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Master Your Mind and Emotions with Moon Magic

By Stephen | April 30th, 2021 |

Welcome to the first book in the Magic Self and Spirit, Grimoires of Chaos Magic series. In Master Your Mind and Emotions with Moon Magic we will explore the alchemy of breath, meditation, and moon magic. This is a four chapter course to build your meditation and magical practices. One of the biggest obstacles our…

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Chaos Magic and Ostara – How to Find Your Own Magic at Spring Equinox

By Stephen | March 23rd, 2021 |
group of people in a traditional celebraton of the magic of ostara at spring equinox

The Magic of Ostara: As Chaos Magicians we do not adhere to strict traditional practices. We create our own magical rituals, while honoring the energy of the seasons, the stars, and those that have gone before. Ostara is the Pagan Sabbat for the Spring Equinox. It is the first astrological Fire Festival on the wheel…

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A Chaos Magician’s Guide to the Zodiac – The Magic of Aries

By Stephen | March 16th, 2021 |
Image of the constellation of Aries - magic of the zodiac, magic of aries

Our journey through the magick of the stars begins in the Magic of Aries, the first sign in the zodiac calendar. Star Magic works with the symbols (sigils if you like) of how star constellations appear when viewed from Earth. The constellations of the zodiac function magically, first and foremost due to how we imagine…

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Candle Magic, How To Manifest Your Desires Invoking The Power Of Fire

By Stephen | March 9th, 2021 |
Candle Magic the power of fire scrying book cover image

Candle Magic provides us with a gateway into the world of Spirit and creation, a gateway of fire. Our book and course Candle Magic – The Power of Fire Scrying is an introduction to the ecstasy of magic. This is the second book in our Moon Magic Series. It invites you to realize that you…

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Why Affirmations Don’t Work, and How to Get the Outcomes You Seek

By april | February 21st, 2021 |

We have all heard of positive affirmations, but not very often affirmations don’t work. I can say “Today is going to be a beautiful day” but if I don’t believe it, then it does not work. Let’s look at getting beyond affirmations to take your manifesting and magic to a new level. Explore with us…

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Chakra Healing for Manifestation and Magic – A How To Guide

By Stephen | February 9th, 2021 |

Chakra Healing for Manifestation is powerful work. But we don’t often think about our chakra alignment when we sit down to manifest our desires or perform magical rituals or spells. You can balance your chakras prior to your magical practice to give you more power. You can turn some up and others down to tune…

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Awaken Ritual Magic the Key to Change

By Stephen | February 1st, 2021 |

Awaken Ritual Magic the Key to Change – Bask In the Sun Rays of Norse Sorcery. We are excited to announce our latest book in the Sun Magic Series. Our third course on direct magic will teach you how to construct your own magic rituals. You will learn to evoke spirit to create powerful change…

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Magick For Beginners – A Look at the Different Kinds of Magic

By Stephen | January 19th, 2021 |
You are not asking god for a favor, creating your reality

This week we will look at several types of Magick for Beginners. Magick spelled with a K is meant to indicate the occult. As practitioners on an independent path we are not afraid of this connotation, as evil, bad or scary. We look at the occult as hidden, ancient, or lost. These are traditional practices…

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2021 Moon Magic Guide – Why Moon Magic is so Cool – Part 1

By Stephen | January 12th, 2021 |

Welcome to Part 1 of our 2021 Moon Magic Guide, we will lead you through the first 5 moons of the year. The steadiness of the lunar cycle reminds us to keep up our practice each month. As we become more consistent, we build up the energy needed to do more powerful moon spells. With…

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The Magic of Yule – How to Honor Winter Solstice the Pagan Way

By Stephen | December 22nd, 2020 |
The Magic of Yule - How to Honor Winter Solstice the Pagan Way

The Magic of Yule is honored in the Pagan Sabbat, a festival to celebrate the Winter Solstice. On this shortest day of the year we honor the stillness of death, that quiet moment right before the inspiration of rebirth. In Northern Europe where these traditions originated, even the sun seems to have died as they…

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Learn Powerful Clairvoyance at The Dawn of the Sun Magic Series

By Stephen | December 7th, 2020 |
Powerful Clairvoyance the art of connection and knowing book

Welcome to the Dawn of the Sun Magic Series for the Magic Self and Spirit – Spiritual CrossFit Gym! This is the perfect starting point for those who want to learn powerful clairvoyance. For this series of three books we will be exploring Sun Magic. We will uncover the magic of the Sun Gods and…

