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Can Tarot Cards be used effectively At A Sťance?

To: alt.tarot,alt.pagan
From: "Bruce Ulanet" 
Subject: Re: Can Tarot Cards be used effectively At A Sťance?
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 21:58:40 GMT

I will make holy water from the creek that runs in front of the house where
we will hold the sťance. I will draw it into a clear bottle and "bless" it.
Just before we begin, in full view of those that will take part in the
sťance I will splash some holy water onto the front and back door to "lock
the spirits in". Even if it isn't "real" Holy Water, if those attending the
sťance believe it is real, then it will be real.

I know that there are no guarantees one way or the other, but it is an
experience we want to try. If a choir comes forth and brings peace and
happiness that would be wonderful. If a trickster come forth and tosses an
iron pot across the room that would be fine too,(as long as nobody gets
hurt). I never heard of anyone dieing, or getting sick at one of these
things. I am not the only person in the group that want to do this, but I am
the only one asking for a bit of guidance. Since we are going to do this it
would be nice to know some things not to do, and/or some things that may
help us to have a peaceful experience. There are some that will attend that
do not believe in this stuff in the least little bit, but most of us have
some level of belief. What we want is a spooky post Halloween scare, & but
we don't want to call up the devil.
Thanks anyway,
Bruce

"robin"  wrote in message
news:6c205d86.0310011143.7404ab4c@posting.google.com...
> "Bruce Ulanet"  wrote in message
news:...
>
> > We are planning to hold the sťance on November 1, which is All saints
Day. I
> > have never run a sťance either, but, I do want to "get it right". I will
be
> > making some "Holy Water*" from a creek that runs past this house.
>
> How do you make Holy Water?
>
> > I intend to get candles, spread the Tarot several times, ask the spirits
to come forth, use a home made Ouija board, etc. The property and adjacent
land has a lot of history too. One lot over was a jail, and most of the
foundation is still there. Some people in the neighborhood claim they have
heard yelling from that area at night, but my friends have not. Also, there
is a kid that lives next door. This kid has an "imaginary" friend named
"Jake", and the kids talks and plays with Jake frequently. Very recently
this kids parents did a title search and a bit of historical research and
found that there indeed was a man named Jake that lived there for almost his
entire life. At any rate there is more history than we know.
> >
> > I want this to be fun, and maybe even get the kind of willies that
people can get from a horror movie, but none of us wants to wake up anything
evil.
>
> Then don't do it.  There are no gaurantees. Someone, who use to post to
alt.tarot, would conjure up The Marx Brothers.  So maybe if you could get a
harp to go along with the Holy Water.... It might help.
>
> > Are there any people here that have done this kind of thing that could
suggest things to do to help this thing really work well, while not waking
up anything evil. We are not doing this to make fun of anyone, any spirit,
or anything else. A few pointers couldn't hurt.
>
> Ya never know what may or may not offend someones or somethings idea of
fun.
>
> My advice is to forget the whole thing.  You don't sound very smart.
>
> > Thanks in advance,
>
> You're Welcome



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