With the Solstice approaching, I thought Iâ€™d share the spread for this day from Sasha Grahamâ€™s new book, 365 Tarot Spreads: Revealing the Magic in Each Day. For each day, Sasha includes interesting tidbits about the day and about tarot, as well as a spread. The tidbits for June 20 include: â€śRussian witchcraft states the […]
Today (December 7), we are celebrating the season with our Llewellyn Employee Yule Party. But itâ€™s not very fair that youâ€™re not invited, is it? So we want you to join us in celebration! Did we mention giveaways? In addition to having a great time, youâ€™ll have a chance to win a copy of Ellen […]
Last night a full lunar eclipse occurred, just hours before todayâ€™s Winter Solstice. Many people around the world used this auspicious time for ritual, spell work, divination, meditation, and much more.
Did you have any shining insights, glowing synchronicities, powerful visions or insightful meditations last night? Please share with us in the comments. Have a Blessed Winter Solstice!
In Modern Magick I introduced the idea that modern ceremonial magicians should become more in tune with the elements, seasons, and energies of the planets. (Here’s a pre-announcement: Denning & Phillips’ classic book, Planetary Magickâ€”originally published over 20 years ago, it went out of print and used copies are now selling for up to $75â€”will […]
Today marks the beginning of summer, the longest day of the year, and a time of celebration at Stonehenge and everywhere else across the northern hemisphere. What exactly is the summer solstice, and what makes it worthy of feast and fun? In short, the solstices (one occurring on or around June 21 and one occurring […]
Today is the winter solstice, markingÂ the shortest day of the year and the longest night.Â Rather than trying to think of some beautiful, new words all my own, I will let a few of our authors handle it.Â Here are a couple excerpts to enjoy while sipping something warm and watching the snow fall in the dark […]
This week Gap, the popular US clothing chain, released its 2009 holiday ad, which Iâ€™ve already seen probably 10 times. Itâ€™s a loud and rather annoying cheer, which the first few times I heard just sounded like random shouting. After a couple more times, I realized they are cheering: Go Christmas! Go Hanukkah! Go Kwanzaa! […]