Ouija Angel Boards

ouija board

“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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Visualization—a Fiction Writer’s Perspective

I’ve touched on the topic of visualization several times on this blog. For example, here’s one post. But to get a deeper—and super insightful—take on the subject, see the free download “A Novelist Looks at Visualization.”  

Necromancy No-No

dark gothic house and solemn girl

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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Soul Retrieval—What Will They Come Up with Next?

This practice is associated with shamans (and so, possibly a Native American connection). In this context, the word soul doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing Christians mean by the soul. One promoter (Kenn Day, “Post-Tribal Shamanism,” Whole Living Journal, Mar/Apr ’17) blames our problems (addictions, abuse, etc.) on the idea that we’ve become disconnected from “our ancestors and spirits that…

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Who’s Influencing Whom?

tarot cards

In March 2018, I learned of a ministry in Australia called Christalignment. They go to New Age conventions and set up booths to attract the New Age people . . . and then introduce them to the Lord. But they’re being criticized for the services they offer. They have cards that appear similar to tarot cards (though some have Scriptures?).…

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