Stealing Fire From The Gods

The practice of magic is, in many ways, stealing fire from the Gods. Every spell is an act of will. Every working says “I choose this” and in doing so, says “I reject that” to other alternatives. Are you willing to take that responsibility? [Read more…]

Progressive Magic

Magic has a dilemma. It works best when it’s focused and specific, but many of the things we need magic to achieve are big and complicated. Progressive magic is an approach to deal with this dilemma. [Read more…]

How Do You Know Your Magic Worked?

Figuring out if your magic worked is a process of comparing what you got against what you were trying to get. If that’s not what you really wanted, the problem isn’t your magic. [Read more…]

Why I’m Not Participating in the Mass Binding of Donald Trump and What I’m Doing Instead

I’m not participating in the mass binding of Donald Trump because I believe it will be ineffective and therefore a poor use of our time and energy. But if you have magical skills, you can’t not use them at a time like this. [Read more…]

What Happens When You Leave A Magical Portal Open?

Leaving a gate or portal open is a bad thing. Mainly, it’s a sloppy thing. We shouldn’t do it, and when we do bad things can happen. But not on the scale of badness that we’re experiencing right now – not by a long shot. [Read more…]

How I Learned To Read Tarot

This is how I learned to read the Tarot. If you’re just starting out, or if you’ve tried with less success than you’d like, I encourage you to learn from my experience – both the good and the bad. [Read more…]

Mercury Retrograde: Magic Tips the Scales

Mercury goes retrograde tomorrow morning will remain retrograde until January 8. It doesn’t mean gremlins invade your computer and rewrite your e-mails, but it does mean communication will be more difficult than usual. My experiences with Mercury retrograde illustrate how magic doesn’t control anything but it influences everything. [Read more…]

Be The Dark

On Sunday I encouraged my fellow UUs to be the light. But what if you don’t particularly feel like being the light? What if you’re still hurting, still afraid, still mad as hell? What if you’re just not a love and light kind of person? [Read more…]