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    3 Pagans and a Cat Monthly Feature

    3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast Three Paths, One Journey, No Cat In this highly informative & entertaining podcast, three family members embroiled in wildly divergent traditions gather in one room to discuss, debate, and flat-out argue about their magical, mythical, and mundane lives, all for our education and pleasure. While Waiting to Hear This Month’s Casts, Why Not Catch Up on Last Month’s… Episode 42: Our Community – Ivo Domingeuz Jr.:Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Ivo Domingeuz Jr. discussing the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel tradition, structuring a coven to avoid Standard Coven Fail-States, the symbolic language of astrology, and how to…

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    The Bad Witch’s Guide

    What is a Familiar? A familiar is a spirit. This idea came into being in the Middle Ages that witches could create and summon unseen creatures that could take on various animals forms to spy on, to steal things and curse. Cunning Folk had familiars too. Though they were seen as benevolent. Some kept injured or unusual animals to help “sell” this idea to their customers. To some modern witches a familiar is their pet animal that does magick with them. In modern terms a true familiar would be more like astral projection or making a Fetch or Thought-Form. While it can be pleasant to work with your pets they…

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    Finding Your Own Way

    Chapter 12 The Journey Building a Relationship with Our Inner Selves Much of the rest of this book will be about meditations to help us gain a more balanced stance towards the most common causes of stress in our lives. However, the foremost intention of meditation has always been to develop a relationship with our inner, or higher, selves. Carl Jung called it the Sacred Marriage, – the life-long attempt to gain full rapport between our Ego and our unconscious minds. One may see this as a spiritual journey, or as a psychological journey, -it matters little to the endeavor of finding our own pathway through life. Many who take…

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    Excerpt from The Shaman’s Guide to Power Animals by Lori Morrison

    The Shaman’s Guide to Power Animals by Lori Morrison Excerpted from The Shaman’s Guide to Power Animals. Published by Four Jaguars Press. Copyright © by Lori Morrison. https://lorimorrison.com It was a rainy day in the Pacific Northwest. I lifted my five-year-old body into my father’s delivery van. Our cargo was buttermilk pancake mix, maple syrup, bacon, potatoes, carrots, and canned goods. We were heading to my family’s logging camp on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State in the early 1960s. The road narrowed after we got to the Quinault Indian Reservation. Because over one hundred inches of rain fall there each year, the fir trees towered above us like a…

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    Spellcrafting: Spells & Rituals

    Abracadabra Merry meet! Abracadabra has become known as a word used by stage magicians when performing a trick. In that context it has no real meaning. But long, long ago, it was a mystical word with great healing power. Some say it comes from Aramaic phrase avra kadavra, meaning“it will be created with my words” or “I will create as I speak.” Another theory is it comes from the Hebrew words Av Ben and Ruach meaning Father, Son and Holy Spirit. “The oldest mention of the word abracadabra is found in the work De Medicina Praecepta Saluberrima written by Quintus Serenus in the second century,” according to grammarist.com. In it,…

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    Human BEing or Human DOing?

    “Reminder to everyone that ‘your best’ doesn’t mean pushing yourself to your breaking point. ‘Your best’ means the best you can do while being the best you. Get enough sleep, give yourself breaks, listen to your limits. ‘Your best is better when you’re happy and healthy.” -author unknown In the last article for Pagan Pages Magazine, I wrote about the Maya Prophecy of the Fifth World and the new spiritual energy we have been living in since 2012 “where we are being asked to raise our consciousness and step into a new kind of balance with the cosmos and the Earth.” (Engrácio, Pagan Pages, May 2019) Recently, I’ve noticed a…

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    Book Review – Magickal Astrology: Use the Power of the Planets to Create an Enchanted Life by Skye Alexander

    Book ReviewMagickal AstrologyUse the Power of the Planets to Create an Enchanted Life by Skye Alexander Skye Alexander has been an author I have followed for several years now. She is a practitioner of magick and has a depth of understanding of astrology that fuses the basics of that discipline with practical magickal application. Magickal Astrology: Use the Power of the Planets to Create an Enchanted Life is the latest addition to her impressive collection of writings. ….”Astrology and magick serve as links between universal forces and earthly experience. Like myth, meditation and music, they provide windows through which we can glimpse the Divine and see its hand shaping the…

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    Book Review – The Mirror of Magic: A History of Magic in the Western World by Kurt Seligman

    Book Review The Mirror of Magic A History of Magic in the Western World Author Kurt Seligman Original Copyright date 1948 Mirror of Magic is a comparative religion book. It starts with Mesopotamia and goes all the way to the 18th century. I’m one of those people that I make lots of notes whenever I’m reading a book. So, with this book, I’ve made seven pages of notes. In one of the notes that I made on Mesopotamia, it talks about how the Gods were always reminded of the misfortune of mortals. I did find it interesting that back in Mesopotamia, there is no moral distinction between good or bad,…