It's a nice day to start again!
This week, we celebrate Beltane! Beltane is a festival of Fertility and Love as we welcome the flowering of Nature's Return. In our mythology Beltane represents the Mating of the Goddess and the God. It's The Original White Wedding!
I'll present to you my yearly reading from Marion Zimmer Bradley's "The Mists of Avalon" - this is from Book One, "The Mistress of Magick", pages 176 - 179, which describes The Great Rite at Beltane.
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This week on The Spiral Dance, we talk about "Creativity". Aleister Crowley famously said "Magick is the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with will." That is the essence of Magick, and it's the essence of Creativity.
Creativity is Mundane Magick - making ideas take shape into reality. And it's all about how you approach challenges in your everyday life
So, we'll start with some basic definitions of Creativity, and some basic ways that we fail to…Continue
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The God of Abraham created the earth, and is older than paganism. Paganism resulted after the fall from paradise. Witches and pagans worship the devil, but there is a veil (of sin and the passions) over they're mind so they can't see it. But deep within their souls they incline toward the devil. Our God and Savior, Jesus Christ taught on the existence of the devil. He has far better credentials than anyone to…Continue
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We're moving into Full Springtime, and we're feeling the awesomeness of Nature's Magick. So, Nature is at the center of this week's theme.
It is said that whenever King Arthur's knights began their quest for the grail, they went out into the wilderness where the woods are thickest to find their inspiration. I want to share with you an article on "Wilderness Magick".
Magickal places are all over the world; maybe even in your own back yard! We'll discuss Magickal Places and look…Continue
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Our theme this week is: The Trickster and Fool. We'll take a look at the history of April Fools Day, as well as the Role that the Fool and the Trickster play in Earth-Based religious practices. Also, a quick look at some of the best known hoaxes in the history of the Western World (well, sort of, anyway)
And, hey! Good News! Dawn Hunt of Cucina Aurora is going to be here live! No more scratchy recordings! We'll talk to her at around 60-minutes into the show to discuss -…Continue
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