Magic and Miracles. What Truly is Possible with Magic?
Discussion over what magic does and does not make possible are numerous and ongoing. Such conversations range from intriguing and troubling to humorous and ludicrous. I recoil at notions of magic as only a catalyst for changes in consciousness. Forgive me for ignoring the follow through argument that consciousness is the creator of all else, […]
Magical Initiation: Two Most Important Areas of Practice for Beginners
This post has to be quick due to mundane affairs I’m in the midst of but it will mark the start of a conversation, albeit one-sided for the most part, of an ongoing nature. Meaning I will make a few proper posts on this point when time allows. If I had a time machine or […]
Magic Spell for ACTION or Overcoming Procrastination
Let’s keep this one simple and not write a novella (I tell myself.). As the title implies this magic spell is all about acting and moving and putting an end to stagnation and procrastination. This is the spell to get you unstuck and in motion when it matters most so simplicity and assertiveness are the way […]
Cursed? More Likely Just Jinxed.
The Magical Subculture is Obsessed with Curses Tell me I’m wrong. Everywhere we look we find oils and incenses and spell kits for breaking a curse. Pre-made spells and custom-cast conjures to break curses or stop the evil eye, etc. fly off the rack at Etsy and other marketplaces. Everyone seems to think they are […]
Mars Today vs the Ancient View
Quite often in modern Paganism and magical lore the Red Power known as Mars is either designated in a pejorative manner or is at best seriously watered-down. Typical attributes assigned Mars by any astrologer and in most books on planetary magic include strife, anger, and all things mean and ugly on the down side. The […]
Grounding Your Energy: A Technical Description
Grounding yourself before and during magical work is very important. It is also misunderstood and inaccurately described far too often.
Improving Early Results with Magic
Some people take to magic like a goblin in a cave or a fish to water, while other are befuddled and confounded in the early days. There are many reasons for this and an entire book might be written solely on the topic of how to assess and improve results during your first year of […]
Real Magic Lesson Four PART TWO!
A Good Magic Spell or Magic Ritual for Beginners? In yesterday’s lesson we covered (extensively?) the foundation and formula of a magical operation. Today we’ll walk through an operation or two aimed at getting you some affirmative magical results as quickly as possible. These operations are structured in a very transparent manner so you can […]
Real Magic: Lesson Four
I hope you are keeping a journal during this course! If so, be sure to have it handy for this lesson and make plenty of notes. If you aren’t yet journaling, just start now. An old, spiral notebook will get the job done but if you do prefer something nicer yet priced cheap check these […]
Different Types of Magic
I’ll make a confession to you right at the top of the page: This article is a piece of “obligatory content”, which means I felt it was one I had to write for the benefit of others. In truth, my own, internal classification of magic is much looser than what you are about to read […]