Magick Matters

“American Metaphysical Religion: Esoteric and Mystical Traditions of the New World” by Ronnie Pontiac

"An in-depth exploration of four centuries of American occult and spiritual history, from colonial-era alchemists to 20th-century teachers • Details how, from the very beginning, America was a vibrant blend of beliefs from all four corners of the world • Looks at well-known figures such as Manly P. Hall and offers riveting portraits of many lesser known esoteric luminaries such as the Pagan Pilgrim, Tom Morton • Reveals the Rosicrucians among the first settlers from England, the spiritual influence of enslaved people, the work of mystical abolitionists, and how Native Americans and Latinx people helped shape contemporary spirituality Most Americans believe the United States was founded by pious Christians. However, as Ronnie Pontiac reveals, from the very beginning...>>

“The I Ching for Writers: Finding the Page Inside You” by Sarah Jane Sloane

"The ancient oracle system of I Ching has provided guidance to wisdom seekers for 5,000 years. Now writers seeking ideas and motivation can take advantage of these ancient predictions, recast by Sarah Jane Sloane into relevant suggestions for contemporary writers. Each of the I Ching's 64 hexagrams, interpreted by Sloane from years of study as well as from comparisons of over fifty translations, offers commentary and direction for what the future will hold for the writer. In addition to this oracular system of advice, the book outlines the five stages of the writing process — brainstorming, planning, generating a first draft, revising the draft, and polishing — and provides a clear introduction to the...>>

“Egyptian Prosperity Magic: Spells & Recipes for Financial Empowerment” by Claudia R. Dillaire

"Boost your cash flow and free yourself from financial uncertainty with the Egyptian deities. From choosing a new career to surviving a layoff, this magic book offers more than two dozen simple spells and rituals to attract fortune and abundance. Work with Horus, Isis, Thoth, Amun, and other gods and goddesses from the Egyptian pantheon to help you catch a prospective employer's attention, design the perfect budget, control debt, and much more. You'll also create over twenty magical oils to bring greater success to your spellwork, job interviews, and résumés."...>>

“Astrology for Initiates: Astrological Secrets of the Western Mystery Tradition ” by Papus

"The French physician Papus (Gérard Encausse, 1865-1916) is best known to English-speaking readers for his work The Tarot of the Bohemians. He lived during an exciting period when mystery traditions and esoteric research were at an all-time high in Europe. Involved in many French secret societies, Papus was in an ideal position to synthesize these influences into his astrological and esoteric work. One of his mentors was François Charles Berlet, who was involved in the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor as well as being the premier French astrologer. Papus was also influenced by Thomas Burgoyne, author of The Light of Egypt, the book that explained the principles of the Hermetic Brotherhood's practices.. Papus, in turn,...>>

“The Creative Power of Sound: Affirmations to Create, Heal and Transform” by Elizabeth Clare Prophet

"Sound is the energy of creation. Recent scientific advances point to what mystics have known for thousands of years: sound holds the key to the creation of the universe―and it can create spiritual and material change in our lives. Prayer is the sound and language of the soul. When spoken out loud, it can unlock the dynamic energy of the spirit. In The Creative Power of Sound: Affirmations to Create, Heal and Transform, you will learn how to experiment with sound patterns for self-transformation. You will explore seven principles for applying prayers, mantras and affirmations to your everyday life. And you will discover an effective way to harness spiritual energy to create positive change for yourself...>>