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Ancient Greek philosophers identified a three-fold division of nature, by which they categorized the known world. These kingdoms are plant, animal, and mineral, and these three kingdoms form the basic divisions of the art of alchemy.1 The alchemical names for the operations and experiments related to each division are as follows: Plant
Date: 2008-10-15 By: Clea Danaan
The soil is a vast kingdom beneath our feet, home to giant and minute earthworms, billions of bacteria and micro-organisms, spiders and ants, and wise, ancient stones. Rich black, sandy red, or pale and gritty, it is in the soil that life on land begins. But not all soil is the same—far from it. The first step to getting to know a garden is to
Date: 2010-08-09 By: Debra Lyn Pickman
Have you ever seen The Exorcist, The Amityville Horror, or other movies of that nature? Now imagine putting yourself in those roles and ask yourself, “How would I survive? Who would I turn to and trust with my deepest concerns and fears? Who, if anyone, would stand beside me through it all?” Growing up, Debra Lyn Pickman was always interested in the paranormal, and hoped to one day have an experience of her own. This turned out to be a case of "be careful for what you wish for." Until she and her family moved into the Sallie House, she had no idea that evil could physically reach out from another realm, draw blood, and jeopardize your belief system and the safety of your family. Here she recounts the terror that beheld her family for years.
Date: 2008-10-06 By: Edwige Gilbert
Imagine now that you are a satellite. As a satellite, you are both a receiver of energy and a transmitter of energy. The energy you send and receive travels around the globe. You are, in fact, an integral part of a much larger human energy transmission system. You are broadcasting at all times, day and night, whether you are aware of it or not.
Date: 2009-09-29 By: Edwige Gilbert
Dates: October 24–November 22Planet: PlutoElement: Fixed waterRepresentation: Scorpion When you and Mr. Scorpion were still deeply in love and there was no real reason to feel uncertain about your relationship, you nonetheless had an inkling that something wasn’t quite right. His laughter never reached his troubled eyes, his voice held an urgency
Date: 2013-10-28 By: Barbara Parks
We've all heard the stories of séances gone wrong, whereby gateways to the spirit world are opened with terrifying results. So what are we to believe? Are séances a good thing or a bad thing? Or does the truth lie somewhere in between? Barbara Parks, author of In the Presence of Spirits and the new Embracing the Spirits, explains
Date: 2002-08-12 By: Evan P. DiCaprio
Precis: The writer of this article had a recurring dream that nobody could explain. From psychological experts to psychics and dream interpreters, nobody could reveal its meaning in a way that would "ring true" to him. A chance discover of a ...
Date: 2009-08-17 By: Guy Finley
Have you ever wondered why success and stress seem to be inseparable companions in our world today? Does it have to be that way? Guy Finley, best-selling author of Seeker's Guide to Self-Freedom, The Secret of Letting Go, and the newly-released Letting Go: A Little Bit at a Time, details how you can truly have success--without stress.
Date: 2012-10-22 By: Emily Carding
The seven-pointed star (or, alternately, septagram or heptagram) has accumulated many levels of meaning over the centuries. One of the oldest recorded meanings given to this star may be found within. How can this symbobl be used to gain power in our lives and within our faery interactions? Emily Carding, author Faery Craft, discusses the use of the Septagram for doing faery work.
Date: 2009-07-30 By: Llewellyn
My maternal grandfather enjoyed playing the guitar and the mandolin. As his family grew, he built them a larger home with his own two hands. He was always a self-reliant, independent sort. When he developed heart trouble, he ended his own life in a bout of depression. I was about seven or eight years old at the time of his death. When I reached my