Week in the Occult – Week 52: 2016

In a final 2016 blend of old and new, links from the Occult, Paranormal, Esoteric, Spiritual, Supernatural, Weird Science and High Strangeness realms… BLOG POSTS: – The movie that doesn’t exist and the people who think it does – Using Psychology to Make Your Curses Actually Work – Northampton Calling: A Conversation with Alan Moore – Entering A Psychedelic State — Without Psychedelics – The Untold Story of Napoleon Hill – Mysterious Sonic Booms Are Being Heard on the Moon – Feeling Worn Out? Here’s an Energy Healing Technique – Surreal Christology (Part 2): The Mirror – Mental Illness & the Occult: Interview with David Hill – The Strange Inspirations behind Greek Myths – A Read More …

Week in the Occult – Week 51: 2016

A blend of old and new, links from the Occult, Paranormal, Esoteric, Spiritual, Supernatural, Weird Science and High Strangeness realms… BLOG POSTS: – Strange Cases of People Who Rose from the Dead – Strange Tales of Real Deals With the Devil – Why I’m Not a Mythicist PART 1 – PART 2 – PART 3 – How To Make A Voodoo Doll That Works – The best science images of the year – Mysterious Trumpet Sounds Heard All Night – Surreal Christology (Part 1): The Haunting – The Harmony of Magick – Aging Is Reversible – Is discovery of alien life incompatible with faith in a deity? – Listening for Extraterrestrial Blah Blah – Alien Hunters Spot Trio Read More …

THE FORTY SERVANTS – THE WITCH

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The Thinker

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The Guru

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The Sun

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The Saint

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The Road Opener

BUY THE FORTY SERVANTS DECK HERE! BUY AN A5 ALTAR CARD ART PRINT OF THE ROAD OPENER HERE!   THE ROAD OPENER This Servant is all about clearing, banishing and removal of obstacles. DIVINATION: If the Road Opener appears in a reading then it is a sign that the future is going to lead to new and interesting places for The Querent. New opportunities are now becoming available, and an improvement in job, love or financial prospects is literally on the cards. The Road Opener is a sign that the way ahead is clear and that The Querent should pursue their goals with all their Read More …

The Protester

BUY THE FORTY SERVANTS DECK HERE! BUY AN A5 ALTAR CARD ART PRINT OF THE PROTESTER HERE! THE PROTESTER This Servant is all about Anger, and fighting against perceived injustice. DIVINATION: The Querent feels that their concerns aren’t be listened to. They feel an injustice and no longer want to stand idly by and let it happen. The Protester is about directed anger and frustration against that which The Querent faces. The Card calls to The Querent to do more than just be angry or outraged at events – it suggests that The Querent use this powerful energy to affect change. This card can Read More …

The Protector

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Week in the Occult – Week 50: 2016

A blend of old and new, links from the Occult, Paranormal, Esoteric, Spiritual, Supernatural, Weird Science and High Strangeness realms… BLOG POSTS: – The Possible Common Origins of Star Gods – The Power of The Egregore – We’re conscious even in deep sleep – Contact Pattern Recognition – Real Magic(k) at Faux Hogwarts – Bizarro Cold War, or Russians Am Coming – ‘Vampire’ Burials Have Been Uncovered in Poland – Mysterious “Swedish Atlantis” In Baltic Sea – Half of people “remember” events that never happened – Imposter Phenomenon – AI Could Be Conscious and Unpredictable – What Is a ‘Self’? Here Are All the Possibilities – Fake News in 1947 Was the Reason for a Real Life X-File Read More …

The Planet

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