PROOF THAT EGGSRATERRESTRIALS EXIST!

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A couple in Idaho built a Chicken Coop that is out of this world.
(The only reason I gave this 5 Charley’s is that we need the eggs.)

Original Source:
Messy Nessy
13 Things I Found on the Internet Today.
(Great site!)
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LEARNING TAROT CARDS – FREE ONLINE CLASSES – FREE EBOOK (SUGGESTED DONATION)

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You’re at home, with time on your hands, looking for something interesting to do. Well here’s your chance, to do something you may have always wanted to do, learn how to read Tarot cards.

Some people claim that the Tarot, with its beautiful mystical imagery, unconscious symbolism and imaginative interpretations, tells the story of life itself. Past, Present and Future.

As a self-development tool, the Tarot is perfect. It can help you make life choices, manifest goals, develop visualization techniques, and aide to meditation and just plain fun. YouTube has a huge selection of Tarot themed videos to choose from. After reviewing many of these, I settled on the following set as I felt they best served a beginner. Ben Lucas, the producer, also uses the famous Rider-Waite cards which is the deck most identified with Tarot reading.

ABOUT THE TWO VIDEOS:
“When I decided to explore the Tarot, I got a little frustrated at first. There was a LOT of information that I had to learn. 78 cards!!! I searched all over YouTube, but couldn’t find a good video that just lays out all the cards one by one. I didn’t care how long the video was.
I just wanted to absorb the meanings of the cards and wished that someone had taken the time to lay it all out there and help get me started. Since I couldn’t find the video I wanted, I resorted to reading a TON of websites and books.
This took a lot of time. Countless hours. Then it occurred to me: If I can’t find the video I want, Why not make it… so that others like me will be able to find it later?”
BEN LUCAS – YOUTUBE CHANNEL BLURB

RATING:  5 Charley’s
Good instructions, clear descriptions of each card and what they mean in a general sense. Great that they are free so you can view them over and over again. But in this instance I want to award you, the viewer, 5 Charley’s as well. Charles Fort  would have been thrilled that you have decided to take a step into the unknown. Welcome to the world of Tarot.

WHERE TO VIEW THE CLASSES:
FREE ON YOUTUBE
Learn The 78 Tarot Cards in Two Hours – PART ONE
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Learn The 78 Tarot Cards in Two Hours – PART TWO
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FREE EBOOK PDF, EBOOK or KINDLE
(SUGGESTED DONATION)
GGREY CROPPED
As the website’s banner tells you, Global Grey is one woman’s labor of love. Clicking around the site reveals a treasure trove of hard-to-find, out of print books. Especially in the Paranormal, Esoteric & Occult, and Spiritualism categories. There are also literally hundreds of other EBooks to download. From the classics to the obscure. Choose by Author, categories or collections.

Although this site is located in London, in the U.K. your credit card or PayPal can easily make the currency conversion for you. You will have to pay a slight conversion fee. (I am not attached to this website in anyway other than the fact of my recommendation.)
To find out more about Global Grey:
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TO GET YOUR FREE TAROT EBOOK:
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Please consider a donation.
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FREE TAROT READING:
With the Most Famous Deck Ever – The Rider-Waite* Deck
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REFERENCES:
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Pamela Colman Smith:
The Artist Behind the Tarot
Wikipedia:
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AEW#2 Arthur Edward Waite:
The Author Behind the Tarot
Wikipedia:
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*Why Rider-Waite and not Waite-Smith?
Wikipedia:
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REFERENCES FROM THE FEATURED VIDEOS:
AECLECTIC TAROT
GET A FREE TAROT READING HERE AS WELL
Dedicated to the diversity and beauty of Tarot cards, and have spent over twenty years reading, studying, reviewing and enjoying Tarot cards. We have been here online for Tarot readers, deck collectors and Tarot lovers like you since 1996. Discover here more than 2000 different Tarot, Oracle and Lenormand decks, with a selection of sample card images and full-length, independent reviews of each deck – and find the perfect deck that’s right for you. (The other reference site mentioned in the videos, TAROTPEDIA is no longer active.)
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JUNG Dr. Carl G. Jung on Tarot:
“They are psychological images, symbols with which one plays, as the unconscious seems to play with its contents. They combine in certain ways, and the different combinations correspond to the playful development of events in the history of mankind.”
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, founder of
Analytical Psychology.
Dr, Jung and Archetypes – Wikipedia
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The Rider Tarot Deck
By Arthur Edward Waite (Author) Pamela Colman Smith (Artist)
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The world’s most popular tarot deck!
This classic deck has long been a favorite of beginners as well as tarot enthusiasts. The cards were drawn in 1909 by Pamela Colman Smith under the direction of Arthur Edward Waite. Smith’s vibrant drawings transformed the standard tarot deck.

“A unique feature of the Rider-Waite deck, and one of the principal reasons for its enduring popularity, is that all of the cards, including the Minor Arcana, depict full scenes with figures and symbols. Prior to the Rider-Waite Tarot, the Pip** cards of almost all tarot decks were marked only with the arrangement of the suit signs — swords, wands, cups, and coins, or pentacles. The pictorial images on all the cards allow interpretations without the need to repeatedly consult explanatory text.
The innovative Minor Arcana, and Pamela Colman Smith’s ability to capture the subtleties of emotion and experience have made the Rider-Waite Tarot a model for the designs of many tarot packs.” — (from The Encyclopedia of Tarot, Volume III) Rider-Waite Tarot was named one of the Top Ten Tarot Decks of All Time by Aeclectic Tarot.
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** Pip cards. In playing cards, pips are small symbols on the front side of the cards that determine the suit of the card and its rank. For example, a standard 52-card deck consists of four suits of thirteen cards each: spades, hearts, clubs, and diamonds. Each suit contains three face cards – the jack, queen, and king.

BOOKS:
(For when Amazon ends its embargo on delivering books.)

The Ultimate Guide to Tarot:
A Beginner’s Guide to the Cards, Spreads, and Revealing the Mystery of the Tarot
By Liz Dean (Author)
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The Ultimate Guide to Tarot is an easy-to-use, yet comprehensive reference that introduces the tarot, providing steps on how to begin reading and options for card layouts, followed by a detailed survey of every card of the major and minor Arcana.

Uncover the facts, myth, history, and mystery of the spiritual art of tarot reading. Whether you want to learn to read the cards or deepen your tarot interpretation skills, The Ultimate Guide to Tarot honors the deep heritage of tarot, while guiding you through practical techniques.
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Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom:
A Tarot Journey to Self-Awareness
(A New Edition of the Tarot Classic)
By Rachel Pollack
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When it was first published nearly 40-years-ago, Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom was an instant classic and inspired generations of Tarot students. Often referred to as the “bible of Tarot books” it has now helped to launch the “Tarot renaissance” we’re seeing today.
Drawing on mythology and esoteric traditions and delving deeply into the symbolism and ideas of each card, the book offers a modern psychological interpretation of the tarot archetypes rather than a system of esoteric symbolism.
This book provides: A concise history of Tarot. An introduction to common Tarot spreads. It’s a clear and endlessly useful reference for both beginners and advanced Tarot students.
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The Modern Witchcraft Book of Tarot:
Your Complete Guide to Understanding the Tarot

Hardcover – By Skye Alexander
WBKC
For centuries, witches have used the tarot to seek insights into the past, present, and future. Today, a new generation is discovering the wonder of divining through the cards. Expert tarot reader Skye Alexander shares the many meanings of the cards within the Major and Minor Arcana.
Featuring twelve of the most popular spreads and easy-to-follow explanations of how tarot readings can be interpreted, The Modern Witchcraft Book of Tarot is the essential guide for successful, insightful tarot readings.
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ABOUT PAMELA COLMAN SMITH, THE ARTIST:
Pamela Colman Smith: The Untold Story
Hardcover – By Stuart R. Kaplan; Mary K. Greer; Elizabeth Foley O Connor; Melinda Boyd Parsons
PCSBKCRPamela Colman Smith: The Untold Story
brings together the work of four distinguished scholars who have devoted years of research to uncover the life and artistic accomplishments of Pamela Colman Smith. Known to millions as the creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck, Pamela Colman Smith (1878 – 1951) was also a stage and costume designer, folklorist, poet, author, illustrator of ballads and folktales, suffragette, and publisher of books and broadsheets.

