Magical correspondences are generally thought of as simple correlations among the elements, directions, seasons, and colors that are frequently used in ritual. What exactly are correspondences? Why do we use them? And how can we use them more effectively? Sandra Kynes, author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Correspondences, explains.
Paganism is a beautiful blending of the inner world that we keep deep inside, and the outer world, nature in its glorious abundance. The closer a view we have of both our inner spiritual selves and of the natural world in which we live and function, the more awe-inspiring our spiritual path becomes.
So in this article, I'd like to look at both the personal and the natural. First we journey...
It may be a cliché to compare spirituality to a garden, but there really is no better analogy because our lives come into blossom and grow lush when we cultivate spirit. With springtime unfolding, this is the perfect time to pay attention to our spirituality, and a good way to do this is through ritual. Sandra Kynes, author of Your Altar and A Year of Ritual, explains the importance of ritual.
Modern Pagans have continually sought ways to honor the natural world and live more closely with the rhythms and spirit of the land. Many of us find that drawing close to nature provides access to different levels of energy and awareness, which ...