Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
View your shopping cart Shopping Cart | My Account | Help | Become a Fan on Facebook Become a Fan | Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us | Watch Us on YouTube Watch Us | Subscribe to our RSS Feeds Subscribe
Browse ProductsAuthorsArticlesBlogsEncyclopediaNewslettersAffiliate ProgramContact UsBooksellers
ENCYCLOPEDIA
Glossary
What's New
Most Popular
List of Articles

Email Exclusives
Sign up to receive special offers and promotions from Llewellyn.

Get the Latest Issue of New Worlds

September/October 2016 Issue

New Worlds Catalog

Get the FREE app for your tablet and mobile device. Now available in the iTunes Store and the Google Play Store

Also available as a PDF File.

Click for more information about New Worlds or to receive issues via mail.


The Llewellyn Encyclopedia
Print this Term Print this Article

Past Life Story #5 - A Life Saved

This article was written by Florence Wagner McClain on May 31, 2002
posted under Past Life Regression

Ken, David, Erica and Mary were on an extended backpacking trip in a remote wilderness area. They were between two and three days walk from the nearest contact with civilization. Ken ignored a recurring little pain that turned out to be a small splinter that had gotten into his sock and was working its way into the instep of his foot.

That evening in camp, Ken discovered the splinter and thought he removed all of it. He ignored the apparently minor irritation. The following day was a long, hard, hot day and Ken didn't feel too well, but neither did anyone else. However, by the end of the day it was evident that while the others were just hot and tired, Ken was seriously ill and feverish. When he removed his boot, his foot was badly inflamed and infected, and an angry red streak extended past his ankle. That was a good indication that Ken probably had blood poisoning. He was getting sicker by the moment. It was obvious that he couldn't walk out, and it didn't look like he would last long enough for one of the others to walk out and bring help.

Erica had experienced past life regression numerous times. She had remembered several lifetimes when she had practiced medicine-usually with an extensive knowledge of medicinal herbs. Calling on everything she could remember from those regressions, Erica opened and cleansed the wound, and applied suction using a small glass bottle partially filled with hot water. Then Erica packed the wound with a poultice prepared from garlic and certain medicinal plants she found growing in the surrounding area. She also fed Ken small amounts of garlic throughout the night. She remembered having used garlic for healing many times in past lives, and knew also that recent research had shown it to have an antibiotic effect.

By the following morning, Ken was feeling better and the infection in his foot was radically improved. Treatment was continued, and by the third morning Ken was free of fever and there was only minimal redness around the wound. Ken was able to finish the hike in fine shape.

Versatile, convenient, and widely available and affordable, the tarot is an excellent tool for many types of magick. While some magickal workings call for an extensive list of herbs, candles, oils, stones, and other ingredients, there are countless spells and charms that can be cast with nothing more than a single deck of tarot cards. Tarot magick... read this article
Exercise: How to Feel Good
Investigating Haunted Bridges
Bodies of the Gods
Yoga Self Care for Parents and Caregivers of Autistic Children
Your Tarot, Your Way

Most recent posts:
Tarot for Spiritual Growth
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melanie Marquis, author of A Witch's World of Magick, The Witch's Bag of Tricks, Witchy Mama, and the...

Evolving Tarot
One of the main reasons people turn to tarot is because they want answers, clarity, and guidance. Driven by that need, we want to desperately...

7 Ways to Stress Less
This past Sunday, I ran across a Buzzfeed post with 7 ways to help you stress less during the coming week. As a Type-A person who battles...




Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Calendar Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Calendar
By: Llewellyn
Price: $13.99 US,  $16.99 CAN
Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Datebook Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Datebook
By: Llewellyn
Price: $11.99 US,  $14.99 CAN
Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Spell-A-Day Almanac Llewellyn's 2017 Witches' Spell-A-Day Almanac
Holidays & Lore, Spells, Rituals & Meditations

By: Llewellyn
Price: $11.99 US,  $14.99 CAN
Llewellyn's 2017 Astrological Calendar Llewellyn's 2017 Astrological Calendar
84th Edition of the World's Best Known, Most Trusted Astrology Calendar

By: Llewellyn
Price: $14.99 US,  $18.99 CAN
Llewellyn's 2017 Moon Sign Book Llewellyn's 2017 Moon Sign Book
Conscious Living by the Cycles of the Moon

By: Llewellyn
Price: $11.99 US,  $14.99 CAN