Special guest posting by my friend, sister and mentor in the craft. Originally posted on October 17, 2016 by Ananda Divine The Three Faces of Self And as the sacred hemlock sank between my teeth, numbing my gums, my throat, and evermore my consciousness, I allowed self to slip between the veil, into the watery womb of Her who is the keeper of all that is wholly. I intend that this Full Moon illuminates your desires for the month. I intend that your manifestations blossom fully in the energy of Aries and that you are moved to let the warrior archetype within be expressed in a way that is healthy and in a way that your passions are fashioned with patience and amicability to those who work along side you to fulfill your wantings. I wish to discuss the shadow which may be lurking in the background of the illumination of Read More
New meditation mix for self transformation.
In the week previous to this weekend’s “black” new moon I was messaging with a sister in Spain about the unraveling of her own preconceptions about reality and how things were unfolding as her conscious awareness grew and expanded. In our conversation she mentioned how she received a message through a very balanced and open channel of a lovely girl.The message: Stop invoking Kali, invoke Venus. I was taken aback for a moment, wondering why I was taken aback. Then it sank in. The richer meaning behind those words being much more deep than may appear we may miss it in our shedding of the old skin; the killing off of old patterns, thought-forms, constructs of ego, and so on. Sometimes we concentrate so much so on the destruction of ourselves for well meaning intent. But you know, something my mom would say from time to time, the road to Read More
You’ve seen it in the movies. You’ve read about it in the books. Magicians and witches shooting light from their fingers, or drawing symbols upon things which would then alight with magic. If only it were real right? How much fun it would be! Well, I’m gonna say that it IS real. Just not so technicolor as in the movies or our imaginations. My story begins in my mid-twenties with a book written by a Shaolin Master divulging “secrets of the Tao” which he felt the world needed to know. The new age was dawning, humans were waking up, and he was sharing for the betterment of humanity. I gobbled that shit up. After practicing a LOT of subtle energy cultivation techniques, walking meditations, anger calming techniques and the like I finally got to the part about making magic symbols and talismans. What was this sorcery? This was something I Read More
My unschooled 7 year old has most definitely taught himself to read over the last year. Leaps and bounds have been made just over the last 4 months! I take no credit. It was all him. I was as hands off as possible for this process as I wanted to prove my well researched position (there is much scientific evidence) that at around 7 years old kids’ brain development just makes it more natural to read. I realize there is a bell curve in regards to learning anything, reading included. I began to read books when I was four. Others may need specialized instruction because of brain wiring and may develop later than average bell curve kids. There were a few times along the way that myself or my husband would get antsy about whether this was going to work out exactly the way I thought it would (again, as Read More