Thema Mundi: The Chart of the World

By Eric Francis ONE OF my esoteric teachers, the late Arthur Joseph Kushner of New Paltz, liked to say there was a time when all things began. Sometimes the best teachings are the very simplest, though this is an easy one to forget. All that exists has its origins in time. Things and activities that … Read more

The Gingerbread House

Link to original “The construction of your gingerbread house will closely follow the building concepts of a real house. Proper planning is essential. You can make the gingerbread ahead of time, making sure to let it thoroughly cool in a dry area before wrapping securely to store. Be sure to allow plenty of time to … Read more

To The Core: Sagittarius Secrets Revealed, Act Two

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: EACH YEAR in late [Northern Hemisphere] autumn, just before the winter holidays, the passage of time seems to be compressed. Socially, this involves the rush to complete year-end commitments and the pressures associated with holiday obligations. Seasonally, the days are brief and growing shorter, creating the sense of … Read more

Sagittarius Secrets Revealed, Act One

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Though this is an “off week” for Astrology Secrets Revealed, so much is happening that a brief update seemed worth the investment of a few kilobytes and a cappuccino. Thursday was the Sagittarius New Moon. This occurred at 4:00 p.m. sharp European Time, 3:00 p.m. in England and … Read more

In the Belly of the Stars

Link to original February arrives at the depth of winter in most of the Northern Hemisphere, when we live in the shadow of cold, rain and snow. Within February’s first few days lies one of the four high holidays — or sabbats — of the pagan calendar, called Imbolc in Celtic times. One of the … Read more