Supernaturally Speaking is still under construction. Some posts have not been moved to the this site but will be soon. Thank you for your patience.
E.M.A. Timar
E.M.A. TimarWriter & Software Engineer
Follow

Learn, Gain, Discover

Subscribe to Supernaturally Speaking to learn about what lies beyond the natural world. Gain deeper insight into the history of magic, the origins of vampires, beliefs about angels and more. Discover the mysterious World of Sena Grey, the setting for E.M.A. Timar's debut novel.
Follow
110, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Clovers

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Non-fiction, Superstition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

The luck of the four-leaf clover is the most identifiable clover superstition but is only a small piece of clover lore. Clovers are versatile plants capable of bringing you a spouse, healing your ailments, or [...]

309, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Chicken

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Non-fiction, Superstition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

When I think about birds in superstitions my mind immediately conjures images of ravens, owls, or raptors. The chicken is just a farm bird surrounded by Old McDonald’s other livestock, clucking here and there. However, [...]

608, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Rye

By | August 6th, 2016|Categories: Non-fiction, Superstition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Every month the Oldways Whole Grains Council features a different whole grain. August's grain is rye, a hardy crop, which for a long time was considered a weed competing for wheat in the fields. This fast-growing, resilient grain gained extensive usage in [...]

207, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Mushroom

By | July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Non-fiction, Superstition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Overnight, as if by magic, mushrooms spring from the ground. The seeming spontaneous origin of these fungi adds to their mystical intrigue. However, mushrooms are viewed very differently depending on the country. In England and [...]

206, 2016

Five Sides of the Pentacle

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Historical, Non-fiction, Origin|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

  “We believe that we invent symbols. The truth is that they invent us; we are their creatures, shaped by their hard, defining edges.” ― Gene Wolfe, Shadow & Claw I intended to write a quick piece [...]