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Unlock Sigils and Servitors – Chaos Magic for Beginners

By Stephen | November 26th, 2020 |

We invite you to jump into our second book on direct magic, Unlock Sigils and Servitors – Chaos Magic for Beginners. As the third book in the Star Magic series, we are again headed into the magic of Ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphics. The Ancient Egyptians were masters of sigil work. Chaos magic…

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What Chaos Magic Means to Us, and How to Do It

By Stephen | November 20th, 2020 |
What is Chaos Magic and how we do it title card

What is Chaos Magic?  The answers to this can be as different as the practitioners. Because there’s no strict system you must follow, there are really no rules. It’s a philosophical approach, a point of view, Chaos Magic is a way of defining reality, it defines all of reality as illusion. Chaos Magic and the…

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Can Guided Meditation Help You Connect to the Spirit World?

By Stephen | November 15th, 2020 |
Guided meditation connect to the spirit world

As you begin to awaken mediumistic and clairvoyant abilities the same question arises for all beginners. “How do I connect to the spirit world?” In our course Spirit Guides, Mediumship and Moon Magic, we explore meditation as a primary skill for building your connection. Guided meditation is the central aspect of our own style, Tranmutational…

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What is the Most Powerful Waning Crescent Moon Magic?

By Stephen | November 10th, 2020 |
What is the most Powerful Waning Crescent Moon Magic

We’ve arrived in time for Waning Crescent Moon Magic. It is the penultimate phase of the magical moon, perhaps under used by some magical practitioners. Yet her correspondences are a valuable part of the lunar cycle for the solo magical practitioner and witch alike. What is the most powerful waning crescent moon magic? The waning…

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Spirit Guides, Mediumship and Moon Magic – How to Get Connected

By Stephen | November 1st, 2020 |
Spirit guides mediumship and moon magic book

Welcome to our journey of connection to your Spirit Guides and the spirit world. We invite you to join us as we open opportunities to connect with your soul family and learn to hear your spirit guides. Experience how guided meditation can break through obstacles to open your channel to mediumship and the spirits of…

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How to Celebrate Samhain With Ceridwen Bringer of Death

By Stephen | October 27th, 2020 |
How to Celebrate Samhain With Ceridwen Bringer of Death

We celebrate Samhain as the Sun is about a week into its sojourn in the Constellation of Scorpio. At this sabbat, we encounter the Crone Goddess Ceridwen, Bringer of Death, Stirrer of the Great Cauldron of Regeneration. Let’s look at the traditional and modern ways we celebrate Samhain, one of the most powerful pagan sun…

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What is the Best Magic to do at the Waning Gibbous Moon?

By Stephen | October 4th, 2020 |
What is the Best Magic to do at the Waning Gibbous Moon meaning

Let’s look at the spiritual meaning and the magic of the waning gibbous moon. In this series, we will dig deep into Moon Magic and unpack each of the 7 magical phases of the moon. What is the best magic to do at the waning gibbous moon? Traditionally banishing spells have been seen as the…

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Celebrate The Magic of Mabon and Ostara at Fall Equinox

By Stephen | September 20th, 2020 |
Celebrate The Magic of Mabon and Ostara at Fall Equinox

Focusing on Mabon without reference to Ostara is like trying to understand abundance without lack, dark without light, death without life. The pagan celebrations of the fall equinox and spring equinox are by definition intrinsically linked. For as we greet the harvests in the Northern Hemisphere, the joy of spring is celebrated in the south.…

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Connect with Your Spirit Guides – Join Your Soul Family

By Stephen | September 11th, 2020 |
Spirit Guides are part of your soul family

Connect with Your Spirit Guides – Come Home To Your Soul Family Spirit guides are a part of your soul family, a part of a group of souls that travel through time and evolution together. When you choose to connect with your spirit guides you open up an opportunity to empower your growth and their growth. Your…

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Transmutational Meditation – Unlock the Doors to Magic

By Stephen | September 4th, 2020 |
Transmutational Meditation is Alchemy, the ability to convert our negative internal states into power.

The power of Transmutational Meditation is undeniable, it unlocks the doors to magic. It activates your innate ability to stimulate all areas of your vast creative mind power simultaneously in a relaxed meditative state. It reminds you that you’re the source of your reality, that is your life doesn’t happen to you. Your life is…

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How to Hear Your Spirit Guides – You Know You’re Ready!

