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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Finding that Which is Lost

Back in April, Brian took me to Hawaii as part of my 50th birthday celebrations. It was a wonderful week spent with our friends Bernie and Richard. We toured the island of Maui, snorkeled (seeing turtles in the wild was awesome!), and of course did our fair share of lying on the beach.

While we were touring the island we stopped at a lookout to see if we could see any whales. We were lucky and saw a few water spouts, albeit they were somewhat in the distance. At the lookout was a lady selling necklaces. I wondered over to her van and looked at what she had to offer. After a bit, I found the most beautiful necklace . . . it spoke to me. So Brian bought it for me and I wore it proudly the rest of our vacation.

Wearing the Necklace in Vegas

Then in May I went to Vegas with my sisters, again as part of my 50th birthday celebrations, and wore the necklace there on one or two occasions. After the trip, I unpacked and put things away not really being mindful of what I was doing. Fast forward to November. I was going out and wanted to wear my necklace. I couldn't find it anywhere! I also couldn't believe I hadn't worn or thought of that necklace since May! I searched everywhere, going through all my clothes, through the suitcases, through the purses, but to no avail. Finally in frustration, I gave up. I thought I'd lost it forever.

About a week or so later I was doing some research on the internet and came across a spell for finding something that is lost. I thought, why not? So I cast the spell and waited . . . and waited . . . and waited . . .

Last Thursday I developed a severe sore throat along with the usual aches and pains that signals flu. On Friday night as I was heading to bed, I wanted something to soothe my throat, so I was looking up in one of our bathroom cupboards for some throat lozenges. In the cupboard I found my little green purse that I sometimes use when I don't want to carry around my big purse. I thought to myself, "could it be in here?" I said a silent, hopeful prayer, opened the purse and THERE IT WAS! MY NECKLACE! Satisfaction and relief swept over me.

Now you want to know the interesting part? I had said the spell some weeks previous, but just that morning I found the spell back in the pile on my desk, said the spell and sent it out to the universe. Thank the Goddess for listening!

So if you've lost something and can't find it back, perhaps it's time to cast your own spell . . .

Spell for Finding that Which is Lost

You may burn an incense that symbolizes finding lost things and a green or orange candle. For added emphasis, you may invoke Saint Anthony into the spell.

~ Magic Help Incense ~
2 T Cinnamon
2 T Vanilla Extract
1 T Rosemary
1 T Thyme
1 tsp Cloves
1 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Allspice
1 Pinch of Salt

"Bound and Binding,
Binding Bound.
See the Sight,
Hear the Sound.
What was lost,
Now is found.
Bound and Binding,
Binding Bound."

Spell to Find a Lost Object

For this spell you'll need a mirror, one orange and one black candle, and a small magnet.

After you have cast your circle, called the quarters and invoked the God/Goddess, light the black candle (for solving mysteries and drawing away the negativeness of the loss) and the orange candle (for luck and precious objects). Visualize the lost object in the mirror as already being found. Place the magnet between the two candles and stroke it towards you as you recite this rhyme:

"By the wavering flame of this black light,
Grant to me of my jewelry a sight.
By the power of this orange flame,
Give me luck to find the same.
In this mirror the jewelry I see
Make the magnet draw them to me."

Substitute the name of the object for the word "jewelry". Say this three times. Close the circle, but leave the candles burning with the magnet between them until the candles burn down.


Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you found your necklace. It's beautiful !!!
Have a great day.

Aine O'Brien said...

Such a beautiful necklace - I'm so glad you were guided to where it was!

Joane said...

Thanks for sharing this spell. My husband recently lost his wedding ring and we can't find it anywhere!