Lesson 42: ESP and Parapsychology

I have mentioned several times that shifting consciousness is the way by which you access your psychic abilities.  Now we’re going to practice some of that!  Let me begin by reassuring you that this is not as hard as it sounds.  Some of you will struggle at it more than others, just like some people have an easier time in math, or P.E., or art class, but I can tell you that with persistence, anybody is capable of using this skill.  Practice makes perfect! ESP and Parapsychology Most of … [Read more...]

Lesson 25: Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram, Part 3

Exercise 24: The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram Happy Solstice!  We resume with Part 3 of "The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram": Evocation of the Archangels Spread your arms straight out to the sides, so that your body forms a cross. Take a second or two to feel once again the energy flowing through you and making you a brilliant cross of light at the center of the universe. The cross also represents the four magical elements of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth in … [Read more...]

Lesson 24: Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram, Part 2

Exercise 24: The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram We resume last week's lesson with Part 2 of "The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram": Formulation of the Pentagrams Focus your attention now back to the center of your magickal space; you are no longer at the center of the universe. Move to the Eastern side of your space and continue to face East.  (It’s generally a good idea for Witches and magicians to invest in a compass, but if you don’t know where East is, make your … [Read more...]

Lesson 19: Aligning Intent as a Group

When working magick together as a group, it is necessary that everyone’s Intent be in as perfect alignment as possible.  Otherwise, you will end up with conflicts of Wills working against the same spell!  From a magickal perspective, this is the purpose of ritual.  Using common symbols, and a common framework to visualize in, gives everyone involved something to focus on together, and since everyone is taking part in the same “story,” this aligns everyone’s Intent.  This is also why … [Read more...]

Lesson 5: More on Magickal Visualization

The principle of magickal visualization is to attract something into your life by investing it with emotional energy and the power of your Will.  The more clearly you visualize something, the more effective you will be at bringing it into your life.  The more you want it, or the more you focus on it, the more you will attract it.  The purpose of the exercises you have just completed was to hone your skills of observation to make you a more effective “visualizer”. How does this work?  … [Read more...]