Psychic question

And now with having access to information on the internet it’s even worse. I remember a television story from a few years ago where they set up some people to have a “reading”. Everything the “psychics” told the people was 100% accurate because the information was in the public domain (the people had just bought a house) or it was something the people themselves had posted on social media (they had just gotten back from a vacation in the Bahamas or wherever). All the psychic had to do was an internet search. Of course the people were amazed at the accuracy of the findings. The television show was done to show that psychics are frauds and to show the danger of posting information on social media.

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Read your Bible, or the words of the saints. Make an appointment with your priest or a counselor. All of these things plus prayer will help you more than a psychic, which is against our beliefs.

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I think a lot of us have a quack-psychic horror/humor story. On a lark, I let a woman on the street in Argentina read my palm. She foresaw a grave financial future for me. The only way out of it was to remove all of my money from my pockets and wallet, place it in my hand, and close my eyes for a special blessing. :rofl:

I had to give her kudos for the creativity . . . :grin:

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Going to a psychic is welcoming satan into your life the same as using a ouija board. Both are never okay. It won’t even be worth your time or money, he’s called the father of lies for a reason.

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Part of you thinks it is wrong because it is wrong.

I have a personal story from when I was a teenager. I went to a local pagan store and tea room with some friends. The majority of people there were wearing black and were wearing pentacles. I was told that they were pagan and it was a sabbat. They had great live Celtic music so it was no big deal to me. Anyway, I thought nothing much of it until someone started attacking my faith (that person happened to be a guy I had a major crush on). He began attacking my faith because I was wearing a cross (which I usually did). However, he took it as a provocation of some sort. It was an uncomfortable situation for me because I’m a true introvert and was way more shy back when I was a teen.

I let him do a reading on me even though I didn’t believe in any of it. I felt a little pressured into it but ultimately gave in because I thought it was harmless. Regardless, there was another guy sitting in a corner who really made it clear he didn’t want me there. He glared at me constantly and it made me extremely uncomfortable on top of already having someone else attack my faith.

Shortly after this I got the impression that I needed to leave immediately. For the next two months (this will sound crazy- and if I hadn’t personally experienced it I would doubt it hearing it from someone else) I was plagued by a demon every single night. It was a black cloud of oppressive darkness. I would not wish this experience on anyone. It’s difficult to explain adequately. However, it continued relentlessly until I called on the name of the Lord, at which point, two glowing blue figures showed up and dispelled the darkness. I fell asleep praising God and have never had overt issues of that nature since.

The moral here is to just stay away from psychics and the occult.

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You sound like you are in need of friendship, of fellowship.

Even if you are in a totally locked down country, there are many opportunities online to interact with fellow Catholics.

If you care to share your age range (teen, college, young adult, middle aged, etc.) I would be happy to give you some ideas!

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Yes God is loving and loves me but I feel he doesn’t care about me. I’m 28 female at rock bottom. I decided from viewing the comment so will not call a psychic. I have used ouija boards in my younger days and it lied to me too.

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Did that really happen? That’s hilarious!

From Deuteronomy 18:

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, 11 or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. 12 “For whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD; and because of these detestable things the LORD your God will drive them out before you. 13 “You shall be blameless before the LORD your God. 14 “For those nations, which you shall dispossess, listen to those who practice witchcraft and to diviners, but as for you, the LORD your God has not allowed you to do so.

Remember, your hope is in Christ. There is no other hope more certain than that.

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Over 20 years ago. Obviously a very memorable event for me, lol!

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I am sorry that you are having such a bad time. Are you able to see people from church? Can you make more friends there?

The fact is that psychics know that the people they cater to fall into two categories: the ones who are doing it for a laugh and the ones (like you) who are lonely and vulnerable. Basically, they will exploit the fact that they know you are lonely and vulnerable. And the readings they give you are completely worthless.

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Have you looked at Endow?

Blessed Is She is an online community for women

This page has links to an online Young Adult Advent Study

This page just has some cool stuff:

Soulcore has some great videos:

Not to sound cliche, but these are THE times where it is most important to be faithful and in prayer. We can prove we truly love God and not just His comforts! I will pray for you. God bless you.

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It is a sin against the 1st Commandment. There is ONLY 1 God and He alone knows the future. NO psychic or fortune teller can tell you what tomorrow, next week, next year or the next hour holds for you. To consult one to receive a reading or a fortune told is a grave sin for a Catholic. It is saying that this human being knows what ONLY God knows.

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Even putting aside the moral issues, it’s a waste of money dude.

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