Subtle Spirits and Subtle Energy released!

A few years ago I started a book under the working title The Harmonious Haunting. In that book, aimed at the general public (rather than psychics or occultists) I sought to detail the most common kinds of spirits found in haunted locations, and to describe a basic form of ritual magic that could be used to work with them. I then traveled to India on Buddhist business, and then returned to get my master’s degree at Atlantic University. Last year was a busy year! I’ve now finished working on Subtle Spirits: a Handbook of Hauntings, Spirits, and Mediumship. The first…

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Being is Boring

Perhaps the greatest obstacle to any development is accomplishment.  We spend our lives grasping after end goals, only to find that when we achieve them we only have some kind of momentary inadequacy.  We can call ourselves sorcerers, astrologers, psychics, accountants, physicians, construction workers.  It doesn’t matter if we call ourselves those things, if we become content to be those things then the discussion is over.  For much of my life I have sought certifications and endorsements, first as a means to power, and then as a means to identity.  We all do this, striving for degrees and qualifications to allow…

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Crucible 2016 Recap

I’ve just returned from Crucible 2016, having been invited by organizer Arthur Moyer of Omnimancy to present Divination without Self-Deception.  The contents of the presentation will be made available over time on this blog as well as in an eventual book.  I had the amazing opportunity to sit on a panel with Jason Miller of Strategic Sorcery.  For those of you who don’t know Jason’s work and have an interest in the occult, I highly suggest it.  Jason’s presentation talked about the Tarot de Marseille and how to throw Tarot without engaging in vague esoteric twaddle. His talk so well corresponded to my own inclinations…

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