Skip to main content

Let's TalkTalismans.


I love, love, love when people share their important amulets, worry stones or talismans that they carry on their person for some reason or another with me.  I love the stories they tell me. I love when they dig them out of their pockets, socks and yes - even their bras!   It makes me utterly giddy to see that these lockets, gemstones, coins or other such lucky ornaments have been given the task of good fortune or protection.

And that's exactly what a talisman is or believed to be; a magical object -like a charm which is worn to attract good fortune.  In the old days depending on how far you want to go back the amulet of choice was usually inscribed with a 'god's -name' or image of a supernatural power believed to bring luck, power or protection to the person wearing it.  Ie; Abraxas was a gnostic deity whose name in Greek letters had a numerical value of 365 linking the god to days of the year. This specific deity was also tied to The Iranian god of time and an Indian sky god so he became a popular talisman figure inscribed on many coins, rings and such.

Luck is said to be summoned through using or wearing charms and amulets.
Horseshoes and wishbones being popular for such divinations.

In parts of Asia turquoise is prized as a lucky stone that can ward off the evil eye worn in rings, necklaces and bracelets as protection.

A lucky charm can be also an incantation or spell designed to summon the awesome and amazing powers of good fortune itself.

A rabbits foot pre WW2 was believed to bring protection and was advertised as so in newspapers at the time.

Personally, my lucky amulets or talismans are always evolving.
                                                                               

Right now, I wear crystal bullets, a St. Michael the Archangel medallion and yes, I've been known to shove a crystal or two in my bra. But more importantly, it's not about the ole superstition behind a particular shape or charm it's what you value and want to infuse into a piece to make it work for you.
If you have a rosary that your Nona gave you, a military medal or pocket watch that is meaningful to you, you can charge such items with your intention to protect, to bring luck or love into your life.

Care to share your lucky charms?  Leave a picture of them or a comment below in the comments!
I love sharing with you and I love when you share with me!

As always, I'm hear for your paranormal questions, doubts and difficulties.

Much love,
Michelle G


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

A Suicide Berceuse.

This is for you the broken hearted.This one is for you who can’t get out of bed and for you who may be finding it so damn hard to return the texts, emails and phone calls from anyone. 
This one is dedicated to those who having a hard time showing up because even thinking about showing up is too much energy. 
This one is for you who can’t seem to move on after the loss of a beloved. It’s for the ones whose days gone by are better than the days you’ve been wading through.This is for all of you who can’t catch a break financially, romantically or dream wise and wonder what it's all for.
The world has an immeasurable void in it. Constant pain inflicted from headlines or bylines is palpable. You’re unsure of your footing on our planet because the ground beneath you is unstable even when the sun shines otherwise. 
This one is for you who have contemplated at least once, perhaps even more than once about pressing the eject button on life. It’s here that you are in good company. It's…

4 Reasons Why Badmouthing Others is BAD For YOU.

I was talking today with a friend about the importance of words.  How you use them, positively, negatively any which way.  Words are like weapons.  Once you put them out there, they are pretty much impossible to take back.  Sure you can say you are sorry but it doesn't wipe the blood and guts off the floor from the initial bullet wound.  Forgiveness is key, but let's be mindful of our words from the get.  Dig?

Here's a repurposed blog to go along with those thoughts.

Everyone gets hurt. No one is perfect. People mess up. Mistakes are made. But the cross you bare when you badmouth someone else's questionable deeds or good fortunes, their life advances or personal tragedies is a very heavy one.

When you engage in loose lip service per say "warning" peers or anyone within earshot about someone or someone's "drama" or perhaps you seem to regurgitate the pain someone has caused you over and over to friends, strangers, clients, family members....wel…

Here are my demands.

Everyday, dozens of questions come at me via text, email, voicemail, Facebook,
instagram and on the street. My late friend Tommy encouraged me to answer every single one because every one, EVERYONE matters.  And yes, I truly do believe that.

In my spiritual practice, my intention is to hold space with those who are looking to open up more, to be inspired, to touch possibility then take that into their world and light the next candle closest to them. Every day I pray for healing - for you, for the good of all.
That is what fires me up. That is what gets me pumped in the morning when I'm dancing solo in my kitchen getting ready to take on the day, bringing on the good vibes!

Sure, I may see things other ignore. And true, I've been known to serve as a line between the physical and the unseen.  But what's most important is that I am a soul, just like you having a human experience. With that comes the same trials, tribulations and concerns you have on a daily basis
- trust me…