I was posting this as a reply to another thread, but I realized I was going off topic and my reply needed to be expanded and used as the start of its own thread. I actually want challenged to think with a more open mind, if any here feel I am not. This is a discussion, not me dying on a hill.
There is still much modern, Western science can learn from other cultural practices. In my non-medical opinion, alternative therapies can always be explored while working with health professionals. I would inform my medical professionals of what I am trying to be sure it won’t react negatively with proven medicine, though.
I run the Energy Exchange Circle. If I thought magic was useless, I wouldn’t do that. I perform candle magic and have crystals. I do tarot. Science would say all of it is bologna. Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t. But faith brings peace to billions and (even if we only see what we want to see) I will take that peace over fear of the unknown any day.
My concern is we’ve had an influx of supplements and unproven therapies being promoted recently and I want people to be safe while also seeking advice from this family.
I want money jars to work for you. I want you to have better health and the doctors to perform successful surgeries so you don’t have to go through pain or repeated procedures. I want your pets to get better and for you to have the resources you need to take care of them. I want you to have love and to be loved. I want you to have better relationships with your spouses, significant others, family and friends.
As eclectic witches, we each try to find our own paths to these things. Please also take scientifically proven routes while exploring the magic found in the universe. Please keep looking for that one job that suits you. Please continue that education. Please work at those relationships or move on from the ones that no longer serve your highest good. Be safe and wise while also exploring the power that runs through you.