From albatrosses to wolves, animals have been thought to have special powers.
Ceremony for Renaming Your Boat
Everyone knows that renaming your boat will bring nothing but bad luck and make your boating experience something that you will want to forget. By Capt. Pat. (Who says people don’t still believe in myths?)
Check your travel superstitions, or carry them on?
Superstition is a touchy subject. Many airlines and hoteliers declined to comment on superstitious behavior by their companies. When I worked in the airline industry I was told travel actually dropped off on Friday the 13th.
Whoever harms or kills a cat shall meet with great misfortune. Rainwater found on tombstones will remove freckles.
India’s favorite superstitions!
A black cat crosses your path and you go back, a crow caws and visitors are expected. A lizard falls on your head and you live in fear of death! Are these omens or figments of an over-active imagination?
Italian American Superstitions
Growing up in Italian American households, many of us have been witness to bizarre rituals and beliefs practiced by our parents and grandparents.
Superstitions: Irrational Beliefs or Cultural Mores?
But life isn’t for us or against us. If we are attentive, we will see many signs of promise during each day. Signs of promise, signs of goodness, signs of beauty. “The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery.” –Ralph Hodgson.
Superstitions Old Wives Tales Beliefs & Misconceptions
Bring luck or bad luck, predict your future or your death. Through the ages these superstitions have persisted.
Taboos and Superstitions of Chinese New Year
The entire house should be cleaned before New Year’s Day. On New Year’s Eve, all brooms, brushes, dusters, dust pans and other cleaning equipment are put away.