December 22, 2014

“Intent” is the Wellspring of All Magick. I find that many people believe that they know what this means and how to do it, but in practice, forming clear and precise Intent, and willing it to happen, is not nearly as simple as it sounds. It takes training and effort and work! In order for your Intent to be effective, quite a few things must come together at once . . . Read more

December 20, 2014

Happy Solstice everyone! I thought I would share this album of Yuletide music that two of my dearest friends and I self-produced on my computer at the turn of the millennium. Read more

December 18, 2014

Rarely do we take the time to appreciate the beauty of Night, even at this time of year. Instead, wearied by the seemingly endless dark, we celebrate the rebirth of the Sun and look to longer, brightening days. But without dark, how would we ever see the beauty of the stars? How would we ever know about the mysteries of the cosmos, of which we are merely a infinitesimal part? Read more

December 15, 2014

At the quantum level, nature is more numinous than we realize in the material reality we experience. There is a fundamental limit to what we can know about the behaviour of quantum particles and, therefore, the smallest scales of matter and energy. It seems that the mere act of interacting with matter this small changes the way it behaves and it is impossible to observe the environment without affecting it. This variable property of quantum particles is known as the Uncertainty Principle. Read more

December 12, 2014

Ferguson drew tragic attention to an ongoing problem: the way that we train our police officers combines with our unconscious assumptions and prejudices to create a lethal and volatile mix. Sable weighs in on the discussion. Read more

December 8, 2014

When deities cross cultures and begin to appear in the rituals of different faiths, is this cultural appropriation? Or do the deities reach out deliberately to allied pantheons and faith-groups in an intentional effort to expand their area of influence? Sable tells a personal story that considers the possibility. Read more

December 5, 2014

Sometimes all it takes to develop a positive attitude or to create understanding is a change in the narrative. Read more

December 3, 2014

The Satanic Panic of the 1990s was a time of fear and persecution for witches. So a desperate self-protection movement began. Witchcraft is a harmless earth religion, we said. Witchcraft doesn’t believe in the devil; we have nothing to do with him. But that’s not entirely true. Read more

December 1, 2014

A man named Erwin Schrödinger conceived of a revolutionary idea; that elementary particles of matter are directly affected by our conscious observation of them. What implications might this have for mystics and magicians? Read more

November 27, 2014

Sable counts down her top 10 articles at Patheos this year as part of a series on Gratitude. Read more

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