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Host Jim Ventura (professional Navigational consultant - Astrology, Numerology, Runes, Tarot, Animal cards etc...) is the author of two metaphysical books, YouTube videos, and frequent appearances of the ABC show The ListTV. He works w clients with many different types of sessions with one-on-one readings and classes and also does local in-office and phone and FaceTime seminars and classes on a wise range of metaphysical subjects. Snake Oil is Jim's blog column. Snake Oil radio is a grounded and spiritual forum of a wide range of metaphysical subjects with a primary focus on how everyone can learn to fine tune their unique intuitive abilities and skills. Todays show will be a live column read.
Tinfoil Covering The Baby Jesus
“I grew up in a large Catholic family where Christmas rituals were an important part of our holiday experience. Amidst the craziness of Santa Claus, Christmas shopping and stuffing our faces full of sugar through most of December, our family still celebrated “the true meaning of Christmas.” Like almost every child raised in a Christian home, we were taught the importance of remembering “the truth” about Christmas. Even from what we believed to be our enlightened perspective, we were still all about the indulgence that Christmas seemed to usher in, and as a child I loved every minute of it...”
Warm powdered Milk and Sugary Cereals
“...Before our summer trips we would get to pick out 8 packs of mini cereals. We often called “dibs” on our favorite types of cereal in a democratic way. Usually Raisin Bran or similar lower sugar cereals that were supposed to be healthy were sadly left behind. What good was a healthy cereal? Mom would bring her powdered milk and a jar or pitcher. Rarely did the motel room have a refrigerator so usually she mixed up the magic concoction of hot water from the faucet first thing in the morning..."