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, […]
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 […]
Three Magical Goals
Way back when I first approached the study and practice of magic, I did so because I wanted answers to basic questions many of us probably have. My questions were not spectacular or brilliant, just the basics like: Is there really an unseen world that affects our daily lives? In time, I had many of […]
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 […]
Magic the Art of the Magi?
We’ve been told time after time that “Magic derives from an old Greek word referring to the Persian Magi”… This is true, of course. In fact words like magica and magicae etc. probably all are derived from reference to the mysterious and powerful Magi. Eventually these terms branched out to cover all phenomena, practices, and […]