Thursday, December 27, 2018

Want to Learn Healing Spells? Basic Principles You Should Know

There are healing spells in real magic that can heal anything. When it comes to physical health issues, no matter how chronic or acute a condition is, it can be healed. Before using healing spells there are certain real magic skills that must be learned. One of these is learning how to use the 4 elements for energy healing. Within the realm of energy healing, healing spells or any other types of magical healing techniques, there are several basic healing principles to be aware of.

1. You can heal anything – Any condition can be healed. If you are alive there is always hope and even if you have transitioned out of body, there are after-death treatments to help resolve imbalances that could be carried to future lifetimes.

2. Anyone can be a healer – Healing is a natural and intended process for us all. Those who don't heal more often or more easily just haven't learned to use their natural healing abilities.

3. Healing is about energy – Everything in the Universe is composed of energy and that energy is in a constant state of vibration or movement. In healing work, you need to be able to work with energy. Everything has an electro-magnetic field that gives it an identity. Disharmonious energy causes illness, pain and disease. So a living being who is ill has shifted into an energy state that is not a match for his/her vibrational state. Healing is about adjusting the vibrational state and bringing it back into balance.

4. Healing is about letting go – You can heal anything you can let go of. Most illnesses and diseases manifest because there is some issue, hurt or situation that we are not able to let go of. Energy healing and/or healing spells can help us release the associated emotion so that healing can spontaneously occur, directed by the body's own intelligence.

5. Healing knowledge is carried from lifetime to lifetime – Some people are just natural healers. This indicates that they have spent one or more lifetimes studying the process of healing and have carried it over from past lifetimes. Everything you learn about healing in this lifetime will carry over with you into future lifetimes.

6. Healing is always evolving – Humans are constantly learning and evolving, thus the illnesses and diseases we encounter also shift and evolve. Healing also must evolve with the times and human evolution. Healers must keep learning and growing by expanding their understanding and sensitivity.

Now that you know the basic principles of healing that can be applied to energy healing or healing spells, are you ready to dive into becoming a magical healer? If so, we have our Energy Healing for Self and Others ebook with instant healing recipes and techniques. If you are ready to really dive in, then the online Basic Magic course may be right for you. Either way, you can learn to use your natural healing abilities to help yourself and others with real magic.

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Got a Problem? Clear Problems Big or Tiny with This Simple Pendulum Exercise

One of the best things you can do using a pendulum is clearing problems or snags in your life. Here's how to do this pendulum exercise.

1. Hold your pendulum in your dominant hand, letting it dangle while you visualize the problem you want to clear.

2. Ask your pendulum, "Can I, May I, Should I, clear this situation?" If you get a yes answer from your pendulum, then move forward. You can use an indicator plate with a circle that has yes on one side and no on the other to get this answer.

3. Begin swinging your pendulum in a counter clockwise direction, asking it to clear the situation. As you do this, "see" the situation resolving in your mind. Be very specific with your request and what you envision as to the situation being resolved.

4. Continue to focus on clearing the situation until your pendulum stops spinning in the counter clockwise direction. It will then either start moving along a vertical or horizontal axis, stop or start spinning clockwise. When it stops swinging on its own then the problem has been cleared.

Once a problem has been cleared you can of course always choose to bring it back. Trust the power of your pendulum and your intent and release the problem from your consciousness. If you find it seeping back into your consciousness throughout the day, change your focus to something else.

You can use this same pendulum exercise to clear repetitive thoughts that you find yourself having. Instead of visualizing a situation you want resolved just hold the repetitive thought in your mind and ask your pendulum to clear the thought from your life. After the process, you may still find the thought pop up in your mind occasionally, but it should appear far less frequently than before and eventually will disappear.....just like magic!

You can learn to create and use your pendulum multiple ways in our Psychic Development ebook. The pendulum is a great tool to add to your real magic toolbox. If you don't have a pendulum, check out the ones in the Esoteric School store.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Magic of Idleness: Balm of Gilead for a Type A Culture

What do you do when you have to come up with something creative and you've got nothing?

Then do nothing.

Use the magic of idleness, of nothingness, to combat your own nothingness.


Idleness and the Magic of Duplication
You've heard of the phrase "the hair of the dog," right? This colloquial British phrase refers to dosing yourself with alcohol to treat the effects of a hangover.

Originally, the phrase dates back to the practice of laying a few hairs from a dog that bit you over the bite wound to prevent infection and other resulting health problems.

This principle is also the fundamental basis of homeopathy, as well as the magic principle called the Law of Duplication. The Law of Duplication says:

"No two things that are exactly alike can exist in the same time and space."

So, by the Law of Duplication, if you've got absolutely "nothing" in your reserves to inspire you for your creative task, duplicate it out magically with another form of nothingness. Do nothing. Think about nothing. Try nothing. Fill yourself with nothingness, and your feeling of "nothingness" will disappear.

This is the magical power of idleness, and this magic is particularly powerful in our culture, which is Type-A gone crazy. We try to be human doings all the time instead of human beings, which means that we leave no room for the Universe to do its magic. We're so busy filling up all of our time and space that there's literally no way the Universe can bring us what we want.

Want More Simple Magic Rituals?
Magic doesn't have to be complicated, and should in fact be simple and practical, easy to integrate into everyday life. If you want more daily magical rituals that you can practice, check out these resources:

Everyday Magic Email Course
Daily Rituals for Attracting What You Want in Life Ebook

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Online Magic Tip #4: Don't Get Too Attached to Your Tools

Learning how to use magical tools such as the Wand, Athame, Firebowl, Chalice, and Plate is such a wondrous process. For some of our students, using magical tools is their favorite part of the Basic Magic course (available online). Magical tools enhance our energies. Magical tools can direct, focus, and increase our energies.

Every practicing magician should have his or own set of magical tools. And, the more you use your tools in your practice the more they become "keyed" or personalized to your energies ... making them even more effective.

So magical tools are wondrous, but ... don't get too attached to them!