By april | September 2nd, 2020 |
How to hear your spirit guides

Sometimes the process of spiritual growth comes in big leaps. But more often it occurs as tiny openings in your conscious mind, hints at where the door of ability will be. It is this way with learning to hear your spirit guides. As we train and grow we find indications that the door is ajar.…

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Unlock the Power of Your Inner Child

By Stephen | August 24th, 2020 |
Unlock the Power of your Inner Child Book Cover

In our second book in the Star Magic Series, we are delving into healing your inner child. We will explore multiple approaches to thinking about the inner child. We will look at modern psychology, Huna (Ancient Hawaiian spirituality), and Ancient Egyptian gods and dream temples. Join us in the book or on our course in…

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8 Reasons To Work With Mediumship and the Spirits of the Dead

By Stephen | August 10th, 2020 |
Work with Mediumship and the spirits of the dead

Many of us have been called to connect with Spirit, or born with natural mediumship abilities. Some discover a fascination with connecting to our departed loved ones later in life. Here at Magic Self and Spirit, we believe that the ability to connect to spirit is a gift that all of us can develop. Our…

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The Language of Manifesting – How to Get What You Ask For

By april | August 2nd, 2020 |
The language of manifesting hyroglyphics

One of the key steps in creating the life you choose is understanding the Language of Manifesting. The words we use every day are incredibly important tools in creating our reality. Spoken words are made of sounds, of vibrations that we literally cast before ourselves and then walk into. Learning to guard our language allows…

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How is Your Relationship with the Spirit of Money?

By april | July 28th, 2020 |
How is your relationship with the spirit of money, money magic

Here at Magic Self and Spirit, we have been exploring the idea of Money as a thought form. An Egregore is an entity created from the energy of group believing. The more people believe in an egregore, pray to it, or think about it, the more the entity grows in power and influence. Thinking this way…

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The Inner Sanctum – Star Magic Series

By Stephen | July 19th, 2020 |

Growing out of our work with the “Magic of the Sun Moon and Stars” our mastermind group, The Inner Sanctum, takes our study into more depth. Our first series of 3 books focused around the Magic of the Moon. As we depart the Moon Temple and the pagan ritual magic that lives within it, we…

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The Chakra Healing System of Ancient Egypt

By Stephen | July 14th, 2020 |
The Chakra healing system, the Magic of Ancient Egypt, Dream Temples

Welcome to our first blog of this series as we dive into the magic of Ancient Egypt.  In this segment, we will discuss The Chakra Healing system of Ancient Egypt and its 13 chakra wheels. Our next 3 courses in the Inner Sanctum will focus on Star magic. We will explore the connections the ancients…

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7 Magical Phases of the Moon

By Stephen | June 28th, 2020 |
7 magical phases of the moon blog

Moon magic has a beautiful history that goes back to the dawn of time. We define 7 Magical Phases of the Moon that have distinct energies to enhance your magic. The cycle of the moon incorporates the full spectrum of the Yin and Yang energy. Yin is represented by creative, nurturing, planting, dark energy. Yang energy…

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The Magic of Litha – How to Celebrate Summer Solstice the Pagan Way

By Stephen | June 19th, 2020 |
Celebrate Litha Sumer Solstice the Pagan way

Check out our video on The Magic of Litha – Summer Solstice. Steve will teach us about the magic and history of the pagan midsummer celebration of Litha.  He will also lead us in a Transmutational Meditation to introduce us to Olwen the goddess of the Summer Solstice. The Magic of Litha – Summer Solstice As the…

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Manifest Money with Candle Magic

By Stephen | June 7th, 2020 |
How to manifest money with candle magic

How to Manifest Money with Candle Magic We all wish we had more money, one of our favorite ways to bring money into our lives is to manifest money with Candle Magic.  As we step more deeply into our spiritual and magical paths we are able to access more and more powerful tools to create…

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Belief and Manifesting

By april | May 31st, 2020 |
Belief and Manifesting - power comes from the throughts you most believe

When manifesting it is necessary then to address our beliefs. Belief is the arena where religions, mythologies, and magic have become masters for thousands of years.  Where their real power comes from is telling powerful stories, creating psychodramas that enable your beliefs to change.  The more ingrained the belief, the more powerful the new story…

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The Magic of The Waxing Gibbous Moon

By Stephen | May 4th, 2020 |

The magic of the waxing gibbous moon is traditionally focused on the building of magic and spiritual power. It has a sense of knowing and anticipation about it and certainly is a time, 3 or 4 nights in a month where there’s at least sufficient moon energy present to do minor magical workings. In the…

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Empower Your Magic at The Intersection of Gratitude and Power

