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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
Date: 2013-10-22 By: Llewellyn
Of the handful of flying humanoid narratives that have trickled in over the past decade, one of the creepiest has to do with a winged creature that was seen by a credible eyewitness as recently as 2007, according to an online article that was posted by researcher Brent Raynes. A native of Tennessee who has been investigating UFO reports since
Date: 2013-10-21 By: Linda Raedisch
The Samhain season is upon us, a time when the veil between the worlds is thin, and our thoughts turn to spirits, ghosts, and communication with loved ones passed. Yet, this Halloween season is a great reminder that not so very long ago, much like Halloween, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill. Who are these spirits of the Yuletide season? Linda Raedisch, author of the new Old Magic of Christmas, presents one such spirit group: the White Ladies.
Date: 2013-10-14 By: Ken Gerhard
For centuries, mythologies all over the world have portrayed flying humanoid creatures, greatly feared because their appearance seems to spell out death and destruction for those who are unfortunate enough to cross their path. Surprisingly though, encounters with these unnatural entities continue into modern times. Here is a top ten list from Ken Gerhard, author of Encounters with Flying Humanoids, of the winged creatures that have most captured the public's imagination in recent years.
Date: 2013-10-08 By: Lisa Rogers
Yes, I'm a geek, or maybe a nerd. I'm whatever you'd call someone who has a deep-rooted passion for old buildings. I love the architecture, the smell, the feel, and most of all the history behind them. This passion has led me to many wonderful places and has allowed me to meet the most interesting people, both in and out of body. Before your
Date: 2013-10-07 By: Tess Whitehurst
In today's society, we are bombarded with mixed messages regarding appearance that many of us may feel that we are "damned if we do, and damned if we don't." But fashion and self-care don't need to be dismissed as silly or shallow—rather, as Magical Fashionista author Tess Whitehurst illustrates, fashion is a powerful and magical tool for personal power and transformation.
Date: 2013-10-07 By: Sam Queen
The Stanley Hotel was the inspiration for the "Overlook Hotel" in Stephen King's 1977 novel The Shining, and the inhabitants of the Stanley prove themselves to be inspiration for any horror novel. Sam Queen, co-author of Haunted Asylums, Prisons, and Sanatoriums, discusses his haunting experiences during a visit.
Date: 2013-10-01 By: Lesley Francis
Okay, for the sake of an open mind, try to forget everything you've ever thought about change. Accept one thing: it really does have a purpose, which is to get us to grow. Not just to upset our carefully laid plans or make us feel like we are perpetually living on a skateboard. The bottom line is change is inevitable. It's gift is to get you to
Date: 2013-09-30 By: Jamie Davis
In a little town called Medfield, Massachussetts, Jamie Davis and Sam Queen (co-authors of Haunted Asylums, Prisons, and Sanatoriums) came upon the abandoned Medfield Insane Asylum. Used for location in the film Shutter Island, Jamie and Sam could only imagine what awaited them within the many buildings, all in various stages of degradation.