"Why?" you ask. Because you may find yourself in a situation where you need to perform a magical ritual in which you normally use one or more magical tools. What do you do?

Luckily, in most cases you can still perform the magical ritual, either by using your body as an energy conduit or by finding a substitute for your magical tool. For instance, the night time blessing ritual normally calls for a "keyed" Chalice, meaning a Chalice that has been personalized to your own energies using the Firebowl. If you need to do the night time blessing ritual--to settle a fussy child for the night, for instance--but you don't have your own Chalice handy, you can do an emergency "quick key." Simply flow water blue energy through a handy water goblet for a few minutes, which temporarily keys the goblet so you can do the ritual.

So use your magical tools--key them, charge them, personalize them ... just don't get too attached to them. Practice doing magic rituals with and without your tools so that you don't find yourself in a bind when you need your magical tools but don't have them handy!

Learn more about magical tools with our no-cost online tutorial.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Magic of Flying Blind

The phrase about the blind leading the blind has always been used scornfully to mean that certain people don't know what they are doing. But perversely, from a magical point of view, we often use blindness with purpose, so that we can sharpen our other senses, our spirit senses.

Magic and One Way to Fly Blind
In many self-empowerment workshops you will encounter a very simple exercise that captures the essence of flying blind: it's called the blind date. You partner up with someone and close your eyes. Your partner leads you around by the hand, first at a walk, then perhaps at a jog. You must put your complete trust in your partner not to run you into a wall or other people who are also on a blind date.

If you have ever done this exercise, then you know what happens. After a while, your other senses, like your sense of hearing, smell, or touch, increase to accommodate your temporary lack of sight. The same thing happens in magic. When you deliberately shut off one of your senses, like sight, you have a better chance of improving your spirit senses.

A Very Simple Magic Ritual to Practice Flying Blind
There are many magic rituals where we deliberately close our eyes or use blindfolds, but it is best to start out with a very simple magical exercise. This one can be done anytime you talk on the phone with another person, assuming you are sitting down rather than driving down the road chatting on your cell phone.

As you speak to the person on the other end of the phone, close your eyes. Now visualize what the other person is doing. Are they sitting down? If so, what is their posture? Are they walking around their house? Extend your perceptions. Can you tell what they are thinking or if you can predict what they will say next?

If you have difficulty with visualization, imagine yourself extending your senses through the phone line until they reach the other person. This often helps people get in touch with their spirit senses, which are crucial for most magic rituals.

Jot down any insights, visions, or information that comes to you through your spirit senses. If you like, you can ask the other person a question or two to verify whether your spirit senses are correct. It really doesn't matter whether you are correct in the beginning. The goal is to locate, use, and develop your spirit senses.

Do this exercise for at least 10 phone conversations. You will notice a definite increase in the amount of psychic or spirit-sense information that you receive. If, after doing this exercise 10 times, you don't feel that you have located or used your spirit senses, have 10 more phone conversations with your eyes open. You might be surprised at how much physical sight interferes with your spirit senses. Most people receive far less spirit-sense data when they have their eyes open.

Make sense? Have fun with this. For more fun and practical magic rituals and exercises, check out our ebooks, and our home study courses.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Need to Talk to Someone But Feel Uneasy? A Real Magic Voodoo Solution ...

Ever have something you really need to talk to someone about, but you're not sure how to do it. It could be something you are dissatisfied about at work and don't think your boss will be receptive too. Or maybe a friend that you really feel needs to know something, but you know it's a touchy subject for them and think they will become defensive. Or it could be you have had a disagreement or argument with someone and are not sure how to approach them to straighten things out between you. Real magic can help by letting you send messages on a psychic level to the person. This is one of the many real magic techniques you can learn in our How To Do Voodoo ebook.

Messages can be sent to people with the wand, which is the air tool, but for deeper level communications that you want to access someone on their emotional level, using the chalice is the best choice. The chalice is the water element tool and water is the element associated with emotions.

The first thing to do with your chalice just as with any magical tool is to key it. Keying it clears any impure energy and aligns the molecules so that the energy flows in a particular direction. It also personalizes the tool to you. Here is a quick way to key a chalice:
  1. Cup your hands on either side of the bowl part of the chalice
  2. Locate a water blue color source
  3. Begin circling water blue from your output hand through the chalice I to your input hand, up your input arm, across your shoulders down your output arm and out your output hand again.
  4. Circulate the color water blue for approximately 3 minutes, then pull your water energy back in. 
  5. This will create a temporarily keyed chalice
Chalice message affect the emotions and can be very strong as they literally shoot out of your chalice like water from a fire hose. They can become quite compulsive so you should make sure you are following Rules of the Road when sending these types of messages. The Rules of the Road say not to bind anyone and if you send a compulsive type message then you are breaking this rule. For example, if you send a strong message of "Stay home" to someone, the person may not be able to leave their house for days. Think your messages through as in any magical procedure and keep these types of message short and simple. There are other techniques to send longer messages or hold entire psychic conversations with people. Here are the steps to sending a chalice message.
  1. Face east. Hold your keyed chalice in your output hand with thumb and forefinger around the bowl part and the rest of our fingers wrapped around the stem.
  2. Extend your output arm straight out to the side at should height and cock your elbow so the chalice points toward the ceiling.
  3. Pull from a water blue color source into your elbow to load the chalice. 
  4. Look in the direction of your output arm and see the face of the person you are sending the message to
  5.  Lower your arm, palm up, letting the water energy you have stored flow into the chalice and shoot a beam of water blue at the person's face that you have visualized while saying your message out loud. It is very important to do this with palm facing up as chalice messages are already very compelling and a palm down message could become an enforcer.
Chalice messages can be a very effective way to start communication with someone that you feel uneasy about approaching. The message may need to be repeated multiple times before you see a noticeable effect as there are many blocks that can be encountered in the other person. Just remember to think it through, keep it simple and have fun with the process.

