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Date: 2008-05-07 By: Llewellyn
Plants have long been called upon to provide glimpses of the future. This form of divination, termed botanomancy, uses plants in innumerable ways: they’re placed beneath the pillow to create prophetic dreams; are sown and observed as they grow; are used as pendulums; and are tossed into water, air, or fire. Plants seen unexpectedly are responsible
Date: 2004-07-01 By: Tau Malachi
The Gospel of St. Thomas is perhaps among the most beautiful and powerful of the Gnostic Scriptures that appear in the Nag Hammadi library. Its great power lies in the fact that it is not encumbered by the literary device of a story-line, but is ...
Date: 2003-09-01 By: Ann Moura
After writing several books encompassing aspects of my family heritage of Green Witchcraft, I felt the time was right to offer people their own copy of my personal Book of Shadows and Grimoire. As part of the source of inspiration for the previous ...
Date: 2012-01-30 By: Mark Spencer
Since moving into the Allen House, Mark Spencer (author of A Haunted Love Story) and his wife have encountered the spirits of Ladell Allen and her family. But rather than moving on once their secrets were revealed, the spirits of the Allens seem to be growing closer than ever to Mark and his family.
Date: 2014-03-19 By: Ellen Dugan
If your cat is scheduled for surgery or is recovering from an illness, try the following spell. If possible, try and schedule surgery during a waning moon phase. (It's thought to help keep blood loss and infection down.) Call on one of the gentle cat goddesses, such as Freya, Bast, or Diana. Supplies For this spell you will need: A plain
Date: 2004-09-01 By: Ciro Marchetti
When I was first contacted by Llewellyn with the proposal of creating a tarot deck, I was immediately enthusiastic about the idea. There were, after all, many themes in common with my personal illustration work. However, even though Barbara Moore ...
Date: 2003-01-01 By: Jenny Crawford
What if you sent a letter to heaven? Would you expect to get a response? If you have ever lost a dear family member, you may have prayed or talked to his or her soul but wondered whether your communications were received. The fact is, when any of ...
Date: 2011-12-19 By: K.M. Sheard
Names. We all have them. They are so integral to our society that few people ever pause to reflect on their cultural significance and what they reveal about our way of life. But even today, naming practices vary considerably across the world. And the naming practices of our ancestors were equally diverse. And, what’s more, they offer us a unique window through which to glimpse their lives, how they lived, and what they believed. What do the names of our Pagan predecessors reveal about their way of lif? K.M. Sheard, author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Names, explains.
Date: 2013-02-04 By: Lexa Olick
Over recent years, we have seen great strides in digital technology, and many of our digital devices double as cameras. But, many of our photos taken may never again be viewed. Is it possible to regain the power the photograph once held, in magic and in mundane life? Lexa Olick, author of Witchy Crafts, explains the link between power and image.
Date: 2008-07-16 By: Donald Michael Kraig
You’ve seen it in old movies: A safecracker takes out a small piece of sandpaper and roughs up the skin of his fingertips so he can more easily detect the movement of the tumblers in the lock. The goal is to open the safe and get some form of treasure. In this column I’m going to be a piece of sandpaper. I’d like to open a lock that might lead