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Blessings and Protections

How many of us really know how to protect
ourselves when investigating?

How do your protect your family?

How many of us really think about things like that?

Do you like to ghost hunt?

Do you protect yourself when you do? 

If not, how should you go about it?

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 I know this is not something I thought about when first starting my venture into the paranormal, but soon realized how important protection is to paranormal investigators. 

Here you will find suggestions, ideas and some blessings you can use when are out ghost hunting, as well as when you are returning to your home. I've included several basic steps you can take to keep your home free from anything that may have followed you home or attached itself to you.

Protection is not something that you should take lightly or be afraid of, but rather, something you feel good about doing.  Be very couscous of it and committed to doing it each and every time you ghost hunt. Because, dealing with the spirit world can be a very dangerous- albeit exciting- endeavor.  You need to be sure you are protected. You must learn how protect yourself.

I have pulled together some basics blessings and protections, depending on the different religions.

There is something here for everyone.

 If you should come across something attached to you or your home and you cannot rid yourself of it you may want to consult the help from a higher source, such as an experienced paranormal team, such as Journey Paranormal Society, or a representative from your church, a religious mentor, guide or clergy.

The first thing I would like to suggest is Prayer.

Prayer is one of the first things people think of when faced with a fear or a trial ahead of them. I would like to suggest that you find a prayer that goes with your specific religion. To help facilitate you actually  protecting yourself, I have gathered some prayers for you for easy reference.

Wicca Protection Chant

God and Goddess of the skies,
Please respond to my cries. Lift me up in your strong arms, Away from those who seek me harm. Shield me from the awful rage that shall face me day to day to day to day. Help me be strong in what I do, and help
my heart remain true.
Give me strength to face each day, and the hardships
before me lain. Let those
who I love, love me in return,
and everyday let me learn.
I bid you both my spirits keep,
while I’m awake and asleep.
So mote it is!

Amulet, Crystals

Other ways to protect yourself are by wearing medallions or amulets. You can also keep stones in your pocket that have protective energies to them. You can get these by going to your local priest or new age stores (depending on your religious beliefs).

The Lords Prayer

Our Father, Who art in heaven hollowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

The Prayer to
Saint Michael

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do thou. O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world for
the ruin of the souls.

Protective Stones

 Here is a list of stones that have protective energy sources

Kunzite, Fluorite, Carnelian, Amethyst, Citrine, Onyx
Jade, Tourmaline, Garnet, Smokey Quartz, Peridot
Jet, Jasper, Labraderite, Obsidian, and Prehnite

When you purchase these stones and want to carry them in your pocket, it is good to cleanse them when bringing them home. And after the 
investigation you should smudge them with Sage to clear them of any negative energy. A way to cleanse the stones is to place the stone or crystal in running water or immerse them in sea salt. You can also place them in the light of the sun or moon for a few hours. This can recharge its energy provided it does not fade in the sunlight and care is taken that it does not focus the rays where they could start a fire. Certain crystals also have the ability to cleanse other crystals so you can place some Carnelian in a bag of tumbled stones and you will never need to cleanse then doing any other method. 

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Smudge Sticks and Sage

Smudge Sticks & Sage are other methods used to protect yourself before and after you go on investigation is to smudge yourself with Sage. Just light a small piece of sage and blow it out allowing the smoke to go all around you. This will draw the negative energy away from you.

Protect and Cleanse Your Home

If you can identify the actual spirit, locate the center point of the house. Standing there take a cup of red wine. After each of the following statements take a sip of wine, and drain the cup after the last direction. 

Facing East: Say Lady of love and power and all blessings, breathe love into this house, fill the air with good.  Through you, in you, I bless this house. Facing South: Lady of love and living all the blessings, warm this house with comfort, make whole its hearth. Through you, and in you, I bless this house. Facing west: Lady of tide and time and every blessings, let every hour flow sweetly in this house. Through you, and in you, I bless this house. Facing North: lady of strength and riches and all blessings, make this house strong and filled with earthly good. Through you, and in you, I bless this house. Walk around the house saying the following in each room (including attic and cupboards): Be comforted. All is well. Now you are blessed. You have life to nurture and nurture you. Be calm. Be easy. Be comforted. You are blessed.

If you can identify the spirit, say the following
in the room most affected

It is time to leave here. 
All is well. 
There is nothing here for you. 
You must be gone. 
Go now, go complete your passing.  
Go, and with our blessing and farewell. 

Often commanding any evil spirits to leave at once, in the name of your deity three times works well. After this you could get a smudge stick of Sage, or Sage incense, and perform  a house blessing caring it docile around the property and form room to room, paying special attention to the doorways, crevices and windows, and also any places that “feel” cold.

As you do this with words from a house blessing, scatter salt and water, which has been consecrated and blessed. Have windows and doors open as you bless the house. Salt scattered along windowsills and doorways will prevent any entity re-entering the property.

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If you feel as though you need
further help, 

please contact your local Arch Bishop, Priest,  Clergy or Advisor  of your partiuclar religion.