To learn more about the chalice and other great real magic procedures you can perform with it, see our How To Do Voodoo ebook.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Online Magic Tip: Pay Into Your Practice and Your Practice Will Pay You Back

If life with a little "L" tends to get in your way of taking care of Life with a big "L" then here's an online magic tip for you. It does happen to all of us that we get caught up in all the mundane tasks of living life as physical beings on this planet. Work, kids, household chores, paying bills, shopping and the list goes on of everyday tasks that need to be performed. Sometimes we all get overwhelmed by how much we have to get done and our spiritual and magical practices suffer for it. That's where this online magic tip comes in to help keep our magical practices active and growing. After all, you get out of your magical practice what you put into it. So here's the tip – the Every Magic Email course. It's just what it sounds like, a course of magical offerings that you can include in your life every day that comes straight to your email inbox each week. You get 52 practical, powerful and effective magical techniques for daily living. How's that for an online magic tip!! You just read your email that comes in for the week and incorporate the technique for that week into your life. That way you are sure to be moving forward on your magical path each and every day for a whole year. The best part is that each of these emails contains a practical online magic tip you can use such as controlling stress, seeking guidance from higher powers and beings, and developing your personal power. Just to give you a taste of the types of lessons from this course, here's a sample of one of the easy to use rituals offered.

Letting Go
At times we all need help letting go of preconceived notions, judgments, and old beliefs that no longer serve us. To be able to accept new ideas and beliefs we first have to clear out the old. Water was often used as a cleansing source in tribal times to release the old and bring in the new. One technique to accomplish this was walking in the rain by running water. Old ideas and beliefs were carried away by the running water and fresh new ideas were brought in from above through the rain. If you can find a source of running water and happen to find it raining, you can do this just as it was done in older times by getting out in nature. More than likely though, you don't have the luxury of going for a walk by a running stream at just the time it is raining with your busy schedule, or you live in an area that doesn't get much rain, or live in a city without access to a running river or stream, or are going through drought conditions or have other reasons that don't make this possible for you. In this case you can turn to your shower. Fresh water from above and running water below and chances are you already work a shower into your day. 

Whichever way you choose, as you walk by or stand in the running water, feel your old beliefs, ideas and worries falling away from you and being carried off with the flowing water. As you stand in your water source from above, feel the brightness and refreshment of newness coming to you - new ideas, new will to work, new expressions of creativity and new feelings of all kinds. Taking this time to refresh yourself is a huge relief to your normal daily routines. It can bring us to consciousness by giving us a break from mechanical life and reactions and open the way for magic to enter. Since any act done with intention is an act of magic, this online magic tip gives you a way to incorporate a little magic into something you already do every day that will raise your level of consciousness. And that is Magic!!

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Choose a Magical Price for Faster Manifestation

If you are a fan of the TV show "Once Upon a Time", then you are familiar with the characters often stating that magic comes with a price. They are more often than not referring to the fact that you have to be careful what you ask for so that you don't receive some type of backlash for breaking Universal laws that govern magical practice. This applies too in the real world of real magic. In the world of real magic, many people also believe magic must come with a price and that there must be some type of payment to compensate the Universe for it to work on our manifestations. Since we live on a planet where virtually nothing is free, our minds tell us that the Universe must demand a price for the gifts and benefits it bestows on us. When it comes to getting something we want, our minds follow this thought process:
  1. I would love to have X (something I don't have and feel is beyond my current reach)
  2. I can't afford X
  3. Darn! Forget about X
The Nothing Is Free Mentality
The truth is that the Universe doesn't work that way and does not demand a price from us. The Universe and its angelic and other spiritual helpers operates on a larger and grander scale than we do on Earth. What we consider a miracle is just an everyday occurrence to them. It doesn't consider demanding a price from us anymore than we would demand a price for holding a door open for someone with their hands full of packages. Most humans though continue to believe that the Universe must extract a price for miracles it delivers. Think about someone who bargains with their Higher Power making promises of what they will do or not do if he/she will just deliver a certain miracle or manifestation. Overcoming this belief is not an easy undertaking, so the alternative we suggest is to go around the belief instead.

Naming Your Price
One way to get around the "nothing is free" belief is to name your own price. Since the Universe doesn't really need to be paid, but we can't get mind to believe that is true, naming your own price is a good way to compromise. By naming your own price, you'll probably pick something you can afford and the Universe gets a giggle at our performance. As the Hopis say we are here to "sound a joyous note to Creator's ear" and giving the Universe a giggle is a joyous note. When naming your own price here are a few things to consider:

1. Money - The price doesn't have to be money. The Universe doesn't really have any use for money. That is a human concept. Your price could involve money if you wanted to donate to charity or something along that line, but it does not HAVE to be money and may be best if it is not. Just the mere mention of money often makes people feel anxious, stressed, angry, regretful or a slew of other negative type emotions. For that reason it is probably best just to keep money out of it.

2. Sacrifice – You could pick a price that includes sacrificing something you don't really need. That could mean getting rid of possessions which could create more sacred space in your life or it could mean getting rid of emotional states like anger, impatience, doubt, fear or any type of negative energies that interfere with your life. The same could apply to negative thoughts that you continually have. Sacrificing a thought means replacing it with something else. Instead of allowing your mind to repeat negative thoughts over and over, stop and change to a positive thought. Sometimes this process means you have to just start with a simple "I am willing to be willing to think a more positive thought" instead of jumping right to the positive thought itself. The same process works for dealing with negative emotions.

3. Mutual Benefit –
You could pick a price that will have benefit for you and for another person by being of service to them. This "paying it forward" philosophy can have a lot of great benefits and satisfy your mind by letting it believe you have made your payment and are now ready and deserving to receive your gift from the Universe. Acts of service could be those where you do something for someone and you don't tell anyone what you have done or that you have done anything at all. It doesn't have to be a big thing that you do however. It could be that you send blessings to someone you pass on the street that looks like they are having a bad day. Maybe you just hold the door for someone else or give them a flower from your garden. It could be even something as simple as letting a comment go by that you would normally argue with or taking off work early to spend some extra time with your family.

