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Date: 2014-10-01 By: Chic Cicero
Of the many esoteric subjects studied by ceremonial magicians, alchemy is often considered one of the hardest and most arcane, while the tarot is thought to be one of the most accessible and “hands-on.” Historically the language of alchemy with its inscrutable riddles and metaphors have baffled many students, while the images of the tarot are more direct and often need little explanation. Some may prefer one over the other, but like other elements of the Western Esoteric Tradition, the best way to learn alchemy and tarot is to study these topics together. Golden Dawn Adepts Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero here provide the illuminating Philosopher's Stone Tarot Spread.
Date: 2014-09-29 By: Debi Chestnut
Why is it that certain things and places spook a lot of people? Places such as basements, attics, abandoned buildings; dolls; clowns—the list is endless. Are these feelings based in truth, or past experiences with television and film? Debi Chestnut, author of the new Stalking Shadows, explains how we can move past our initial feelings of unease and continue forward.
Date: 2014-09-15 By: Barbara Moore
Llewellyn's Classic Tarot is a faithful yet new expression of timeless tarot imagery that is destined to become both a classic and a favorite of both beginner and seasoned tarot readers. Why was the deck created? Book author and tarot expert Barbara Moore explains.
Date: 2014-09-08 By: Steven A. LaChance
Even after the doors to the Union Screaming House had long been closed, the haunting was far from over. Steven LaChance, author of The Uninvited (which chronicles the horrifying—and deadly—experiences his family had in the Union Screaming House), is back with a look into what happened long after they had left the house, the doors closed and locked...and the haunting continued.
Date: 2014-09-04 By: Richard Webster
People have always been fascinated by luck, and throughout history, numerous methods have been devised to try to entice good luck. What is luck? How can we bring more of it into our lives? Richard Webster, author of the new 365 Ways to Attract Good Luck, explains just how easy it might be.
Date: 2014-09-01 By: Richard Webster
For thousands of years, people have used a wide variety of different ways to communicate with angels. From meditation to prayer, there are any number of ways to communicate with our angelic guardians. Richard Webster, noted author of several books on angels, has created
Date: 2014-08-25 By: Barbara Moore
As readers, we are often asked for clarification about a situation. This technique and spread can help provide that clarification, if there is more than one person involved. Tarot expert Barbara Moore presents the Group Dynamics Spread, intended to to aid in understanding the other person (or people) involved so that the querent can develop the best plan to improve the situation or help progress a goal.
Date: 2014-08-25 By: Deva Green
No discussion of evolutionary astrology can begin without first mentioning Pluto. In evolutionary astrology, the natal position of Pluto symbolizes the core evolutionary desires/intentions of past lifetimes, while Pluto's polarity point reflects the current evolutionary intentions. Similarly, we can look to the Moon's 's nodes to see how the evolutionary journey within any given lifetime will take place consciously on an emotional level as we make the transition from our evolutionary past to the future. Here, evolutionary astrologer Deva Green discusses what the moon's nodes mean in a chart, from an evolutionary perspective.
Date: 2014-08-18 By: Stacey Graham
Is that clown doll looking at you funny? It may very well be. Haunted objects are more common than you think—and it might be wise to think twice before picking up objects from antique sales or flea markets. Here, Haunted Stuff author Stacey Graham details ten such haunted—and utterly creepy—objects with hidden pasts.
Date: 2014-08-18 By: Kristoffer Hughes