Is there a link between psychology and magic? Can the psyche have an impact on magical practice? Foundations of Magic is a unique, beginners guide to spellcraft that synthesizes ceremonial magic and proven psychological techniques to work everyday spells.
Without emphasizing any school of magic or belief system, this secular spell book is for people of all backgrounds. J. F. ONeill introduces the basics of spellcraft and explains the psychological preparation needed to work magic. There are exercises for editing old memories and creating new ones, self-hypnosis, and reaching higher trance states. After becoming fully trained in the ways of magic, readers may begin working spells to find love, attract money, alleviate pain, achieve goals, eliminate depression, increase personal power, and more!
The idea for this book first came to me some years ago when I was standing in the checkout line of my local supermarket. I was amusing myself by looking through a copy of one of the many tabloids on display and was as struck by the number of ...
As above, so below.
As within, so without.
These Hermetic truisms have been embraced by Pagans from many different paths. Most of us accept that all things are connected: microcosm and macrocosm, inner and outer. We understand that the physical world is a reflection of the spiritual world, and vice versa. And yet, after the ritual is over and... read this article