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    YOUR WEEKLY TAROTSCOPE: OWNING YOUR MASTERY

      Animal Guide: Antelope Antelope medicine is a message of stepping into our purpose. This week, we will be confronted with themes of self-worth and our personal duty. Align yourself with soul purpose, and make steps towards realizing those goals. This is a reminder of the preciousness of our time on this planet. Make sure…

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    SKYWATCH: HOW TO EMBRACE THE FULL SNOW MOON ECLIPSE

    Heads up stargazers, we’re in for a lunar trifecta. Tonight’s “Snow Moon” enters Leo with significant fanfare: a Full Moon, a lunar eclipse, and a visible comet flyby.  It’s an astrologically magickal combination, full of power and potential to thrust us into a new lunar cycle. Here are a few things to keep in mind as…

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    GET LOST IN LAURA MAKABRESKU’S MACABRE FAIRY TALES

    Fairy tales may be aimed at mostly at children, but the sanitized modern versions of classic stories like Sleeping Beauty and Pinocchio hardly do justice to the dark and gruesome original tellings. Storytellers like Hans Christian Andersen populated their surrealist morality tales with death, darkness, and dismemberment, creating dream worlds with equal parts violence and beauty. This is…

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    YOUR WEEKLY TAROTSCOPE: SEEKING COSMIC BLISS

      VI of Wands: Past The six of wands arrives this week to let us know that our persistence, poetry, and protests have all been paying off. The minor arcana counterpart to The Chariot, the six of wands signals the type of success that is garnered when we move from the heart. As we continue…

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    IMBOLC: A TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING

    The Gaelic tradition of Imbolc falls on February 2nd this year, marking the halfway point between Winter and Spring. Imbolc (pronounced “im-bolk”) is etymologically associated with the Irish “i mbolg,” or “in the belly,” of ewes or “imb-fholc,” meaning “to cleanse ones self.” Observers of this minor sabbat would carry torches to honor Brigid, the…

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    STARSTRUCK: YOUR FEBRUARY HOROSCOPE

    This month arrives with a certain level of energy that will be difficult for most to keep up with. February’s astrological climate is particularly hot with the heat climbing to its maximum index around the end of the month, during the total Solar Eclipse in Pisces on the 26th. The commencement of eclipse season has…

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    MAGICK FIGHTS FASCISM: THE PSYCHIC BATTLES AGAINST HITLER

    Alongside the numerous battles fought by Allied forces on land, sea, and air against the Nazis during the Second World War, there was also a psychic war being waged, with numerous soldiers trying to attack Hitler and his armies through magickal means. According to Cecil Williamson, the founder of the Museum of Witchcraft in Cornwall and an…

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    YOUR WEEKLY TAROTSCOPE: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

    The Moon: Mood The Moon signals the depths to which we are collectively diving this week. Prepare to vision intensely, during sleep, or as a meditation practice. The world is in need of radical new ideas, and The Moon is whispering her pathways to us. With so much upheaval, change, and uncertainty currently swirling around…

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    ASTROLOGY ALERT: NEW MOON IN AQUARIUS

    If you don’t feel quite settled in to 2017, take heart: a New Moon is upon us. Tonight’s lunar event sees the moon enter Aquarius, ushering in fresh tides of reflection, unity, and a time of consciousness awakening. Read on for the most important things to keep in mind as you dive into an ocean of change. …

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    CRYSTAL RX: CRYSTALS FOR CHAKRA WORK

    Chakras: we all mention them in passing, but how connected are you really to your seven centers of spiritual power? If you’re doing energy work, whether to focus on a particular problem or just perfect your overall alignment, tapping into these energetic power points with crystal healing can make a huge difference in your magickal practice….

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    YOUR WEEKLY TAROTSCOPE: DIVINE FEMININE AWAKENING

    Fear That gut wrenching feeling. An uncomfortable place. Being scared and feeling small. Some fears are irrational, while others are inescapable realities. Be mindful of what truly threatens you, and open your eyes to those fears that only create restrictive boundaries which limit your growth. Know your fears intimately, so that you may overcome them…

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    CROWLEY AND HITLER FACE OFF IN ALEISTER AND ADOLF

    The mythology of British occultist Aleister Crowley’s involvement in World War II as a double agent goes so deep it’s nearly impossible to separate the truth from the fiction (and Crowley, myth-maker that he was, would probably have it no other way). There’s the story that Crowley created the “V for victory” symbol for Winston…

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    THE ART OF ALCHEMY: SCIENCE FOR THE MAGICKAL THINKER

    Regarding mystics, there are several categories in which they may be organized. The sage, the Yogi, the academic, the Shaman…all seekers of knowledge via different paths. Author and philosopher Manly P. Hall could be considered among the tribe of the academic, but his influence extends far beyond lecture halls and library shelves. Founder of the Philosophical…

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    PRACTICAL MAGICK: DRESS A CANDLE FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT

    Where there’s a ritual, there’s usually a candle somewhere within reach. Candles can help us get into the right state of mind for magick, but they aren’t only there to set the tone. By dressing your candle, you can use it as a way to help you communicate your intentions. Anointing is a word we…

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    YOUR WEEKLY TAROTSCOPE: EMPRESS MEDICINE

        Guide for the Week: The Empress, reversed Goddess of all earthly pleasures and manifestations, the Empress is most fruitful with her feet firmly planted on the ground, bare feet connecting with soil. The Empress is not functioning at her highest grace when reversed, or uprooted. The true Mother of the tarot, the Empress…

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