Purpose of this Blog

Rob Gutro is an author, paranormal investigator and medium with Inspired Ghost Tracking of Maryland. Since he was a child he could receive messages from ghosts or spirits (who have crossed over). *He wrote the books "Pets and the Afterlife," "Pets and the Afterlife 2," "Ghosts and Spirits" and "Lessons Learned from Talking to the Dead" to teach others how ghosts and Spirits communicate with the living and to give proof of the afterlife. He also published his encounters with Ghosts in the U.K. in a fun and historic personal book called "Ghosts of England on a Medium's Vacation." As a scientist, he also provides some scientific explanations about how energy is the baseline for the afterlife and the medium that entities use to communicate.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Part 2: Photos: Meet 2 Witches from the MD Paranormal Conference

L to R: Rob, David, Crimson
This is part 2 of several parts to my experiences at the Maryland Paranormal Conference.
  On Aug. 4, Saturday, I was privileged to be one of the  speakers and met some other very interesting speakers, one of "witch" was David Salisbury who is, in fact, a witch and an herbalist and much more.  I also met another witch named Crimson who was helping David out. 
  I learned a lot about Wicca, the religion of witches (and witches can be male or female) and they're nothing like the fake "satanic" stuff that society has been fed by mis-information. David's talk was eye opening and refreshing I learned a lot!  In this blog you'll learn about David, what is Wicca and David's herbalism. 

David said: "Magic infuses every area of my life. I write about the ways in which the magical arts transform the soul and move us into states of beauty and power. My work focuses on abandoning dogma and daring to step into a current of experiential witchcraft that's focused on "doing" rather than "believing."


David talking about what being a Wiccan really means
WHAT IS WICCA? Wicca also termed Pagan Witchcraft, is a contemporary Pagan new religious movement.  

NOT SATANIC - It's a religion about worshipping nature! The Old Religion" is a diverse and decentralized religion that is part of contemporary Paganism/Nature Spirituality.
WICCAN'S DON'T PUT CURSES ON PEOPLE - That's more made up stuff. 

DAVID THE HERBALIST:
the most ancient of all arts associated with the magic-workers of old is held within the art of wortcunning, what we would today call herbalism. Pharmakeia is the name given in ancient Greece to identify sorcery, the knowledge of plants, and their medicines together; two things nearly indistinguishable from each other.

DAVID'S WEBSITE: https://www.daviddsalisbury.com/

ABOUT DAVID (from his website):   I am a a proud queer person, vegan, and Witch experiencing life in our nations capital. In my home area of Washington DC I help lead one of the largest organizations of witches and pagans on the east coast, The Firefly House. The focal point of my spiritual practice is one of service, experiential gnosis, spirit contact, and deep listening. 
David and Crimson
    As an initiatory line, Firefly runs three covens in the DC area. The tradition places a focus on lunar and solar cycles, acts of personal magic, connection with spirit forces, and most importantly, the growth of the egregore, or "group mind." I'm also an initiate of the Anderson Feri tradition of witchcraft in the BlueRose line, and hold degreed initiations in O.T.O. (Ordo Templi Orientis) 
    I was first introduced to the Craft at the age of 11 by my stepmother, and then on a deeper more intentional level by a childhood friend at the age of 12. That same year, I began training with a friend's family coven and initiated a year later. I teach around the country and have presented at Pagan Pride Days, Pagan Spirit Gathering, Sacred Harvest Festival, Pantheacon, Firefly Housewarming Conference, TempleFest and at shops around the nation. My workshops place a strong focus on deepening one's personal connection to the Craft through daily practice, heartfelt ritual, and spirit alliances.

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