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Date: 2013-12-09 By: Barbara Moore
When in our tarot "comfort zone," we likely use the same decks for the same clients using the same approach; doing so gives us a feeling of confidence that allows us to do stable and dependable readings. But, anything that stays too long in the realm of the reliable can easily turn stagnant. Here, tarot expert Barbara Moore provides 5 ways we can shake up our ideas and processes to bring new ideas to our reading.
Date: 2013-12-02 By: Tisha Morris
One healing modality that has been overlooked—and that is literally right under our nose—is our home. Our home is a reflection of ourselves, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Tisha Morris, author of Mind, Body, Home, describes four ways that we can make changes to our home—making changes to our selves and our lives in the process.
Date: 2013-11-25 By: Alaric Albertsson
As above, so below; as within, so without. These Hermetic truisms have been embraced by Pagans on many different paths. Most of us understand that the physical world is a reflection of the spiritual world, and vice versa. But how can we continue to be spiritual in our daily lives, after the ritual is over and the chalice rinsed out? Alaric Albertsson, author of To Walk a Pagan Path, explains how even the most seemingly small tasks can become spiritual activities.
Date: 2013-11-18 By: Sandra Kynes
Essential oils come from plants, and down through the ages Witches and Pagans have used plants for magic and ritual. Using essential oils is a way to hold tradition while extending our practices and giving them new depth. Sandra Kynes, author of Mixing Essential Oils for Magic, explains how we can work with oils from specific parts of plants to create an "aromatic Wheel of the Year."
Date: 2013-11-13 By: Silver RavenWolf
Thanksgiving! America's ritual feast of gratitude can be one of the most delightful or stressful events of the autumn season, depending on your point of view. Whether you are a visitor, or a host/ess—why not add a little magick to your special holiday brew! Silver RavenWolf addresses several ways to take the stress away from the holiday and make it magical, including how the stars are aligning to help us this year.
Date: 2013-11-11 By: Alexandra Chauran
Elementals are a rich source of magical wisdom, easily accessible through daily activities. But what exactly are these beings of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water, and how can we tap into their energy and power? Alexandra Chauran, author of Faeries & Elementals for Beginners, explains their history and their magic.
Date: 2013-11-04 By: Steven Cardoza
What are Chinese Healing Exercises? How are they able, in just a few short minutes a day, to restore and maintain health and longevity? Steven Cardoza, author of Chinese Healing Exercises discusses exactly what these exercises are and illustrates five ways these Chinese Healing Exercises provide benefits.
Date: 2013-10-29 By: Tess Dawson
Imagine for a moment walking into a home from 3,200 years ago, a home that sits poised on the edge in the middle of a fertile, rain-watered valley between the Mediterranean Sea to the west and the deserts to the east. What would you see? What evidence would the family have left behind demonstrating their devotion to their deities? You would run
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: 2013-10-23 By: Barbara Moore
Tarot readers and teachers are often asked, "What is the best way to learn tarot?" All teachers have an opinion, which is generally reflected in their teaching style. What is probably a better question to ask is: How do you best learn? There are various theories about different learning styles and this article will just touch on a few, and I