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Eight Reasons To Work With Mediumship

By Stephen | August 10th, 2020 |
Eight Reasons To Work With Mediumship

Many of us have been called to connect with Spirit, or born with the ability to connect. 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.…

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The Language of Manifesting and Transmutational Meditation

By april | August 2nd, 2020 |

The words we use every day are incredibly important tools in creating our reality. Words are made of sounds, of vibrations that we literally cast before ourselves and then walk into. Learning to guard our language allows us to take control of the spells we cast upon ourselves all the time. When we speak aloud,…

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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 |

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 – Summer Solstice

By Stephen | June 19th, 2020 |

In this video on The Magic of Litha – Summer Solstice, Steve will teach us about the magic and history of the 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 sun…

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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 |

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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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, and the…

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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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By Stephen | March 5th, 2020 |

The Power of Transmutational Meditation is undeniable, it activates your innate ability to stimulate all areas of your vast creative mind power simultaneously while reminding you that you’re the source of your reality, that is your life doesn’t happen to you, it’s designed by you in all of its glorious detail. One of the primary…

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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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Spirit Guides – Come Home To Your Soul Family

By Stephen | February 16th, 2020 |

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. They want to work with you and empower you as your growth is their growth, your spiritual and magical evolution theirs. The spirit…

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Ritual Magic – Create Your Own Reality

By Stephen | February 14th, 2020 |

Ritual magic is the art and science of changing and empowering you to create your own reality in the ways that you choose it.  It’s the crossroads between the material world and the worlds of spirit and potentiality,  and a major gateway to spiritual growth. From out of chaos, the abyss of nothingness, we have…

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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. Naturally when reading the title you’d assume we’re talking about witchcraft or at least something under the umbrella of paganism and in a loose way you’d be right. Yet magicians, like myself, who…

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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 – Four Different Approaches

By Stephen | November 16th, 2019 |

Introduction Magic and spells for beginners, or as another way of stating it: take control of your life, came about as a response to the obvious themes that emerged on our Facebook page Magic Self And Spirit. We run an Ask Spirit video live feed each Sunday where you’re invited to ask me to respond to…

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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 |

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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Druids And The Ogham Tree Alphabet

By Stephen | August 14th, 2019 |

As a magician that saunters along my unique powerful personal magical and spiritual path, an understanding of druids and the ogham tree alphabet is a mask of magic certainly worth exploring. As always this is a practice of balance, the historical information available and the experiential nature of the magic itself. Writing and its association…

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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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How Omniscience As Clairvoyance Supercharges Your Spirit

By Stephen | August 2nd, 2019 |

Omniscience as clairvoyance, controversial I know, yet for a website like ours (Magic Self and Spirit) whose very purpose is to encourage and support you to walk your own independent, personal, magical and spiritual path, it’s something we just can’t ignore. So, what do we mean by omniscience, what is the definition of omniscient? Well,…

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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 Crone Goddess

By Stephen | July 27th, 2019 |

Christianity and the Crone Goddess is the first of our opinion blogs commenting on an article by Anomalien called The Mississippi Legend Of Yazoo City’s Evil Witch Curse. The article’s an entertaining read, a story from the 1800s of an elderly woman who lived solitary and was thought to murder men brutally, who just before…

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Is Magic Real – The Key To Spiritual Power

By Stephen | July 3rd, 2019 |

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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