Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 3 August 2018Magick linkage

How to make Four Thieves Vinegar and its magical uses. For more, see “Four Thieves: From medicine to magick” by Anie Savino.

Plant magick for Lughnasadh.

On using rose water in magick.

A sigil to prevent burnout? Yes, please!

Magical initiation, debated again. For more, see “Why initiation matters” by Vincent Ongkowidjojo and “Are magical initiations necessary?” by Psyche.

Michelle Belanger on the radical magick of inclusion.

If you find a doll in a public place, how do you know if it’s lost or… cursed?

Spirituality linkage

A petition to encourage the BBC to include more Pagan voices.

The Pegasus in myth.

Solitary on Lughnasadh? Here are some suggestions. We’ve got a few more with “Get into the spirit of Lughnasadh and the second half of summer.”

On engaging with nature. For more, see “Natural magick: Remembering our connection to the world” by Chrysanthemum White Alder and “Deepen your connection to the land throughout the Wheel of the Year” by Emma Kathryn.

Paganism has a lot of in-terms related to the word itself, and John Beckett offers a breakdown of some of them.

Occulture linkage

How do we respond to oppression in our communities? For example, see “Racism in magical communities” by Donyae Coles, and “Canadian Pagans taking a stand against bigotry and intolerance” by Jade Pichette.

An interview with Cristy C. Road about tarot and art. Also check out Donyae Coles’ review of Next World Tarot.

London’s Tate Gallery will host an exhibition of William Blake’s work from 11 September 2019 to 2 February 2020. Planning a trip? Let us know. We’d love for you to cover it for Spiral Nature Magazine.

An interview with Mark Stavish about his most recent book, Egregores: The Occult Entities That Watch Over Human Destiny.

Reviews linkage

Psychomagic reviewed. For another take, see L.D. Taylor’s review of Manual of Psychomagic.

A review of Bell, Book and Camera: A Critical History of Witches in American Film and Television.

Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician reviewed. Also see Nimue Brown’s review of Deconstructing Gurdjieff.

A review of Doctor Faust’s Mightiest Sea-Spirit.

Divination reviewed.

A review of The Secrets of Solomon.

Calls for submission

Spiral Nature Magazine is looking for an art columnist. Payment: $15 per article, plus ad space (a $30 value). Deadline: 31 August 2018.

Bonus linkage

’80s She-Ra was amazing, and I’m looking forward to the Netflix reboot.