Author and astrologer Maria Shaw is breaking new ground in the New Age market for teens. Her book, Maria Shaw’s Star Gazer, is a primer for teens who want to find out more about themselves using time-tested New Age techniques, including astrology, palmistry, the tarot, numerology, and more. Here Maria discusses writing for teens, and how to help them discover and develop their own intuitiveness.
To grieve properly, we’ve been told, we need to “let go” of the loved ones who’ve passed away. “This is absolutely ridiculous,” says Patrick Mathews, medium and author of Never Say Goodbye. Patrick has a decidedly different approach. He contends that the bond we share with others never dies, even after they have passed over. Here Patrick talks with us about his experience as a medium and shares some comforting, and humorous, thoughts about the afterlife.
Author Konstantinos has written five titles for Llewellyn, including Nocturnal Witchcraft and Gothic Grimoire. What is the Paganism about which he writes? Do you find yourself more aware (and maybe even more magical) at night? Here Konstaninos chats with us about what it means to be a Dark Neopagan, approach stereotypes of all kinds, and what may be in the works for his next book.
The Eastern spiritual system known as Tantra has been growing at an explosive rate in the West. Dr. Jonn Mumford, author of such books as A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook and Ecstasy Through Tantra reveals both some of the common misconceptions about Tantra and new information.
Author Kala Trobe is interested in many spiritual paths, believing their ultimate goal to be the same. At present she is following a magickal route, influenced by Wicca and High Magick. She is interested in using the Cosmic Energy she perceives all around us for healing and spiritual development. Like her great aunt, Alice Bailey, she aims to promote the metaphysical awareness which enables life to be lived magickally and in ever-increasing spiritual consciousness. Her search for experience and enlightenment has taken her from her native England to travel the world over. She is author of Invoke the Goddess, Magic of Qabalah, Invoke the Gods, and The Witch's Guide to Life.