Dowsing with Dad with Jason Ruehl

31 minutes

What is water witching? Do divining rods work? Decide for yourself as you hear both sides of the debate. You’ll also hear the curious story of Jacques Aymar, a 17th-century peasant who used rhabdomancy to track down murderers. Plus, you’ll learn about the special relationship between German miners and pixies. 

On this Father’s Day episode, Rachel catches up with friend of the show, Jason Ruehl, who reminisces about the first time his Dad showed him how to dowse for water. They also discuss what life is like in rural West Virginia.

Jason Ruehl is a West Virginia native, outdoorsman, artist, teacher, and druid. He has a B.A. degree in History and certified training in Cultural Resource Management. He acquired an inescapable fascination with folklore and mythology from an early age, which he still pursues today.

Listen to his podcast The Esoteric Book Club where he reviewing titles in the fields of esotericism, paranormal, supernatural, and magic.


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Am I psychic? Is magic real? Can science and spirituality coexist? Is it possible to predict the future? Where does witchcraft come from? And the question we’ve all wondered but never said out loud, if I cast a spell on my boss, would it work?

Lifemancy answers all your questions about the occult and more! You’ll learn the true history behind supernatural stories, the science of paranormal abilities, and how to use the tools of divination to discover your best self. Join host, Rachel Wilkinson, as she shares a laugh about her own dumpster fire life, and why she’s turned to witchcraft to make it better.

Welcoming all skeptics and first-time seekers, this podcast is perfect for the naturally curious, the wonderfully witchy, and anyone who likes to be a hit at parties.

Rachel translates mystical esoterica into easy to understand lessons. Chart your horoscope. Read tarot cards. Cast spells. Learn the skills of psychics to make your life magic. Plus you’ll hear cool stories about mythology we still believe today and folklore that’s shaped our history while she chats with witches, mediums, and occult practitioners as well as scientists, academics, and historians.

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