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Date: 2013-10-07 By: Sam Queen
The Stanley Hotel was the inspiration for the "Overlook Hotel" in Stephen King's 1977 novel The Shining, and the inhabitants of the Stanley prove themselves to be inspiration for any horror novel. Sam Queen, co-author of Haunted Asylums, Prisons, and Sanatoriums, discusses his haunting experiences during a visit.
Date: 2009-01-30 By: Vanessa Wright
As winter slowly comes to an end, it can feel like it’s taking forever for nature to arise from its catacombs of rest. This is the time of year when we eagerly await the comfort of warmer temperatures. We gaze at tree tops and inspect for any signs of life, any possible leafy sprout, heralding the green opulence to come. We are not the only ones
Date: 2009-09-29 By: Janina Renée
From Llewellyn's 2009 Magical Almanac. For current-year calendars and almanacs, click here. Because the ancestor world has a mythic connection with the underworld, it is an ancient magical practice to seek the ancestors’ help in consigning one’s cares to the chthonic powers—the powers of Earth. In the care of Mother Earth,
Date: 2004-07-01 By: Rachel Pollack
Though I grew up in a modern household, my family belonged to the Orthodox branch of Judaism. We kept a kosher home, observed the major holidays, my sister and I went to Hebrew school — and yet, I never heard the word “Kabbalah.” It was not until I ...
Date: 2008-04-07 By: Constance Rodriguez
Have you ever walked into a room or building where the energy felt dark and heavy? Or have you been with another person and their energy felt either dark or light? Constance Rodriguez, author of Gifts of the Soul, explains about the subtle body and how to become a full expression of who you are at the level of the Soul.
Date: 2009-08-19 By: Norma Cowie
The Sun's energy gives us warmth, light, and life. The Major Arcana card of the Sun, number nineteen, represents the same. It demonstrates to us the symbology of rebirth, growth, and progress. In numerology, "nineteen" comprises One—the beginning, newness, creation—and Nine—endings and completion. We breathe in, only to breathe out and in again.
Date: 2008-07-07 By: Barbara Moore
Of this card, The Sun from The Fey Tarot, Riccardo Minetti writes: "...the Sun is an Arcana that by nature is without any kind of ambiguity. It has no shadows, no veils, no half-measures. The sun represents all truths, all certainties...the joy of fullness and of security, when no doubt troubles the soul." The Sun card is filled with so much
Date: 2008-06-25 By: Llewellyn
Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises. -William Shakespeare Reflecting the qualities of your Sun sign is not the difficult part of your contract with the universe. After all, just being who you are isn’t hard to do. Applying yourself is, which brings us to the twelve houses of the natal chart. First, however, a few
Date: 2008-07-16 By: Carrie Obry
The seventh Hermetic principle teaches us that gender is in everything; everything has its masculine and feminine principles; gender manifests on all planes. — Keith Sherwood I like the idea of celebrating women’s history month in March, symbolically linking this commemoration to the vernal equinox. On March 20 or 21 of each year, the sun reaches
Date: 2008-07-16 By: Stephanie Jean Clement, Ph.D.
Your life is filled with all kinds of symbols. Some are so familiar you don't even have to think about them! We all recognize a stop sign, even if it says Alto!, because of the octagonal shape. You probably recognize the cross, five and six pointed stars, and other religious symbols. The skull and crossbones is a universal symbol for poison.