By april | May 4th, 2020 |
The intersection of Gratitude and Power

Steve and I had a great conversation about a year ago about the intersection of gratitude and power.   The practice of gratitude is one of my favorite spiritual practices.  I practice it in two ways, one is a cornerstone for me to step back into my power when things don’t go smoothly. The other…

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Full Moon Magical Ecstasy – A History of Two Paths

By Stephen | April 5th, 2020 |

Full Moon magical ecstasy, the experience of the Esbat (pagan moon ceremony) powerfully connected the individual to the experience of the goddess/god through nature and the heavens via the emotion of bliss.  In many traditions, the moon was seen as the goddess, a representation of the deity as feminine. In many religious and spiritual traditions…

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The Inner Sanctum – The Sanctuary Of Your Soul

By Stephen | February 26th, 2020 |

The Inner Sanctum – Imagine your soul already knows the places it should go to in order to grow and find its potential, imagine the sanctuary of your soul is also the home of its greatest opportunity. Close your eyes and breathe in the light around you, follow your breath around your body with your…

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How to do Ritual Magic – Gain the Power to Create the Life you Choose

By Stephen | February 14th, 2020 |
Ritual Magic Create your own reality

Learning How to do Ritual Magic a huge step on the path to your spiritual empowerment. Ritual Magic is the art and science of changing and empowering you to create the life you choose. It’s the crossroads between the material world and the worlds of spirit and potentiality, and a major gateway to spiritual growth. From out…

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The Magic Of The Waning Gibbous Moon

By Stephen | February 8th, 2020 |

The magic of the waning gibbous moon is traditionally focused on banishing those things from your life that you no longer choose. Yet to just focus on banishing misses grand opportunities to expand your magic and empower yourself.  This period of the month just following the brilliance of the full moon (like all other moon…

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Meditation: 9 Ways to Empower your Magical and Spiritual Path

By Stephen | February 3rd, 2020 |

Meditation is the fabulous place of ‘ground zero’, it’s the bridge between the worlds, the external reality and your inner realities. Imagine developing the meditative skills to slow your chattering mind and open up your inner vision to what’s hidden. Meditation is so broad that there are many types that empower you to reach many…

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Guided Meditation: 7 Ways to Awaken Your Soul

By Stephen | February 3rd, 2020 |

If I could show you the ecstasy and power of guided meditation, can you imagine the freedom you could bring into your life? What would it be worth to you to know how to travel through the Spirit worlds, place your goals at the center of creation and experience them manifesting in your physical life…

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The New Moon Dark Moon and Moon Magic

By Stephen | January 21st, 2020 |

The New Moon Dark Moon and Moon Magic are subjects that fascinate many people who practice, or are curious about, alternative spiritualities. When reading the title you’d assume we’re talking about witchcraft or at least something under the umbrella of paganism. In a loose way you’d be right. Yet magicians, like myself, who don’t associate with…

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More Magic And Spells For Beginners – Two Further Approaches

By Stephen | December 2nd, 2019 |

Introduction More Magic and Spells For Beginners, as the title suggests, is the second part of our previous blog Magic Spells For Beginners – Four Different Approaches. Here we offer two further approaches which are independent of the techniques we discussed before. Like the last discussion, the motivation to write this came from our live…

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Magic And Spells For Beginners – 4 Ways to Empower Your Life

By Stephen | November 16th, 2019 |
The real question is not what is going to happen, but ow can i impress my will on reality?

Today we will look at 4 types of Magic and Spells for Beginners. At Magic Self and Spirit we use magic as a way to supercharge our manifesting to create the life we choose. This empowers us to get out of lack or victimhood. It puts us into the driver’s seat of our lives with…

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Chaos Magic – Reflections On The Anatomy Of A Great Spell

By Stephen | October 15th, 2019 |

Many practitioners of Chaos Magic understand the art and science of the spiritual practice of sorcery as a collection of different belief systems which in and of themselves are illusory, but due to the nature of reality, belief and the interface between the unconscious mind and the supraconscious (collective unconscious) these magical belief systems are…

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The Mental Universe: Three Masks Of Self

By Stephen | October 9th, 2019 |
I am here to tell you stories, of the magic of ancient egypt and the hermetic principles

The Mental Universe: An Introduction To The Game The old Hermetic axiom that “the Universe is made of mind and therefore everything is mind” underpins much alternative spirituality and magical theory. Magic Self and Spirit then are essentially expressions of the same energy, as I separate the concepts in order to explain them, I find…

