By José Saramago
"«A história dos homens é a história dos seus desentendimentos com deus, nem ele nos entende a nós , nem nós o entendemos a ele .»
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The Enochian magical methods were revealed to Dee and Kelley over the course of 13 tedious months.
If your mind be perfectly free from all prejudice, superstition and incredulity [skepticism], you will rule spirits. If you do not obey blind forces, they will obey you. If you be wise like Solomon, you will perform the works of Solomon; if you be holy like Christ, you will accomplish the works of Christ. . To command the elements, we must have overcome their hurricanes, their lightnings, their abysses, their tempests. 16 “The Contagion of Madness” Levi wrote that all sorcerers should have clear motives and good reasons to conduct a ceremony.
It is associated with fire and the planet Mars, named after the Roman god of war. These classifications imbue the stone with magical powers to enhance strength and endurance. New Age author Scott Cunningham describes the magical associations of garnet: “[The] garnet is worn for protective purposes. Five hundred years ago it was thought to drive off demons and night phantoms. Today, the garnet . . ”28 Protecting a Person from Trouble Astrology and the elements play important roles in each item used in magical spells.