For most of us, Ouija boards conjure up images of troubled spirits trying to connect with the living from the beyond. While this may sometimes certainly be the case, the fact is that Ouija boards have been around for over a century, and have been a tool many mediums have used to connect with the other world. Nowadays, you don’t have to be a medium with psychic powers. You don’t need a gypsy headband and a crystal ball to use an Ouija board. All you really need is an open mind and another person to play with in order to use an Ouija board correctly.
Begin by sitting cross-legged on the floor directly across from another person allowing your knees to touch if possible. Place the Ouija board so that it is equally balanced on your laps. Place the planchette in the center of the board, and both you and your partner should rest your fingers firmly on the planchette, but avoid pressing down too hard or else the planchette may have difficulty moving. Designate one person as the medium. This person will be solely responsible for asking questions of the spirit or spirits associated with the board.
Next, allow the board to “warm up” by gently moving the planchette in circles around the board. This exercise often helps to relax the medium, allowing better contact with the spirits. If you like, prior to warming up you can dim the lights and light some candles in order to set the mood for your encounter with the unknown. Concentrate on the questions you want to ask the spirits, and if possible have a third person to write down the letters of the words being spelled out, as sometimes the planchette can move rather quickly.
When using an Ouija board, it is important to remain calm and not become frightened. If you do become frightened, it often invites malicious spirits to try to make the experience worse. Remain calm, and don’t underestimate the power of the spirit you are dealing with.
Ask questions one at a time, and be patient while awaiting the answers to these questions. Sometimes it may take a bit to get an answer, and during these times people often find the planchette is actually being moved by the other “player” in the game. By remaining patient and calm, you can often get answers to your questions. Try to get the identity of the spirit you are dealing with, and before you take any answer too seriously remember that sometimes the spirit you are talking to can be mischievous and can be lying to you.
Ouija boards can be a fun, interesting way to connect with people on the other side. When using an Ouija board, it is important to follow the rules carefully. Selecting one person to act as the medium to ask questions, as well as having a third person there to record what the spirit is spelling out is one of the best ways to use the Ouija board. Remaining calm and unfrighten is another key to a successful encounter with the great unknown.
You can get great results and answers to some of your most challenging questions by using an Ouija board carefully and correctly. Finally, don’t forget to close an Ouija Board session down correctly to be extra careful!