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Whether you’re into alternative medicine or not, you’ve likely heard of crystal healing. Crystal healing refers to an alternative healing technique that involves using crystals and stones to cure disease and protect ...

Category: Health and Wellness Superstitions

There is no doubt that religion is heavily linked to fear and that, in times of religious crisis, fear becomes more pronounced, but why is that? Unfortunately, the connection between religion and fear is not well underst ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

Hollywood may not necessarily idolize witchcraft, but it certainly fanaticizes it. From “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” to “The Wizard of Oz” to “Maleficent,” there are dozens of movies spanning several generatio ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

Since ancient times, people have been attributing symbolic meaning to foods. In some cultures, a plate of spaghetti is not just a plate of spaghetti, and in some households, a single piece of fruit may represent luck, fe ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

Halloween is a time for ghosts, goblins, and all things scary, right? Yes! But did you know that many scary things have their origins in religion and folklore? It’s true. Virtually all religions and cultures have ...

Category: Religion Spirituality Superstitions

You hear the word soulmate bandied about a lot these days. Often it comes out of the mouth of a bride who believes, or at least wants to believe, that she is marrying the love of her life with whom she’ll live happ ...

Category: Spirituality Superstitions

We’ve all had the experience. Something tells you that your child is in trouble and you race out into the back yard to discover him or her in the process of falling off the swing and scraping a knee. The youngster ...

Category: Science Superstitions

A new Gallup poll released in April of this year reveals that the number of people who belong to a church, synagogue or mosque reached an all-time low of 50% in 2018. Church membership reached its high of 76% in 1948, an ...

Category: Spirituality Superstitions Freedom from Religion

If you’re of a certain age, you likely remember “Touched by an Angel,” the wildly popular TV series that ran on CBS on Sunday evening (when else?) from 1994–2003. If you’re of a younger cert ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

With the upswing in US measles outbreaks in recent years, the controversy over parents refusing to vaccinate their children on religious grounds has gained new attention. Today, 46 states have religious exemptions to vac ...

Category: Health and Wellness Politics Religion Superstitions