This collaborative work presents: a richly illustrated biography of Pamela’s life with essays on the events and people that influenced her including Jack Yeats, Ellen Terry, and Photographer Alfred Stieglitz, (Who was also her agent here in the U.S.) Bram Stoker and William Gillette. There is also a chronological survey of her folktales, art and poetry and an exploration of her lasting legacy.
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READ THE FASCINATING STORY ABOUT HOW THE ABOVE BOOK CAME ABOUT:
IT WAS IN THE CARDS:
Stamford publisher brings Pamela Colman Smith’s
art to the masses, again.

By Christina Hennessy Updated 1:23 pm EDT, Thursday, September 13, 2018.
From the CTPost – Bridgewater, Connecticut U.S.A.
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BUYING THE SPIRIT

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For many people, Voo Doo is synonymous with black magic and malevolence. It’s regarded with suspicion, conjuring up images of animal sacrifices and mutilated dolls. This powerful documentary takes us straight into this hidden, impenetrable world. Beautifully-made with unbelievable access to Voo Doo practitioners, this film offers an unrivaled insight into this frequently misunderstood religion.
AMAZON PRIME BLURB

A ceremony to protect a girl from a curse.

 

“King Lucifer, King Lucifer, King Lucifer.
Let the one I am talking about,
disappeared from this earth.
Let him go to hell, which is your kingdom,
where you can command him.
King Lucifer, King Lucifer.”
Voo Doo Priest Vladimir Benadel
Performing a ritual seeking protection from a man who has threatened to kill him and his girlfriend.

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During the ceremony for protection from the death threat, Vladimir and his girlfriend  follow the instructions of the Voo Doo Priest, a friend of Vladimir’s, who is conducting the ritual.
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The repeated snapping of a Bullwhip over a fire brings the protection ceremony to a close. Lets hope it works.

RATING: 5 Charley’s – PLUS!
Right from the start, this documentary plunges you into the very core of Voo Doo ceremonial magic. This is an unprecedented glimpse into a religion that the Western world will not accept. We are conducted on this insider’s journey by the Voo Doo Priest* Vladimir Benadel.

TEMPLE WSR
This is Vladimir’s Temple, 30 of his Ancestor’s Spirits live there. They each have their own rooms and very distinct and demanding personalities.
SPROOM
Frieda, the Queen of Vladimir’s Ancestors. Collectively, the Ancestors granted permission for this documentary to be made.

It is through his intersession, and that of his Ancestor’s Spirits, the production crew is granted access to private ceremonies, ritual customs and Voo Doo Societies.  You will come away with a greater understanding and respect for this vital religious practice. And I guarantee you, you will watch it more than once.

* In Voo Doo, there are both Priests and Priestess. And there is no limit to what practitioner rank either one can rise to.

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Belonging to a Voo Doo Society in Haiti is a way of life and creates a supportive community. The  Societies are a cooperative. They pool their money and donate it to the members most in need at the time. Eve and Odette were the recipients of this month’s pool. They were able to restart their baking business and return to the Friday market to sell their goods.
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A successful day in the market allows Eve and Odette to feed their children and buy expensive water. The excess  food is sold at other markets during the week.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
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BIBLE
In treating a sick child, Vladimir reads from the Bible out loud while he conducts the Voo Doo healing ceremony.
POSS
While treating a patient, a Priest is possessed by a Spirit.
SPTT
The Voo Doo Priest who sold Vladimir a new Spirit, performs a transference ceremony. Vladimir needs this Spirit to build his business back up because his Ancestor’s Spirits are refusing to work for him anymore. When a Voo Doo Priest or Priestess buys a Spirit, it  is bound to them, and it must do their bidding.

REFERENCES:
Please note, in comparing these two reference sources you may find contradictory information in them. Always continue further research into  any topic you are interested in learning more about.

Voo Doo: Facts About A Misunderstood Religion
From the LIVE SCIENCE website:
Voo Doo is a sensationalized pop-culture caricature of Voudon, an Afro-Caribbean religion that originated in Haiti, though followers can be found in Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Brazil, the United States and elsewhere. It has very little to do with so-called Voo Doo dolls or zombies.
Read the full article:
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The Origins of Voo Doo, the Misunderstood Religion
From the ANCIENT ORIGINS website:
Although the exact origins of Voo Doo are unknown, it is generally agreed that this religion has its roots in West Africa. Modern day Benin is regarded as the birth place of this religion, and the name ‘Voo Doo’ itself means ‘spirit’ in the local Fon language. Read the full article:
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DANCE
Voo Doo Societies often meet each other for ritual ceremonies of song and dance. However, while the festive song and dance ceremony is under way, each Voo Doo Society must remain vigilant. Because each Society may attempt to steal the other one’s magic. Or worse, cast a spell on the opposing Society or its members.

BOOKS:
(For when Amazon ends its embargo on delivering books.)
Reputable Voo Doo books are hard to source. My research turned up only two that I felt would give the reader a proper perspective on the religion. If you have any suggestions on other books, please email me though my contact page.

Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti’s Indigenous Spiritual Tradition
By Mambo Chita Tann
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Haitian Vodou is a fascinating spiritual tradition rich with ceremonies and magic, songs and prayers, dances and fellowship. Yet outside of Haiti, next to no one understands this joyous and profound way of life. ln Haitian Vodou, Mambo Chita Tann explores the historical roots and contemporary practices of this unique tradition.
Learn customs, beliefs, sacred spaces, and ritual objects. Characteristics and behaviors of the Lwa, the spirits served by Vodou practitioners. Common misconceptions such as “voodoo dolls” and the zombie phenomenon. Questions and answers for attending ceremonies and getting involved in a sosyete (Vodou house).
Correspondence tables, Kreyol glossary, supplemental prayer texts, and an extensive list of reference books and online resources. Well-researched, comprehensive, and engaging, Haitian Vodou will be a welcome addition for people new to Haitian spirituality as well as for students, practitioners, and academics.
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Secrets of Voo Doo
By Milo Rigaud
VGBKC#2
Secrets of Voo Doo traces the development in Haiti and the Americas of this complex religion from its sources in the brilliant civilizations of ancient Africa. This book presents a straightforward account of the gods of Loas and their function, the symbols, signs, rituals and the ceremonial calendar of Voodoo; and the procedures for performing magical rites are given.
“Voo Doo,” derived from the words meaning “introspection” and “mystere,” is a system of belies about the formation of the world and human destiny with clear correspondences in other world religions. Rigaud makes these connections and discloses the esoteric meaning underlying Voodoo’s outward manifestations, which are often misinterpreted. Translated from the French by Robert B. Cross. Drawings and photographs by Odette Mennesson-Rigaud.
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YES, NO, GOODBYE – THE OUIJA DOCUMENTARY

