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by blackmirror
Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: Herb, Mineral, and Animal Curios in Hoodoo and Rootwork
Topic: General Herb and Root Magic Questions and Answers
Replies: 328
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Re: General Herb and Root Magic Questions and Answers

Thank you for making time to answer my question! I appreciate the tips and clarification! I actually already own your herb book and I've read through those links before. I do try and only read primary sources and/or books/blogs etc by AIRR members and not just anything on the internet. I hadn't read...
by blackmirror
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: Herb, Mineral, and Animal Curios in Hoodoo and Rootwork
Topic: General Herb and Root Magic Questions and Answers
Replies: 328
Views: 7283
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Re: General Herb and Root Magic Questions and Answers

Greetings!

I understand the process of awakening/honoring herbs before use but I am wondering if they should also be spiritually cleansed beforehand? If so, what are some recommended ways of doing so?

Thank you for your time!
by blackmirror
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Hoodoo in History / Hoodoo in the News
Topic: Hurston Recordings
Replies: 29
Views: 20639
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Drums and Shadows by Mary Granger

Greetings!

For anyone interested in the history and folklore of Savannah, GA and the surrounding area,i recommend "Drums and Shadows" by Mary Granger. (Quite a few mentions of rootwork.)
by blackmirror
Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Ask Us for Conjure Help with Spirits, Religion, Psychism, Dreams, Magic, Ethics
Topic: Spells to Summon or Work With a Spirit
Replies: 237
Views: 111297
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Re: Spells to Summon or Work With a Spirit

Hi Miss Michaele! Thank you so much for your response to my post--I really appreciate how helpful everyone is in these forums. I didn't know about the checkered cloth but I think I had heard about the newspaper though I can't remember where. Can you think of anything that would be ineffective about ...
by blackmirror
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Ask Us for Conjure Help with Spirits, Religion, Psychism, Dreams, Magic, Ethics
Topic: Spells to Summon or Work With a Spirit
Replies: 237
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Re: Spells to Summon or Work With a Spirit

Greetings! I have a quick question about making a spirit trap and I am hoping some of the more experienced folks might be able to offer some insight. I've read that a spirit trap intended to to distract a spirit with a counting exercise and keep someone safe while sleeping can be as simple as seeds ...
by blackmirror
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: 2013 Public Forum Introductions
Topic: Hello from Savannah, GA
Replies: 8
Views: 3065
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Re: Hello from Savannah, GA

jwmcclin -

Yes! I do listen to the radio show! I've worked my way through all the back episodes at least 3 times.

Savannah is a really great city for sure.
by blackmirror
Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Herb, Mineral, and Animal Curios in Hoodoo and Rootwork
Topic: High John The Conqueror Root Questions and Answers
Replies: 245
Views: 145693
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Re: High John The Conqueror Root Questions and Answers

Greetings! Thank you to Miss Aida and Mama Micki for answering my previous question. I am currently reading a book called "Blue Roots" by Roger Pinkney and I have a question about a reference he makes to HJtCR. I understand that you need to be careful when reading books about hoodoo and, preferably,...
by blackmirror
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Herb, Mineral, and Animal Curios in Hoodoo and Rootwork
Topic: High John The Conqueror Root Questions and Answers
Replies: 245
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Re: High John The Conqueror Root Questions and Answers

Greetings! Is a High John the Conqueror root sometimes called a John the Conqueror stone? I'm currently reading a book titled, "Coming Through: Voices of a South Carolina Gullah Community" . It's a collection of interviews with Gullah men and women recorded in the 1930s by Genevieve Chandler for the...
by blackmirror
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: Divination Tools, Tarot Cards, Pendulums, Crystal Balls, and Spirit Boards
Topic: Playing Card Reading Questions and Answers
Replies: 44
Views: 13517
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Re: Playing Card Reading Questions and Answers

Has anyone ever heard of a form of divining with playing card referred to by the name "Beat the Old Man"? My grandmother would play one game of solitaire every morning and use the way the cards fell to determine what sort of day it would be. She would say that if she "beat the old man," it would be ...
by blackmirror
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: 2013 Public Forum Introductions
Topic: Hello from Savannah, GA
Replies: 8
Views: 3065
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Re: Hello from Savannah, GA

No worries! I am here to learn and I want to get it right. I really appreciate that you made time to reply to me personally.
by blackmirror
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:13 am
Forum: Ask Us for Conjure Help with Protection from Enemies, Stalkers, Rootwork
Topic: Spells for Protection on the Job and in the Work Place
Replies: 59
Views: 25160
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Re: Spells for Protection on the Job and in the Work Place

Greetings Ms. Yronwode! Thank you so much for taking time to help me with the first mojo bag I have tried assembling for myself! I was trying so hard to format my post so that it could be easily read and, in the process, it seems that I messed up my list -- sorry about that. I should have just liste...
by blackmirror
Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Ask Us for Conjure Help with Protection from Enemies, Stalkers, Rootwork
Topic: Spells for Protection on the Job and in the Work Place
Replies: 59
Views: 25160
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(My first) Protection Mojo Bag

Hi! I am working on assembling my first hand-made mojo bag and, before I order the materials I need from the LMCC shop, I thought I would write out my plans and see if anyone has any thoughts/suggestions for me to consider. Thanks in advance to anyone who takes the time to read my post! FYI: I used ...
by blackmirror
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: 2013 Public Forum Introductions
Topic: Hello from Savannah, GA
Replies: 8
Views: 3065
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Hello from Savannah, GA

Greetings! I am an artist/designer and art educator. I've been researching and utilizing hoodoo for some time. I am just now starting to make my own mojo bags and such. Though I have learned an awful lot on my own, from Cat Yronwode's books, and the LMCC website/radio show, I hope to apply to (and b...

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