Pop Culture Grimoire

Book Cover: Pop Culture Grimoire

My first metaphysical publication. In my essay, "Pop Goes the Tarot," I explore different ways you can use a tarot deck and pop culture. Learn how to read for your favorite tv/movie characters, and create your own iPod tarot deck!

The Pop Culture Grimoire features essays on how to integrate popular culture into your magical practice and gives you access to creative applications that you can use to inspire your own exploration and experimentation. With essays by notable magicians Lisa McSherry, Lupa, Patrick Dunn, Andrieh Vitmus, Bill Whitcomb and many more, The Pop Culture Grimoire offers a variety of perspectives on how to make pop culture magic work in your life. In the book you will learn how to: Use your iPod to create a music based Tarot reading, Create a pop culture music theme list that you can use for magical rituals, Build your own pop culture toolkit, Use World or Warcraft or other online games in magical rituals, And much much more...

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Women’s Voices in Magic

Book Cover: Women's Voices in Magic

For this anthology, I wrote a personal essay about my spiritual/magical practice through the year 2009.

Magical cultures like all communities encode expectations about gender. Women are witches; men are magicians. Women use receptive energy, men use active energy. Intuitive women embody the moon, focus on dreaming and enjoy making things, while intellectual men embody the sun, focus on accomplishment, and enjoy doing ritual. The essays in this book explode gender stereotypes and survey the spectrum of women's experiences in magic. Women are witches, but also ceremonial magicians, Satanists and sex magicians. Women dream, use intuition and make magical tools but they also argue, create ritual, and fiercely contest their right to achievement. In these essays, pregnancy is an occasion for analysis, alchemy exists in the lab and in the kitchen, desire is a path to self-knowledge, and gender itself is a door to the deep contemplation of the meaning of magic. In this book women's voices whisper their secret experiences, narrate lives of women magicians in the past, speak of the usual and the unusual, roar their triumphal discoveries, and sing the joy of life.

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Engaging the Spirit World

Book Cover: Engaging the Spirit World

In this anthology, I wrote an essay about how to create altars in various forms to honor the spirits.

Animism--the belief in spirits--is considered to be an integral part of many pagans' paths. We call on these beings when we create our rituals, when we work magic, and even in our everyday lives. For some, though, spirits are the very center of their practices. This book collects writings from a variety of practitioners, exploring animism in nature, in technology, and even within the human psyche. Speaking from both theory and practice, the authors present personal experiences to demonstrate concepts, and provide ideas and tools for the reader to work with. Featuring essays from Dawn M. Allenbach, Kali Black, Vronica Cummer, Kenn Day, jaymi elford, Taylor Ellwood, S. Kelley Harrell, Raven Kaldera, Erynn Rowan Laurie, Rhiannon Louve, Lupa, Bari Mandelbaum, Paleo, Pia Van Ravestein, Andrieh Vitimus and Mel White.

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