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white magic

Magic that aims to foster good, either by bringing about positive outcomes or by keeping bad things from happening. Her illness has gotten worse, so I did white magic focused on restoring her health. Can you do some white magic to stop this hurricane?
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White Magic Woman is available for purchase online through the author's website, from the publisher, Amazon.
One consequence of this failure to distinguish witchcraft from other forms of magic was that in these three countries the word 'witchcraft' (brujeria, bruxaria, stregoneria) was still used occasionally to describe the practice of white magic well into the late eighteenth century" (82).
White Magic, Through the Sun Door (Drag City) Mira Bilotte's voice is beautiful and the production is trippy.
But imagination grounded in reality is white magic, entirely benign.
Amorth insists that there is no difference between white magic and black magic.
Post-Tridentine religious reformers worked to discourage participation by clerics in many such rites, subject to conflation in the public mind with manifestations of beneficial white magic.
Haun admitted to being a witch and ``told me that she practiced white magic and was looking into black magic and liked to do spells,'' said Estrella, who did not recall whether Haun explained the different types of magic.
He remains impatient, unsure of his skills, and adamant that his White Magic must know no taint or ambiguity.
The reader is exposed to the power of white magic, masques, heraldry and gardens as manipulated by the Stuarts, and as a forerunner for Jones's architecture which was intended to be the most permanent legacy of that regime -- a potential largely unrealised, and even lost in London's Great Fire, in that `apocalyptic' year of 1666, when the destruction of St Paul's heralded the `papist' architecture of Wren which came to dominate that city's sky-line.
Power tells stories of how the Dakotas used white magic to defeat their enemies, such as the story about the "Medicine Hole"--the magical opening up of the earth that hid and protected warriors surrounded in a battle with US soldiers in the 1860s.
Snow may work white magic on the landscape, but it works black magic on photographs-and photographers.
On the whole, black magic is forever connected with impressive evil while white magic is portraying as superior.
Also known as "Meow Meow", or White Magic, it comes in the form of a white powder.
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