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SO YOU’VE REMEMBERED YOU’VE ALWAYS BEEN A MAGICIAN: 15 Tips, Tricks and Intuition Games for the Internet Age Occultist

Hello, regular reader. Welcome to 2019’s brand new season of bi-weekly essays, brought to you by author M. F. Sullivan. To support her continued production of these essays and enjoy far more polished forms of her work, check out her fiction–and preorder The Hierophant’s Daughter by clicking this link, or one of the links in the sidebar or footer. Thank you as always for your continued support, and hang in

THE CHURCH OF THE BLACK HOLE: Mystery Traditions in the Digital Age

Hello, readers. Before we get started, MF Sullivan has two announcements for you: FIRST, come back on Friday the 23rd to check out the cover reveal for Book I of The Disgraced Martyr Trilogy, THE HIEROPHANT’S DAUGHTER! With May 19th, 2019 now less than six months away, be prepared to get your copy and keep an eye on this blog for links to the forthcoming Amazon page. Readers of this

An Analysis Of The Alchemical Tradition Behind BOOK OF THE NEW SUN, Part II: The Solve et Coagula of Terminus Est

BEFORE WE BEGIN: THE LIGHTNING STENOGRAPHY DEVICE IS NOW AVAILABLE IN HARDBACK, PAPERBACK AND EBOOK. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY! ON BOOKS AND THEIR AUTHORS All writing—all art—is, by definition, a work of active imagination. Jungians postulate that for something to qualify as true ‘active imagination’ in the psychiatric manner as meant by Jung, it must be for a certain purpose, or follow certain guidelines, but the fact of

The Ishtar Sonnets

Mea Culpa, dear readers, but I don’t have an essay for you this week. After getting whipped up in a high-synchronicity birthday trip to San Francisco (a very good time, might I add, and magically vivifying) and completing a third full-length play for me to submit around, I am now roughly 45% done with the novel and will be taking another couple of weeks off from non-fiction in order to

Here I Am, Not Quite Dying: An Analysis of the Esoteric Catalog of Musical Magus, David Bowie

Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to listen to David Bowie. Though my father listened to all manner of punk, goth and progressive rock, the Buddha of suburbia was too esoteric for his Catholic tastes. I distinctly recall once sitting at the coffee table when, prompted, I am certain, by some commercial or television show, my father announced in reference to the song ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ something to the snide

The Alchemical Devilry Series, Part II: A Brief Survey of the Nature and Appearance of the Archetype in Folklore and Dreams

Now that we’ve clarified some concepts in last week’s essay, distinguishing the Devil from Christ and beginning to shed some light on the distinction between things such as the Black Trinity and the White, or Chthonic Consciousness versus Christ Consciousness, I’d like to focus a little more on the figure of the Devil, himself. As we know, he’s a slippery fellow— like Proteus, when he is grasped, he is transformed.

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