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Date: 2009-11-02 By: J. Allan Danelek
December 21, 2012 has been cited as being "the end of the world as we know it," based on the end of the Mayan long-count calendar. What inspires us to adhere to such annihilistic beliefs? J. Allan Danelek, author of 2012: Extinction or Utopia, explains.
Date: 2010-06-21 By: J. Allan Danelek
Reincarnation is an idea that may seem strange, exotic, or even a little nonsensical to the western mind, but in fact it plays a vital role in understanding our purpose in the universe and why we spend time on this planet at all. In fact, it is almost impossible to understand how spirituality works in any practical sense without touching upon the subject, for it is the mechanism that not only drives spiritual growth but makes it possible in the first place. J. Allan Danelek, author of The Case for Reincarnation, discusses why reincarnation is necessary—regardless of your spiritual beliefs—for our understanding of the divine and of our lives in the present.
Date: 2004-12-06 By: J. C. Manion
Ireland is a magical place. I don’t mean this in the way guidebooks do when they promise travelers an idyllic vacation, one full of hikes in shockingly green valleys; evenings in music-, dance-, and ale-filled pubs; and encounters with gracious, ...
Date: 1969-12-31 By: James Ricklef
I can still remember doing my first Tarot reading. I had just bought a Tarot deck, and after carefully studying the little white book that came with it, I figured I was ready to do a reading for myself. But although the question I had in mind was a ...
Date: 2001-10-19 By: Jana Stirling
Precis: After years of frustration and loneliness, the author discovers the power of astrology to change her life. From Frustration to Love By Jana Stirling I'm a computer programmer for an insurance company in New Jersey. It's not ...
Date: 2011-10-21 By: Janice Sharkey
There’s no question that home gardening has exploded in popularity in recent years. With rising food prices and a rising need to reconnect with nature, growing your own food can be an ideal two-for-one hobby. In this article from Llewellyn's 2012 Moon Sign Book, discover how the Moon affects the harvesting and preserving of your garden goods.
Date: 2007-10-08 By: Jason Kitchen
Many people have a certain image of magickians, thanks in large part to pop culture and the media. But, popular to contrary thought, you simply cannot just chant a few learned words, wave a wand around, and experience some great force of magick. Magick is far more complicated than that. And, a whole lot more fun! Jason Kitchen, a beginning magician, brings you into the world of beginner's magick.
Date: 2008-01-14 By: Jason Kitchen
The earth is a very strange and wonderful place. It gives us so much in our daily lives, but most of the time we simply do not see what a gift it truly is. The earth has given us a place of creation, where we can create all the things we have dreamed of and beyond. Are we truy creating an earth of magick and power, and if so, how can that magick and power survive?
Date: 2008-04-21 By: Jason Kitchen
Magick has evolved tremendously over the past few years. It has stood the test of time, overcome the slander of contrary opinion, and it has taken a very deep position in the mainstream community. The new faces and names to the occult remain loyal to their traditions, but are not bound by it, and all of us have built our foundation from the techniques of elder work. What will the magickal foundation be like for those of tomorrow?
Date: 2008-06-02 By: Jason Kitchen
The daily rituals are the most commonly practiced techniques by the modern Occultist, Beginner and Adept alike; for one to halt their practice altogether would most likely prove to be unwise. Yet, I am sure most would agree that the monotony of the day-to-day continuation can tend to become boring or even tiresome. The following are some techniques to rejuvenate the power and manifestation of your daily rituals, including the Lesser Banishing Ritual.