Is helping others all the time depleting your life force?

To Help Or Not To Help Have you ever heard of the phrase, “People who hurt others need the most healing” or something to that effect. When you hear it do your eyes tend to roll to the back of your head until you can see your brain? That is a valid phrase, right? Most…

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How Can We Practice Detachment To Attain Happiness?

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Happiness: Subjective Or Objective What makes people happy? What makes YOU happy? Think about it for a bit, amongst the many variables in our lives were you able to dredge out an answer that you felt one hundred percent sure about? Is having more money, better health, or a better education a route to happiness?…

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Mythic creatures; Mermaids, Fairies, Salamanders and Ceremonial Magic

The Elementals and The Elements Do you believe in Fairies and Mermaids? Do they really exist? For centuries these elementals or nature spirits have been thought of as pure myth, no more than children’s fables. But to Paracelsus they were very real and he grouped the elementals in four categories: gnomes, undines, sylphs, and salamanders. Perhaps you…

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New Years Resolution(s) and The Power of Mind

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The New Year in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated in the beginning of January but it is on New Years Eve when most people outline their New Year resolution(s). The resolutions are usually aimed at making a substantial change in the way that we live wether it be in the exoteric or esoteric realm. It…

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The Tree of Knowledge and The Christmas Tree

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What is the symbolic meaning of the Christmas tree? Some people are creating trees of knowledge each Christmas by stacking books on top of each other. People who opt for the alternative do it because they are bliophiles, for decoration, out of genuine concern for mother nature, and others to fight consumerism/corporations. Yet the esoteric…

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Mystical Dream Analysis Part 1 -Psychic

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Dreams can be a “royal road to the unconscious”, as Freud believed. Freud deciphered dreams as repressed material that surfaces when the defense of the ego is lowered. Now, does this necessarily mean that if you dream of killing your father you have turned into Oedipus?There is another side to dream analysis that deals with…

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Did Frida Kahlo’s Romance with Mysticism Influence her Art?

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 Did Frida Kahlo’s Romance with Mysticism Influence her Art? It is said that Diego Rivera (Frida’s husband) was a prominent member of the Rosicrucian Quetzalcoatl lodge located in Mexico. His painting “La Serpiente Emplumada” or “The Feathered Serpent”, still hangs in the Quetzalcoatl lodge till this day. He is quoted as saying that he only…

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How Can You Use Masculine/Feminine Energies to Ascend?

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What is Gender? Gender refers to male and female differences that are learned while sex designates biological differences. Gender in our society is the state of being female or male. Gender stereotypes are shared beliefs of how a man or woman should behave, think, or feel. Think about what you believe are feminine or masculine…

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