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Date: 2006-03-20 By: Isabelle Ghaneh
Her name means she who destroys the light. The story of Persephone is so rich in symbolism and meaning that it has held the fascination of artists, poets and mythologists for eons of time. Psychologists have incorporated her story into their ...
Date: 2004-05-01 By: Barbara Moore
Mysterious, beckoning, filled with shadows and whispers of ancient magic, Egypt plays an unusual role in the Western psyche. It is both a real place with a historical penchant for magic and mysticism as well as a symbolic place upon which we impose ...
Date: 2004-11-01 By: Christopher Penczak
As a practicing witch, I stand between many worlds. One of the first definitions that I learned from my teachers for a witch is a walker between worlds, like a shaman with one foot in the material and one foot in the spiritual. This is interpreted ...
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: 2009-02-09 By: Ileana Abrev
Many of us are lacking an abundance of free time in our busy lives, and rarely can we devote the time we are looking for to our spells. What of love, abundance, and protection, then? How can we manifest what we want without devoting a lot of time? Ileana Abrev, author of White Spells, White Spells for Protection, White Spells for Love, and the new White Spells on the Go, details just how to manifest our desires with a spell that is quick, easy, and on the go.
Date: 2010-12-31 By: Donald Michael Kraig
WHO IS YOUR BEST FRIEND? You have an amazing Best Friend. You may not even be aware of this best friend, and yet… This Best Friend has been with you all your life. This Best Friend remembers everything you have ever experienced. This Best Friend knows your every feeling. This Best Friend knows your every goal and dream and will do
Date: 2011-03-14 By: Philip J. Imbrogno
Genies have long been a part of our cultural lexicon, from Aladdin's lamp to I Dream of Jeannie to various literary tales. But are they really the harmless wish granters we in the West perceive them to be? According to Philip Imbrogno, co-author of The Vengeful Djinn, the answer is no. The Djinn are an ancient race, older than mankind, and they are indeed to be feared.
Date: 2012-08-20 By: Shawn Martin Scanlon
The term "black magick" fascinates as no other, and yet the term itself is so mysterious and vague that it's not always easy to find two magicians who can agree precisely on its meaning. Is black magick that of revenge, theft, cruelty, or other malicious acts? Or is a magick that explores the darker sides of our psyches? Shawn Martin Scanlon, author of Everything You Want To Know About Magick (But Were Afraid To Ask), discusses why we needn't focus so much on the multiple definitions of "black magick"—or even worry about incorporating it into our own magickal practices.
Date: 2008-07-16 By: Donald Michael Kraig
If you practice magick for even a short time, you’ll learn the reality of Mark Twain’s quote, “truth is stranger than fiction.” The popularity of numerous “reality” television shows indicates this is true. But when it comes to magick, TV seems to ignore this. I liked Buffy and Angel and I like Ghost Whisperer, Charmed and The Dresden Files. But
Date: 2011-11-09 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Do Spirits Have "Past Lives?" Of course they do! At least for spirits of the recently deceased people, which is what people generally mean when using the word "spirits." We live, we die, then as spirits we inhabit the spirit world for a time, then we are born again, and the cycle repeats again, and again—time after time. We journey