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Find out what happens when a group of documentary filmmakers test the power and taboos surrounding Ouija and spirit boards. Follow the team as they travel across the U.S. to meet with witches, warlocks, and voodoo practitioners to gain insight on how spirit boards are used in different religions and practices. Plus, a stopover in Baltimore, birthplace of the Ouija board to celebrate its 125 Anniversary at the Oujiacon.
AMAZON PRIME

OFFICIAL TRAILER

OGH#1
The Ouija board is used as a communication portal during a séance in a haunted house.
FFAM
Great-grand daughters of William Fuld who was running Kennard Novelty in 1890. The company that manufactured and marketed the “talking board” that was patented by Elijah Bond, a Baltimore attorney.
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During the Oujiacon, Investigator Sommer Jonez takes part in an eye-tracking experiment while using a Ouija board. These experiments were conducted by a visiting team of investigators from Denmark. (To learn the results of this experiment, scroll down.)

RATING: 3 Charley’s
This documentary sets out to address the two big hot-potato questions regarding Ouija boards. Do they work and are they dangerous to use? In several attempts to answer these question, the investigators, Sommer Jonez, Alejandro Dominguez and Josh Heard hold a series of séances in some famously haunted places where their experiments yield some surprising results.
Sorry, no spoiler alerts here.

Witches
A séance conducted by a Coven of Wiccans in a library results in scratching noises, whistling and a disembodied voice saying “Hello.”

The only reason there weren’t more Charley’s bestowed upon this feature was because of the production quality, basically the continually floating camera work and uneven recordings. Their investigative techniques were also a little loose here and there, but they will surely improve with more practice. A minor point, the use of strong language. Don’t get me wrong, I grew up in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen, so such “Bon Mots” are nothing new to me. But they do tend to draw attention away from the situation at hand.

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Bloody Mary, Voo Doo/New Orleans Historian ritually cleanses a Ouija board with fire for investigators Josh Heard and Sommer Jonez.

I also would have liked to have learned a little more about the background stories of the haunted locations they visited. Over all, you’ll enjoy this video, just as many of us have enjoyed using the Ouija board in the past.

NEWSALD
Another Séance, this time before a reportedly haunted mirror in a haunted house. In this instance, investigator Alejandro Dominguez’s (foreground) deceased Grandmother came though the board. This experience so unnerved Dominguez that he quit the production.

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After the Planchette flies off the board, the crew decides to get rid of the board by burning it. Most practitioners of the Ouija strongly recommend against doing this as it will often cause worse problems.
Burying it or conducting an “industrial strength” cleansing is a better way to go.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
AMAZON PRIMEFREE IF YOU’RE A MEMBER
If not, purchase and rental prices are listed.
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LEARN THE HISTORY OF THE OUIJA BOARD
The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board
Tool of the devil, harmless family game—or fascinating glimpse into the non-conscious mind?
SMITHSONMAG
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OUIJA BOARDS: SCIENCE EXPLAINS THE
SPOOKY SENSATION.
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New research reveals all the psychological mechanisms that are responsible for creating the “paranormal” sensation that Ouija boards often induce.
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REFERENCES:
OJBGET YOU OWN OUIJA BOARD –
to experiment it. Here’s the classic spirit world game that lets you ask questions and get answers. The Planchette guides you in your search for answers. It’s fun to do with family and friends. Includes Ouija board, Planchette (with lens and 3 glide feet), and instructions; Ages 8 and up.
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WHO DARES SAY ZOZO “DOESN’T EXIST?”
(Sommer Jonez that’s who. Find out for yourself.)
The ZOZO Phenomenon
By Darren Evans and Rosemary Ellen Guiley
ZOZO IS ZOZO REAL?
For decades, unsuspecting users of spirit boards have been pestered and attacked by a malevolent entity that calls itself ZOZO, the “king of kings.” Evenings of entertainment have ended in anxiety and fear, with lingering problems ranging from hauntings to dream invasion and psychological terror.

Darren Evans is a paranormal survivor who learned about ZOZO the hard way–and took his story to the world. People around the planet responded with similar stories, and some that were even more shocking.

In this ground-breaking book, Darren Evans and paranormal expert Rosemary Ellen Guiley probe the mystery of ZOZO, from ancient gods to modern aliens, demons, and more. Who is ZOZO, and what does ZOZO want? The answers will surprise you!
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Ouija Gone Wild
By Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Rick Fisher
BKCO OUIJA, GOOD OR EVIL?
For more than a century, the Ouija has captivated millions of people curious about contacting the spirit world. Ouija messages have inspired writers, artists, and musicians. They have also played a part in murder, suicide, possession, tragic treasure hunting, marriage, divorce, and bizarre behavior. Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Rick Fisher have written the most comprehensive book on the Ouija to date, delving into decades of weird history.
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How to Safely Use the Ouija Board:
An Instruction Manual
By Daniel Cumerlato
SUTOB ENSURING A SAFE OUIJA BOARD
This is a quick read and very easy to understand. Daniel’s goal is to make instructions similar to a board game, make it easy to follow for you and your friends and make it safe. The Booklet features: The Real History of the Ouija, what’s true and fake about the dangers. Included is an instruction manual. A detailed how to for perfect communication with the board.
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Spirit Boards for Beginners:
The History & Mystery of Talking to the Other Side
By Alexandra Chauran
SBFB ANSWERS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Get answers to your questions about relationships, school, and career. Communicate with your personal spirit guides. Contact loved ones who have passed to the other side. Whether you want to divine the future or just have fun, Spirit Boards for Beginners it’s an invaluable resource, with: Step-by-step instructions for using the board. Techniques for self-protection. Tips to help you avoid being tricked. The controversial history of spirit boards. Dozens of true spirit-board stories.
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Aleister Crowley and the Ouija Board
By J Edward Cornelius
ALCBKC PART FASCINATING HISTORY –
and part practical manual, this engaging guide takes the position that the Ouija Board is indeed as powerful as its detractors claim, revealing the dark secrets and hidden truths of this curious, enduring “game.”
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FUN ACCESSORIES FEATURING OUIJA BOARDS.
Ouija Board Pattern Tapestry
Home Decor 60” x 40”
WALL HANGING SOFT POLYESTER FABRIC
Care Guide: hand or machine wash under the gentle cycle. Please Use a mild detergent with cold water. Durable enough for both indoor and outdoor use.
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Ouija Board Doormat
ODOORM
QUICK DRYING, WATER-HOG MAT
Dimension: 23.6″(Length) x 15.7″(Width) 3/16″ thickness. Backed with a neoprene rubber non-slip backing. Can be used indoors and outdoors
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Ouija Board Area Rug 5’x 7′
OARNEW
ADD A HINT OF THE OCCULT –
to any room. Material: plush polyester, sponge, non-woven fabric , wear-resistant with non-slip backing. Indoor only.

