The Honey Moon of the Gods

In my last article, I wrote about the traditional customs that we usually celebrate here in Avalon to mark the duel over the hand of the May Queen. I explained that it is an ancient story or myth that is “written in the stars” to reflect a wisdom teaching about how the alchemical Marriage of…

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Christmas in Avalon – time for 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.

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This sort of Christmas reading could completely change your life!

This festive holiday season might be a good time to get started on the Mysteries. By ‘Mysteries’, I don’t mean a detective story that just spins you round and round in your thinking for no good reason. I mean the Mysteries with a capital “M”. Until recent decades, these Mystery Teachings were jealously guarded and…

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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…

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Where Sovereignty really comes from

The kings of old would undergo Sovereignty rites similar to the horse sacrifice of the Celts on their coronation day. That evening, they would lie with a cuen, which is the Anglo Saxon source of our word “queen”. The cuen would be a shaman skilled in evoking and awakening the two energetic serpents which, during…

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Gwyn ap Nudd – guide of souls into the afterlife

I have been where the warriors of Britain were slain, From the east to the north: I am the escort of the grave. I have been where the warriors of Britain were slain, From the east to the south: I am the escort of the dead! * While the faery midwife Brigit the Bright One‘s…

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The feeding of the 5,000 at the Sermon on the Mount – decoded

The subject of Christian mysticism is one that has always me fascinated me. Here is an extract from my latest book, Stories in the Summerlands, in which I decode the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand, and in which I find allegories for important astrological and alchemical processes.

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St Cuthbert and the Spirit of Sovereignty

The magic of the Sovereignty of the Land has long been hidden from us by many means, screens and schemes, and one way of preventing us from dis-covering it has been to change the meaning of words. For instance, let us consider the word ‘history’. ‘History’ actually comes from the 12th century Norman ‘histoire’, which…

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The vital importance of the Vesica Piscis to the Grail mysteries, sacred sex rites and Sovereignty

My book, The Grail Mysteries, features the Vesica Piscis in a faery tale for adults about shamanic sex rites and Sovereignty achieved through the Marriage of the Sun and the Moon. So I thought it might be useful to delve down deeper into this symbol to show its metaphorical meaning. The universe communicates with itself…

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About The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar

In The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar, you will learn all about the spiritual source of Sovereignty – and how to find it and reclaim it in your own life. The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar is now in its second edition. It was first published in 2015, and has sold thousands since then. The…

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