What has been around billions of years, yet is less than a month old?Back when I was doing child psychotherapy, I liked to read a “Mickey Mouse Joke Book” with a child I was getting to know. It contained a … Continue reading →
Quintessence1. the pure and concentrated essence of a substance.2. the most perfect embodiment of something.3. (in ancient and medieval philosophy) the fifth essence or element, ether, supposed to be the constituent of the heavenly bodies, the others being air, fire, … Continue reading →
Occult America could have more accurately been titled Occult Roots of the New Age. The focus of this book is on identifying progenitors of phenomena familiar to the mainstream, such as Ouija boards and the daily newspaper horoscope, rather than … Continue reading →
Invoking Animal Magic: A guide for the Pagan priestess is now reviewed at Medusa Coils.
The Nature program “Birds of the Gods,” narrated by David Attenborough, is about birds-of-paradise in New Guinea. Although separated by wide geography and culture, not to mention a different purpose and mindset, this video validates something I have been saying … Continue reading →
Happy Lammas!Very enjoyable book events in Keene Valley and Lake Placid last week, with some interesting discussion. This week I am off to Rochester for a book event at Psychic’s Thyme on August 1st, then I will be at Mystic … Continue reading →