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To: alt.divination,alt.lucky.w,alt.magick.folk,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.paranormal.spells.hexes.magic,
From: catherine yronwode 
Subject: Bibliomancy (was Re: Truth Spell)
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 23:52:51 GMT

Ally  wrote:
> I was wondering if there is a spell that lets you know if your partner 
> is telling you the truth?
> My Partner has cheated on me in the past, I still struggle and find it
> difficult to trust him 100% - 100% of the time. Sometimes when I have 
> these doubts I find myself wishing for a sign to show me that he's 
> telling me the truth!
> Any and all help would be appreciated.

Use Bibliomancy -- divination by a book. I prefer the Bible, but any
respected book with varied subject matter (important!) will work. Some
folks use the I Ching. To use the Bible for bibliomancy, the way i was

Close your eyes and ask your question in your mind ("Is he cheating on
me?"). Open the Bible at random and, keeping your eyes closed, move your
index finger over both the pages, left and right, in a circle, around
and around. Then close the book. 

Still keeping your eyes closed, ask the question a second time in your
mind ("is he cheating on me?"). Again open the Bible at random and,
keeing your eyes closed, move your index finger over both the pages,
left and right, in a circle, around and around. Then close the book. 

Still keeping your eyes closed, ask the question a third time in your
mind ("is he cheating on me?"). Again open the Bible at random and,
still keeping your eyes closed, move your index finger over both the
pages, left and right, in a circle, around and around until it feels
FINGER IS TOUCHING. The "sign" you want will be right there, printed in
the pages of the Bible. 

I was taught how to do this by my babysitter, Mrs. Hare, in 1956. She
was a white woman from the South, at least 65 years old at that time,
probably born around 1890. She had been taught this form of divination
by her mother and she said that all the women in her family used it.
When i asled why you undertake the process three times before opening
your eyes, she told me, "They say three time's a charm." She did not
call this form of divination "bibliomancy," by the way; she called it
"Reading the Bible for a Sign." 

This was, by the way, the very first spell i learned and then wrote down
in my notebook. I was 8 years old at the time. 

Good luck, 

cat yronwode 

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