DICINGPI
Please read my review of:
Dicing With Death
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THE MAGICK OF SOLOMON – FREE ON YOUTUBE

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THE MAGICK OF SOLOMON, 2nd Edition is an 85 minute video documentary written and narrated by Anthropologist and ceremonial magician, Carroll “Poke” Runyon, Magister of America’s oldest continually operating Magical Lodge, The Ordo Templi Astartes (O.T.A.).

The first part of the video offers a history of Western Magick, illustrated with graphics and displays, setting forth the author’s theory, based on his own research and experiments, that of visions of spirits obtained by magicians in medieval times were subjective and hypnotic rather than hysterical hallucinations.
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An anthropologist and ceremonial magician, Poke Runyon explains and demonstrates the authentic techniques of ancient ritual magick. Learn how to invoke angels and spirits to visible appearance. Stand in the magick circle with masters of the art as they conjure the spirits of Bael and Astaroth (Baal and Astarte) to visible appearance in the dark mirror upon Solomon’s Triangle.

RITUAL
A ritual to summon and communicate with a
Spirit in the Dark Mirror.

Discover the scientific truth and psychological validity behind our own culture’s unique and powerful form of shamanism. Experience the mystery and transformative power of Solomon’s Magick! Learn how the forgotten secrets of magick were re-discovered. Learn the truth about angels and demons.
AMAZON PRIME BLURB

DKMSETUP
The Dark Mirror. Used to conjure Angels and Spirits
to have conversations with them.

RATING: 5 Charley’s
First,
this video comes with a caution:

 

The reason for this is perfectly understandable warning is that the video records actual Magikal workings by practitioners of Solomon’s Magick. This is the first time filming like this has been allowed. Sometimes people often rush into situations where they may encounter a problem that they will have no control over. Or they will be disappointed with not getting the results they are seeking.

That’s why when dealing with any type of ceremonial of Magikal working, it is better to proceed slowly. Get the proper training and acquire the discipline you need to devote yourself to the process.

RITUAL#2
The Tree of Life, the Kabbalah and its important place in mystic tradition is taught by the Magister.

This video is extremely fascinating and will give you an excellent introduction to this particular  mystery school of Magick. It concentrates on developing and applying the powers of the mind.

Runyon, the facilitator, cites the work of Dr. Carl Gustav Jung as a reconciliation between Magikal philosophy and practices. Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst founded analytical psychology. His ground breaking insights in to the human psyche has gone on to influence such fields as psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies.

JUNG
“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awake.”
Dr. Carl Gustav Jung

Jung was fascinated with Tarot cards and believed the imagery on them could serve as a doorway to the unconsciousness. He also practiced the I-Ching Oracle for over 30 years. Because of these occult pursuits, he was referred to as “A Mystic.” He last book, published in 1958 dealt with UFOs. It was entitled, Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies.

Runyon goes on to quote Jung:
“Beneath and beyond the personal subconscious mind, there flows a vast deep sea of dream images and forgotten lore.”

This observation lead to Jung coining the term, the
Collective Unconscious, which is made of Archetypical images that dwell and influence us in the shadowy realm of the unconscious mind.

In both cases, Jung’s theories, and the Magik that Runyon practices call on exploring and harnessing the latent powers of the mind. In the quote below, it can be said that Runyon’s Magik philosophy dovetails nicely with Jung’s beliefs, or visa-versa. Perhaps Jung’s beliefs dovetails with ancient Magikal philosophies?

“The human imagination, inspired by its divine creator, is the most powerful force in the universe. A river of hopes and dreams that bears us all along, on its flowing course from the beginning, to the end of time. From planet earth out to the farthest stars.”
Carroll “Poke” Runyon, Magister
Enjoy the video and the many lessons it teaches.

CRYSTALBALL
The Crystal Ball. Primarily used for scrying, which is the Magikal practice of looking into a suitable medium in the hope of detecting significant messages or visions.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
FREE ON YOUTUBE:
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(Access YouTube through your smart TV or Roku if you want to see it on the big screen. The definition may not be as sharp as it is on Amazon Prime.)

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 REFERENCES:
The Book of Solomon’s Magick – 1st Edition
By Carroll Poke Runyon. M.A.
BKCR
This book presents unique and effective practical methods for invoking angels into a crystal ball and evoking spirits to visible appearance in a dark mirror. It is the companion book to “The Magick of Solomon” video produced by the same author. The techniques taught in this system are hypnotic and subjective. No special psychic talents are required to master this system. The author guides the reader step-by-step to proficiency in the ancient art of Magick.
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An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles
of Yellow Magic
By Isaac Bonewits
Considered the classic book for an introduction to Esotericism.
RMBK
Examines every category of occult phenomena from ESP to Eastern ritual and explores the basic laws of magic, relating them to the natural laws of the universe.
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Bonewits’s Essential Guide to Witchcraft and Wicca
By Isaac Bonewits – Forward by Ashleen O’Gaea
WITCHCWICCA
This is an encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Wicca, providing a history of belief and ritual practices of Neopagan Witches, an overview of the evolution and central tenets of modern Paganism and advice on rituals, poetry and magical ethics.
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(Editor’s note: I am fascinated by the interdimensional race of beings known as the Djinn and the Magikal powers they possess. The following recommendations are in my personal library. Bernie.)

JINN MAGIK
Practical Jinn Magick:
Rituals to Unleash the Powers of the Fire Spirits
By Corwin Hargrove
magikal
Jinn Magick is simple to execute, and the results can be some of the best you will find in all of occultism. Much has been written about The Fire Spirits, known as the Jinn (or Djinn), but books of practical Jinn Magick are rare. Hardly any exist, and those that do are often a disappointment. This book reveals a practical method for calling on the Jinn and receiving a response. There are forty-two rituals, and the magick can help with passion, influence, destruction, and transformation.
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Legends of the Fire Spirits
Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar

By Robert Lebling – Forward by Tahir Shah
DIJINN
When Westerners think of a genie, the first image that comes to mind may be Barbara Eden in her pink harem pants or the illuminated blue buffoon from the animated Disney film Aladdin. But to the people of the Arab and Islamic worlds, the picture is dramatically different. Legends of the Fire Spirits looks beyond Westernized caricatures to immerse the reader in the vibrant lore of the jinn—the wondrous, often troublesome, and sometimes terrifying spirit beings of ancient Arab and Islamic tradition.
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The Vengeful Djinn: Unveiling the Hidden Agenda of Genies
By Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Philip J. Imbrogno
VJINN
If you fear one thing in life, fear the Djinn. This groundbreaking book presents the findings of Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Philip J. Imbrogno’s investigation into the powerful and mysterious interdimensional beings known as Djinn or genies. It reveals what the djinn are, where they can be found–and their hidden agenda against the human race.

Working with material compiled from a variety of sources–including their own case files, Middle Eastern lore, the Qur’an, teachings of Islamic scholars, and the latest theories in quantum physics–the authors explore the relationship between the djinn, demons, fairies, shadow people, and extraterrestrials. They discuss the military’s interest in these clandestine beings, offer eyewitness accounts of modern human encounters with the djinn, and reveal the location of interdimensional entry points in North America.
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FACTUAL EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY OF U.F.O. ENCOUNTERS – FREE RARE AUDIO TREAT

FETUFOPI
This is actually an audio documentary originally sold as a  two vinyl record set released in 1978. The total listening time is 90 minutes.  The individual segments are what they claim to be, interviews with actual  UFO close encounter witnesses. Included in this collection  are first-hand testimony of abductees whose stories are discovered while placed under hypnosis. High-end production values along with a terrific audio mix of music and effects makes it fun to listen to. What’s nice is that they don’t overpower the narrative.