It doesn't matter what price you select, large or small, because after all it is your choice. You don't want to make a price so high that you avoid it or it sets you up for failure, so give a little thought to what is reasonable and that you will feel satisfied with. Remember it's all for you because the Universe really doesn't demand the price. No matter what you pick, if it helps put you in a better space for being able to receive from the Universe then the price is well worth it.

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Gift of Magick For the Holidays

Whatever tradition you celebrate during this holiday season, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Yule, Las Posadas, or any others, we hope your holidays are full of peace, harmony, and of course magick. Whether you celebrate with traditional physical gifts or just with the spirit of giving, there are many magickal gifts you can pass on to your loved ones or to yourself. Here are some of our magickal gift ideas. If you have any favorites we'd love to hear what they are and add them to our list. Just post them on our Facebook page or leave a comment below.

Online Magickal Gift Shopping
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Other Gifts of Magick
Some of the suggestions below include a physical gift as well as a ritual or non-physical gift. Where we have links to articles describing certain techniques or rituals, feel free to print them off to share with a friend or family member as a gift or send them the link to the article online. Or just send them the link to our website where they can signup for the blog or newsletter and get a magickal gift that keeps giving all year round.

QUIET: Give yourself a day of peace and quiet. In a world of internet, cell phones, TV, and radio, a day of silence or quiet can be a true gift. Turn off the phone and don't invite in other stimuli such as TV. Sit, rest, take walks. Be quiet inside and out. Even half a day of quiet, without talking, can rejuvenate your spirit.

LET GO: Once you've had a chance to unwind, some old issues or problems that have been subconsciously nagging at you may surface. Take the time to let them go in a simple ceremony. Write them down on a sheet paper, appreciate them for the lessons they bring, then burn them. Cleanse yourself by burning some sage or incense afterward. Or you can consult the spirit of Owl and you may want to carry the owl totem figure with you throughout the day as a physical connection to this wise spirit.

CREATE SACRED SPACE: Daily life tends to introduce some junky energies into our living space. Take the time to create some sacred space in every room of your house. Do a regular room cleansing or use a sun candle to create sacred space.

START DOWN A MAGICAL PATH: Make a resolution that the coming year is the year you will start inviting magic into your life. Or if you already have a magical practice, recommit to it by resolving to perform an act of magic or daily ritual each and every day. We have ebooksKindle books, or our Everyday Magic Email Course that can help you keep this resolution easily. Or just pick a different article each day from our blog or the special member's library at to give you ideas of simple magical acts to do daily.

Magick is very real and has existed as a precise science for thousands of years. Every single person can learn to do magick. We were ALL born with the talents and abilities that empower us to do magick. The only reason that magick seems so, well, magickal is that this society no longer teaches the art and science of magick. In the distant past, magickal study was just as important as math, science or the arts. Magick can help you manifest what you want and need in life, change old beliefs, balance your energies for healing and manifestation, defend yourself against physical and psychic attack, find hidden information and see possible futures, psychically communicate with other beings, bring peace and harmony to your life, and much, much more. We wish you a magickal holiday season this year and hope you will pass the magick on to others to help keep these traditions alive.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Giving Thanks is a Gift to Ourselves

In this society, giving thanks has come to mean something different than it originally did in tribal cultures. Today, when we thank people it's either a perfunctory gesture of politeness, or it implies some sort of obligation.

In the first case, saying "thank you" is just a polite way to end an interaction. In the second case, when someone has done something for us and we thank them, we often walk away with a feeling of obligation. In other words, we keep running mental accounts of who has done what for whom, and what we now owe. Saying "thank you" often goes along with making another mark in the account.

In tribal times the act of giving thanks was much different. Giving thanks was the process of experiencing appreciation within ourselves, and then expressing that appreciation to higher powers and beings. We didn't "owe" those higher powers and beings anything except to recognize their gifts to them and to express our appreciation.

Because higher powers and beings (gods, goddesses, deities, angels, etc.) are by nature "higher" in the spiritual hierarchy than we are, we can't actually "do" anything for them except appreciate them. Their actions on our behalf and our expression of thanks fall under the Law of Reciprocal Maintenance. We are each doing the appropriate part.

Higher powers and beings need us because we are part of the hierarchy, without which they cannot exist. But these beings don't need us to do anything for them, simply acknowledge and appreciate their presence. The Hopis say that our job is to "send a joyous note to Creator's ear."

In this season of giving thanks, you might ask yourself what you have to be thankful for in your life, and how you might sound a joyous note in Creator's ear. When we are joyful and express that joy, higher powers and beings send more of the same good "stuff" into our lives. Appreciation begets more to be appreciative of -- it's a wonderful self-fulfilling cycle.

Here's the other fascinating part of giving thanks: you can actually give thanks for something that you want but don't yet have, and higher powers and beings will send it to you. Giving thanks actually works better before you have what you seek -- it brings what you seek to you even faster.

Now you're ready for Thanksgiving! In addition to feasting on a wondrous dinner, take a little time to sound your note of joy to the Universe. It will come back to you like a boomerang, tenfold!

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Develop Psychic Abilities by Reading People

We get a lot of email asking for ways to help people develop psychic abilities. One thing we recommend is our Psychic Development ebook and here is one of our favorite exercises from that ebook that can help you develop psychic abilities.

The goal of this exercise is to practice using your Spirit abilities instead of just your 5 physical senses to gather information. It involves the practice of reading people that you don't know. This is a good exercise to do anytime you are in a public place and have a little time. If you don't get out often, then you could also turn on your TV, turn the sound off and practice reading the people you see on the TV. Either way, don't get hung up on your results, how correct or incorrect you might be and don't feel that you need to verify your results by consulting with the people you observe. It is merely for practice to get you started tuning in with and using your Spirit abilities. The more you practice using these Spirit abilities, the better you will get at accessing information psychically and the more you will develop psychic abilities.

