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When Angels Are Saints and Saints Are Angels

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I very frequently see folks online say things like this: “Though technically speaking Archangel Michael is not a Saint [sic], sometimes this entity is venerated as one.” I’m not linking to the source for that because my goal is not to single anyone out for being wrong. Thing is, this is not an uncommon misperception. It’s pretty easy to find multiple websites and blogs that say something to this effect – even those of folks who are otherwise pretty well-versed in folk religion and/or folk magic. If this were just a couple of blogs and not a pretty widespread point...

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questions you’ve asked + most folks should just stop using the word “karma,” period

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Reminder: this is a mirror site for the blog. The actual blog with ongoing comments, archives, etc. is at seraphinstation.wordpress.com until I figure out how migrate it to the domain I'm paying for and not using, sigh... here's this post. Aaaand here we go again, folks. Some of this is part retread, but since the two-blogs thing is confusing AF and I probably need to edit and consolidate comments on the Big Lucky Hoodoo blogs (plural) and then just post the edited updates here as new posts… I guess I might as well just answer some of these again lol...

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