Get in there.
You know you've wanted to for a long time. You've been toying with it, talking about it, writing about it, thinking about it. Whatever it is you want to do, there is no reason not to, and every reason to do so.
At 8 pm, I could feel the Rolling Thunder of the Octavo Working pass overhead. In it, I could taste excitement, nervousness, elation and a sense of finally doing it. I wanted help in this not just for the power, but because magic is a way…Continue
As many of you know, I've had some significant health issues recently. Specifically, both of my legs have had a decrease in general…Continue
Full Disclosure: I am the individual that Ma'ateo interviewed for his article in the Pulse, Issue 01, entitled "On Oathbinding: An Opinion." If you haven't read that before reading this, you may want to do so - it will make no sense, otherwise.
I will admit to being somewhat disheartened to read this article. The four very relevant points I laid out for why we do what we do were at…Continue
So, having purchased a bunch of materials to make my Yuletide Tobys for friends, I found that a couple of things I purchased were unnecessary - I already had them in my temple stock. So, I decided to take stock and see what I have for just that purpose. Thought I'd drop it here, just for giggles, honestly.
This post is being written in response to Beorc's thread entitled Request for Assistance. It is a Tarot reading based on the question he asks there, using the Rider-Waite deck.
I will say this.
There are altogether too many people who want to sling about the term "Traditional" as though it were the same as "Old." In fact, generally what they really mean isn't just "old," but "older and thus more valid than yours."
At the risk of stating the obvious, that's not what the word Traditional means. It means "of a Tradition."
I see a lot of good folkloric occultism being used thusly. But I also see a bunch of nonsense used to…Continue