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Date: 2005-05-17 By: Christopher Penczak
When I got involved in Wicca, I found that most of my teachers emphasized the Goddess. Many people have been raised with traditions that emphasized the male aspect of divinity. These same people often come to nature-based religions with a desire to ...
Date: 2013-06-24 By: Nanci Shanderá PhD
Alchemists put various base metals, such as lead, through a series of processes that refine them until they become gold, and these alchemical processes in a laboratory are symbolic for the transformation of our inner "lead" into our "Gold," or True Self, our Soul. Dr. Nanci Shanderá, author of Your Inner Gold, discusses the seven stages of alchemy and how they apply to our personal transformative process.
Date: 2003-11-01 By: Chic Cicero
The Golden Dawn Enochian Skrying Tarot is the only deck of its kind to contain two separate and distinct tarot decks in one, each with its own set of imagery, card interpretations, card spreads, skrying symbols, and magical uses. One side of this ...
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: 2009-08-31 By: Katalin Koda
As we develop along the path as healers and magical practitioners, we find that certain tools enhance our practice immeasurably. One of the most important aspects of good healing and magical work is to ground and center. Katalin Koda, author of The Sacred Path of Reiki, illustrates the Grounding Cord Exercise, as well as 8 other ways to ground and center.
Date: 2010-04-12 By: Janina Renée
Looking through a typical Tarot deck, you find that human characters in the cards are distinguished by many different kinds of headwear. Tied in with the symbolic conflation of hat, head, and mind, headgear says something about different states of consciousness. Tarot author Janina Renée explores the many meanings of hats, crowns, and other headwear in the Tarot.
Date: 2005-01-01 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
I moved into the old Summit Avenue Mansion in 1962 and lived there for about 15 years. Built in the late 1800’s by a timber and railroad magnate, it was a great old house of thick red sandstone, towers and chimneys, a spectacular north-facing ...
Date: 2008-10-12 By: Christine Jette
Choose a time when you will be undisturbed for twenty minutes. Loosen any tight clothing. Disconnect the phone. Light incense and a candle from your shadow altar. Play relaxing, soft music. Tape-record the meditation or have someone read it to you. Begin as with all the exercise in this book—breathe slowly and deeply. Exhale all your concerns and
Date: 2005-07-01 By: Christopher Penczak
Reiki is one of the most popular, yet least understood, healing modalities. As a Reiki Master, I find myself educating people on Reiki and clearing up many misunderstandings. On a whole, people know Reiki practitioners are involved in a form of ...
Date: 2010-11-08 By: Sharlyn Hidalgo
Samhain is a hinge that marks the end of autumn and the beginning of winter. This is a time when the veil between the worlds is most thin, and one can make contact with the spirits of their loved one and their ancestors. The Celts believed that communication with their relatives and friends and animals that had crossed over provided needed love, guidance, and encouragement. For them, this was also a time to give gratitude and count one’s blessings. Sharlyn Hidalgo, author of The Healing Power of Trees, discusses the healing power of the Celtic Tree Calendar, especially at this time when the veil between the worlds is at its thinnest.