Monthly Archives: September 2016

Meditation and Magic

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great. And the outward work can never be great or even good if the inward one is puny or of little worth. The inward work invariably includes in … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest, Rally Day and Mabon

Last year, while I was on vacation in Munich I got the opportunity to attend the city’s infamous Oktoberfest. The best way I can describe it is a county fair on steroids! There are amusement rides for the kids, booths … Continue reading

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September Full Moon: Raven Moon

September’s full moon is this coming Friday night, September 16. Native Americans call it the Harvest Moon if it falls nearest to the Fall Equinox, or Full Corn Moon if the Harvest Moon occurs in October. Some tribes also call … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Mantra

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert. 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a single word in your mind with … Continue reading

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The Power of “Endarkment”

“I realize that in a whole lifetime spent with seekers of enlightenment, I have never once heard anyone speak in hushed tones about the value of endarkment. The great mystics of the Christian tradition all describe it as part of … Continue reading

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