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Date: 2011-12-19 By: K.M. Sheard
Names. We all have them. They are so integral to our society that few people ever pause to reflect on their cultural significance and what they reveal about our way of life. But even today, naming practices vary considerably across the world. And the naming practices of our ancestors were equally diverse. And, what’s more, they offer us a unique window through which to glimpse their lives, how they lived, and what they believed. What do the names of our Pagan predecessors reveal about their way of lif? K.M. Sheard, author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Names, explains.
Date: 2011-12-12 By: Judith Page & Ken Biles
Begin a soul-level transformation and awaken to your own strength, power, and divinity by communicating with the Egyptian Gods. Judith Page and Ken Biles, co-authors of Invoking the Egyptian Gods, discuss how and why these energies are so powerful and restorative.
Date: 2011-12-05 By: James Endredy
For untold centuries, the stereotypical vision most have of a witch includes a broomstick and flight. But, can witches really fly? James Endredy, author of The Flying Witches of Veracruz, has experienced the flight of the witch, though no broomsticks were used. How is this possible? What secrets do the witches of Veracruz hold?
Date: 2011-12-01 By: April Elliott Kent
In astrology, the Sun symbolizes aspiration, the desire to reach our ultimate potential. But rather than earning our Sun sign’s gifts from the outside world, what if we carry the seeds of their potential within us from the moment we’re born? In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her companions each wish for the very qualities that they already possess. In this article from Llewellyn's 2012 Sun Sign Book, learn what strengths each Sun sign possesses—and may not be fully realizing.
Date: 2011-11-30 By: Judith Page & Ken Biles
What you will need: Oil of frankincense, incense, charcoal, goblet of wine or beer, fruit juice, or water, two white candles, a statue or picture of the Neter (optional but very useful). Preparation: Don your white robe and tie a red cord around your waist. This will be in respect of Isis, the Neter you will be invoking. Anoint wrists,
Date: 2011-11-28 By: Heather Alicia Lagan
Chaldean numerology has traveled a rather bumpy road since its birth in ancient Mesopotamia thousands of years ago. In later years, for a variety of reasons, people needed a simpler system to work with, and the system was nearly lost. Now Chaldean Numerology is experience a resurgence, as it is proven itself to be the most accurate, inspiring, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding numerology system. Heather Alicia Lagan, author of Chaldean Numerology for Beginners discusses how Chaldean Numerology works, using the name Llewellyn as an example.
Date: 2011-11-21 By: Stephanie Woodfield
The Morrigan is best known as a goddess of battle. But, The Morrigan also fills many roles and guises, both mortal and divine. Stephanie Woodfield, author of Celtic Lore & The Spellcraft of the Dark Goddess: Invoking The Morrigan, explains how we can use the power of The Morrigan and her tales to reclaim and empower our lives today.
Date: 2011-11-16 By: Barbara Moore
With so many wonderful tarot decks available these days, it would be difficult to have just one. It can be overwhelming when picking a new deck, given all the choices. How does one begin building a tarot deck collection, or picking which tarot deck to use when? Tarot expert Barbara Moore has some suggestions.
Date: 2011-11-14 By: Kala Ambrose
Right now in the world, we are experiencing tremendous change on the economic, political, and spiritual levels. During these times of worldwide change, many people are opening themselves up and becoming the change they want to see in the world around them. Kala Ambrose, author of The Awakened Aura, discusses how we can open ourselves and our energy to this change and become the super-powered beings of divine light we are meant to become.
Date: 2011-11-09 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Do Spirits Have "Past Lives?" Of course they do! At least for spirits of the recently deceased people, which is what people generally mean when using the word "spirits." We live, we die, then as spirits we inhabit the spirit world for a time, then we are born again, and the cycle repeats again, and again—time after time. We journey