Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Michael M. Hughes, author of the new Magic for the Resistance: Rituals and Spells for Change.
One of the most common criticisms of the #MagicResistance came from witches who believe politics and magic should never be mixed. "Witchcraft is about the spirit," one wrote to me. "Politics is of the mundane world. I leave politics out of my circle."
While understandable, I find that sort of belief troubling.
Magic and witchcraft have always mixed. The historical record is full of examples of witches using magic against the powerful. Though it's difficult to determine the historicity of many of the more well-known examples, it is clear that
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Peter Smith, author of the new Quantum Consciousness: Journey Through Other Realms.
Have you ever wondered about other versions of ourselves that have taken a different path and live as another one of us?
Quantum Physics talks about alternate realities, where a decision we have made has taken us in two directions. The opportunity of this phenomenon is that we remain quantumly entangled with these other selves, because we share the same source (i.e., the timeline before it split in two).
For some years, I've been having conversations with these other selves as a way to trade learnings from the different paths we each took and my
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tony Mierzwicki, author of the new Hellenismos: Practicing Greek Polytheism Today.
Back in June, Tomás Prower (author of La Santa Muerte and the new Queer Magic) wrote a guest Llewellyn blog post titled, "Can Queer Magic Be Used by Non-Queer People?," in which he correctly stated: "You don’t have to be Greek to develop a meaningful and potent relationship with the Olympian gods" as a parallel to non-queer people practicing queer magic. So, do you have to be Greek in order to practice Greek polytheism?
There are precedents for non-Greeks practicing Greek polytheism in ancient times.
The Panathenaia, which was the main annual festival
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Lisa Anne Rooney, author of the new Survival Guide for Those Who Have Psychic Abilities and Don't Know What to Do with Them.
I'm very blessed to be able to work daily with the spirits around me. I learn something new every day, but there are a few lessons that come up often for myself and my clients regarding balancing ourselves body, mind, and soul. In my new book, Survival Guide for Those Who Have Psychic Abilities and Don't Know What to Do with Them, I discuss many of them. But, I'd say the number one lesson I hear is: "We need to remove the word 'try' from our language!"
Spirit has explained to me that the word try is a disease that