This past spring, I prayed a rosary novena for some family members with alarming health challenges. I prayed this rosary on beads I was given more than two decades ago as a baptismal gift. The centerpiece of this rosary features St. Bernadette at the grotto with the Blessed Virgin Mary, where the spring of healing [...]

Social Media

My time on social media has come to an end. I deleted my Twitter account ~3 weeks ago, and just yesterday I deleted the Instagram account. I left Facebook a few years ago. It’s a freeing feeling being away from social media, but unfortunately unless you check in here, I won’t be posting new blog [...]

A Quick Note

The site was experiencing some technical difficulties last week after I screwed up an update. Now that it is more or less fixed, I’ll be back on schedule for more posts. I returned to Twitter mid-November after taking a 1.5 month break. However, it was a mistake. I found that my time was being wasted [...]

It’s been over six years since I worked this book in its entirety over the course of 12 months. I failed to finish writing about the last two chapters back then, mostly because I was distracted with further research. In what was formerly the final chapter of Modern Magick (1st and 2nd editions), Lesson Eleven, [...]

Begin Again

Where I live, the effects of the pandemic really got going in early March 2020. Overnight, businesses were closed, grocery store shelves were emptied, and new protocols were instituted. For this introvert, orders to stay home were a mixed blessing affording me lots of time for reading but also a significant reduction of income. I [...]