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'Freedays' are the 'gather our thoughts' days; Q&As; a general review of the week so far…

Why is there such superstition around Friday the 13th? Reasons given are several and none of them properly explain logically why it should be. The human mind is easily turned to the idea of 'bad luck' and an amazing number of people, even of generally very rational mind, will seek not to 'tempt fate'!

It is a day like any other day. However, if the mind holds to the superstition, even if there is the slightest doubt, then anything which happens that is not to our liking can be attributed with a greater value of misfortune than it warrants. It may be an occurrence which would happen on any day, but somehow, because it is 'black Friday' it takes on a significance out of proportion to it occurrence. Dropping one's toast in the morning for example. Tripping on the kerb as we walk to the bus. 

What we need to guard against is getting what we wish for - or fear for, as the case may be. Go looking for ghost, and every post becomes one!!!

Pay no attention to such superstition. Take only as much care and mindfulness to the day as you would to any day. Reach the 14th trouble free.

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