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By Tina R. McSwain Paraskevidekatriaphobia Paraskevidekatriaphobia, the irrational fear of Friday the 13th. Derived from the Greek for Paraskevi (meaning Friday), dekatreis (meaning thirteen), and phobia (meaning fear). (The fear of just the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia.) The number 13 … Continue reading

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By Tina R. McSwain (My apologies, the Paranormally Speaking segment is running behind from Friday due to illness in the family) The Second Instance of a First Last week, I spoke about firsts in my paranormal career and how they … Continue reading

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By Tina R. McSwain I Can’t Remember The Last Time I Had a First At this point in my life and paranormal career, it is rare that I experience a “first”. This past week, I had an exceptional one on … Continue reading

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By Tina R. McSwain Metaphysical Entity This category includes beings that are neither human nor demon but something in between. While our modern world may scoff at tales of leprechauns, imps, sprites and fairies, centuries of stories and alleged encounters … Continue reading

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By Tina R. McSwain What is Smudging? We recently spoke about “Spirit Rescue”. One of the techniques used in spirit rescue is the practice of smudging. Smudging is a process whereby you light white sage and let it burn. This … Continue reading

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By Tina R. McSwain Native American Entities These spirits are as diverse as the many Native American tribes themselves. This is a very broad category that cannot possibly be covered here. My intent is to but introduce the concept. In … Continue reading

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Remembering

by Crymsyn Hart Over the weekend, I was doing a lot of cleaning, getting down and dusty. While I was cleaning, I came across some of the stories that I had written in high school. I took a moment to … Continue reading

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