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Date: 2015-07-20 By: Diana Rajchel
The festival of Mabon celebrated the harvest and honored an entire season of sacred, survival-ensuring work. Diana Rajchel, author of Mabon (the latest release in Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials Series), explains the origins of the festival and provides 13 hidden traditions that may well be worth resurrecting for our own harvest celebrations.
Date: 2015-07-13 By: Alexandra Chauran
Do you, or someone you know, live a life filled with clutter? While often these tendencies are related to deeper, psychological issues, they can also be a sign that you're looking for something more in your life—like spirituality. Alexandra Chauran, author of the new Clearing Clutter and the forthcoming 365 Ways to Strengthen Your Spirituality, examines how to tell if a spiritual lack is the cause of clutter accumulation.
Date: 2015-07-10 By: Katalin Koda
Summertime brings out the brilliance of sunshine, sunflowers, and an abundance of active energy. In the long summer days of heat and light, we find the sacred feminine aflame in the Japanese sun Goddess of beauty and radiance, Amaterasu. Amaterasu is the delightful sun Goddess of the Shinto Japanese culture whose name means "Great Divinity
Date: 2015-07-06 By: Deborah Lipp
Many people don't feel at ease with tarot cards; they may think they "aren't good" with them, or not connect with a particular deck, or not want to put in the studying time. Deborah Lipp, author of the new Tarot Interactions, discusses these reasons and more, and provides ways to become more intuitive with your psychic ability and the cards of the tarot.
Date: 2015-06-29 By: Richard Southall
Richard Southall's new book, Haunted Plantations of the South, is now available. What makes these antiquated locales so haunted—and so intriguing? Is it the legends, or the experiences? The author of Haunted Route 66, Haunted Plantations of the South, and How to Be a Ghost Hunter 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: 2015-06-18 By: Margaret Ann Lembo
June is the month we honor our fathers, as well as those graduating from academic programs. This is the time of year that supports our connection to the energy of taking action, accomplishment, and acknowledgement. It is aligned with masculine energy. How can we balance, embrace, and nurture this masculine energy? With gemstones! Margaret Ann Lembo, author of The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones, gives us five stones perfect for balancing our masculine energy.
Date: 2015-06-17 By: Amy Herring
A midlife crisis is a household phrase in Western culture conjuring up images of middle-aged men in red sports cars trying to recapture their youth. Is there more to it than this stereotype? What lies at the heart of the midlife crisis, and does it truly exist? In this excerpt from Llewellyn's 2016 Moon Sign Book, Astrology of the Moon author Amy Herring discusses the psychological purpose of midlife transitions and how your natal Moon Sign can help us anticipate what to expect and to navigate the best outcome of these transitions.
Date: 2015-06-15 By: Jeanne Van Bronkhorst
The end of life is a powerful, emotionally wrenching, and often profoundly spiritual time. Jeanne Van Bronkhorst, author of the new Dreams At the Threshold, details five ways dreams at the end of life can be powerful allies for the dying and the grieving alike—as well as how you can begin to be more in tune with your dreams now.
Date: 2015-06-01 By: Ellen Dugan
Ellen Dugan's new book, The Natural Psychic, isn't simply a non-magickal book—it's a friendly and fun guide to psychic development. So why the departure, after more than fifteen books on witchcraft and magick? Ellen explains her journey though psychic development and why now is the time for The Natural Psychic.