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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: 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: 2005-01-10 By: Christopher Penczak
Reiki is the power to heal using “universal life force.” Reiki itself is a system of natural healing coming to the west from Japan. A trained practitioner of Reiki healing has the ability to channel pure life force - what is known as ki, chi, or ...
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 2004-09-27 By: Mary K. Wilson
In the Qabalah system, the Tree of Life contains spheres and paths, all leading to the crown, Kether. This crown corresponds to the crown chakra and the source of all divine energy. For those on a spiritual path, a myriad of tools exist to help ...