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 […]
Magic, an Explanation
Many people today are not even aware of the existence of magic outside of books and movies. Everyone is of course familiar with the stage magician and illusionist, with his mesmerizing card tricks and other assorted trickery. As a child I couldn’t get enough David Copperfield and I’ve always found Houdini very interesting. Prior to […]
What Books are Good for the Beginner Occultist?
I get this question from time to time and it’s definitely a good one to nerd out on. Perhaps a surprise (then maybe not) I’m not as well-read as your garden variety pedant/occultist, but I still have enough context and library space to offer some interesting recommendations. I should clarify a bit of deceptiveness on […]