What Do You Want to Know? Long a symbol of hope, the Star is also a symbol of guidance. Naked in the starlight a woman pours water onto the earth and into a pool. She has nothing to hide. Do you, though? Is there an inner truth you wish to face? Are you also on … Continue reading Tarot Asks You: The Star
What If You Could Relieve Your Worries By Going Forward With Your Plans? The Six of Swords is often a card associated with refuge: either seeking it for yourself or offering it to another. But it is a card of action. The figures in the boat are moving away from something to somewhere new. Today … Continue reading Tarot Asks You: Six of Swords
When Are You Going to Write Your Novel, Paint Your Picture, or Sing Your Song? Unfazed by the stormy seas that surround him, the King of Cups is not only a master of his own feelings but also of self-reflection. From this comes his great wisdom and creative powers. He can mentor us into finding … Continue reading Card of the Day: King of Cups
Raphael. The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century: Or the Master Key of Futurity, being a Complete System of Astrology, Geomancy & Occult Science. London: Knight and Lacey, 1825. Check out the whole book reproduced in The Public Domain Review! From the article: "The book makes a range of arguments for the veracity of astrology, the most … Continue reading Need a Refresher on Necromancy?
In a recent online discussion about the word "warlock" I casually mentioned that I was annoyed to see so many people advise newcomers to all things witchy "oh! don't use that word! It means oath-breaker." Oath-breaker? According to whom? You see, if you ask anyone on the street to define a warlock, you will come … Continue reading The Little Tin God of Etymology
During the the 9th and 10th Centuries in Western Europe and spreading to the Middle East and India was a new craze in domicile construction. The Castle. To be specific a castle is technically the fortified residence of a lord and his family and his retinue. But over the time many people referred to fortifications … Continue reading Castle Symbolism in the Tarot
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Philosophy and Mysticism From the wehsbite: "Philosophical mysticism is about to live a renaissance in the 21st century. Not only is it able to provide a promising alternative to the dichotomy of orthodox theism and atheism; it also is compatible with a wide range of contemporary trends in global thought such as Speculative Realism, Non-Philosophy, … Continue reading Open Call
Happy Birthday, Rome!
Today, 21 April 2021, marks 2,774th year ab urbe condita (from the date of the founding of the City of Rome) in 753 BCE!
The Ministero della Cultura posted this time-lapse video of sunlight streaming from the oculus of the Pantheon in Rome as it perfectly falls on the doorway at noon each April 21: https://www.facebook.com/ministerodellacultura/videos/496824461686430/
Historical reenactors from Gruppo Storico Romano posted a video of socially-distanced offerings made this morning at the archaeological area of Marcello’s Theater to celebrate the anniversary: https://www.facebook.com/GruppoStoricoRomano/videos/753837698626029/
Fascinating video against some mean-spirited and anti-gay historical misconceptions. by the always articulate Arith Härger