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Date: 2013-03-22 By: Llewellyn
Intention is the simplest, most effective, and least costly way to clear and charge a crystal. To begin, roll the crystal in a clockwise direction with your predominant hand, pressing firmly on each of the crystal's facets. This creates a piezoelectric charge. (Piezoelectricity is simply the ability of some materials, including certain types of
Date: 2013-03-18 By: Cassandra Eason
The lore of the faery realm has, like the world of humans, traditionally focused on love—both tales of faery lovers and of fey beings who have fallen in love with mortals and sometimes tried to keep them forever in their faery kingdoms. These stories, whether perceived as pure lore or used as a way of explaining past mortal occurrences, tell the tales of true love, of faery temptresses, of lover's quarrels, and more. Cassandra Eason, author of The Magick of Faeries, explains the possible history behind these tales.
Date: 2013-03-11 By: Karen Page
What can you expect during a psychic reading? Are they all the same? Karen Page, psychic for over forty years and author of My Life Across the Table, discusses what clients can anticipate during a psychic reading with her.
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.