Exercise to Develop Psychic Abilities
  • Go to a public location (or turn on TV with sound off) and have a pen, paper and a watch or timer that you can use. Airports, malls, parks, diners or coffee shops and restaurants are all good places that usually have a lot of different people you can observe.
  • Sit in a comfortable location where you can write, see people and see your timer.
  • Pick one person to start with that you will observe.
  • Watch that person for 30 seconds. Don't think about what you see at this point. Just make observations about the person. Watch how they walk, what they are wearing, who they are with, facial expressions, gestures they use, tones of voice, accents and anything else you can see or impressions you get from them.
  • Now set your timer for 30 seconds and start writing as fast as you can. Remember you only have 30 seconds. Write anything and everything that comes to you about that person whether it is something you directly observe or not. Don't pause or stop to think about what you are writing; just write. 
  • It is generally easiest to begin writing those things that you observed with your physical 5 senses as a place to get you started. This would be like hair color, smells you observed, a tone of voice and other similar observations. Once you get going writing these things very fast and not stopping to think, you will find other types of information in your writing, such as certain personality traits, likes and dislikes, family connections and things that you are not able to gather through your physical 5 senses. At this point your Spirit abilities have kicked in and yes you do have them, you just haven't practiced using them.
  • Getting your mind out of the way helps to open the pathways for your Spirit abilities. There's no mysterious secret, you just need to practice using these types of senses that you have and don't normally use in your everyday life in order to develop psychic abilities.
  • After you finish writing about the first person you chose for 30 seconds, put that paper away and pick another person to observe and start the same process again.
  • Repeat the procedure until you have observed 10 people over a 5 minute period.

Here's an example of what you might have written:
"Woman, long hair, stylishly dressed, has children, loves to read, has a sister, works in a professional job, originally from the South or has some type of Southern connection, doesn't spend much time outdoors, very empathetic, around 30 years old, likes country music, has blue eyes, friendly personality but not someone you'd want to be on her bad side, can be very generous with her time but a bit stingy with giving money, likes jewelry especially gold, is confident, likes the color blue and wears it a lot, is an animal lover, has recently lost someone close to her."
You'll see that many of the things written about this woman were observed with the physical 5 senses such as that she is a woman and has long hair, her age, and her eye color. Then there is other information that cannot be observed with the 5 senses such as that she is generous with her time but not her money or that she has recently lost someone close to her. Some of the things in the paragraph above may or may not have been accessed with the physical 5 senses according to the situation and what the woman was doing while you watched her, but you can definitely see that some things slipped in through the Spirit abilities too. The more you practice this exercise, the more things of that nature you will see showing up in your writing.

Again, it doesn't matter if your descriptions are right or wrong, there is no right or wrong in this exercise. It is merely practice at using your Spirit abilities and getting your mind out of the way for these abilities to engage. The more you practice, the better chance you have to develop psychic abilities that you naturally have but haven't exercised. So get practicing and give those psychic abilities a good workout to keep them working strong for you. At some point you will find this type of information very useful and it's a lot of fun finding you have this magical skill.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Need a Quick Magical Fix? Gotcha Covered!

Life happens... accidents, whoopsies, etc. Luckily for you, the Esoteric School has a no-cost ebook waiting for you along with a special magickal articles library when you register for a free membership. Just go to and click the Learn More button at the top. Sign up for our newsletter while you are there for more magical tips and get the ebook, easy as you please! These magical quick fixes can help you with so many everyday irritations from being stuck in traffic to having a headache to just feeling a little down. They are simple and can start immediately helping you explore how magic and rituals can help you in your everyday life. The only trick is remembering to use these magical tips. We are so used to putting up with our life conditions that often we forget we have choices. Magicians and shamans know this however and look for solutions instead of just staying in the problem. Here is just one example of the type of magic you will find in this complimentary ebook.

Magical Rooting
If you have problems with mood or energy swings or with staying in present time, rooting may be a great ritual for you. Do you worry about what has already happened or what is coming in the future? If so, then you are not living in the present. Rooting helps you ground or anchor yourself to stay in present time, get rid of negative energy and balance your energies.
Follow these directions for rooting:
  • Place your heels, palms or seat (or all three) on the ground. You can extend roots from more than one body part at once.
  • Extend your roots out your palms, heels or the base of your spine. You extend roots with your intention. You don't need to think about it, just do it! 
  • Push your roots through the carpet or tile, into the sub floor and down into the earth. If you are in a multi-level building, you will need to go through each level until you reach the earth. If you are wearing shoes with thick soles, you may have to extend the roots out the sides of your shoes.
  • Once your roots reach the earth keep extending them down through the topsoil and deeper layers until you reach bedrock.
  • When you reach bedrock, lock your roots in.
  • With each exhaling breath send any unwanted energies down your roots into the bedrock. The earth is highly receptive and will receive these energies easily.
  • With each inhaling breath pull in minerals, fluids and other energies from the earth for nourishment and balancing. You don't have to specify what you're pulling up – your body and your roots will work automatically with the earth to pull up what is needed.
  • Once you feel relaxed and nourished pull your roots back up into your body. Always be sure to pull your roots back – if you stand up without doing so you'll feel a slight "popping" sensation and your body will be sore for a few days.
Rooting will make you feel balanced and refreshed and takes only a few minutes to do. It is also an easy technique to do anytime and anywhere with no one else even being aware of what you are doing. No special tools or ingredients needed. So what are you waiting for? Get to and get your copy of the no-cost ebook 10 Quick Magical Fixes to be on your way to using real magic for real change in your life.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Spirit Guides: What to do if Your Angel Doesn't Deliver

Angel spirit guides are marvelous allies. There is actually an angel available to help you with absolutely anything. And the best part is that these angels are anxious to help. Helping humans is their main job and helping us is the way they are able to evolve. The one catch is that because of Earth's Prime Directive, that no higher being can help humans unless directly asked, they cannot help unless we ask them. We have to invite them into our lives and ask specifically for what we want them to do in order for them to act as our spirit guides.