The original sleeve contained two 33 1/3, 12” records and opened book-like after the shrink wrapped was removed. Printed on the inside gatefold are photos and drawings of saucers, aliens and witnesses.
Produced by: Investigative Research Associates, INC., Chicago Illinois*.

PLAYLIST SYNOPSIS’S:
1. Introduction
Narrator Walt Peters gives an overview of the UFO situation and introduces J. Allen Hynek as the Director of this documentary for the producers, Investigative Research Associates.
HYNEKVALLEE  Dr. Hynek  with Dr. Jacques Vallee.

2. Foo Fighters
The Air Force investigates the mysterious Balls of Lights pilots were reporting following their planes during WW2.
FOOF  Foo Fighters in flight

3. The Kenneth Arnold Sighting
This one event is considered the seminal sighting that started the modern UFO era, June 24, 1947.  Kenneth Arnold describes his discussion with the United Press reporter who coined the term “Flying Saucers” after listening to Arnold’s report.
KENNTH A  The true shape of the UFOs

4. Government Involvement
Rare interview with Col. Robert Friend, Director of Project Blue Book from 1958 to 1963.
CLFD Col. Robert Friend (Center)

5. The Simi Valley Sighting
Undercover police officer Melvin Stewart reports what he thinks is a crashing plane.
Multiple police are called to the area and see the UFO, it then hovers over them and reacts to their flashlights with lights, sound and movement.

6. Peecha Case
Farmer Bill Peecha has a close encounter with three huge saucer shaped objects
that seem to be drawing energy from the nearby power lines. The UFOs were seen by multiple witnesses and unexplained power failures occurred in several areas.

7. James Richard Case
Ted Phillips, respected UFO investigator, discussed his specialty of investigating trace landing cases The Richard Case is cited as one of his most interesting landing cases. Police investigation after the eyewitness reports it turns up imprints in the ground, twisted tree limbs and burnt leaves.
TEDP Ted Philips

8. Travis Walton Abduction
Travis Walton recounts his incredible claim of his abduction in 1975. In 1993 Walton’s story was made into a movie starring D.B. Sweeney and James Garner. Dr. Hynek stated after his investigation he feels that, “Mr. Walton is indeed telling the truth.”
TRAVISW Travis Walton

9. Father William Gill Sighting
Classic UFOLOGY here. Father’s Gill sighting from June 25, 1959. Multiple witnesses, occupants sighted and returned hand waves back to the witnesses.
GILL Seen by multiple witnesses.

10. Officer Herbert Schirner Abduction
Police Officer Schirner reports a UFO sighting on night patrol and discovers he can’t account for 30 plus minutes of time. Hypnosis reveals the reason why, and it turns out to be a life changing story.
HS Occupant of the UFO

11. Louise Smith / Kentucky Women Abduction
Three women in Kentucky loose time and suffer from painful physical effects. Hypnosis reveals the whole terrifying story. Actual recording of one of the session.
DR.S Dr. Leo Sprinkle

12. Charles R. Mcquiston,
Expert in Psychological Stress Evaluation (PSE)
My findings are: “None of these cases are a hoax!”

13. Betty and Barney Hill Abduction
Again, more Classic UFOLOGY here. As Kenneth Arnold’s report above ushered in the modern UFO age, this claim introduced the Abductee narrative into pop- culture. Betty Hill recounts the “Interrupted Journey” in her own words. Marjorie Fish tells how she recreated the Star-map seen by Betty Hill while on board the craft.
B&B HILL Betty and Barney Hill with Delsey

14. Crashed Saucer Investigation
Astronaut Gordon Cooper discusses possible government cover-ups. J. Allen Hynek shares a dramatic military UFO crash case between the Texas and Mexico border. Metal recovered from the crash mysteriously disappears. A General’s aide tells of several crashed UFOs with dead occupants that are secretly hidden
away in storage.

15. Summaries and Theories
Noted UFO Experts share their startling conclusions as to what they think UFOs might be. Stanton Friedman, Nuclear Physicist, Dr. Hynek, Astronomer, Computer Scientist Jacques Vallee, and Dr. David Saunders are interviewed. Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981 makes an interesting speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

RATING: 5 Charley’s
Classic! Important! Rare! All in one place!
Most importantly, and sadly, pretty much everyone featured in these interviews, have passed away. These first-hand witness accounts and opinions of the experts is an irreplaceable legacy oral history needs to be preserved.

WHERE TO HEAR IT:
FREE ON YOUTUBE
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Not sure what arrangements the following sources offer:
AMAZON MUSIC
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AMAZON MUSIC (ANDROID)
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Spotify
With an FREE account.
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Google Play Store
$0.99 each track. Only has 10 tracks in the collection.

WHERE TO OWN IT:
AMAZON MUSIC
$8.99 to buy the complete collection, $0.99 each.
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REFERENCES:
CAPTURED!
The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience: The True Story of the World’s
First Documented Alien Abduction
by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden
(Betty and Barney Hill’s niece.)
CAPTURED
Almost 60 years after the UFO abduction of Betty and Barney Hill, more and more people are convinced that UFOs are real and their existence is being covered up by the government. If you have doubts or questions about the Hill case or alien experiences in general, Captured! will give you the answers you’re searching for. The 1961 abduction of the Hills stirred worldwide interest, primarily because of the book The Interrupted Journey, the subsequent media coverage, and a 1975 TV movie, The UFO Incident. The case is mentioned in almost all UFO abduction books. It also became a target for debunkers, who still attack it today. But the complete story of what really happened that day, its effect on the participants, and the findings of investigators has never been told…until now.
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Extraterrestrial Contact: What to Do When You’ve Been Abducted
By Kathleen Marden
KM BOOK
It has been 20 years since the publication of How to Defend Yourself Against Alien Abduction by Ann Druffel. This new book by UFO researcher Kathleen Marden is the handbook for this generation. It is the essential reference guide for those who have experienced contact with nonhuman intelligent entities, families and friends of those “experiencers,” and anyone interested in alien abduction/contact and UFOs.
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How to Defend Yourself Against Alien Abduction
By Ann Druffel
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In 1988 Ann Druffel, who has researched UFOs for 40 years, discovered a little-known fact that had been drowned in abduction hysteria–documented evidence that people have successfully fended off attack by the “greys,” the short, big-eyed aliens now familiar through so much popular media. Using her database of 250 case studies, including 70 “resisters,” Druffel has ascertained 9 techniques that witnesses use to ward off alien entities and even break off abductions in progress. And perhaps even more astonishing, this evidence points to the possible true identity of the greys and their link to the abducting entities of myth and folklore.
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Fact, Fiction, and Flying Saucers: The Truth Behind the Misinformation, Distortion, and Derision by Debunkers, Government Agencies, and Conspiracy Con-men
by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden
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The mainstream media has misinformed us for years about UFO studies conducted by highly regarded scientists associated with some of the finest universities in the country. There is significant evidence that the U.S. government has covered up the alien presence through misinformation, distortion, obfuscation, and ridicule. Some prominent, politically connected scientists have engaged in the cover up. And a few professional writers have helped to successfully label any scientists who have been persuaded by the evidence and brave enough to take a stand as unscientific charlatans, fanatics, and kooks.
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Interested in more UFO reviews?
Check these out:
U.F.O. The True Story of the Flying Saucers
The famous 1956 movie.

