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Date: 2005-01-24 By: Thomas Polkinghorne
There is a tendency among modern Pagans - many of whom live in cities - to revere the wilderness as a source of magical power and dismiss the cities in which they live as spiritually dead places. The city is simply a place where they live and work, ...
Date: 2009-03-30 By: Donald Michael Kraig
Virtually all comprehensive systems of occultism include methods for developing the ability to recall past lives. For some people, the desire to investigate past lives stems from the need to understand that the soul survives physical death. For others it may be to discover something about themselves, to get at the root of a particular issue. That past lives have been experienced by some cannot be debated; however, is a subjectively real experience an objectively real one? What is the difference between subjective and objective reality? Author Donald MIchael Kraig details just what value understanding past lives has to occultists.
Date: 2002-03-08 By: N. Webster
Precis: The author discovers that there is more to his old watch than he believed. Not only does it tell time and bring him closer to his late grandfather, but it has introduced him to the possibility of a universe that is greater than ...
Date: 2011-08-29 By: Rich Newman
Most of us associate the term "ghosts" with the beings we have defined and known in Western culture (mainly North America, Great Britain, and Ireland). But, interestingly, ghosts are a universally-known phenomena that have been witnessed throughout the world. With Halloween approaching fast—and with it, increased attention to the spiritual world—I thought it would be fun to talk about some of the more interesting, yet lesser known, types of ghosts from all around the world. Rich Newman, ghost hunter and author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide and the forthcoming Ghost Hunting for Beginners, details the nuances of ghost history and lore from across the globe.
Date: 1969-12-31 By: Anna-Marie Ferguson
Even in the bright light of our modern age, the country of Wales retains its air of mystery. It is a land of green faery valleys, mist, mountain grandeur and standing stones. It has a turbulent history that has daring heroes, poignant art and many ...
Date: 2002-03-01 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
When did I become a Witch? I really don?t know-or, rather, I could as well say I was born that way. No, I was not born into a Wiccan family, although parents and grandparents had largely occult and even a Pagan approach to life. My grandfather was a ...
Date: 2007-03-26 By: Arcane Static
The Wiccan Rede has the distinction of being a core tenet of the faith. The origin of this creed and its rhetorical influence are explored in an academic capacity by Arcane Static, which can help you to better understand the fundamentals of this spiritual movement.
Date: 2015-12-07 By: Alferian Gwydion MacLir
The wand is one of the witch's most versatile tools, adding great power to any magic. Why are wands so powerful? How can we make them more powerful? Professional wandmaker and author of The Witch's Wand and Wandlore, Alferian Gwydion MacLir, explains.
Date: 2011-04-25 By: Donald Tyson
King James I of England came to be one of the more prominent prosecutors of "witch mania" beginning in Scotland and Denmark in 1590. Believing that persecuting witches under the law would grant him protection from their "black magick," James took on a great role in the interrogations and prosecution. His book, Demonology, was written with the aim to "educate" others on the evils of witchcraft and the supernatural. While being a difficult subject matter for many to broach, Donald Tyson has revisited this important work and made it approachable and understandable as The Demonology of King James I.
Date: 2014-04-07 By: Deborah Blake
Everyone knows that brooms and witches go together. And while not every witch has a cat (or a funny-looking hat, for that matter), most of us own a broom. But how many of us actually use them for our magical work? Deborah Blake, author of The Witch's Broom, explains a few of the many magical uses for the humble broom.