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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.
Date: 1969-12-31 By: Michele Germain, LCSW
Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water … Thus begins the classic nursery rhyme. The hill is a metaphor for the journey of a marriage or non-marital relationship. The pail is where each of them puts his/her longings, hurts and past ...
Date: 2004-12-27 By: Joe H. Slate PhD
Have you ever marveled at the power and beauty of trees? As earth’s oldest and largest living things, they are the planet’s natural antennae to the universe. By their very presence, they command our attention and invite our interaction. Like a ...
Date: 2011-01-17 By: Lesley Morrison
The dove is one of those birds whose imagery seems universal. It is a symbol of hope, purity, and faith, and many people would never think to look any deeper into its complex and ancient past. But why the dove? How does a quiet, ground-feeding little bird come to evoke such potent imagery from culture to culture? Lesley Morrison, author of The Healing Wisdom of Birds, explains the long-standing symbolism of the dove and just why we should be paying attention.
Date: 2017-03-13 By: Anna Franklin
Spring is a busy time for the hearth witch. It is time to prepare the ground, plant seeds, and gather the early flowers and greenery of the year for food, remedies, and magical use. In this article, The Hearth Witch's Compendium author Anna Franklin takes us on a morning walk through the English countryside, gathering flowers and plants to use in everything from teas and tinctures to soaks and salads.