The Banned Disney UFO Documentary

To Tell the Truth T.V. show: PLUS get a FREE EBook.

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*ALBUM CREDITS
Media:
12″ 2-LP
Album: “UFO Encounters”
Label: IRA
Catalog: IRA-1178
Date: 1978
Produced by: Investigative Research Associates, INC., Chicago Illinois.
Producer: Steve Cronen.
Exec. Prod.: Ben Christ.
Scientific Consultants: Center for UFO Studies, Evanston Illinois, Dr. J. Allen Hynek, Sherman J. Larsen.
Investigation, Research, Writing: Peter Bordwell, Steve Tom.
Narration: Walt Peters.
Music: DeWolfe Music, Inc.
Music Coordination: Walt Peters.
Musical Effects: Ron Figura.
Recorded at: Starbeat Recording Studios, Deerfield, Illinois.
Engineering, Editing & Mix: Steve Cronen.
Album Design: Steve Schaul.
Album Cover: Trifid Nebula Photo: Copyright by the California Institute of Technology and the Carnegie Institute of Washington. Reproduced by permission from the Hale Observatories UFO Photos & Documents: Center For UFO Studies.
SOURCE: The 365 DAYS PROJECT FROM WFMU-FM
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ABOUT WFMU – FM
WFMU is a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 91.1 Mhz FM in Jersey City, NJ, right across the Hudson from lower Manhattan. It is currently the longest running freeform radio station in the United States.
Rolling Stone Magazine, The Village Voice, CMJ and the New York Press have all at one time or another, called WFMU “the best radio station in the country” and the station has also been the subject of feature stories in The New York Times and on the BBC. In recent years the station has gained a large international following due its online operations and counts Simpson’s creator Matt Groening, film director Jim Jarmusch and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed, among others, as devoted fans of the station.
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“OPENING TO ANGELS” AND “LORNA BYRNE, THE LADY WHO SEES ANGELS” – 2 FREE DOCUMENTARIES

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According to Body, Mind, Spirit Magazine,* this is by far the best film out on Angels. It Includes an unprecedented collection of interviews with researchers, experiencers and the best known, most credible authorities on this topic in the world today. Discover your Guardian Angel and become more receptive to the Angelic Realm in your daily life.
 AMAZON PRIME/YOUTUBE BLURB

 

RATING: 5 Charley’s
A perfect video in this time of isolation and uncertainty. The angelic realm, is all too often overlooked or ignored. All religions have angels, and we all have, according to this video our own Guardian Angel that we can call on in our time of need. All we have to do is reach out, quietly listen and look for the light.

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Alma Daniel, Co-Author of “Ask Your Angels”
takes you through a meditation technique that will
put you in-touch with your Guardian Angel.

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Beautiful and inspiring Angelic art is featured all
throughout the video.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
FREE ON YOUTUBE:
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(Access YouTube through your smart TV or Roku if you want to see it on the big screen. The definition may not be as sharp as it is on Amazon Prime.)

AMAZON PRIMEFREE IF YOU’RE A MEMBER
If not, purchase and rental prices are listed.
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REFERENCES:
FINDHORN
The reason I am providing background on Findhorn, is that it’s mentioned several times in the video. Also, one of the presenters, Dorothy Maclean, is a co-founder of the Findhorn Community. Sadly Ms. Maclean passed away on March 12th 2020. Her life’s work, the Findhorn Spiritual Community robustly continues on.
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Dorothy Maclean in Opening to Angels.
Co-founder of Findhorn. Find out all about this
unique, one of a kind Community of Peace below.

FINDHORN
FINDHORN

The Findhorn Foundation is a Scottish charitable trust registered in 1972, formed by the spiritual community at the Findhorn Ecovillage, one of the largest intentional communities in Britain. It has been home to thousands of residents from more than 40 countries. Headquartered in Findhorn, Moray, Scotland, and the purpose of the village and the foundation is Spirituality.

Findhorn Foundation:
The Findhorn Foundation is a dynamic experiment where everyday life is guided by the inner voice of spirits, where we work in co-creation with the intelligence of nature and take inspired action towards our vision of a better world. We share our learning and way of life in experiential workshops, conferences and events that take place within a thriving community and Ecovillage.
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Findhorn Video:
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Download Findhorn’s Annual Magazine, Transform.
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Free Live-stream events and Free Spiritual Video
on Demand Library:
(Scroll down the long list to the TEDXFindhorn talks.)
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ANOTHER FREE ANGEL YOUTUBE VIDEO
Lorna Byrne: The Lady Who Sees Angels Documentary
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“Working with Lorna Byrne and producing this documentary about her amazing life and gifts was truly an extraordinary experience. Lorna is perhaps the most honest and humble person I have ever met. She will say that she doesn’t know why God chose her to spread
his messages of love and religious tolerance, but I think God chose very wisely. Watch the documentary and see why millions of people worldwide believe in Lorna and her messages from the Angels.” Ted Yacucci, Producer/Director
FROM TED YACUCCI’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Here is a Blessing from this video:
Angels around us, angels beside us,
angels within us. Angels are watching
over you when times are good or stressed.
Their wings gently wrap around you,
whispering you are loved and blessed…
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RATING: 3 Charley’s
Although this is a fascinating video, and filled with hope, Opening to Angels with it’s diversity of presenters and and meditation instructions earns it two extra Charley’s.

*FROM THE BLURB:
Mind Body Spirit Magazine (MBS):
MBSM
Mind Body Spirit is a quarterly esoteric magazine published by Watkins Books in London. Like the famous bookshop, the magazine covers a wide range of subjects from contemporary spirituality and self-development, to mysticism and Eastern philosophy. Watkins Mind Body Spirit dates back to 1893, when John Watkins published his first volume of the Book-Notes, which included book reviews, occult news and excerpts from recommended books.

Every issue presents the most anticipated book releases, articles and interviews world-renowned MBS authors. Every spring we publish a list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People to celebrate spiritual activists, writers and teachers of our time.

MBS magazine is available on Apple Newsstand, Google Play, Nook and Kobo. Read the latest issue, download back issues and subscribe to the digital version of Watkins MBS magazine.
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HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER

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Hundreds of reports of phenomena at Skinwalker Ranch have made it one of the most famous paranormal hot spots in the world. Previously unreleased footage and interviews from the scientific study piece together what could be happening there.
Blurb from Amazon Prime

OFFICIAL TRAILER

RATING: 2 Charley’s
I was much disappointed in this over-hyped supposed Fortean Buffet. Viewers are promised never before seen footage, so I expected much more in the way of paranormal footage then what the show delivered. Actually it delivered very little if any at all.

The Director, Jeremy Corbell’s ominous introductory voice-over state’s “The largest scientific study in history, of a paranormal hot spot there are more questions than answers.” My question is, where are the results of this ground breaking study and why are they not in this documentary?

