used a simple "freezing" spell I found online to stop a co-worker who was being openly rude to me, and doing sneaky, undermining things behind my back (write their name on a piece of paper, put it in a container and freeze it, basically). It was recommended that the spell be done during the waning moon. I was desperate and felt I couldn't wait any longer, so I performed it during a waxing moon. The process felt very powerful and positive, but the spell didn't seem to work, and the behavior continued over the next week or so. I figured I would perform it again when the moon was waning. When the moon began to wane, before I could do the spell again, the nasty behavior stopped abruptly! It hasn't returned, as far as I can tell. All tension seems to be gone, and it's been weeks now! So my question is, is it possible that the spell "kicked in" when the moon changed phases? Have you ever heard of this before? Thanks!
Yes it is very possible that the spell did not take effect until the waning moon. However, the time frame for the spell was probably within two weeks from the moment that you cast it until you saw results. Not all magic is instantaneous and sometimes it does take a bit of time for the spell to kick in. Great job!
My 26-year-old daughter has been out of work for two years, partly for health reasons, although she's fine now. She's having a lot of trouble finding a job - even retail places won't hire her, and she's getting very discouraged. I'd love to help her get her life back on track. Also, she's been living with me in my one-bedroom apartment for over a year, and while I love her, I'd like to have my space back. I've been thinking of doing a ritual for her, but she's an atheist. She might be willing, in the sense that anything's worth a shot at this point, but I don't think she'd participate. Any suggestions on how to handle this? Thanks!
Your daughter really needs to participate in the ritual that I'm going to suggest. Not only does she need to participate, but she needs to have a positive attitude about it as well. Please read my response to Anonymous from VA for suggestions on job hunting. Good luck, Lynne.
Hello. I have this boyfriend and we love each other dearly. We always told each other that we wanted to live together forever. I've read up so much on witchcraft and magic. But I don't think I can do it myself. I know a couple of witches, but they are young, and I am unsure if they could help. A few weeks ago, my parents found out about my sexual relationship with my boyfriend, so they broke us up. I have little contact with him and I cannot see him. Is there any spell that can be done to fix this? Do you think you could help me? I am begging you, please, I really love him.
Yeah... I'm not getting involved in this. I'm assuming you're a minor and your parents busted you. Ask again when you're 18.