Why is everyone so afraid of today? Where did Friday the 13th even come from?
On Friday, October 13, 1307, hundreds of Knights Templar were arrested in France on false charges of immortality, abuses and going against the Pope and Church by moving forward independently. These false charges were made to increase the power of the crown and financially. This was the start of the bad luck thus is Friday the 13th.
Most people didn’t have a superstition of the day until 1953 when the movie, “Friday the 13th,” first came out. People saw the movie and the theory that those specific days were bad luck and ruin will come to all who ignore it spread. Random wildfires, cruise ships sinking, unoccupied trains taking themselves on a joy ride are just a few things that have happened in the past on Friday the 13th.
Superstitions are all just that, superstitions. If you believe something bad will happen, then something bad will probably happen because you are looking for it. If you believe something good will happen, then it will happen. It’s all about what you tell yourself.
- A black cats crossing your path brings bad luck.
- If you break a mirror, you’ll have 7 years bad luck.
- If a mirror falls and breaks itself, someone in the house will die soon.
- A dog who howls at night when someone sick is in the house is foreseeing bad luck.
- If you catch a falling leaf on the first day of fall, you won’t catch a cold all winter.
- A horseshoe hung in the bedroom keeps nightmares away.
- A dream catcher above the bed keeps nightmares away.
- Opening an umbrella indoors is a bad omen.
- Grooms who drop the wedding band during the ceremony will bring doom to the marriage.
- It is considered bad luck to light three cigarettes with the same match.
- Good luck is coming if you have a dream that you are running.