Plus a tip of the hat to Rod Serling for his “land of both shadows and substance” quote would have been nice.

The show is based on the 2005 book, Hunt for the Skinwalker co-authored by Colm A. Kelleher, Ph.d and George Knapp, who are both prominently featured in the film. Basically what they do is wander around the Ranch and verbalize accounts that were reported in the book. The book has many more in-depth details about these accounts.

The interviews with former National Institute of Discovery Sciences (N.I.D.S) are interesting, but they all speak in very broad terms, not specifics. Where is all the hard data they keep referring to?

The very few interviews with local UTE tribal members, who witness on-going UFO activity and have experienced both physical effects and emotional trauma are the highlights of video.

Over all, I think the video is too long. Granted the scenic shots are beautiful, but couple them with long shots of cars and trucks passing by, it gets a bit tedious. I saw little need for the campfires scenes featured throughout the video.

Especially the last one where one of the participants was the popular singer Robbie Williams. Where did he come from and why are the cameras capturing these precious, beer buddy drinking, “Gee-whiz, Kumbaya moments?  Shouldn’t these valuable cameras be trained on some of the many paranormal hot-spots on the ranch to see what they might capture?

Furthermore, we all know what grisly images the mind brings up when the subject of cattle mutilations come up. This is one segment of the film where the director could have used way less footage. A quick far away, establishing still shot was all the viewers needed to see here. Instead, the camera lingers over several unfortunate victims of these heinous acts. With one close-up after another pointing out the extent of the mutilations.

Then, we are treated to footage of N.I.D.S investigators further hacking away at the corpses. This hacking also looks pretty random here. Shouldn’t a Forensic specialist been consulted here? Pretty brutal footage overall.

Perhaps a warning slate,  before these cuts (No pun intended here.) of VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED would have helped. Honestly, do we need to see a mutilated cow’s ear skatey-eight dozen times?

Unfortunately the only way to see this video, if you want to see it, is to buy it. No free pass here even to Amazon Prime members. Overall, I think the book tells a better and a more believable story about the Skinwalker ranch, although there are discrepancies throughout it as well.

THE PRINCIPLE PLAYERS

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WHO IS THIS GUY?

The Rancher in this photo (48:00 minutes in) is not identified in the video. In fact, if you blink, you’ll miss it.  So whose picture is this? And why is the former owner’s family name, whoever they may be, never mentioned anywhere in this video?

In the book, Hunt for the Skinwalker the owners of the ranch were identified as Tom and Ellen Gorman. And the book was dedicated to the Gorman family for “their extraordinary courage.”
Hense the Gorman ranch.  Also in the book, the exact location of the ranch is shrouded in secrecy. Now the former owners are identified as Terry and Gwen Sherman. Their names appear in two places. One, in the History Channel’s promo for their new Skinwalker Ranch series:
HOW THE SKINWALKER RANCH BECAME A HOT BED OF PARANORMAL ACTIVITY
The History Channel.
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And two, www.skinwalkerranch.org this site, though an .org, it seems to be hosted by Ryan Skinner. His .com is pointed to the .org. Skinner is the author of several books on the Skinwalker ranch and they are all on sale on the site. This site was also being used to raise money for Skinner to make a documentary on the ranch.
The Gofundme page has since been deactivated and no longer taking donations.  Overall, I found the site to pretty accurate and informative. I can’t speak for the books, because I never read any.
For the Sherman citation, see under
“Timeline: History of the Ranch – 1994.”

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GKNAPP
GEORGE KNAPP
Is an American television investigative journalist, news anchor, and talk radio host. Knapp has been recognized with Edward R. Murrow Awards, Peabody Awards, and between 6 and 24regional Emmy Awards depending on the source. Knapp also shared in a 2008 Peabody Award. He co-wrote the book this video was based on, Hunt for the Skin Walker with Colm A. Kelleher, Ph.D
Wikipedia
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TOBERTB
ROBERT THOMAS BIGELOW
Is an American businessman. He owns the hotel chain Budget Suites of America and is the founder of Bigelow Aerospace. In 1995, Bigelow founded the National Institute for Discovery Science (N.I.D.S.) to research and advance study of various fringe sciences and paranormal topics, most notably ufology.
Bigelow purchased the Skinwalker ranch in 1996 for $200,000 and turned into an exclusive “Paranormal Laboratory” for N.I.D.S personnel. The results of their investigations was published in in the 2005 book, Hunt for the Skinwalker. The institute was disbanded in 2004.
Wikipedia
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COLLMKPHD
COLM A. KELLEHER, Ph.D

Is a senior research scientist with a twenty-year career in cell and molecular biology. Following his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 1983, Dr. Kelleher worked at Canada’s flagship Ontario Cancer Institute, the Terry Fox Laboratory at the British Columbia Cancer Research Center in Vancouver and the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver. More recently, Dr. Kelleher served as Research Director for Bigelow Aerospace in Las Vegas and as administrator for one of its subsidiaries, Space Sciences, Inc.

Dr. Kelleher also acted as team leader and project manager for the National Institute for Discovery Science (N.I.D.S.). Currently, Dr. Kelleher is the Director of Labs for a biotechnology firm in San Francisco. He has authored 38 peer reviewed publications in molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry and virology. He co-wrote the book this video was based on the book, Hunt for the Skin Walker with George Knapp, Investigative Journalist.
Skinwalker.org
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DRCONST
Dr. John B. Alexander, N.I.D.S. Consultant
Is a retired United States Army colonel. An infantry officer for much of his career, he is best known as a leading advocate for the development of non-lethal weapons and of military applications of the paranormal. He has written and lectured on the reality of UFOs. He characterizes his career as having “evolved from hard-core mercenary to thanatologist“. Alexander figures prominently in journalist Jon Ronson’s book The Men Who Stare at Goats (2004), and its related Channel 4 documentaries, which examine the subject of New Age ideas influencing the U.S. military.
Wikipedia
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ERIC DAVIS
Dr. Eric Davis, N.I.D.S. Physicist
Now Co-founder, Chief Scientist and Chief Compliance Officer of the Space Excess Corporation. In 1996-2002, he was the Director of Aerospace/Astro Physics at N.I.D.S./Bigelow Aerospace Company, and was a contractor to Bigelow Aerospace Advanced Space Studies in 2008-2014. In 2002-2005, he was an advanced concepts contractor to the Air Force Research Lab at Edwards AFB, CA.
About Space Excess:
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About Dr. Eric Davis
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REFERENCES:

HISTORYTHE SECRET OF SKINWALKER RANCH
See a preview of the History Channel’s new series.
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Read Skeptic Jason Colavito’s review of the new
History Channel series:

Jason Colavito is an author and editor based in Albany, NY.  He is internationally recognized by scholars, literary theorists, and scientists for his pioneering work exploring the connections between science, pseudoscience, and speculative fiction. His investigations examine the way human beings create and employ the supernatural to alter and understand our reality and our world.
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Read Colavito’s in-depth review of Episode One;
(Caution, lead sentence contains a washing-your-mouth-out-with-soap word.)
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MORE ABOUT JASON COLAVITO:
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BOOKS
(For when Amazon ends its embargo on delivering books.)
HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER
by Colm A. Kelleher Ph.D. and  George Knapp
HFSBKC

The author of the controversial bestseller Brain Trust brings his scientific expertise to the chilling true story of unexplained phenomena on Utah’s Skinwalker Ranch — and challenges us with a new vision of reality.

