Thursday, October 23, 2014

Esoteric School Discovery Guide to Magic – Part IV

The Beauty of the Beauty Way Exit Ritual

In this magical discovery guide series, we have focused on how to bring the higher into your life and establish a relationship with the Universe and its higher powers and beings. This allows you to explore all the magical possibilities open to you in your life and determine for yourself how magic can work in your life. A large part of making these connections and relationships is with daily rituals. This installment of the series, presents to you a contact ritual that is one of the three forms of the Navajo Beauty Way. This ritual is called The Exit Ritual and is used to contact and greet powers and beings. Whether you call your powers and beings Universe, God, Higher Power, Angels, Totem Spirits or so forth doesn't matter. This ritual simply lets you acknowledge that there are higher beings that exist and are available to help you. It also gives you a way to take a break during the day from all the noise, chaos and electromagnetic fields that surround us in our daily lives. The Exit Ritual can help realign your chi or life force and bring you a sense of peace and serenity.

The Exit Ritual
Here's how this powerful ritual is done. Each time you leave an enclosed space such as a building or car:
1. Extend your focus upward into the sky to establish contact and say aloud, "Sky Above."

2. Keep your awareness focused above you and also extend your focus into the Earth saying aloud, "And Earth Below."

3. Maintain your awareness above and below and say aloud, "I Greet You."

4. Wait for a moment and be aware of anything that happens. Watch for any type of acknowledgement or response.

5. If you are not too self-conscious doing the Exit Ritual in a public place, you can also use arm gestures. For "Sky Above" raise your arms in an upward facing V and for "Earth Below" lower your arms with the V facing downwards.

Response to the Ritual
Responses to the Exit Ritual can vary from person to person and from each time you do it. You may notice a change within yourself such as a sudden realization or insight, an attitude change or a new awareness. There might be a change in the space around you such as a breeze, change in sky color or a bird or animal nearby becoming very noticeable to you. You might hear a voice in your head providing you an answer to a question you have or guidance on a problem or issue you face. The response may just be something that happens at the moment you complete the Exit Ritual or it could be something that stays with you the rest of the day. Not only can it change the day you are having, but by making this a daily ritual, you establish a connection with the Universe and invite wonderful and magical changes into your whole life.

You've nothing to lose by giving it a try and see what happens for you. Then if you're ready to let more magic into your life, check out our Witchcraft Spell Books series on Amazon. The first three books provide you with magical offerings using your bare hands, magical tools and household ingredients. The 4th book is a compilation of those three. Start with the Exit Ritual and begin establishing your relationship with higher powers and beings and you'll be well on your way to preparing yourself for a magical lifestyle.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Esoteric School Discovery Guide to Magic – Part II

You may be familiar with the esoteric principle that a small change in the present can create a larger change in the future, but it's also true in magical principles that a small change in the present makes a larger change in the present. Small changes can have a great impact and by changing some small habit you have, you pave the way for larger changes in your future and your present life can change. In other words, magic happens in baby steps. It's like the idea that a butterfly can flap it wings in one area of the world, and create massive effects in a place on the other half of the world.

Magical Baby Steps
Making tiny changes can have a large impact because they change your habitual thought patterns enough to allow you to access a whole new scope of ideas and inspirations and since they are small changes you are not as likely to run into the resistance that often comes with change. Why is it important from a magical perspective to be able to change your habitual thought patterns? Abraham-Hicks (www.abraham-hicks.com) explains this well by saying that your ability to access certain thoughts and feelings depends on the thoughts and feelings you have now. In other words, the happier you are, the more happy thoughts you are able to access. The more depressed you are, the more depressed, sad and blue type thoughts you have. Adjusting your stance just a bit gives you access to a whole new scope of thoughts and feelings. Making any small change in your habits shifts you to this new stance and what you are able to think and feel.

Reduce Resistance Factor
Making these small changes also reduces the chance of resistance to change that we can encounter. Large changes tend to make us uncomfortable and doubt ourselves. We become self-conscious wondering how the change will make us appear to others and if they will accept the change or not. For example, how would you feel if you went to work one day not in the conservative type suits you normally wear, but in some on the edge, brightly colored fashion design totally out of character with your usual style of dress? Compare that to a less noticeable change of maybe moving your pinky ring from your right hand to your left hand. The smaller change would probably cause you less concern, less resistance and be more comfortable for you. This smaller change is probably something that no one else will even notice. But you will notice it. You will notice the feel of it on your finger, the sound it makes tapping on your desk, that it is there when you pick up the phone and so on. The fact that you have made a small change that you are comfortable with and that is noticeable to you will shift the place you're standing inside yourself. Give some thought to the small changes you can make that will accomplish this shift for you. A few examples to get you started include:
  • use a different hand to do an activity than you normally would (ie. – open door, brush teeth, eating)
  • wear socks wrong side out
  • sit in a different seat at the dinner table
  • get up on opposite side of the bed

You get the idea, right? So pick some small changes and get started on your way to changing your habitual thought patterns to open the way for magical changes in your life. After all a small change in the present not only makes changes in the present but also in your future. It's never too late and nothing is pre-determined. Making any small change now can drastically change what you experience in the future and now. 

