The annual COVR (Coalition of Visionary Retailers) awards were announced this weekend at INATS in Denver. 5 of our 6 nominated Llewellyn titles won 2019 COVR Awards:
Kitchen Table Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Divination Books Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER/BOOK OF THE YEAR)
Sigil Witchery, by Laura Tempest Zakroff (Shamanism & Wicca Books Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER)
Tarot in Wonderland, by Barbara Moore & Eugene Smith (Tarot Products Category; GOLD MEDAL WINNER)
Carl Llewellyn Weschcke, by Melanie Marquis (Autobiographical & Biographical Books Category; BRONZE MEDAL WINNER)
Queer Magic, by Tomás Prower (Contemporary Spirituality Category; BRONZE MEDAL
Let’s start by saying I can’t believe I’m writing another remembrance on this blog. I’ve lost too many authors in the 10 years I’ve worked for Llewellyn, and now I’ve lost my boss Carl Llewellyn Weschcke. We all have lost a very special person – not just his family, not just the Llewellyn family, but all of the Wiccans, Witches, Pagans, and magicians that I acquire books for, under his mighty imprint. So this is not going to be short.
Carl was a natural-born leader, the kind of person with so much enthusiasm for an idea or a project that others got caught up in it, too. He was a kind, intelligent person who was always looking to expand other people’s minds, by starting
Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Publishing Pioneer, Visionary, The Father of New Age
It is with profound sadness we share the news of Carl Llewellyn Weschcke’s passing. He passed peacefully on Saturday, November 7 surrounded by family. He was 85.
Carl Llewellyn Weschcke was Chairman and the driving force behind Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd., the oldest and largest publishers of New Age, Metaphysical, Self-Help, and Spirituality books in the world.
Weschcke was a life-long student of a broad range of Metaphysical, Spiritual and Occult subjects which led him to the purchase of the Llewellyn publishing company in 1961. He relocated the company to his home on Summit Avenue in St. Paul. The
An Innate Psychic Power
Clairvoyance begins as an innate, natural Psychic Power that canand should be—developed into a true and reliable Psychic Skill.
There is a difference between any innate power and the developed skill. We are all born with many natural physical, mental, and psychic attributes that not only differ among us but also in how those differences arise and in how they may be developed and enhanced. Some of us are born with the right DNA and genetic programming to become physically strong while others may remain “90-pound weaklings” unless we train and develop those weak muscles into strong ones.
Still, even with lots of training and development work,