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Date: 2004-07-26 By: Mabel Iam
The meditative state is our natural state. When we reach this state, we recognize what lies at the root of all our experiences, and we become fully aware. Meditation awakens the fundamental and innate intelligence of being - the light of our spirit ...
Date: 2006-04-25 By: Timothy Roderick
Beltane, or May Eve, is one of the most important holidays in the pagan year. It is seen oftentimes as equal to Samhain, its opposite festival in the calendar, as both days are noted for the thinning of the veil that separates this world from the otherworld. However, where Samhain celebrates death, Beltane celebrates life and growth, manifested this time of year by fruit and flower. The hallmark of Beltane is fertility, and it is said that in ancient times peasants would light Beltane bonfires and make love in the fields to promote a good growing season through sympathetic magic. However, Beltane isn't only about sexual union, but rather the union of all opposites, and the new things that are created through that union. To get in touch with the fertile flavor of the season, try this simple incantation from Timothy Roderick's
Date: 2011-02-28 By: Linda Raedisch
While working on her book Night of the Witches, author Linda Raedisch discovered a meeting and subsequent correspondence between a now-elderly friend and Gerald Gardner. Just how did the Father of Modern Witchcraft influence our present-day? As the author discovers, much more than you might initially think.
Date: 2001-09-14 By: Lord Green Man and Lady Diana BirdSong
Precis: Two Wiccans rediscover a piece of their past and the importance of The Grimoire of Lady Sheba in the history of Paganism and Wicca. A PIECE OF HISTORY By Lord Green Man and Lady Diana BirdSong We have been Wiccans, now, for ...
Date: 2008-07-21 By: Janina Renée
The lighting of candles is a tradition that has comforted many people through times of crisis. At such times, the candle is a beacon for calling spirits of guidance, as well as a symbol of hope. Following is a simple prayer that you can say when lighting such a candle. The words are necessarily very general, but you can change them or add words
Date: 2008-02-16 By: Kate West
To ensure that money will enter the house all year round, take one silver or golden coin for each external door to the house. The coins will almost certainly be gold or silver coloured rather than actually made of the metals concerned. Then take the same number of circular pieces of paper. Wash the coin(s) carefully under running water for ten
Date: 2005-01-01 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Recently Llewellyn published a book with the intriguing title, Don’t Call Them Ghosts. That made me remember some of the various “ghosts” I have encountered in my life. And the many stories I’ve heard over the years. Perhaps we shouldn’t call ...
Date: 1969-12-31 By: J. Allan Danelek
Setting out to write a book about ghosts is not so much a labor of love as it is a voyage of self discovery, for the subject can hardly be broached without asking some very difficult and important questions having to do with immortality, God and ...
Date: 2008-08-20 By: Michelle Skye
As Samhain nears, there is a delicious crackle in the air, a suppressed energy that tickles the subconscious and begs to be explored. Psychic fairs pop up all over the landscape and the supernatural seems but a hands-breadth away. Witches and ghosts and skeletons arrive on the doorstep, ready to decorate our humdrum lives, reminding us that the
Date: 2008-05-31 By: Amber K
Seven cards are dealt left to right. The first cards, on the left, represent the past; the middle three the present; and the two on the right, the future. Starting at the left, the card positions are as follows: The Distant Past The Immediate Past Present Difficult Influences You, As You Are Now Present Positive Influences Recommended Action