“Will this ritual or spell really work?” There are really only two possible answer to this question: “No” or “I don’t know.” There are some rituals and spells that have no rhyme or reason to them. They don’t work. Or at best you get something out of them in spite of the ritual. So in [...]
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The Book of Shadows Tarot, volume 2: So Below is now available! This morning, I shuffled my deck, fresh from the box and drew a card for this entry. The 4 of Cups: Now, I would have wanted a card that I considered “more positive” than the 4 of Cups. But this caused me [...]
Check out a fascinating interview with I Saw Your Future And He’s Not It author Louise Helene on Examiner.com, detailing her book and relationship advice for landing and keeping Mr. Right. Examiner.com launched in April 2008, providing informative and entertaining content with over 100,000 contributors. Examiner.com is a top 100 website, reaching over 37 million [...]
Check out a fascinating interview with Haunted Route 66 author Richard Southall on Examiner.com, detailing his new book and the research he conducted while writing it (as well as a peek behind the scenes of his earlier book, How to Be a Ghost Hunter). Examiner.com launched in April 2008, providing informative and entertaining content with [...]
My Experience with the Mibramig Magical Tarot In case you missed the Llewellyn Journal article, click HERE to learn more about this interesting deck.
Well, sort of. This strange adventure took place many years ago when I was attending UCLA. At the time, there had been a spate of books that were republished about Atlantis and Lemuria. This happens every 20 or so years. Being a contrarian (I was in collegeâ€¦what do you expect?), I looked for a more [...]
April was a hard month, news-wise, but May has been bringing one bit of good news after another. The latest is the surprising addition, without much fanfare, of Thor’s Hammer to the list of approved religious symbols for Armed Forces memorials, headstones and graves. As you can see on the National Cemetery Administration’s list ofÂ Available [...]
I have conflicting views on spellbooks. One one level, I think they’re fantastic. They give you a complete and simple ritual which can be powerful and effective.* On the other hand, they often imply that all you have to do is read some words, chant a spell, burn a colored candle, and Ta Da! the [...]
The New Moon in Taurus occurs today, May 9, at 8:28 pm EDT (12:28 am, Friday, May 10 GMT), at 19 degrees. New moons signify a new cycle, new beginnings, and rebirth. This New Moon, along with the Sun (also in Taurus) will highlight the earthy Taurus qualities of stubbornness, stability, and sensuality, as well [...]
Over the past month, the Tower has been stalking me by showing up in readings I’ve done for myself. I read for myself regarding a workshop I taught at Well of the Moon in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, asking, among other things, what I needed to know about the experience and got…The Tower [...]