The lost art of transmutation (introduction to MEL)

I have not finished reading this yet, but like Amanda at Dreamrly, I feel called to repost, too. What I’ve read so far mirrors so much of what I know to be true. We have reached the point in our world where we need to remember, re-cognize, and reclaim the magic. Happy reading (7,000+ amazing words) and Blessed Be.

UPDATE: I wish I could make this required reading for every blog reader and client; however, I’m not into those sorts of requirements. It is very, very long and very, very good. I trust you will read it, if you find yourself on or flirting with a healing journey, magickal path, integration lifetime and/or alchemical process.

Profane Light

“We all start out knowing magic. We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us. We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls. We get it churched out, spanked out, washed out, and combed out.” – Robert McCammon

I remember when I was six years old and I saw my first magic film. It was a cinematic adaptation of a Russian fairy tale about Ruslan and Ludmila. I was absorbed by the screen and transported into an enchanted forest inhabited by tree sprites, fire spirits, mermaids with painted skin and green hair, talking birds and dancing bears. I was there alongside the princess Ludmila, when she was abducted by a sorcerer-dwarf with an enormous white beard, when she fought off his army of elvish-blue…

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