Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hyssop: Purification and Protection

I am fortunate to have a wonderful metaphysical store in the city where I live.  The owners have a deep knowledge of herbs and magic and I usually have a new question to ask them every time I go into … Continue reading

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Trump 7 – The Chariot

Then Saul said, “O LORD God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant today? If this guilt is in me or in my son Jonathan, O LORD God of Israel, give Urim; but if this guilt is in … Continue reading

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Learning to Love Yourself

“How can anyone be compassionate toward her neighbor who is not compassionate toward herself?  This is why Jesus says ‘Be compassionate!’  He wants our compassion to begin at home, he wants us to be compassionate toward our own body and … Continue reading

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Casting the Circle: A Christian Magician’s Perspective

According to Scott Cunningham in his book Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, the magic circle can be thought of as “a well-defined though non-physical temple.”  The practice of casting protective circles is very ancient and has been used … Continue reading

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Copal: Central American Frankincense

If the Wise Men (The original Greek word is magos which means “magician”) had lived in North America instead of the Middle East, they would have probably offered a gift of Copal to baby Jesus instead of Frankincense.  Copal is … Continue reading

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Unethical Magic

Originally posted on Cauldron and Brew: A Witch's Blog:
Magic isn’t black and white or light and dark.  In fact, I get irritated when practitioners grandstand about the merits of being aligned exclusively with either side of the craft. …

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Trump 6 – The Lovers

“The LORD God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?” He said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.” He said, “Who … Continue reading

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