-or anybody else, or trying to use supernatural powers, because it’s a bad idea that will hurt the people doing it.
As for the call for those casting the spell, Father Lampert said they are relying on evil that feeds on anger and revenge. “The end result of all this for people will be to find themselves more deeply entangled with the devil,” he said. “Their lives will continue to spiral out of control because they do not have God as an anchor.”
Prayers for protection are very effective, according to Father Lampert, but we should not just be reactionary. “We should always be proactive in our faith and praying for our leaders—both civic and religious—as a normal part of our everyday action,” he said. “I would hate to think our faith is just reactionary. Scripture tells us to pray unceasingly.”
In other news, three witches showed up at the Portland anti-abortion rally to support abortion. I’m not sure, given that it’s Portland, if they were some flavor of pagan or new age religion, or just trying to be edgy while concealing their identity.