• Reviews & Interviews

    Book Review – The Beginner’s Guide to The Akashic Records: Understanding Your Soul’s History and How to Read It by Whitney Jefferson Evans

    Book Review The Beginner’s Guide to The Akashic Records Understanding Your Soul’s History and How to Read It by Whitney Jefferson Evans Publisher: Adams Media 208 pages Publication Date: 1/12/2021     Imagine being able to open a file to find all your past and future selves– to learn from and discover “your true purpose in life.” These are the Akashic Records that Whitney Jefferson Evans writes about in The Beginner’s Guide to the Akashic Records: Understanding Your Soul’s History and How to Read It. According to Jefferson Evans, a Reiki Master and Deputy Editorial Director and Director of Pop Culture at BuzzFeed, “the Akashic Records are an energetic, vibrational…

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    Video Book Review – Seeking the Spirits of Palo Kimbisa: Exploring the Mysterious World of the Afro-Cuban Religion by Tata Rodriguez as told to Sophia Kelly Shultz

    Video Book Review Seeking the Spirits of Palo Kimbisa Exploring the Mysterious World of the Afro-Cuban Religion by Tata Rodriguez as told to Sophia Kelly Shultz Publisher: Red Feather 112 Pages Publication Date: 1/28/2021   Bright Blessings. I had the pleasure of reviewing this amazing book. It is the words of Palo Kimbisa elder Tata Rodriguez and was told to Sophia Kelly Shultz. Published in 2021 by Red Feather Mind Body Spirit, this book is a short 112 pages, and you will be sad it’s not longer. Shultz’s conversational writing style is an easy read, and her relaxed voice comes through well for readers. With much love and care, she…

  • Monthly Columns

    Peeking in the Shadows: Crafting a Book of Shadows and Light

      This month begins a series of exploration about Our Relationship to the Divine…. Our Relationship to the Divine Part One: In Search of the Divine   …. The Divine flows within me. The Limitless All supports me. All Beings of Spirit and Essence are my teachers. I AM the corporeal out-picturing of the Divine’s desire…   A shared goal of seekers on any spiritual path is that of revealing the Divine. What the definition of that word – “Divine” – is carries the weight of personal perception, experience and what we have learned from our community, society as a whole and observation of an interface of communing that resonates…

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    Raising the Next Generation to be Environmentally Kind – An Excerpt from the Upcoming Book ‘Practically Pagan: An Alternative Guide to Planet Friendly Living’ by Mabh Savage

      As we move into warmer months and hopefully have more access to the outside world, I thought it would be timely to share these thoughts about raising kids in a Pagan family to be respectful for Planet Earth. This excerpt is from my upcoming book, Practically Pagan: An Alternative Guide to Planet Friendly Living, available to pre-order now at Amazon and other book stores.   Kids are our greatest teachers when it comes to appreciating the world around us. Anyone who has children or has the chance to interact with children will know that there is nothing more magical than seeing them become enthralled with nature. That look of…

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    5 Steps to Creating Positive Thought Chains: The Foundation of Positive Thinking by Guest Writer Diana Cole

    “To keep feeling better in life, we need to have an internal commitment to choosing better thoughts,” Diana explains. “Starting with one positive thought leads to a positive inner dialogue, and that ultimately leads to feeling good. Positive thoughts bring good feelings. The key is conjuring enough positive thoughts consistently — letting one lead into another to form positive thought chains — to sustain a better feeling.” Here are Diana’s five steps to creating positive thought chains: “The purpose of this exercise is to help you learn to stay in positive thought for as long as possible,” she says.   Step 1: Write down five aspects of your life that…

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    Worth the Witch

      Witchy One: Intentional Jewelry For Magical Women by Una Spirit A while back, I reviewed the Una Spirit Medicine Bundle for PaganPagesOrg and was so impressed, I subscribed to the less expensive Witchy One box for $20 plus $5 shipping. I enjoyed it so I thought I would share it with you.     All these items fit into a box four-and-a-half-inches by five-and-a-half-inches by one inch high.     A picture of the Goddess Isis takes up one side of this locket. “She knew the magic of words and worked with this powerful tool of influence,” the card enclosed with the box states, adding, “May you wear it…

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    GoodGod!

    Meet the Gods: Hephaestus     Hephaestus (prounounced heh-fay-stus) was the Greek god of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges, and sculptures. He was the blacksmith for the gods, and made all Olympus’ weapons. His Roman counter part is Vulcan. He was said to be the son of Zeus and Hera, and it’s said his deformity and ugliness disgusted one or both his parents enough to throw him off Mount Olympus. He landed in the sea and was rescued by sea nymphs who raised him in an underwater cave. It’s there he began to craft metal. Hephaestus had his own palace on Olympus where he invented methods of automatons of metal…

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    Tarot Deck Review – The Wayfarer Tarot by Stacy Salpietro-Babb and Margaret Shipman

    Tarot Deck Review The Wayfarer Tarot Guidebook by Stacy Salpietro-Babb Artwork & Design by Margaret Shipman Publisher: Self Published via Kickstarter Publication Date: 2018     The Wayfarer Tarot is created by Stacy Salpietro-Babb (guidebook) and Margaret Shipman (artwork and design), first edition 2018 ISBN: 978-0-578-42920-5. This beautiful deck was self-published via a Kickstarter campaign that ran during 2018. Stacy and Margaret began working together to create The Wayfarer Tarot during 2013, forming the ideas that would become the deck, and combining Stacy’s vision for the meaning of the card and Margaret’s visual interpretation. The Wayfarer Tarot comes in a 3 inch by 5 inch cardboard box with a matte…