The title of this post comes from a statement by Ambassador Kosh from the TV show, Babylon 5. It was one of the best science fiction shows ever (well, the first 4 seasons were) dealing with issues of the nature of good and evil, order and chaos, and the eternal repetition and cycles of the universe. It would seem that we're about to see the restart of a negative cycle.
One of the things I've noticed is that people seem willing to extend rights to others when we live in less stressful times, but as things become more stressful, people look for scapegoats as the cause of their problems. One of the traditional scapegoats has been other religions and people from other religions.
Update 1: The winner of the free quartz crystal pendulum contest, Leo O, lives in Mexico. So it took a bit longer for him to receive his prize. However he informed me via email that he did receive it today. If you'd like to see his amazing entry, go to the page here and scroll down.
Update 2: The fallout from my interview on Coat-to-Coast AM with George Noory has been amazing. I've been deluged with email comments and questions, especially from people who also visited my website. I apologize for any tardy responses to you and thank you for your support and understanding.
Update 3: This is it! I have the final proofs to the new 3rd edition of Modern Magick. I'm working on them to make
The recent Memorial Day weekend got me thinking about the pentagram. Why? Well, read on...
For as long as I can remember, my teachers (and innumerable books) have claimed that the "upright" pentagram is a positive and spiritual image. It's upright. What could be more positive than upright?
It's used as a symbol for Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism. It's used for protection as in the famous Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram as well as in other rituals.
It is said that the five points of the pentagram represent the five elements: Fire at the lower right, Earth at the lower left, Water at the upper right, Air at the upper left, and Spirit at the top. What a great symbol this
Whether you’re a homebody or you’re out in the parks throwing a festive party for Mother Earth today, we have plenty of magical ideas for you on how to celebrate Earth Day this year.
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Our Spell-a-Day features an Earth Day Ritual today.
Last year I wrote an Earth Day article containing four simple tips to protect the Earth.
Two years ago I wrote this article comparing bottled water and tap water, along with a ritual to transmute the water you drink.
And five years ago (wow, has it already been that long?), I wrote this article about planting and harvesting herbs for magickal