Follow Your Intuition

Spring arrived a week ago. Migrating birds are returning from their winter homes. Snow and ice have receded under the Sun’s earth-warming rays and exposed a drab gray-green landscape. We can observe and find comfort in nature’s eternal reliability. There’s an energy of anticipation around us, but it’s not quite full on excitement yet. The […]

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Don’t Feel Guilty if You Didn’t Sign Up for a Reading Challenge

Reading challenges have been popping up on Facebook and other social media sites throughout January. Goodreads, owned by Amazon, is a “social cataloging” website that allows readers to search for books, read reviews by other readers, and create lists of books to read. It also sponsors an annual challenge to motivate people to read more. […]

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Retrograde Magic

That which is Below corresponds to that which is Above, and that which is Above corresponds with that which is Below, to accomplish the miracles of the One thing. – HERMES TRISMEGISTUS in The Emerald Tablet It may seem as though magic is involved when planets appear to stop in the sky and then move […]

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Mars and Mercury: the Passionate Mind

“Just as the Greek intellectual achievement had reached its climax during the fourth century BCE, Alexander the Great swept down from Macedonia through Greece and onward to Persia, conquering lands and people from Egypt to India…The very qualities that had served Greece’s brilliant evolution—restless individualism, proud humanism, critical rationalism—now helped precipitate its downfall, for the divisiveness, […]

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