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Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Shamanic Death
What is a Shaman’s death, and who’s likely to have one? The death itself is a suspension between worlds. States of consciousness. The individual today, who is likely to have a "Shamanic Death" is chasing extinction itself. Through that process the...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
King James Bible: John, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. 19:2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 19:3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. 19:4...
New Testament >> John
Self Dedication - a Ritual for You
Self Dedication Explained Initiation is a process of "death and rebirth" - the old self dies, and the new and magickal self is born. A rite of self-dedication marks a serious commitment and dedication to the path, and should not be taken lightly....
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
The Tarot Queens and the Kama Sutra
'"Being the source of virtue, woman is the best means of reaching heaven. Man's efforts to be virtuous are impossible outside of conjugal virtue... There is no doubt that women are a source of happiness."' Vatsyayana An ancient principle of Indian...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana
Calabrese, Adrian
Adrian Calabrese, Ph.D. Adrian Calabrese, Ph.D., Msc. D., C.H., holds a doctorate in Psychical Research, another in Metaphysics, and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. A psychic, channel, medium, holistic practitioner, inspirational speaker and minister,...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Resurrection of the Higher Self
In July of 1989, a controversial article crossed the managing editor's desk of an equally controversial magazine. This article was never actually published in the quarterly publication, then known as The Magical Blend , even though it was well documented by...
Body Mysteries >> Psychoactive Substances

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'Preparation key to Falconets WC glory'
Former Super Falcons head coach, Edwin Okon has said preparation is key to Falconets' success at the 2016 Fifa U-20 Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea from November 13 - December 03. The official draw for the biennial football showpiece took ...
Harrisburg man indicted for using his tax preparation service to file false
HARRISBURG, Pa- A Harrisburg man was indicted on forty five counts of aiding and assisting the preparation of false tax documents. According to United States Attorney's office, Felix R. Diaz, 56, was a tax preparer who owned Felix Tax Service.
New normal good preparation for media-ready Cubs players
The caravan of national writers convening on Cubs' camp continues, with Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, The Washington Post, MLB Network and The New Yorker all making trips to Sloan Park over the last couple of weeks. The Cubs have been the ...

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