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Date: 2013-03-04 By: Tierney Sadler
A good tarot reading is often like a story, reconstructing, constructing, and forecasting relevant pieces of a person's life to bring understanding about a particular topic. While our tarot cards reveal the details of the story, it's the spread that provides an outline and asks the right questions. Tierney Sadler, creator of The Deck of 1000 Spreads, explains why crafting your own spread is the best way to ensure your reading is perfectly tailored.
Date: 2013-03-01 By: Lisa McSherry
I was talking with a woman at the gym the other day and she told me a story about trying to meet up with a friend coming in from out of town. It was a tale of missed calls, lost e-mails, and misunderstood words. When she was done, I commiserated, then asked her when this happened. Her reply matched with my suspicions, and I said, "Did you know you
Date: 2013-02-25 By: Deva Green
The Cardinal Cross is important to understand in evolutionary astrology. From an evolutionary perspective, the cardinal cross reflects the need to implement change and forward momentum in our lives. In other words, the cardinal archetype symbolizes the need to initiate change. However, the necessary change typically occurs as the famous "one step
Date: 2013-02-18 By: Richard Southall
Route 66 is a 2,448-mile roadway that connects Illinois to California; along with its many twists and turns come stories of ghosts, hauntings, and other paranormal activity. Why does this road, one of great history and legend, inspire paranormal activity? Richard Southall, author of Haunted Route 66, provides five reasons.
Date: 2013-02-11 By: Sandra Kynes
Magical correspondences are generally thought of as simple correlations among the elements, directions, seasons, and colors that are frequently used in ritual. What exactly are correspondences? Why do we use them? And how can we use them more effectively? Sandra Kynes, author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Correspondences, explains.
Date: 2013-02-04 By: Lexa Olick
Over recent years, we have seen great strides in digital technology, and many of our digital devices double as cameras. But, many of our photos taken may never again be viewed. Is it possible to regain the power the photograph once held, in magic and in mundane life? Lexa Olick, author of Witchy Crafts, explains the link between power and image.
Date: 2013-01-28 By: Frater Barrabbas
Why would anyone bother to learn the Qabalah? hat could you possibly gain by studying such a complicated and obscure occult system? Is it even relevant in these post-modern times? Frater Barrabbas, author of Magical Qabalah for Beginners, discusses the power that Qabalah brings to magical and Pagan practices, creating order out of chaos.
Date: 2013-01-28 By: Barbara Moore
In 2008, Lo Scarabeo asked Tarot expert Barbara Moore to create a pair of decks called The Book of Shadows Tarot. After considerable thought and planning, the Book of Shadows Tarot, Volume I: As Above was born. This is the story of its inception.
Date: 2013-01-24 By: April Elliott Kent
When I began studying astrology, I imagined that sexy Venus and passionate Mars held the secrets to understanding love. After all, most youthful dreams of future soul mates feature torrid tangos of passion and enthrallment. The notion of ending up in a relationship like Mom and Dad's—so little kissing, so much bill-paying!—tends to fill idealistic
Date: 2013-01-21 By: Alexandra Chauran
Wouldn't it be great if you could have a warning system in place to let you know when the work day is about to be so brutally horrible that you might as well just stay in bed? Actually, everybody has access to such a warning system, and it lies right in the palm of your hand. Alexandra Chauran, author of Palmistry Every Day, provides 10 clues to look for in your palms to indicate that perhaps you should stay home from work today.