Author Archives: Josephine McCarthy

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Magicians go mad in Munich

I had only just gotten back from a trip to see family in Yorkshire, when we were out again to go visit Munich, Germany. Frater Acher kindly hosted us to go to Munich for a few days and run around … Continue reading

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A trip to Brigante land

Last week I headed north for a week, visiting with family and old friends, and going around some of the old sacred places in Yorkshire, England. It is a very old land that was once the territory of the Celtic … Continue reading

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Introducing ‘Sacred Women: Images of Power and Wisdom’

Sacred Women: Images of Power and Wisdom – the Art of Stuart Littlejohn is a new book that celebrates women through full colour paintings and accompanying texts.

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Magic, Power, Focus and Emotion

The journey of magic that touches real power is a long and convoluted road that triggers ever deepening awareness of inner powers, consciousness and our own inner spirit and outer body. That long journey takes us down many roads of … Continue reading

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The ancestry of Ancient Egypt – a long read

While listening to student’s questions and debates, there is something that has emerged in discussions a few times, and it is thorny issue indeed. Discussions on the topic in wider social media range from silly to down right offensive, which … Continue reading

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Quareia and Kabbalah, and the Curious case of not knowing…..

Recently it came to my attention that a pair of leaders of a commercial magical temple had put up a blog post on the stance of Quareia and Kabbalah. I found it sad, misleading, and it brought many things into … Continue reading

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Approaching the Magical Book of Gates

I thought it timely to introduce the Book of Gates: the mystical initiatory text of the Underworld and stars from Ancient Egypt.  The Book of Gates is a complex, enigmatic and coded book that acts as a signpost and guide … Continue reading

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