Once we ask for help from these spirit guides, they rarely ever let us down in fulfilling our requests. There are some reasons though that this could happen or that it may appear it is happening. Some of these reasons could include:
  • Something you have already asked for help with contradicts your current request. Priority is being given to the first request.
  • What you are asking for help with now contradicts a larger aim or goal that you have set for yourself. For example you have set a yearly aim of eating no processed sugar and then ask an angel to find a bakery for you. The angel might find this request a contradiction to your larger goal.
  • What you are asking for has been answered and fulfilled, but just in a way you haven't recognized.
  • Your request whether you realize it or not would bring harm to yourself or others. Doing harm interferes with these spirit guides' evolution process so they are reluctant to participate in requests they know will cause harm.
What To Do
If you encounter an occasion in which it appears your request has not been fulfilled, you simply need to ask for clarification or an explanation. Angels are infinitely patient with us and will continue to explain until we understand why the request was not fulfilled or understand that it was, but not in the way we expected. Having these types of conversations can also build a stronger, longer lasting relationship with these spirit guides. So don't feel like you are insulting them or being ungrateful. Go ahead and question until you understand why your request was not fulfilled or until you understand in what way it was. When working with angels, persistence and gratitude are both important tools.

So the next time you find yourself needing anything from a parking place saved, help communicating with someone, healing for yourself or another or just about anything else, let angels be the spirit guides to help you out. You can learn more about working with angels and other types of spirit guides in our Kindle book 1 of our Witchcraft Spell Books series, Learn How To Do Witchcraft Rituals And Spells With Your Bare Hands. And remember you don't have to have a Kindle to read this book. A Smart phone, tablet or computer will work too!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Online Magic Tip: Your One Hand Knows Secrets Your Other Hand Doesn't

Here's a handy online magic tip that is just one of the many you'll find in the second book in our Witchcraft Spell Books Kindle books series entitled Learn How to Do Witchcraft Rituals and Spells with Household Ingredients. This online magic tip helps you in getting information from the Universe which as a planetary citizen you have every right to access. A little spiritual guidance or help from higher powers and beings can help you even get information that is stored in the Akashic Records (records of Universal history).

How Accessing Information Helps You
First, why would you want to access this type of information and how will it help you? Mainly this type of information can make your life's journey easier. Your daily life can become much more enjoyable the more you ask for help and information from angels, guides, animal totems or your own Spirit. Whereas Mind tends to tell us things that have been tainted by society and many misperceptions, Spirit always gives us truth and doesn't lead us astray.

Left Hand, Right Hand Ritual
This online magic tip ritual we call the Left Hand, Right Hand Ritual makes you a channel for the information you need or want to access. Basically you ask yourself questions with your dominant hand and answer them with your other hand. To do this online magic tip, follow these steps:

1. Get a compass to find the cardinal direction East. For this ritual you will sit in the East facing West, so it is important to make sure you have the correct direction identified. East is the direction of knowledge and communication so sitting in the East will facilitate this communication ritual and help you access knowledge.

2. You will also need a table put in front of where you will be sitting. On this table you will need a Sun Yellow candle, wooden or paper matches, and a pen and paper. You could use a journal or Book of Shadows for the paper if you wish.

3. Once you have everything ready from Steps 1 and 2, sit comfortably in the East facing West and light the candle and charge it with the Sun Candle Blessing ritual.

4. The hand you naturally point with is considered your dominant hand. Use this hand to write your question or questions that you are seeking information about. For example, you may have just gone through a traumatic event and you might write, "What lesson am I to learn from (describe your current event or situation)?

5. Now switch the pen to your other hand and write the answer. It doesn't matter what the writing looks like as long as it is legible to you so don't spend time worrying about that. Also don't stop to think about the answer. Just write the first thing that your hand feels inspired to write.

6. Sometimes you may be surprised at the answer or the answer may not make sense to you. Don't try to force sense from it. Keep the answer in your consciousness for a few days and see what happens. It may be that you have only received a partial answer so that it will be easier to digest and other things will come up to fill in blanks.

You can repeat this online magic tip ritual as many days as you need to until you get all the information you need. Be patient with the process and enjoy watching the knowledge and understanding unfold and the results become clearer. Your answers will come in perfect timing with your ability to process and use them.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Remembering the Solution

This magic tip is so simple you're going to say, "Duh!" after you've read it. In fact, it's so simple that you might even be tempted to think it won't work. But don't be fooled... most magic follows the principle of Occam's Razor, where the simplest solution often turns out to be the best solution.

So what's this eeezy-peezy magical technique? Hold your breath... here it comes... it's the Art of Remembering. And here's how it works. Whenever you find yourself presented with a problem that you can't seem to solve by direct means, don't try to "create" a solution from scratch. Instead, tell yourself to "remember" the solution.

This is actually an old esoteric principle, often attributed to the study of Buddhism, and has been taught by many masters. When you try to create a solution, you often doubt whether you can. After all, what if you don't know what you're doing? What if you – heaven forbid – "get it wrong"? Oh no... woe is you!

But if you are simply trying to remember the solution rather than create it, your mind is fooled into believing that you already know the solution. This allows you to be open to many options and... voila! Solutions tend to come to you that are out-of-the-box... or at least out of the arena of your usual thoughts.

To paraphrase Einstein, solutions can never come from the same level of the problem. Unfortunately, when faced with a problem we usually try to solve it in the same way we've always solved all problems – within the context of the problem.

But solutions need to come from higher levels. So telling yourself to "remember" the solution opens you up to hearing insight from higher levels. Esoteric teachings tell us that our higher centers (some would say higher selves or guides) are always speaking to us, but that we can't hear them. Remembering allows us to hear the voices from on high and the solutions are... you guessed it... truly magical.

Remembering is one of the purest and simplest of magical techniques. Now, if you can just remember to remember!

