Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Deborah Lipp, author of several books, including Tarot Interactions, Merry Meet Again, and the new Magical Power for Beginners.
When working in a coven, grove, or other ritual group, creating a "group mind" (sometimes called an "egregore") empowers all the work you do. Your magic will naturally sync up, and your rituals will be more harmonious.
Should Paganism be exclusive or inclusive? That's a thing Pagans have been debating for decades. There is plenty of room in our community for groups with open-door policies and groups that screen carefully. I love and celebrate the open-door groups that make Paganism accessible to all.
Congratulations to our Llewellyn and Midnight Ink titles on their IPPY Awards!
Our 2017 winners are:
The Awakened Psychic, by Kala Ambrose (Gold; New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit category)
How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can, by Amy B. Scher (Gold, Self-Help category)
Delivering the Truth, by Edith Maxwell (Silver, Mystery/Cozy/Noir category)
Quiet Neighbors, by Catriona McPherson (Bronze, Myster/Cozy/Noir category)
The Independent Publisher Awards or IPPYs, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers.
The 2017 Independent Publisher Awards (IPPYs) were revealed via an announcement
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melanie Barnum, author of several books, including Psychic Abilities for Beginners, The Book of Psychic Symbols, and the new Llewellyn's Little Book of Psychic Development.
If someone had told me twenty-five years ago that one day I would be a professional psychic and author, I would have told them that they were crazy. Never in a million years would I have thought it possible. After all, I had a good job, a rational job; I was an accountant. The two careers, shouldn't be compatible, right? That's what I thought at least, because I discounted the interest I had in the metaphysical world. I didn’t think that my pleasure in having a reading
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Cassandra Eason, author of The Magick of Faeries, and the new Everyday Psychic Defense.
I have worked for the past forty years in workplaces that include schools, department stores, clinics, publishers, universities, television studios, and major New Age festivals. Defensive crystals have kept me calm and focused, even in the most pressurized, hostile, and over-competitive work environments.
If I know I will be in the public gaze, the following morning crystal ritual protects throughout the working day or week against workplace tension and stress as well as deliberate unpleasantness.
Choose one of the following deep-colored crystals to