Talking to Ghosts and Finding Words for Spirituality

Human beings thrive off connection. Most of us have spoken to the dead at various points in our life, telling them we miss them, we’re thinking of them, we hope they’re at peace. We don’t ignore the possibility our loved ones still hear us. Many have encountered the paranormal: ghosts, uncanny dreams, and impossibilities. The … Continue reading Talking to Ghosts and Finding Words for Spirituality

The Time and Emotion of an Alchemist’s Putrefaction

Decay is employed in various areas of alchemy, notably the beginning. That initial presentation is related but dissimilar to putrefaction— symbolically tied in destruction but of a different (spiritual) mechanical practice. The first is a sudden and drastic shift from perpetuation to change, as routines are shattered by the beginning of transmutation. In contrast, the … Continue reading The Time and Emotion of an Alchemist’s Putrefaction

Psychological Healing: Experiences with the Alchemical Crow

We’ve all known catastrophe. The apocalypse exists within Caput Corvi, the symbol of a decapitated crow. Our internal reasoning cannot keep up with the crises of our circumstances. The crow forces us to change so that we may learn to begin doing so willingly. Patterns repeat, break, transform. Life is a series of cycles, some … Continue reading Psychological Healing: Experiences with the Alchemical Crow