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Blinding the Outer Eye to Sharpen the Inner Eye

With our Psychic Development ebook, students learn to fine-tune their psychic abilities of inner sight and inner listening. Through various exercises, they are taught to tune out the external world and focus on the tastes, sounds, messages, and sights of our inner world. All of these exercises bring to mind a simple exercise that we learned years ago for developing inner attention.

The exercise is as follows:
Choose to blindfold yourself once a day and focus on the inner sights and sounds that come to you during this period of time. For instance, you might choose to blindfold yourself during a meditation or while listening to music. Obviously you don't want to be too physically active during this period of time- and certainly no driving or running around!

One of the best ways to sharpen your inner listening is to blindfold yourself during a lengthy phone conversation. As you talk to the other person on the phone, listen for any inner messages and watch your inner movie screen. The other person may be describing an incident that happened at work-see if a visual of that incident appears in your mind's eye. The ability to "see" coherently without the use of your physical eyes is one of the keys to development of your psychic abilities.

Alternatively, a random thought or story about the person may float into your mind. You'll be surprised to discover that many times these thoughts or stories are true. Don't judge anything that comes into your awareness. Just go with the flow and allow snippets of information to come to you.

Later, after you've practiced this exercise for a while, you can take it one step further by visiting a public place like a bus station, library, restaurant or mall. Without blindfolding yourself, focus and attempt to sense people behind you or not in your visual field. Feel their energy. Then sink into that quiet place within yourself and tune into the messages there. The more you open this psychic channel of communication the more messages will come through to you.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Develop Psychic Abilities: The Power of Changing One Tiny Habit

When you first start working to develop psychic abilities, here's a tip that will pave the way for you. This is just one of the tips and exercises you'll find in our Psychic Development ebook. When you are ready to develop psychic abilities or really anytime you want to get out of mechanical mode, choose one small habit to change. Sound simple? It is, but also very powerful in working towards the goal to develop psychic abilities and developing consciousness.

How It Works
How does such a simple change make such a difference when striving to develop psychic abilities? Well, first there is a Universal Law that says, "A small change in the present will create a larger change in the future". When you change a small life habit now, you pave the way for larger changes in your future. You open yourself to a whole new world of ideas and inspirations when you start by changing your habitual thought patterns. Also small changes keep you from running into the resistance factor.

Changing Habitual Thought Patterns
If you follow the metaphysical teacher Abraham-Hicks (, then you've heard that the thoughts and feelings you have right now affect your ability to access certain thoughts and feelings. In other words, if you are happy now, you can access more happy thoughts. If you are sad, you are more likely to access more sad thoughts. By changing where you are in your thoughts and emotions just a degree or two, you make it possible to access new thoughts and feelings. Any tiny change creates a shift in you and in what you think and feel. This is why Abraham says when you are down, to just try reaching for the next happier thought. It is usually too overwhelming to go from really sad to really happy in just one step, but if you take baby steps and just reach over a little in tone to one just a bit higher then you have shifted your internal mood and can keep going up the scale towards happy.

Avoid the Resistance Factor
You'll find as you develop psychic abilities that your mind often gets in your way. It tries to keep control and tell you all sorts of things from that you are just making stuff up to having doubts about receiving information through spirit perceptics. You are making a big change by going from accessing information via your 5 physical senses to accessing information via numerous spirit senses. When you start to work to develop psychic abilities, you are making a big change, so pre-paving the way by making some small changes can help reduce the resistance mind puts up. Think about if your dad who is a pretty conservative type guy with a short regular "Dad" type haircut suddenly walked in with a purple and green Mohawk. Think of the resistance he would encounter to this big change. It would probably affect his job, his standing in the community or church and probably even how his family would react to him. He would probably experience feeling awkward, embarrassed, and the target of unwanted attention. But now imagine he walks in and just has moved his pinkie ring from his right hand to his left hand. Hardly anyone will notice that. Wouldn't be much resistance put up to such a small change as that. But, he will notice it. It will feel different to him and this difference can help shift him to another place inside himself.

Small Changes to Make
When we talk about making these small changes, we are talking about very simple habitual things that you do mechanically. For example, observe yourself when you eat, drink, brush your teeth, remove your shoes, reach for the phone, open the door and hundreds of other simple things we all do every day with our hands. What hand do you use without even thinking about it when you do these simple tasks? Now consciously switch and use your other hand. So if you open the door with your right hand, start making the conscious effort to open it with your left hand. Pick several things to start consciously changing. Don't let this get mechanical though too. Change things up if they start to feel that way and pick another set of tasks to change how you do them.

Other changes could be sitting in a different place at the table, driving a different way to work, wearing socks inside out, get up on the other side of the bed, move your alarm clock to a different place, go a different direction when you start your morning walk, wear your bracelet on the opposite arm, etc.. You get the idea, right? See what things in your life you can use to make these small changes, pick one and get started paving the way to develop psychic abilities in yourself.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Use This Simple Magical Ritual to Live Your Dreams

There are daily rituals that can help you magically in many ways, but there are some magic rituals that can help you live your dreams by making them come true. We often think that the only way to get what we want in life is by hard work. Magic can help us manifest those things we desire without all the hard work though. In our Daily Rituals to Attract What We Want in Life ebook, you'll learn about all types of magical daily rituals and there's a whole section on daily rituals for manifesting what you want. Here's one of the daily rituals you'll find in this book to help you manifest and live your dreams.

Creating Future Memories
Once we have put out to the Universe what it is we want, the Universe starts working on delivering it. Many manifestations don't appear because either we aren't ready to receive them or we get in the way somehow of them being delivered. Our job is to clearly state exactly what we want to have happen and then it is up to us to let it go and give the Universe room to work its magic and deliver. This is sometimes very difficult for people, especially those movers and shakers that believe they have to "do" something or be in control. One daily ritual you can do to help stay out of the way, build energy and force into what you are manifesting and let you feel like you are still playing a part is creating future memories. We usually think of memories as coming from past experiences, but you can also create memories of future events. By adding specific thoughts, emotions, and physical actions into memories we create, we make them real and create them in our lives. The more energy put into creating these memories, the greater likelihood of them manifesting in our lives.

