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    Book Review – Protect Your Light: A Practical Guide to Energy Protection, Cleansing and Cutting Cords by George Lizos

    Book Review Protect Your Light: A Practical Guide to Energy Protection, Cleansing and Cutting Cords by George Lizos Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing 240 Pages Published: July 2022     ….I define energy protection as the art of being energetically authentic. It’s about identifying and clearing what’s not yours so you can reestablish your connection with your authentic self and then taking protective measures to secure your authenticity. Energy protection ensures that what’s yours is yours, and what’s theirs is theirs …¹ Protect Your Light: A Practical Guide to Energy Protection, Cleansing and Cutting Cords by George Lizos provides the reader with the tools to navigate the energies of the modern…

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    MagickalArts

    What Are the Magickal Arts?   … As magickal practitioners we are all “artists” in our own ways, honing our skills of creating magick, weaving patterns of energy that affect change and calling to the most Divine of our natures as we align with cosmos, greater earth and all of the many Beings that inhabit those realms. And, I like where this trend is taking us in exploring the craft in all of forms….   The Seasons Are Waxing and We Honor the Magickal Art of Our Divine Spark!   The concept of the Divine Spark is one that flows strongly through varied spiritual practices. Within the pagan context this…

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

    A Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel of the Year 2022! The Witch’s Wheel of the Year   We Finish Our Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel and celebrate Yule/Winter Solstice…. We began our journey at Imbolc and now we have arrived at Yule/Winter Solstice. I invite you to revisit the pages and writings that have been crafted this year… Peeking in the Shadows: Imbolc   Yule     Although in many cases the celebration of Yule coincides with the astronomical date of the Winter Solstice, they are distinct in that Yule is a seasonal observance that often lasted longer than the single Sabbat date it is traditionally assigned of Dec. 20/21…

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    Book Review – Surfing the Galactic Highways: Adventures in Divinatory Astrology by Barry Goddard

    Book Review Surfing the Galactic Highways: Adventures in Divinatory Astrology by Barry Goddard Publisher: Moon Books 216 Pages Published: January 2023     …This book is aimed at anyone who has a little bit of knowledge of astrology upwards. Astrology is one of those subjects that enters your bones, and if it is there, then it is there, however much or however little you know. It is a primordial connection to the sky that many of us feel… ¹ The quote above succinctly expresses the intention of Surfing the Galactic Highways: Adventures in Divinatory Astrology by Barry Goddard. The twenty-one (21) chapters cover an expansive and fresh perspective that differs…

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    Book Review – Ancient Fayerie: Stories of the Celtic Sidhe and How to Connect to the Otherworldly Realms by Melanie Godfrey

    Book Review Ancient Fayerie Stories of the Celtic Sidhe and How to Connect to the Otherworldly Realms by Melanie Godfrey Publisher: Moon Books 136 Pages Publication Date: September 1, 2022     The author takes you on a journey into the heart of the Celtic fayerie worlds… where trolls roam through sylvan glades… where dragons dwell amid mountain ranges… where at night, through sapphire skies, moonbeams descend on faeries, dancing. Ancient Fayerie reveals ways by which you can unite with these mystical worlds as you reconnect with nature and realise that you are not separate from Mother Earth.  “Faerie contains many things besides elves and fays, and besides dwarfs, witches,…

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    Book Review – Folktales, Faeries, and Spirits: Faery Magic from Story to Practice by Halo Quin

    Book Review Folktales, Faeries, and Spirits Faery Magic from Story to Practice by Halo Quin Publisher: Moon Books 104 Pages Publication Date: August 25, 2022     Folktales, Faeries, and Spirits: Faery Magic from Story to Practice, by Halo Quin is one of the diverse and multi-topic books in the series Pagan Portals published by Moon Books. This title is separated into seven (7) chapters, each replete with well-researched information, lore and common sense recommendations for approaching this much written about subject of specific non-corporeal beings. Scattered throughout the chapters are “practices” that allow the reader to spend some time in thought, action or experience that enriches the process of connecting…

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    MagickalArts

    What Are the Magickal Arts?   … As magickal practitioners we are all “artists” in our own ways, honing our skills of creating magick, weaving patterns of energy that affect change and calling to the most Divine of our natures as we align with cosmos, greater earth and all of the many Beings that inhabit those realms. And, I like where this trend is taking us in exploring the craft in all of forms…. Let’s continue honing our skills as we explore the Art of Honoring Our Ancestors…   When we speak of the Magickal Arts, the focus may go more naturally to the Hermetic disciplines embedded in the practice…

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

      A Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel of the Year 2022! The Witch’s Wheel of the Year We Continue Our Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel and celebrate Samhain…. This time of the year, more than any other, is steeped in celebration of the occult. Occult in this sense, meaning that which is hidden – although I would add, in plain sight. Spirits, witches, supernatural creatures and being mindful of the convergence of the ancestor’s realm and the living come to life in a tableau that is magickal, mundane and commercial. The penultimate day is October 31st. and the celebration of Halloween, or Samhain as it is commonly known as a…

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

      A Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel of the Year 2022! The Witch’s Wheel of the Year     We Continue Our Journey Through the Witch’s Wheel and celebrate the Harvest of Lughnasadh….   Lughnasadh (aka Lammas) is here! We share the bounty of the Season and the Sacrifice of Tailtiu….     The blade is sharp Scythe swings in Flashing arc as Sheaf of wheat And apples fall The Harvest now begun. Gather the grain Leave what you must Fill carefully woven baskets With the overflowing bounty. Consume the energy Swallow the light Feel the great Blessing of living grain’s Sustaining of all life. No time to linger Fields…

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    What Are the Magickal Arts? … As magickal practitioners we are all “artists” in our own ways, honing our skills of creating magick, weaving patterns of energy that affect change and calling to the most Divine of our natures as we align with cosmos, greater earth and all of the many Beings that inhabit those realms. And, I like where this trend is taking us in exploring the craft in all of forms…. Let’s continue honing our skills as we explore the Art of Divination…     When we hear the word “Divination” it usually conjures up a picture of the gypsy fortune-teller who will predict your future love interest,…