The Red Pill

Update: since I first wrote this post, some political and social issues have arisen that have put an entirely different spin on what “the red pill” means and implies. I’m not going to bother retitling this piece, just know that I don’t have any part in the various wacko theories floating around these days, that happen to be using the same metaphor as I’m referring to, here. I’m talking about the red

Without Purpose

At the risk of sounding like I think that I have all the answers, I will voice an idea. It’s about why so many people are restless and unhappy. Without purpose… none of us is happy. First, let me say that I’m positive that I lack most answers, much less all of them. But each of us has one or two things we can contribute. I’m sharing what I know, so you

Initiation Struggles

Initiation struggles… one of the things that a magician must understand is that initiation into a true magickal current, brings struggles, complications and tests. These arise, as a result of the work and even serve as benchmarks of the same. This is true of any enduring practice, whether it’s witchcraft, Thelema, Santeria, The Golden Dawn or Vodun. You will not be able to simply waltz in, learn the mystical secrets, rise up