Category: Introduction to Magic

How to Use Your Wish-Granting Tree

What if… Surely everyone is familiar with the saying/exercise if you could wave a magic wand. The latter fragment is often completed as a question by adding something along the lines of how would your life look today(?) or what would your future lover be like(?). As practitioners of the magical arts, perhaps we find […]

Magical Invocation of Crystal or GemStone Properties

Carry a Gemstone’s Power without the Physical Stone Crystals and gemstones (hereafter cgs) can be found for every magical purpose imaginable. While these are among my favorite magical resources, I avoid the trap of carrying too many. A pound of rocks in each pocket is not magic, but neurosis. You’ll clutter your mind and befuddle […]

Black Magic vs White Magic. Good and Evil?

White Magic and Black Magic The idea of black magic, this specific term, as the dark arts centered around summoning and working with demons and other evil entities is at least as old as the Middle Ages. Certainly, it has taken on more elaborate meaning and context since the 1800s, probably with most of its […]

Gnosis: What Does this Word Mean?

Gnosis – that weird word that relates somehow to the Gnostics. Means knowledge, right? Well yeah purdy much, but on a different level from the standard Western word, ‘knowledge’. That’s why it’s often used to describe not only an experience, but a state one enters into, akin to or identical to my magical state. The […]

Answers to some FAQ about Magic

Here is some content that addresses many of the specific questions I hear, and probably asked myself, at some point regarding magical practice. What is magical initiation? What is Magic? How can I do magic? Requirements for spell casting? Esoteric vs Practical Magic? Magic or Mysticism? Does magic really work? How to enter a magical […]