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Date: 2008-09-29 By: Donald Michael Kraig
This is a very magickal time of the year. Numerous secular, spiritual, and magickal traditions focus on this period as a time for change. Sometimes, perhaps without even being aware of it, we get stuck in the proverbial rut, including in our magickal practices. And when you’re in that rut, doing things by rote, you may not notice that slowly your
Date: 2009-09-29 By: Llewellyn
Timing an operation can be as simple or complicated as required, and often the immediacy of the need plays a large part in how appropriate timing can be incorporated. Obviously one shouldn’t wait for an opportune time when the need is immediate, as this would be foolish, but neither should one be surprised when a working for increase fails at a
Date: 2008-07-16 By: Donald Michael Kraig
The title of this column is taken from the musical Cabaret, where the words are used in a song that heralds the coming of Nazi power. What I mean by it is that many concepts once considered weird are now mainstream. Mystical Christianity and Gnosticism are popular in books and movies. The ancient “law of attraction” has taken the world by storm by
Date: 2012-07-09 By: Barbara Moore
For many tarot readers, Rachel Pollack's Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom was a sort of bible. Her newest release, The New Tarot Handbook, offers the same sort of guidance and inspiration. Here tarot expert Barbara Moore explains the book's beauty—and the wisdom of Rachel Pollack.
Date: 2015-08-31 By: Adam Selzer
Lincoln scholar Hans Holzer once remarked that, "Either Lincoln is the most peripatetic ghost in the country or people think every tall ghost is Lincoln." Many people claim to have seen Lincoln's ghost, in places ranging from the White House to practically every other place he (or his body) ever visited. So how do we separate fiction from haunted fact? Adam Selzer, author of the new Ghosts of Lincoln, explains.
Date: 2015-06-22 By: Melanie Marquis
As one of three annual harvest celebrations marked in the Witch's sabbat cycle, Lughnasadh doesn't seem like much of a stand-out. Unless you're tending crops on a daily basis, you're not very likely to be especially filled with excitement over the thought of the first harvest, as opposed to the second or third harvest. Melanie Marquis, author of the new Lughnasadh in Llewellyn's Sabbat Series, offers fun ways to make your Lughnasadh celebrations more modern.
Date: 2008-07-28 By: Llewellyn
This exercise is practiced alongside the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram. During the first month of practice, you should perform the entire exercise at least twice a week. On each of the other five days you can do one of the five steps of the exercise (letters a, b, c, d, or e) after performing the pentagram ritual. In doing so, during
Date: 2010-09-06 By: Deva Green
Transiting Pluto in Capricorn symbolizes the collective need to re-structure any outdated systems, methods, or behaviors that have become stagnated and are preventing further growth. Pluto in Capricorn reflects the need to evolve past any internal behavior has become crystallized and outdated in order for individual and collective growth to occur. The natal chart of the US currently includes transits of Pluto in Capricorn, and these aspects are wreaking havoc, including economic and social instability. Why do we need to face these transits in order to experience growth? Evolutionary astrologer Deva Green explains.
Date: 2013-07-08 By: Jane Meredith
We are all familiar with the Wheel of the Year and its celebrations. But what if we take a deeper look at the Wheel and the lessons it offers, seeing not just eight festivals of celebration, but a parallel of the waxing and waning of our lives? Jane Meredith, author of Rituals of Celebration, discusses what happens when we venture into the lessons of the Wheel of the Year and embrace the importance of loss as much as we do the importance of success.
Date: 1969-12-31 By: Sandra Kynes
Last summer when I was stuck at an airport and whiled away the time with my nose in a magazine, one article in particular made me sit up and take notice. It said that anthropologists studying cross-cultural patterns found that all the world’s ...