Psychic Kids?

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Hadn’t heard of the TV series Psychic Kids. Happened onto one episode and watched. The two mentors had had psychic abilities themselves as kids. And now grown, they were helping two kids who reported seeing scary spirits and were terrified. The children’s biggest fear was that these spirits intended to harm them at some point. Though the assumed goal would…

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Ouija Angel Boards

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“Well, would you try to Christianize a Ouija board?” When I’ve asked that question, heads start shaking no, as anticipated. I use that question because most Christians know enough about the Ouija board not to even consider using it in relation to the Lord Almighty. Whereas, an object or practice that is new (or at least unfamiliar) to us can…

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Necromancy No-No

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I’d picked up some free, secular, young teen books that looked like spooky mysteries (which I always liked!). But I was horrified at the content of one, All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn. It was about a supposed haunted place. And the last third of the book had the two key characters seeing and chatting happily with…

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Recognizing Sorcery

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I wonder, do we understand what sorcery is—and that it’s forbidden? There are Christians who, for example, try to exercise supernatural power by praying inside a magick circle. It’s interesting that one of the children in The Silver Chair (of C. S. Lewis’s Narnia series) was savvy about this. Jill and Eustace were wondering if there was a way to…

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