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Grey Magick: Pagan Types Of Magick

By Stephen | October 2nd, 2019 |

Check out this book on Amazon Grey Magick, walking the balanced path of Witchcraft, pagan types of magick which can open the internal doors to deeper identification with, more profound investigation of, our unique, personal and powerful roads of our spirituality and magick, the very mission of this website…or is it? While meditating on our…

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Machu Picchu – An Experience with the Sacred Mountain

By Stephen | September 27th, 2019 |

The first Trip to Machu Picchu [Introduction As part of our sacred sites series, Amanda (co owner of Magic Self and Spirit) has written a beautiful article about her journeys to the Sacred Mountain of Machu Picchu, an initiatory and magical experience…Stephen] The hike starts at the river Last year I had the opportunity to…

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Wiccan Feminism, Witchcraft And Independent Spirituality

By Stephen | September 18th, 2019 |

I have a deep affection for the path of the wise, or Witchcraft as it’s often referred to, as a road to independent spirituality I’ve found it initiatory and powerful. I trained as a priest in the Goddess Movement, which differed from Wiccan Feminism but certainly shared many of its ideas and practices. Click here…

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Candle Magick: A Critical Review

By Stephen | September 11th, 2019 |

As part of our opinion piece series, I was drawn to blog review: Candle Spells: Everything You Need To Know About Candle Magic. I had an ambiguous relationship with this blog from get go, the ‘Witchy Mommy’ narrative just manages to lean away from being twee, but I have to say at times only just.…

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Hail to the Spirits of Hekate’s Garden

By Stephen | September 3rd, 2019 |

The pagan blog: Hekate’s Garden, Botanical Magic and Pharmakea by Cyndi Brannen, discusses, at one level, the ancient practice of plant medicine/magic that was utilized by the Greek Chthonic Goddess Hekate’s ancient witches. The article is beautifully crafted and, for me, suggested deeper layers of knowledge and magic which indeed ‘break down the illusion of…

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Is The Pharaoh A God? The Encounter With The Sacred

By Stephen | August 28th, 2019 |

Was Pharaoh a God? Is the Pharaoh a God? Depending on your perspective, that is do the Neters (gods) live forever? In ancient Egyptian spirituality the Pharaoh was thought of as a Divine embodiment of the Neters, in his being he held the harmony and balance of the gods both in self and in nature.…

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Stonehenge And The Pagan Celebration Of Yule

By Stephen | August 21st, 2019 |

Imagine Stonehenge, the Neolithic temple in south west England to the cycle of the sun in the dark days and long nights embodied by the pagan celebration of Yule. The Celtic winter solstice traditions were probably some of the most important in the imagination and spirituality of the Neolithic people of Northern Europe. The year…

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Stonehenge: A Pagan Ritual Site

By Stephen | August 14th, 2019 |

As part of a mini blog series on sacred sites around the world, a discussion of the pagan ritual sites of Stonehenge is a must. But why discuss sacred sites at all in relation to your unique and personal magical and spiritual journey, why are they relevant? For us here at Magic Self and Spirit,…

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The Lives Of Witches: Lughnasadh The Grieving And Celebrations

By Stephen | August 1st, 2019 |

As part of our opinion piece series, I wanted to write about the buzzfeednews.com article: The Striking Portraits Show The Lives Of Witches In America Today. This article is about a personal journey by photographer Frances. F. Denny, a part of her portrait series Major Arcana: Witches In America. The article talks of her trips…

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Varanasi: Beautiful Sacred Sites

By Stephen | July 28th, 2019 |

A spiritual journey to the beautiful sacred site of Varanasi was on the cards, I was alone and excited to visit the great mother Ganges River which flows directly through the hair of Shiva god of death and consciousness. Post Script: I commented on a gorgeous blog we found: 15 Beautiful Sacred Sites Around The…

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Christianity and the Suppression of the Crone Goddess

By Stephen | July 27th, 2019 |

Christianity and the Suppression of the Crone Goddess is commenting on an article by Anomalien called The Mississippi Legend Of Yazoo City’s Evil Witch Curse. The article’s an entertaining read. It tells a story from the 1800s of an elderly woman who lived a solitary life and was rumored to brutally murder men. The story goes…

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Is Magic Real? – We Think it’s the Key to Spiritual Power

By Stephen | July 3rd, 2019 |
Is Magic Real? - Find the answers here

So you feel magic is real and you’re looking for answers, yet everyone around you denies it.

Read on for answers about the different kinds of magic being practiced today and how to strengthen your Magic.

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