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pendulum to find spirits

To: alt.paranormal.spells.hexes.magic,alt.lucky.w
From: catherine yronwode 
Subject: pendulum to ind Spirits
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 03:38:27 GMT

Mike R. wrote:
> catherine yronwode at wrote:
> > i try to select dirt from people who died during WWI or WWII.
> i find i want to use a pendulum to make sure of what i'm getting
> communication-wise from the grave spirit, if they are willing to 
> help me or not. is this kosher in a hoodoo sense?

 I have personally never tried a pendulum for this, but the use of the
pendulum is quite old and respected in hoodoo. The weight or plumb-bob
is usually a root, not a piece of metal. Queen Elizabeth Root is the
most common pendulum i've seen, and it is hung from a red thread. The
next most common is John the Conquer Root, usually wrapped up in red
thread to make a Jack ball. 

> for example one time i was in the cemetary and getting a really 
> strong reaction and pull to this one grave, but when i tried the 
> pendulum i got a negative. i must have been getting a strong 
> emotion period, like they didnt approve of what i was doing. i found 
> another grave tho who was a soldier in WWII as it turns out and got 
> a positive response to my query, but the initial feeling was more 
> subtle than the first grave.

Great story -- i like to hear how other people work with these spirits.
I have noticed that some are not eager to help, but others almost seem
to say, "take me! take me!" -- and sometimes, with those, when we get
the dirt home we will find little "extras" in it -- a perfectly
mummified lizard, for example, or a button, or a small round rock. I
keep those in a special place, as gifts from the graveyard. 

cat yronwode 

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