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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
The Thelemic Refuge is a simple ritual that may be used to produce a kavacha, or magical armor. It is a prelimary to almost every practice of New Aeon Tantra, as well as a protective and empowering practice that may be done on its own throughout the day. It is also a good practice to perform at the two twilights either before or after Surya
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.
Date: 2014-10-06 By: Anna Guest-Jelley
How can we shift our focus to a more positive image of our bodies? Anna Guest-Jelley, co-author and contributor to Yoga and Body Image, explains how she made her shift.
Date: 2014-10-01 By: Chic Cicero
Of the many esoteric subjects studied by ceremonial magicians, alchemy is often considered one of the hardest and most arcane, while the tarot is thought to be one of the most accessible and “hands-on.” Historically the language of alchemy with its inscrutable riddles and metaphors have baffled many students, while the images of the tarot are more direct and often need little explanation. Some may prefer one over the other, but like other elements of the Western Esoteric Tradition, the best way to learn alchemy and tarot is to study these topics together. Golden Dawn Adepts Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero here provide the illuminating Philosopher's Stone Tarot Spread.
Date: 2014-09-29 By: Debi Chestnut
Why is it that certain things and places spook a lot of people? Places such as basements, attics, abandoned buildings; dolls; clowns—the list is endless. Are these feelings based in truth, or past experiences with television and film? Debi Chestnut, author of the new Stalking Shadows, explains how we can move past our initial feelings of unease and continue forward.
Date: 2014-09-15 By: Barbara Moore
Llewellyn's Classic Tarot is a faithful yet new expression of timeless tarot imagery that is destined to become both a classic and a favorite of both beginner and seasoned tarot readers. Why was the deck created? Book author and tarot expert Barbara Moore explains.
Date: 2014-09-08 By: Steven A. LaChance
Even after the doors to the Union Screaming House had long been closed, the haunting was far from over. Steven LaChance, author of The Uninvited (which chronicles the horrifying—and deadly—experiences his family had in the Union Screaming House), is back with a look into what happened long after they had left the house, the doors closed and locked...and the haunting continued.
Date: 2014-09-04 By: Richard Webster
People have always been fascinated by luck, and throughout history, numerous methods have been devised to try to entice good luck. What is luck? How can we bring more of it into our lives? Richard Webster, author of the new 365 Ways to Attract Good Luck, explains just how easy it might be.