March on Washington

"Because they marched, America became more free and more fair -- not just for African Americans, but for women and Latinos, Asians and Native Americans; for Catholics, Jews, and Muslims; for gays, for Americans with a disability." - President Obama WATCH: Highlights from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington The full speech. … [Read more...]

Interview with Author P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

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Masery: You go by the name P. Sufenas Virius Lupus. If I’m correct the translation of Lupus is wolf. What do the other names mean? P. Sufenas Virius Lupus: Indeed, "Lupus" does mean "wolf," and though I'm very close to wolves for a variety of reasons, that isn't necessarily why I have that as part of my name. My full name is actually the names of (at least) two historical Romans who are important to my own practices in a variety of ways, or (in one case) might be, for lack of a better set … [Read more...]

An Excerpt from Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

This is an excerpt from "Antinous the Imperfect" by noted author P. Sufenas Virius Lupus. It will appear in the anthology Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilities, Addiction, and Illness. The book will be available this year or in early 2014. If you would like to be notified when it's ready, contact Tara "Masery" Miller tara.miller21 (at) gmail.com P. Sufenus Virius Lupus In March of 2004, I found myself in the hospital in Cork, Ireland, where I … [Read more...]

T. Thorn Coyle’s Interview with Lisa Donnelly

T. Thorn Coyle talks with Lisa Donnelly about living with Multiple Sclerosis and how that affects art and will. Thorn states, "On the latest episode of Make Magic of Your Life, I speak with Lisa Donnelly about how to engage with the power To Will while living with multiple sclerosis." … [Read more...]

National Book Lovers Day

To celebrate National Book Lovers Day, here is a list of my top ten favorite magical books. Drumming at the Edge of Magic by Mickey Hart (Drummer for the Greatfull Dead) The Sea Priestess by Dion Fortune Through this fictional work, Dion was one of the first people to teach the general public about Hermeticism. Psychic Self-Defense by Dion Fortune The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart The World Atlas of Divination, consulting editor John Matthews, and The Book of Alchemy by Francis … [Read more...]

Are Americans Misled about Marijuana?

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta: Americans ‘terribly and systematically misled’ about marijuana … [Read more...]

Travel Screening Tips

Tips For The Screening Process For Travelers With Disabilities And Medical Conditions This video has synthesized audio and printed word for easy understanding. … [Read more...]

Long Dark Contemplation of My Soul Part 2 (possible triggers)

Image: Theatrical masks of Tragedy and Comedy. Mosaic, Roman artwork, 2nd century CE. The piece can be found at the Capitoline Museum in Rome, Palazzo dei Conservatori, first floor, hall of the Horti of Mæcenas. From the Baths of Decius on the Aventine Hill, Rome. Public Domain In The Long Dark Contemplation of My Soul Part 1, I wrote about admitting myself to a stress unit in May because I was thinking about harming myself through cutting. I knew I would be there for at least four days and … [Read more...]

The Long Dark Contemplation of My Soul Part 1

In ”Hestia at Work and Home”, I wrote about my new job. Unfortunately it lasted only two and a half months before I had a breakdown. A couple of cooks quit and my hours increased to almost full time. Because of my PTSD and epilepsy I can only handle part time work, which isn’t easy to find. It’s scary when you aren’t yourself. When this demented feeling takes over, filling you with pain and sorrow. Something in your mind fights the feeling that you aren't safe and you're going to … [Read more...]


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