I helped someone die this week. It was a sacred privilege. It’s Samhain season, the time of year when magical folk talk about remembering our ancestors and recognizing death. American culture pushes the actual process of death out of sight and we don’t talk about it much. So I want to talk about what it is like to be actively engaged with the death process. Read more

The most complete, detailed, and sophisticated description of the devotional method is Aleister Crowley’s Liber Astarte. Read more

In September 2013 I drove out to a friend’s country house for a weekend writing retreat. Six months later I emerged with a manuscript that was technically done. I was startled when it did not land well with early readers. Read more

One: We need a women’s symposium. Read more

Magick has been shaped on the able white male body. Right now the people with new ideas are those whose bodies have been ignored, used, othered. Read more

In the mid-1980s I walked the Pride Parade with Lavender Magic. It felt both celebratory and dangerous. Read more

At Babalon Rising I heard “Thelema is the religion that we are making.” Read more

Whenever a friend talks about some difficulty they are facing in life I ask “can we remember you in circle?” Here’s what that means. Read more

When I offered a theurgic devotional to Hera she asked if I would perform a small service for her. I said sure without really thinking about it. Note to self: when a deity asks you for a favor, explore what that means! Read more

This reprint of a 1998 book is a welcome addition to the Egyptian Magic bookshelf. Read more

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