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Date: 2014-07-08 By: Bruce Scofield
Astrometeorology—the study of correlations between weather and the Sun, Moon, and planets—dates back to the origins of Western astrology some four thousand or more years ago. Because astrology originated in the early agricultural centers of the Near East, there was great interest in knowing what the weather might be like in the future, as the
Date: 2014-07-07 By: William L. Mikulas PhD
Throughout recorded history, and all around the planet, people have reported touching and dwelling in an enlightened state of consciousness. This very high state goes under many names, including "enlightenment." But what do we actually know about this state? William L. Mikulas, PhD, author of Taming the Drunken Monkey discusses six things we know about enlightenment.
Date: 2014-06-30 By: Jean-Louis de Biasi
For centuries, the ancient Western Mysteries have been transmitted through rituals called initiations. What are magical initiations? Do we necessarily need to be part of a magical order to be initiated? Jean-Louis de Biasi, author of the new Rediscover the Magick of the Gods and Goddesses, explains.
Date: 2014-06-16 By: Bernie Ashman
Qi (or Chi) is the life force that travels through the human body along pathways known as meridians. While we can't see them, they connect to all of our major body organs. No wonder we can feel out of sync at times! Bernie Ashman, author of Intuition and Your Sun Sign, describes the benefits we receive when we work with our intuition and our meridians.
Date: 2014-06-09 By: Lupa
In our daily and spiritual lives, we often neglect the plants and fungi around us—uprooting carrots and radishes for food, destroying the reproductive organs of flowers for bouquets, and deliberately stunting the bushes in our lawns. It is possible, however, to provide these plants with the respect and honor they deserve. Lupa, author of the new Plant and Fungus Totems, presents five ways we can honor our plant and fungi friends while still interacting with them.
Date: 2014-06-02 By: Melissa Grabau PhD
A good yoga class feeds both our bodies and our minds, and carries over into our everyday life. What might yoga practice have to teach us about our relationship to food and our bodies? Melissa Grabau, PhD, author of The Yoga of Food, explains.
Date: 2014-05-26 By: Barbara Moore
Cats are a popular theme for tarot and oracle decks, and for good reason. For centuries cats have been associated with religion, spirituality, and mysticism. Today, cats are much loved, as companions and as symbols of independence and a lack of concern for the opinions of others. We fancy that this spirit is born of an inner confidence that knows exactly what it wants and the best ways to achieve while maintaining a sense of nobility. In many ways, cats are metaphoric role models. Here, tarot expert Barbara Moore discusses the "purr-ks" of using the Mystical Cats Tarot.
Date: 2014-05-19 By: Leta Herman & Jaye McElroy
Whether you're currently in a long-term, committed relationship, or just beginning your soul mate search, romantic partners can be confusing. Perhaps you connect fantastically with your new lover in the bedroom...but not so much anywhere else. Perhaps the opposite is true: your relationship feels perfect in every way except when it enters the bedroom. These issues—and many others—are energetically based. Discover which of the Five Elements you most identify with, and use this knowledge to find, make, and keep lasting love.
Date: 2014-05-12 By: Sasha Graham
Why should we create our own tarot spreads? Creating spreads makes us a better reader. There are plenty of available spreads that might suit our needs perfectly, but isn't it better to tailor-make one? Sasha Graham, author of Tarot Diva and the new 365 Tarot Spreads discusses five amazing reasons we should create our own tarot spreads.
Date: 2014-05-05 By: Stephanie Woodfield
In Paganism, we like to say that we have reclaimed the Goddess. But have we really? Truly reclaiming the Goddess doesn't simply mean acknowledging the existence of the divine feminine, it also requires us to explore all of Her archetypes, and to reevaluate our concepts of femininity. Stephanie Woodfield, author of Drawing Down the Sun, explains how we can reconnect with the goddess beyond her lunar personalities.