Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tomás Prower, author of La Santa Muerte, Queer Magic, Morbid Magic, and the new Warrior Magic.
Everywhere in human history where there have been oppressed peoples, there have also been warriors willing to fight back. In my book Warrior Magic: Justice Spirituality from Around the World, you can learn, in depth, the many ways warriors from cultures around the world have utilized magic in the good fight to break the societal chains that bind. Though, for now, here are four eclectic examples curated from the book among oh so many.
Astral Travel Infiltration
Being in the fray of a fight isn't necessary if you can astral travel. For the
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Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tomás Prower, author of La Santa Muerte, Queer Magic, and the new Morbid Magic.
I often get questions regarding eco-friendly funerals, and after writing my new book Morbid Magic: Death Spirituality and Culture from Around the World revealing the many ways we humans have ritualistically and physically given our loved ones their final send-off into the afterlife, I'm not surprised that we're starting to see a strong rise in bringing back the eco-friendly death traditions of old. Modern Pagans, particularly, are keen on not wanting to harm Mother Nature via today's eco-unfriendly funeral industry. So, can it be done? Yes...but it takes some
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tomás Prower, author of La Santa Muerte and the new Queer Magic.
Well, can they? Queer magic, on the surface, appears to be a new phenomenon. It seems like the positive result of the liberalizing of society and the globally increasing acceptance of queer individuals. With the fertile ground of open-mindedness and tolerance, queer people appear to be finally free to develop their own magic. But is this really true? And if so, is it a type of magic that hetero cisgender people can do? Should they do it?
I know, that's a lot of if/then questions in succession, but let's briefly tackle each answer one by one starting with queer magic being