Superstitions, Omens, and Beliefs...
"Things happen in three's" THEY REALLY DO!
LL BELIEFS ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY:
ARROW - Symbol of desire and virility.
ARROW HEADS - Worn as an amulet to ward off evil.
BEES - Bearers of goodwill. symbol of virginity.
BELLS - Symbolizes peace and non-violence. Used to ward off evil influences. Legend has it that demons cannot stand the
sound of bells.
BALANCE - Symbolizes justice.
BORE - Symbolizes evil according to ancient Thebes.
BROOM - If a broom falls in your home... unwelcome company will come to visit you.
CATS - Cats worn on a broach or amulet bring good luck. A black cat crossing your path is considered bad luck.
CRACKS - Step on a crack, break your mothers back.
CRANE - Symbolic bird of the sun.
CROSS-ROADS - Considered to be the ultimate place to do black magic.
DOG - A dog following you home is a good omen.
DOG HOWLING - A dog howling foretells the death of someone nearby.
DOVE - The emblem of purity. A descending dove represents the Holy Spirit.
DRUMS - Symbols of fertility and sexuality.
EAGLE - Warn as an amulet it wards off harm.
EAGLE FEATHERS - Worn to bring prosperity.
EYE - symbolically represents intelligence and spirituality.
FIND MONEY ON THE GROUND - Good luck.
FIND A PIN ON THE GROUND - Good luck.
FORK - If a fork falls in your home...welcome company will call.
GARLIC - Worn around the neck wards off vampires.
GOAT - In some cultures it symbolizes the devil.
HAND - Worn as an amulet it protects against evil.
HORSE SHOE - Brings good luck when displayed.
MOON - It is considered bad luck to point at the moon anytime.
MOON ECLIPSE - A bad omen of a foreshadowed evil force prevailing.
METEORITES - Falling to the earth is a good omen. The black stone held sacred by Moslems is thought to be from a meteorite.
MIRRORS - To break a mirror is seven years bad luck.
OWL - A symbol of wisdom.
PALM - Symbolizes victory.
PIG - Good luck talisman for some, others consider it to be bad luck or taboo.
PINE CONE - A powerful protection amulet against evil forces.
PHOENIX - A legendary bird that represents resurrection.
RAINBOW - To see a rainbow is good luck. Legend has it that there is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
RABBITS FOOT - Prosperity and the ultimate good luck.
SALT - Carried to ward off evil.
SHOOTING STAR - When seeing a shooting star if you make a wish it will come true!
SKULL - Used as a warning sign and represents our mortality.
SPIDER - If a spider lands on your clothes it is considered good luck.
THREE'S - Things happen in three's. And they do!
TIKI - A Tiki is a good luck charm when worn.
TOAD - An amulet to protect you from the evil eye.
TRIANGLE - Symbol of life and the Holy Trinity