What’s Wrong With Asking For a Miracle?

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Magic can make the improbable more likely, but it can’t do the impossible. Rather than asking for a miracle, let’s use our considerable skills to reframe problems, expand our efforts, work incrementally, and when necessary, to show the world the meaning of valor. [Read more...]

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Why I Didn’t Buy a Powerball Ticket

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Powerball dreams reinforce a culture that treats Nature as nothing more than resources to be exploited and that values the great wealth of a few over making sure everyone has enough. Those aren’t my dreams. [Read more...]

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Worshiping Change, Fighting Change

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Why do we simultaneously worship change and fight change? May we have the strength and courage to live our True Will both when we create change and when we respond to the changes that are thrust upon us. [Read more...]

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4 Steps To Re-enchant The World

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The desire to re-enchant the world is like a craving for a food you can’t describe because you’ve never had it, but you’re sure there must be something that tastes like what you’re thinking, if only you had a name for it. There is – if we’ll only do what’s necessary. [Read more...]

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Lammas Night

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What sacrifices – of time, treasure, effort, convenience, or more – will you make to help build the kind of world we want to see? Because while we live in a hi-tech, post-modern world, some ancient truths remain. Sacrifice is necessary. [Read more...]

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There Is No Supernatural

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“Supernatural” is a convenient but lazy word that means “something outside the realm of what we ordinarily experience.” The fact that the word is needed indicates our experiences of Gods, spirits, and the results of magic have never stopped. [Read more...]

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Does Magic Undermine the Sovereignty of Nature?

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Does the practice of magic undermine the sovereignty of Nature? John Halstead thinks it does. Not surprisingly, I disagree. Here’s why. [Read more...]

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Poor Magicians, Good Magicians

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Do you like your life? Are you working to build the kind of society you want to live in, even if only a few people are interested in living in it with you? If so, then keep doing it. If not, what do you need to do to change it? What do you need to do to dive head-first into the calling of your True Will? [Read more...]

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