Charms are recitations or materials, meditations or symbolic actions taken to draw something to you. Charms are in a sense a language of “diplomacy”. What your attention is on will be attracted to you. With charms you are reducing the brains perception of contrast, the difference between me and thee, between poor me and prosperous me, by representing what you no longer want to have as a contrast in your environment. Make it “already here” if only symbolically.
“Do not all charms fly at the mere touch of cold philosophy? There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: we know her woof, her texture; she is given in the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an angel’s wings, conquer all mysteries by rule and line, empty the haunted air, and gnome mine unweave a rainbow.” John Keats (English Romantic Poet. 1795-1821)
Most natural magic uses one of two ideas. It’s pretty simple as a whole, but it is sort of like a magnet. They use amulets and such to repel undesired things, like disease or bad fortune, and there is a lot of that in feng shui. Charms are on the opposite side of that spectrum. They are recitations or materials, meditations or symbolic actions taken to draw something to you. People in ever world culture have had countless charms, either religiously connected or more from a sort of rustic “I’ll have good luck if I keep a rabbits foot with… Seek More
Humans give charms power not vice versa? Well, humans relate to power by charms. Even if it’s just a spoken phrase that seems like a fetish, like “I can’t” or “I don’t know”. If you are healthy, your eyes are always communicating with light on some level, your ears with sound, your body communicating contact with solid objects. Charms are in a sense a language of “diplomacy”. What your attention is on will be attracted to you. What’s at the heart of your awareness will be your whole life, but with the use of charms you are sort of “faking”… Seek More
Numbers and language have a literal connection to what they refer to in the subconscious mind. So your subconscious doesn’t see the number three (3), it will instead represent it in geometry. Has anyone noticed you can’t really read in dreams? Yes. It’s hard, but I’ve managed a little. I can, but I’m weird. Ah, the mind will fill in the blanks. There are also altered states that sometimes arise in sleep, but they aren’t a part of the normal dream cycle. One such altered state would be astral projection, but even in that situation abstract concepts are viewed in… Seek More
Anyone care to give an example of what they might want to attract in their life? Sincerity? If you want to attract sincerity use symbols of truth, justice, balance. Like a scales, the sign of Libra, or a photo of an innocent, a puppy dog or a young child. Whatever seems strongly linked to sincerity. People often do some of that without thinking. For some reason they don’t reflect on, they are comforted by things that are linked to their core values. Or they do it to appear sincere? Appear sincere long enough and the habit will be so ingrained it… Seek More