That Candle is Not Magic

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People are constantly looking for solutions to problems in their life and looking for ways to attain their most burning desires. Everyone wants to feel that they are in control of things – money, love, career, etc. Lately I have witnessed a lot of people taking a half-assed approach to conquering their problems and reaching their desires.

Magic is work. Magic is not for the lazy and unmotivated.

Whether you are performing your own magical rituals or calling on the services of a magical practitioner to work on your behalf, this statement still stands. Magic is work and is not for the lazy and unmotivated.

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I read of people saying that they lit their candle and nothing happened for them. When questioned about it, inevitably it’s revealed that they lit their candle and then went to go watch tv or something. I read over and over again how people want…

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Apotheosis: Finding Your Mythic Self

Magick From Scratch

Your mythic self is the Herakles to your mundane self’s Alcides. It is the part of you that is connected to, and passionate about, eternal things.

Seldom do most people stop to contemplate what they care about, or to decide which of the things they care about are ephemeral, and which eternal. When they do, their answer about eternal things tends to be a really short list, like “Jesus,” or “Whatever Jesus wants from me.” Or perhaps, “The gods,” or “the will of the gods.”

Only caring about what the gods care about isn’t enough. What they care about tells you who they are. You need to know who you are. The gods cannot hold onto us if we will not hold on to ourselves.Moreover, without a well-developed sense of self, it is impossible to know when you are getting in your own way, psychically speaking, difficultto know what…

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