May 16, 2020

The pandemic has moved my spiritual life inside. I don’t just mean I’ve abandoned public spaces. I’m spending less time with external ritual and more time in solitary meditation. Read more

April 28, 2020

My coven has been holding our rituals online since the stay at home orders went into affect. The rituals are going so well we decided to hold our annual family-and-friends Beltane party online this year too. Here’s how to hold an online party for your magical friends. Read more

April 6, 2020

Do you have a refuge? There’s so much stress in the world and our lives right now it’s important to have a place where we can retreat, recharge, and feel safe. You can build a refuge right now by using the tools of magic to protect the energy of your space and fill it with comfort. Read more

April 2, 2020

Spiritual systems tell us that humans are all connected. Just as trees are connected through their roots, individual human lives are all interwoven. When we let this sink into us deeply we’ll be able to do what is needed to get us through this crisis. Read more

March 25, 2020

For the first time in living memory the world faces a pandemic. It’s not the only time humanity has experienced this kind of event. Throughout human history disease has walked invisibly through our communities. Today we combat illness with hygiene, medicine, and care. Three thousand years ago the ancients faced down the invisible enemy with the same tools, while invoking the blessings of Hygeia and Asclepius. Read more

March 18, 2020

In this time of extraordinary demand we are all drawing on our inner and outer resources to complete our daily tasks and to help each other. This armor reinforces our strength and centers us in the powers around us which sustain us. Read more

March 13, 2020

We can’t always meet in person. Your coven, grove or lodge might decide to cancel your next get-together to maintain social separation to slow the spread of coronavirus, or a group member may be travelling but still want to participate. When the group can’t get together physically, can you still meet? With today’s video conferencing technology it’s easier than ever to connect online. Here’s how to hold a group ritual where some or all of the members dial in. Pick… Read more

February 14, 2020

One: The Trip is Only Part of the Journey I did a lot of reading and talking to people who had travelled to India before I left. While I was in country I spent every night researching what I was seeing. When I came back I had a lot to assimilate. I’m doing this by writing about it, because I’m a writer, but I’m also doing it by meditating and talking to my colleagues, because I am a practitioner. I… Read more

February 12, 2020

As a magician I draw inspiration from the women who came before me. Generation over generation we remember the contributions of famous men but lose the women’s stories. We’re always playing catch-up reinventing what other women have already accomplished. So to celebrate the publication of my piece “The Future of Ceremonial Magick” in Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Ceremonial Magick I have asked Denny Sargent, Aion 131, to write a quick biography of a woman magickian whose visionary and community work… Read more

September 26, 2019

There are three pilgrimages a Thelemite can make: Scotland, Egypt, and India. This week I’m heading for India. I’ve made the pilgrimage to Egypt. In 1904 Rose Kelly Crowley visited a Cairo museum and led her newlywed husband Aleister to the funerary stele of the priest Ankh-f-n-khonsu. Their magical workings resulted in the reception of the Book of the Law, the founding revelation of Thelema. Aleister dubbed the funerary plaque the “Stele of Revealing”. The day I visited the Museum… Read more

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