Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Mat Auryn, author of the new Psychic Witch.
Meditation may not be the first thing people think of when they think about witchcraft, spells, or magickal powers. However, when people think of psychic ability, they often think about meditation and mindfulness to engage and enhance those abilities. I truly believe that both psychic and magickal ability are two sides of the same coin—one being the perception of energy and the other being the manipulation of energy. That being said, meditation would be the operating space where the two intersect and from which we engage and enhance both practices. These topics are the heart and core of my book,
Llewellyn’s Complete Book of the Rider Waite Smith Tarot by Sasha Graham
You can hear or read something many times and not "get it." Until that one time when you do. Maybe it was the way it was said. Maybe your brain was poised to receive. Whatever the case, Graham, in her incredible book on the Rider Waite Smith Tarot, helped me understand the importance of Freemasonry's influence on tarot. I hope you enjoy this excerpt as much as I did.
The Golden Dawn’s structural forefather is Freemasonry. Freemasonry and tarot’s common denominator is a perfectly designed structure. Freemasonry’s elegant organization was a core reason the Golden Dawn existed with
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH, author of The Healing Art of Essential Oils, Llewellyn's 2020 Essential Oils Calendar, and the new Essential Oils for Beginners.
Our lives are busy, stressful, and packed with "need-to-do"s. Moms know this (and dads, as well), but it usually takes a blow to their health to remind them that balance is required. Take some time for yourself. Really! You will not only help yourself, but you will also be helping your family. You’ve probably familiar with the TV commercial where it shows a mom or a dad forced into having to take a day off due to a cold or flu. We laugh at the resulting chaos that ensues and are told to
Tarot Reversals for Beginners by Leeza Robertson
For those of us who calculate such things, 2020 is the Year of the Emperor. The digits in 2020 add up to 4, which is the number of the Emperor. Many of us have a challenging experience with this card because it is associated with political leadership...and many of us have a challenging relationship with political leaders, or at least some of them. The Emperor is an important and necessary energy and we definitely need to heal it by knowing that human examples of Emperor energy are not always the best examples. Maybe reflecting on our ideas of the Emperor reversed will help us understand the upright Emperor better.