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Date: 2014-11-24 By: Judith Marshall
For many of us, travel is the spice of life. The comfort and security of home are important, but the unfamiliar stirs the soul. Travel in the physical world offers insight, freedom, and expansion. Travel within—the journey of the spirit—provides the same, especially when exploring past lives. What can we expect to find when we explore our past lives? Judith Marshall, author of Past Lives, Present Stories, explains.
Date: 2014-11-17 By: Lenny Schneir, with David B. Axelrod & Linda Winburn Walker
Merlin Stone was the renowned feminist, author, artist, historian, and speaker most famous for her book, When God Was a Woman. Her partner, Lenny Schneir, shares how Merlin turned him from a self-proclaimed male chauvinist into a feminist, and he explains why the new book, Merlin Stone Remembered, is so important for him to share with the world.
Date: 2014-11-10 By: Jean-Louis de Biasi
Among the Western Initiatic Traditions, Freemasonry is likely the best known—yet shrouded in mystery. What exactly is Freemasonry? How did it evolve? And why all the secrecy? Jean-Louis de Biasi, 32° Freemason and author of several books, including Secrets and Practices of the Freemasons, explains.
Date: 2014-11-01 By: Kristy Robinett
Kristy Robinett has for the past three decades been guided in spirit by Edgar Allan Poe–the famous Gothic writer most known for his bushy eyebrows, heavy drinking, and moody temperament. Yes, that Edgar Allan Poe. Why her? Here she shares her incredible story, dispels skepticism, and invites us to allow our helpers from the other side into our lives.
Date: 2014-10-27 By: Cyndi Dale
Typically defined as the ability to sense what's happening to another, empathy relies on an amazingly complex set of linkages—and can be an incredible source of power. How do we determine our empathic skills, and develop them further? Cyndi Dale, author of the new Spiritual Power of Empathy, explains.
Date: 2014-10-22 By: Patrick Burke
Perhaps you've experienced paranormal phenomena, such as seeing an apparition or other entity. But how do you capture evidence of such? Patrick Burke, co-author of Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg, describes his process and experiences.
Date: 2014-10-20 By: Jack Roth
It's hard to go to Gettysburg and not run into someone who has had a "strange" experience there. From true believers to outright skeptics, everyone reacts to these experiences with a sense of uncertainty, and the one thing they all have in common is the fact that they can't confirm what happened to them. Jack Roth, co-author of Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg, describes why we should embrace these experiences, despite anything that science might suggest to the contrary.
Date: 2014-10-13 By: Danu Forest
What is your favorite tree? Even the most urbane of us will have a tree we like the best, whether is a beautiful tree in a park or by the roadside, a special tree from childhood, or a favorite species. Here, Danu Forest, author of the new Celtic Tree Magic, presents 6 ways we can work with sacred trees for healing and power.
Date: 2014-10-07 By: Gregory Peters
Date: 2014-10-07 By: Amy Herring
The Moon is your heart—your tender, vulnerable insides. Your natal Moon sign is the central place to look in your chart for clues on how to understand your emotional needs, as well as the experiences and types of environments that feel nurturing to you. In this article from Llewellyn's 2015 Moon Sign Book, astrologer Amy Herring discusses why we sometimes have to be willing to explore the "dark side" of our Moon Sign to be able to turn our frowns upside down.