For more than fifty years, the bizarre events at a remote Utah ranch have ranged from the perplexing to the wholly terrifying. Vanishing and mutilated cattle. Unidentified Flying Objects. The appearance of huge, otherworldly creatures. Invisible objects emitting magnetic fields with the power to spark a cattle stampede. Flying orbs of light with dazzling maneuverability and lethal consequences. For one family, life on the Skinwalker Ranch had become a life under siege by an unknown enemy or enemies. Nothing else could explain the horrors that surrounded them — perhaps science could.
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THE CULT OF ALIEN GODS:
H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture
by Jason Colavito
ALIENGDS
Many Americans believe that so-called ancient astronauts (visitors from outer space) were responsible for historical wonders like the pyramids. This entertaining and informative book traces the origins of such beliefs to the work of horror writer H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937).

The author takes the reader through fifty years of pop culture and pseudoscience highlighting such influential figures and developments as Erich von Däniken (Chariots of the Gods), Graham Hancock (Fingerprints of the Gods), Zecharia Sitchin (Twelfth Planet), and the Raelian Revolution.

The astounding and improbable connections among these various characters are revealed, along with the disturbing consequences of Lovecraft’s “little joke” for modern science and public knowledge.
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THE MYSTERIOUS VOYNICH MANUSCRIPT – FREE VIDEOS AND A FREE PDF OF IT

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Credits: BBC News Magazine (Simon Worrall)

FROM THE SECRET’S OF NATURE YOUTUBE CHANNEL.
See below for the full documentary.

The Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British code breakers from both World War I and World War II. The manuscript has never been demonstrably deciphered, and the mystery of its meaning and origin has excited the popular imagination, making it the subject of novels and speculation. None of the many hypotheses proposed over the last hundred years has been independently verified. In 1969, the Voynich manuscript was donated by Hans P. Kraus to Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Wikipedia
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OVER ALL RATING OF THE VIDEOS AND THE SUBJECT:
5 Charley’s
The Voynich manuscript is a mystery that you could literally hold in your hands. That is if you put in an online  request* for the physical copy, then travel to Yale University in New Haven Ct. to view it. It’s a strange book, a beautiful book. A book of many questions, but yields no clues to the possible answers to these questions. Here is a collection of Videos that will take you through the complete history on the book as well as some that offer a possible decoding of its puzzling contents.
Yale allows you to view the manuscript online:
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To download an entire PDF of the Voynich FREE, compliments of the Yale Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
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*Some restrictions may apply.
V#1Gibberish or code? A detail from the Voynich manuscript Credit: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

ALL THE FOLLOWING VIDEOS ARE FREE ON YOUTUBE.
FIRST: THE VOYNICH MANUSCRIPT MYSTERY:

A SHORT VOYNICH INTRODUCTION:
From the TED-Ed YouTube Channel
(Great Animation of the book!)
The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax
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FULL DOCUMENTARIES:
From the Secrets of Nature YouTube Channel:
The Voynich Code – The World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript
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From the Histocrat YouTube Channel:
The Voynich Manuscript
In this video we explore the unsolved enigma that is the Voynich Manuscript, and its often equally bizarre history.
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Deep Dive -The Voynich Manuscript Owners
In this inaugural episode of Deep Diving, I (Histocrat) ramble on about a few points left over from the Voynich manuscript video, then go into full deep dive mode on its strange cast of owners.
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Herbs? Medicine? Gardening Tips?
All of the above? Credit: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  

SECOND: THE VOYNICH MANUSCRIPT DECODED
From the Voynich Manuscript Research YouTube Channel:
The Voynich Manuscript is a mysterious medieval manuscript written in the early 15th century. To date, scientists, historians, mathematicians and linguists have struggled to decipher the manuscript. However, the mystery has finally been put to rest. Ata Team Alberta (ATA) has deciphered and translated over 30% the manuscript. Currently, a formal paper of the philological study was submitted to an academic journal published by John Hopkins University.
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Voynich Manuscript: Update and Q&A
The intent of this video is to give you guys an update on what happened between our last upload till now and to answer some of the questions you had regarding the Voynich Manuscript.
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ANOTHER DECODING CLAIM –
From Ancient Origins Website:
(Reconstructing The Story of Humanity’s Past.)
Claims of ‘cracking the code’ of the Voynich manuscript have lost their sheen somewhat over the last few years, with weak cases being presented from all and sundry. This attempt, described confidently in a research paper by the University of Bristol in South West, UK seems to have solid backing.
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REFERENCES:
(For when Amazon ends its embargo on delivering books.)
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The Voynich Manuscript: The Mysterious Code That Has Defied Interpretation for Centuries.
3rd Edition, First North American Edition
An examination of the many theories surrounding this enigmatic text, apparently written in code.
• Reveals the connections between this work and the Cathars, Roger Bacon, and the mystic John Dee.
• Explains the cryptoanalysis methods used in attempts to break the code.
• Includes color images from the manuscript juxtaposed with other medieval writings.
Since its discovery by Wilfrid Voynich in an Italian monastery in 1912, the Voynich Manuscript has baffled scholars and cryptoanalysis with its unidentifiable script and bizarre illustrations. Written in an unknown language or an as yet undecipherable code, this medieval manuscript contains hundreds of illustrations of unknown plants, cosmological charts, and inexplicable scenes of naked “nymphs” bathing in a green liquid that some interpret as a symbolic depiction of human reproduction and the joining of the soul with the body. Both Kindle and Paperback editions are available.
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LORETO – MYSTERY OF THE HOLY HOUSE

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An investigation into one of the most fascinating and controversial mysteries of Christianity. How was the Holy House of the Virgin Mary transported from its original location in Nazareth, to Palestine, to the town of Loreto on Italy’s Adriatic coast?
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An exclusive documentary investigation into one of the most fascinating and controversial mysteries of Christianity.

RATING: 5 Charley’s.
How does such a sacred shrine from the mid-east relocate to Italy? More puzzling still, how does the shrine not only make that trip, but how does it manage to appear in 5 different places, sometimes appearing and disappearing overnight? Then, when it arrives at its final destination, Loreto Italy, it appears on and blocks a main road?

A magnificent Basilica, second only to Saint Peter’s in Rome, now surrounds and protects the House of Mary. The interior shots of the marble statues and paintings in the Basilica are breath taking. Plus here’s an interesting bit of trivia. Did you know that Ostrich eggs were revered objects? They were used in shrine and church decorations going all the way back to the time of Christ.

So many questions still remain regarding this mystery. The most important ones are of course, did the Crusaders accomplish such a series of moves?
CRUSADERS
If the Crusaders are responsible, how did they manage to
quickly break down the Holy House, move it, and then reconstruct 5 times without being detected? It would have required a small army to accomplish this.

Or was it indeed, as the ancient carved stone tablets reveal, an army of Angels that dutifully performed these miracles?
Watch the video and decide for yourself.
LORCOMPOSITE
“The house flew in from the sea, and landed on a hill.”
Witness testimony from 1295.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
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Want to see another mystery of the church?
Read this review of the documentary:
Guadalupe: the Miracle and the Message

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