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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