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Drowning: the History of Blessing Water

For today’s Throwback Thursday, let’s get wet!


Since summer is fast approaching, and a possible demon apocalypse as well, it would be just right to discuss one of our  991 more words


How traditional Africans treat clinical depression

The writer Andrew Solomon used to suffer from depression.  A friend of his who lived in Senegal said the people there had a traditional cure for depression.   401 more words


Children; witches??? How inhumane!!!

Reblogged from http://www.hopeislife.org


In the town of Esit Eket, on the southern edge of West Africa, in Nigeria, hundreds of children are abused, poisoned and chained to trees, or simple beaten or chased into the bush by their own parents. 691 more words

Child Right

Father Karras in The Exorcist

The Exorcist (1973) is a film chronicling the possession of a young girl, and the psychological journey of the priest who performs her exorcism. After seeing the film for about the dozenth time, and reading Carol Clover’s chapter detailing this and other occult films in… 290 more words

I will stand by you

Ieva ran down the stairs of her home as soon as she felt the glass breaking. Dressed. Undressed. It didn’t matter. She held her police baton tight under her arm, and moved as fast as she could without making sound. 1,814 more words

Short Story

Mouthful of You


Just woke up again

mouth tastes like rotten turtle

the type Darwin saw on the islands

Need a mint or toothbrush or exorcism

for the spirit of you rests uneasy aftertaste… 80 more words


Reader question: how to help a friend?

(The following has been slightly modified from the original for privacy’s sake.)

A reader wrote recently:

I know magick’s not your jam anymore, so If you don’t want to get involved, I understand. 694 more words