Lab mouse. Photo by Rama The techniques of magick are at the root of scientific procedures. You begin by seeing an issue (magick: formulate your goal). Then you design an experiment (magick: design your ritual) based on experience and protocols that limit unwanted influences on the experiment (magick: perform banishing). Next, you perform your experiments [...]
This Full Moon in Pisces occurs Monday, September 12 at 5:27 am Eastern (9:27 am GMT) at 19 degrees. Full Moons represent the culmination of those things that were begun with the New Moon (in this case the August 28 New Moon in Virgo).Â This Full Moon represents the work weâ€™ve done in the past [...]
Before I start I’d like to remind all my friends in San Diego (glad you have your lights back on!) that I’ll be at Balboa Park, tomorrow, September 10, for Pagan Pride day. I’ll be speaking on Past Lives at 11:00, so come out and spend the day. And next weekend I’ll be coming to [...]
Keeping your cards clean is mostly a matter of common sense. They are made of paper, so if they get sticky or dirty, wipe them with a very slightly damp cloth and then wipe them dry immediately. But when people ask about “cleansing the cards” they are not usually asking about a bit of jam [...]
AMORC’s Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California. The grounds and exhibits at “Rosicrucian Park” are magnificent and worth a trip. The statue at the front is of Taweret, goddess of childbirth and fertility. Years ago, while I was living in San Diego, California, I was a member of AMORC. AMORC, calling themselves the Rosicrucians, [...]
I’m a bit late, but welcome to September! Even though we haven’t officially landed into autumn, we’ve crossed into that grey area now that Labor day has passed.Â We’re creeping into a new seasons and all the signs are there. I don’t pay much attention to fashion rules, but was once scolded by someone when I [...]
Talented artist Mickie Mueller shares her love of trees, Celtic heritage, and fascinating divination systems in her latest oracle deck, the Voice of the Trees. Check out the detailsÂ HERE. What’s your favorite tree?
Do you know this guy? His name is Elias Howe, Jr. He lived from 1819 to 1867. He’s famous for taking the idea of a machine that can be used to sew, adding some important innovations (perhaps most importantly, the lock stitch), and patenting the grandfather of all modern sewing machines. But I don’t want [...]