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11 months ago

The Power of the In-Between

Mystics and sages have always known the power of the in-between. The most powerful times for magic, for example, are in-between times: dawn which is the precipice between night and day, and dusk, between day and night. Midnight is the fulcrum between today and tomorrow, noon the tipping point from morning to afternoon, and so […]

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11 months ago

The Longest Night of 2019

It’s nearly the winter solstice, the longest night of the year. But it’s not the long night we celebrate. We celebrate the sunrise to follow, which appears to have been reborn. Instead of growing smaller and weaker, the newborn sun begins growing bigger and stronger. After the long, dark night, the light returns, and though […]

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11 months ago

Candle Magic

You can make any topic as simple or as complicated as you like. There are entire books about nothing else other than candle magic. I can only assume they must tell you how to gather the wax from bees, color it with natural dyes, and weave wicks from empowered hemp to get that much material […]

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Year-End Review

Every year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, I conduct a spiritual year-end review. It makes sense to me to do this. It’s kind of intuitive, so I roll with it. I’m already thinking about the year gone by to count my blessings, and to appreciate the growth and expansion 2019 brought. I do a […]

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How Divination Works

There are lots of people out there offering readings and channeled messages, and some are better at it than others. To get a good reading, you really ought to come to your own understanding of how divination works. And then you can kind of feel out the providers to decide whether they are approaching this from […]

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Samhain

It’s the season of the Witch. Some call it Halloween, but Halloween is really just the spinoff. The original was and is, Samhain, and it falls precisely halfway between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice. That comes, this year, on November 7th, and it always falls within a couple of days of that date.  […]

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LOA Doesn’t Mean Every Man for Himself

There is an entire contingent of Law of Attraction followers who interpret “you create your own reality” as “every man for himself.” I’ve been meditating on this a lot lately, given world events, and I’ve received some insight from Source. First, though, let me say, I love my friends who see this differently, and I […]

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A Mabon Ritual

Items Needed: Several fallen leaves, one for each of several things for which you are grateful, and one for each of several wishes yet to come true. A small bonfire or an iron cauldron with tea light. Incense with a touch of cinnamon, apple, or pumpkin pie. A small basket. A mirror. During the day, […]

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The Energy of Mabon

Autumn is officially here. But as always, I like to talk about how our own cycles reflect the seasonal ones, and what the changing seasons mean to me on a deeper level. The energy of Mabon and fall is adulthood. Maturity. The fullest level of growth. It’s harvest time. The fruits of our actions are […]

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How To Get What You Ask For (and How Not To)

A while ago, I put it out to the Universe that I’d like a new revenue stream. Something that would be less work, but keep the income flowing in. Then I set about doing all sorts of acrobatics to create one. It’s not that I want to stop writing. (Although I’d love to stop marketing!) […]

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