Majestica........may be of help.........
i guess it does not hurt to try............
As wax melts from the presence of fire, so let the demons perish
from the presence of those who love God and who sign themselves
with the sign of the Cross..."
When properly applied, the sign of the cross is a most formidable
weapon in a Christian's armour.
The power of the Cross in the unseen warfare with the demons is
illustrated in countless lives of saints. One of the most striking
examples is found in the life of the holy martyrs, Sts Cyprian and
Justina (2/15 October).(died around 400AD)
An expert sorcerer before his conversion,
St Cyprian was engaged by a pagan youth to use his magic in order
to seduce the Christian maid Justina. But even with the help of the
prince of demons, the sorcerer was powerless before the maiden who
fled to the defence of the Cross of the Lord and placed its honourable
image on her forehead causing the demons to depart in shame.
The Testimony of the Nun Tatiana (1912)
Following the early morning service, at 5:00 a.m., I had scarcely stretched out to rest, when an unusual vision began. I saw myself in St. Petersburg,
on Vasiliev Island. I was going to Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Nicholas. I was wearing my monastic Schema and sitting in a small
Suddenly I found myself in a dark square. Frightened and overcome by trembling, I ran in different directions, looking for a way out of this terrible
situation. Suddenly, I saw hundreds of people coming. They were all laypeople. Their faces were dark, smitten with an everlasting sadness, with faces
just like my own face.
[Edited on 4-4-2003 by helen670]