Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by M. Belanger, author of several titles, including The Ghost Hunter's Survival Guide, Walking the Twilight Path, and the new Dictionary of Demons: Expanded & Revised.
Let's face it. Demons are the low-hanging fruit of paranormal reality television, the over-used "gotcha" guaranteed to keep folks glued to the screen between commercial breaks. Even outside of TV-land, far too many paranormal investigators toss out the word "demon" the instant they encounter something they deem negative, usually defining negative as something they themselves personally find frightening or unsettling.
But there are plenty of reasons why non-demonic spirits
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Brandy Williams, author of Practical Magic for Beginners and the new Cord Magic.
Last year I made a happiness cord. It got me through the toughest year of my life.
I'd planned a great year. First, I would write my next book, Cord Magic. Then I'd take my husband Alex on a road trip to Yosemite National Park. It was the start of a new decade, the twenties, sure to inspire new ideas in art and music and culture. The road ahead seemed filled with happiness.
That happiness exploded when Alex was diagnosed with a rare disease. In a flash I acquired a new identity: caregiver. I had a lot to learn, fast. What would the rest of his life look
Join us for the first in our new Llewellyn Virtual Author Forum Series!
October 9, 2020—2pmCT
Join us for our first Llewellyn Virtual Author Forum! This bi-monthly series of free online roundtable events will feature your favorite Llewellyn authors discussing topics important to you and answering your questions.
Our first in the series, on Ancestor Work and Veneration, will feature Badass Ancestors author Patti Wigington, Magickal Mediumship author Danielle Dionne, The Witch's Book of Spirits author Devin Hunter, and What Is Remembered Lives author Phoenix LeFae. Discover rituals, practices, and more, and ask them your questions!
We'll be streaming live on Crowdcast
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Simon Court, author of the new The Magic of Pathworking.
Magic, or the Western Esoteric Tradition, captured my mind at an early age. It seemed simple and straightforward to learn and progress through study and work, especially as a member of a reputable order or school. I applied to a group and was accepted, beginning the daily meditation work and text study. This was Qabalistic magic and I devoured the basics of the background theory, the Tree of Life, the correspondences, the method and structure of ritual. I was immersed in it. Then everything changed.
I knew vaguely of pathworkings but was directly introduced to them by Dolores