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Esoteric School Discovery Guide to Magic – Part I

There is no problem that cannot be solved magically. At the level of life, we sometimes paint ourselves into a corner, get that feeling that there is "no way out." Say goodbye to the feeling of hopelessness. Magic is all about reaching up to a higher level of life, and higher beings, for whom miracles are everyday occurrences. As Einstein said, the solution to any problem never exists on the same level. The solution exists on the next level up.

Here are three basic rituals that you can try out for yourself to connect with the higher and reach up for a higher level of life.

Today – Begin working with the Universe as a co-creator. Take the first step by making contact and ask the Universe to manifest something today, from cherries to the word NASA. For more on how to do this see the blog article here.

This Week - Ask Owl about a loophole or blind spot in your current solution. Not sure how to work with the Spirit of Owl? Check out this article.

This Month – Do a come-along with a Sun Candle reinforced by a talisman and a mantra you create. Add the talisman and mantra onto the come along when you burn the Sun Candle for 30 minutes each day. Haven't done a come-along before? See the directions in this article.

By starting to use these simple daily rituals and work them into your life, you will begin establishing a magical relationship with the Universe and higher level beings. You will soon find that by making these a part of your everyday life the level of your own being will increase. And magically speaking you know that the level of your being attracts the level of your life. That's a well-known magical principle. So the higher your being, the higher the level of life you will attract. That's how magic works!

For more daily rituals get our Daily Rituals for Attracting What you Want in Life ebook. 36 more simple daily rituals offered in it will help keep you on the path of magical discovery.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tell Us if the 5 Reasons Make Sense to You for a Chance to Win the Witchcraft Book

If you've been following our 5 part series on "5 Reasons We Don't Get What We Want", then you know we concluded it in our last newsletter article. Now comes the fun part! It's time to hear what you have to say. Take a look at the last 4 articles on our blog and the newsletter article if you need a reminder about the 5 reasons we identified that keeps people from getting everything they want delivered to them by the Universe simply for the asking.

The 5 reasons we have covered in this series and that you'll find in our Daily Rituals for Attracting What you Want in Life ebook are:

1. We Don't Believe We Can Be, Do, and Have Everything We Want
2. Negativity is Popular
3. We Are Hypnotized by Daily Life
4. We Are Afraid of Failure
5. We Think We Have to "Make it Happen."

Now as I said, we'd like to hear from you. Let us know which of those reasons have been preventing you from manifesting what you want, if you have done anything magical to deal with it, or anything else that you think about the reasons we came up with. Email your response to info@shamanschool.com and one answer will be selected for the recipient to receive a free copy of our "Witchcraft Spell Book: The Complete Guide of Witchcraft Rituals & Spells for Beginners". We will announce the winner by first name only and not use your email address of course, on our Facebook page October 31. Halloween, how appropriate! We may also want to post responses on our blog or Facebook page, but won't use names or any sensitive information in doing so. Ready to chime in and share your 2 cents? We'll be waiting to hear from you. 

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

5 Reasons We Don't Get What We Want – Part IV

The past few blog articles have been the beginning of this series in which we have discussed how daily rituals, like those found in our Daily Rituals for Attracting What You Want in Life ebook, can help us stay connected with the Universe and higher beings to become co-creators in getting what we want in life. Master teachers have taught the principle for ages that you need only ask the Universe and prepare yourself to receive as it delivers. There are 5 main reasons that we've identified that people aren't able to follow this simple principle and get all that they want.  Three of these reasons we covered in depth in the first 3 parts of this series. Here we will explore another of those reasons, "Negativity is Popular". In the next article we will cover the last reason and then turn it over to you to see what you think. You'll also have a chance to receive a magical gift from us for putting in your two cents.

As a reminder, the top 5 reasons we've identified are:
1. We Don't Believe We Can Be, Do, and Have Everything We Want
2. Negativity is Popular
3. We Are Hypnotized by Daily Life
4. We Are Afraid of Failure
5. We Think We Have to "Make it Happen."

Negativity is Popular

Your first reaction to this may be, "What!? I'm not attracted to negativity!" But think about what sells in our society. You occasionally see a nice human interest story on the news, but most of it is all about the negative things going on. Same with movies, TV shows and workplace gossip. All these things that attract people and their attention are in the negative realms. If you have studied metaphysical principles then you are probably familiar with the one that says we attract to our lives that which we focus on and put our attention towards. Our thoughts and feelings (negative and positive) attract the people and events that we have in our lives. The simple solution therefore would be to only have positive thoughts and feelings and only attract positive things, right? There's where the problem lies. Since we are surrounded by negative influences and perhaps even ridiculed as being a Pollyanna if we don't join in, it is difficult to stay in a positive space. We may not even be consciously aware of all the negativity that surrounds us since it is so prevalent that we have just grown accustomed to it.

The Good News

Luckily we can use daily rituals to move ourselves away from negative influences and attract people and events that have the same positive outlook that we embrace. Doing daily rituals can give us the courage and confidence to be in the positive flow of consciousness instead of a negative one. Being in this state also nourishes the part of us that can remember our dreams and feel in alignment with them. Putting in a little time every day to connect with the Universe and higher beings will go a long way towards being able to stay in a positive frame and give up the addiction to negativity.

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