You probably know that I’m a proponent of doing what makes you happy. You probably also know that I’m a huge supporter of the “do what works for you” movement. That doesn’t mean that I think cultural appropriation is okay (even though it is, in some instances, but that’s another post). It just means that it’s okay to be Eclectic, to think for yourself, to follow your heart, to use your own common sense and/or intuition and do what works. Magic is about results, after all, so the proof is always in the proverbial cake, not necessarily the recipe. But
I totally love Ganesha! I mean, seriously, I love Ganesha. I can’t describe how in love with Ganesha I am. It’s not just because of what He’s done for me, either. Ever since I did my first Puja, my life has drastically changed. Doors have opened that I never would’ve dreamt about a year ago. I have a job in a completely different field (Nursing is my primary, so it isn’t in Nursing) making more money than I would’ve been making as an entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse. My relationship has changed, as well, in ways I could’ve never imagined (good ways –
I can tell when Witches are working, when magic is afoot, when the power is awakened. I started my spiritual explorations when I was 13 years old. If you’ve seen any of my YouTube videos, you’ve probably heard me mention that fact. You might also know that I entered a Coven at a fairly early age. And part of my early training was what some people might today consider “New Age” – there was a lot of energy work in those early days of learning the ropes. By 18, I’d already attained to the Third Degree and left that group,
Entheogen – (noun) – a chemical substance, typically of plant origin, that is ingested to produce a non-ordinary state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes. While this topic hasn’t been a hotbed of late (not like it used to be, anyhow), it is still a relevant topic. This day in age, there are all sorts of scenarios where spiritual usage of drugs is commonplace – we just don’t think of them as such. The use of E at a rave, for example, can be a method of inducing an altered state of consciousness for the purpose of attaining a sense
This week is all about altars. While there are some pointers/basics about altars, it’s mostly about seeing your home as an altar, and your body as an altar.