I used to think that if everyone was a shaman, and journeyed into the Other Worlds to get guidance from the entities we call “spirits”, it would solve all the problems of the world. However, over time, I came to realise that 1) it was an extremely naïve and idealistic viewpoint which would lead to…Read More
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What is Great Art? And what does it have to do with spiritual progress?
The term “the Great Art” comes from medieval times and it refers to the art of alchemy, which has, at the heart of its raison d’etre, the many-stepped alchemical process that culminates in the Philosopher’s Stone. The science of alchemy found a way to use various forms of art – by which I mean stories,…Read More
Christmas in Avalon – time for some real starfire magic!
If you’re feeling a bit jaded about Christmas, you don’t have to dig too far underneath all the artificial bling and glitz to discover that it’s actually a very potent time of year for real starfire magic, as the flaming arrow of the Sagittarius Archer flies towards the Taurus bull of fertility, and the Horned One of Capricorn emerges with the newly-born Radiant Child on his back.Read More
The Magical and Divine Sacrament of Marriage
The title of this article may seem anachronistic in an age in which we can just pop down to the registry office to tie the knot, or go to the other extreme and use it as an excuse to put on a lavishly extragavant event on some far flung sun-kissed beach that most of our…Read More