We sometimes refer to this daily ritual as the "Pack Your Bags" ritual because if you are for example working on manifesting a great vacation for yourself, one of the actions you can do while waiting for the Universe to deliver is to pack your suitcase acting as if your dream vacation is already a reality. For this example, here's how you would do the future memory ritual.

1. Sit in a quiet space relaxing your mind and body.

2. Envision the future situation as if it has come to fruition already. For this example you might see yourself on the beach reclining in a beach chair.

3. See as many details as you can – smell the ocean, feel the sand between your toes, experience the joy of relaxing with a cool drink taking in the spectacular view, and so on.

4. Sit this way for at least 3 minutes a day adding more textures, feelings and sensations each time.

You'll find that the more time you spend creating these type of future memories, the faster they will manifest in your life. You can use this type of ritual for making changes to negative things in your life too. Just start envisioning the goal that you have not been able to accomplish and see yourself changing the actions you do. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, but can't keep away from the cookies, see yourself starting to reach for the cookies and instead reaching for an apple or for the phone to call someone for support or getting up and going for a walk. Add in the sensations, sounds, emotions and as many details into the new memory as you can. Creating future memories gives you a way to influence and help create your own future magically.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Gratitude as Money

One of the most frequent requests for help that we receive is around the issue of money. There are many different magickal ways to attract money, increase your bank account, or solve monetary problems. Many people find simple candle spells with a well-defined set of Directors and Limiters (what you want and what you don't want) works very well. Many people also like this approach because it seems to tackle the issue directly.

However, many of the same people who use this approach find that they have to use money spells frequently because they often need to solve financial problems. This is usually because some aspect of their lifestyle consistently produces a lack of money.

Another magickal approach to more permanently solving financial problems is to do a simple daily magickal ritual. This ritual is mostly about changing one's view of the world, as well as altering the energy that one puts out into the world.

Money As Energy
When you spend money you can easily see the exchange being made: dollars for goods or services. You can also see the exchange when you work to receive a paycheck: money in exchange for your work effort. But if you look behind all of these transactions, you will see that an energy exchange is at the heart of all of these transactions. When you work for a paycheck, you are being paid for the energy that you expend in different ways. Similarly, when you buy an item, you are ultimately paying for the energy that went into producing that item.

So money is really just a form of energy that we humans trade back and forth many times per day.

If we look at what occurs on the next higher spiritual level, we will see this energy exchange even more clearly. Consider the angels. They help us whenever we ask. So how do angels get paid? Partially by helping us. Angels get "brownie points," if you will, by helping us. These brownie points help angels ascend up their evolutionary ladder. Beyond that though, angels are paid in the spiritual coin of appreciation and gratitude.

If you consider the process we outline for hiring an angel for help from the higher, we recommend that people thank angels when they request help, while waiting for help to arrive, and after the desired result has manifested. When we express our gratitude to our angels before, during, and after the whole process, we are paying angels with the spiritual coin of gratitude. What's more, we are exchanging energy, which is at the heart of the monetary exchange system. Instead of dollars, we use the energy of gratitude and appreciation to pay the angels.

At the end of the day, whether we consider spending and receiving money or doing the same with gratitude and appreciation, we are exchanging energy with beings on the Earth plane as well as beings on higher spiritual planes.

How to Use Gratitude to Increase the Money in Your Life
Using the above idea that gratitude is the spiritual coin we use to barter with higher beings, and considering the idea that all types of money (on Earth and on higher spiritual planes) are simply exchanges of energy, we can come to a radical conclusion. Any form of energy exchange can be profitable. So what does that mean?

Let's say that you have a financial crisis in your life. You have more bills than you have money. In addition, the bills are due and you have no idea where to get the money to pay the bills. Can you use another form of money to pay your bills? Yes... albeit in an indirect way. Instead of getting a second job to pay your bills, how about using spiritual coins to pay your bills?

This is how you can use spiritual coin to attract enough money into your life to pay your bills. For the next 40 days, spend as much spiritual coin as you can. In other words, for the next 40 days feel as much gratitude and appreciation as you can about anything and everything in your life. In addition, spend as much spiritual coin as you can for the next 40 days. That is, express as much gratitude and appreciation to others as you can. When you express gratitude to someone, they are paid in spiritual coin that gives them a spiritual boost. The Universe notices that you have paid someone with spiritual coin that led to a higher state of being for the recipient. According to the Law of Karma, what comes around goes around (or, what you sow so shall you reap). The Universe will then convert that expression of gratitude into something you need: money to pay your bills.

This may sound a little crazy, but if you try this experiment for the next 40 days, you will be amazed at the variety of sources from which your money will come. If you spend the next 40 days noticing every "little joy" in your life, expressing sincere gratitude and appreciation to others (and yourself!), you will be paid tenfold in both physical money and spiritual coin. It is Universal Law. You need only practice this to verify the truth of this law for yourself.

It's a good idea to keep notes about your starting point, the ways you express and feel joy and gratitude and appreciation in your life, and the flow of money and spiritual coin that is returned to you. Keep track of the ways in which you spend your spiritual coin as you would a bank ledger. Then see what changes are reflected in your actual checking account ledger. You will be surprised at how quickly both ledgers fill up on the positive side with credits in abundance.

Gratitude and appreciation require only true sincerity and the willingness to keep an open mind. Spending a little energy each day giving yourself and others a spiritual boost costs so little that the risk and reward ratio is very good. If it doesn't work (but it will), you have lost nothing more than a few kind words that are appreciated by those around you. Learn more about daily rituals and how they can enhance your life and bring magic to your life with our Daily Rituals for Attracting What You Want in Life ebook.

Ready... Set... Spend!

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