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Date: 2005-05-17 By: Christopher Penczak
When I got involved in Wicca, I found that most of my teachers emphasized the Goddess. Many people have been raised with traditions that emphasized the male aspect of divinity. These same people often come to nature-based religions with a desire to ...
Date: 2006-06-19 By: Ember Grant
Many people are drawn to the mysterious deep blue of lapis lazuli, or lapis for short. It is one of the oldest “spiritual” stones, first mined 6,000 years ago in Afghanistan – the finest stones still come from that area. Its name comes from the ...
Date: 2003-07-12 By: Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Ph.D.
In August 2002, news broke that a New Caledonian crow named Betty, in a laboratory in Oxford, demonstrated intentional problem-solving ability by repeatedly bending a straight piece of wire into a hook so that she could snag food. Scientists ...
Date: 2007-10-22 By: Melanie Harris
We miss our dear friends and family who have died, and we long to be with them once more: to feel their presence, to share another deep conversation, to laugh together as we once did. We can. This Samhain, the phone lines to the ghost world will be open, as the barrier shrouding the dead from the living melts on this mystical night. Spirit communication is a way to stay in touch with lost loved ones, and October 31st is an optimal night for such magic.
Date: 2003-07-25 By: Tau Malachi
Orthodox forms of Christianity would have us believe that the Christos is isolate to the person of Yeshua (Aramaic for "Jesus") and that he alone is Christ or the Messiah. However, Gnostic Christianity holds a very different view of Yeshua and ...
Date: 2004-12-06 By: J. C. Manion
Ireland is a magical place. I don’t mean this in the way guidebooks do when they promise travelers an idyllic vacation, one full of hikes in shockingly green valleys; evenings in music-, dance-, and ale-filled pubs; and encounters with gracious, ...
Date: 2001-10-12 By: Charles Foster
Precis: The author reveals a strikingly original method of using the I Ching, one which requires magical practice rather than consultation with a book. ASTRAL DIVINATION WITH THE I CHING By Charles Foster As many of you reading ...
Date: 2005-09-12 By: Gwinevere Rain
Teens are often misguided when they first learn about Wicca, believing that a mentor or coven is needed to jump start their practice. This is far from the case, in fact many young people start as a solitary practitioner researching the path on his ...
Date: 2005-04-25 By: Isabelle Ghaneh
The asteroid Lilith is one of a pantheon of astrological pulse points in a chart - along with Ceres the nurturer, Pallas the wise one, Vesta the guardian of hearth and home, and Juno the wife or partner. These asteroids give us information on ...
Date: 2001-09-21 By: Terrance Lescault
Precis: The writer spent years fighting attacks because of his Gypsy heritage and shares the personal and emotional impact they had on him. To solve problems created by this abuse, his research leads him to rediscover the heart, soul ...