Tuesday, December 11, 2007

I get by with a little help from my friends...

Hello Lexa, and Blessed be.

I am a witch of about 9 years now and have had many successes with magick. But there is something that is bothering me.

On the normal scale I can cast love spells and employment spells for others and they turn out fine. For example, when I cast a love spell for myself the love spells work the total opposite of what I strongly visualize (Meaning that this happens despite the fact that I focus on no one in particular, cast on Friday during a waxing moon, Venus planetary hour, pink / green / red candle depending on the type of love sought, the belief that I deserve love, and the emotions / desires / visualizations are all strong).

Now when I cast an employment spell for myself, I follow the same protocol (Utilizing the proper day of week, moon phase, planetary hour and tools of choice, imparting the desire, visualization etc) and instead, my employment spells don't manifest for me at all. They only seem to manifest when they are cast for others. I would like your opinion...why can't I cast an effective love or employment spell for myself as I can for others?

Thank you in advance for reading and replying, if you are able.


Now Tanya poses an interesting question. I remember just such a problem in the old Enchantments days. We were a close knit coven all working in the shop and carving one successful candle and weaving one powerful spell after another for lots of OTHER people. But when we did magickal work for ourselves, it just wasn't quite as effective. That's when we got the idea to do magick for each other. Ha, worked like a charm. So Tanya, I hope you're not a solitary because I think what you need is a witch buddy to work a spell for you. That's just how it is sometimes. We may become too attached to the results when we work our own spells and actually block them from manifesting. Best of luck, magick, and success.
Blessed Be

Saturday, November 03, 2007

C.Q.B.G. asks

I have read spells where they say to bury something in front of someones house in in their front yard which is not all that practical considering stalking laws and such.

I did notice that the neighborhood of the home of my particular target is having work done by the local government where they are laying some pipe, wires or something. The closest holes that are dug are conveniently deep and will buried over by heavy duty bobcats but the closest hole is a few houses away but while they are digging, I could easily drive by and toss something into the hole in ground and it would be buried and cemented over-pretty permenant. I could also throw something into several of the holes surrounding the home; Would this work still or would it be geographically specific to the exact home it is buried directly in front of?

WD answers
This all depends what type of spell it is. For example, there are love spells that require a person to step over something in order to fall in love. In this case, anyone might step over the buried object. Another common type of spell where the burying method is employed is to banish someone. In this case, you may end up evacuating residents from the house nextdoor, up the block, etc.. I would not guarantee that your spell would be effective if you are only putting something in the general area of your "target". Also, in choosing the word, "target" I wonder what this is really about. Be careful of trying to harm someone as you may end up harming yourself. You might also want to look for another spell to accomplish your desire that is not as intrusive.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Witch Dr will be Here!

The 25th Annual HALLOWEEN BALL
Sunday October 28TH 2007

Get Your Magick On
at The 25th Annual Halloween Ball
Sunday October 28th 2007
Benefit for the ASPCA

The Delancy
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Grand Spiral Dance to call upon your Ancestors
to Honor the lifting of the Veil
Lady Rhea and Lady Zoradia of Magickal Realms
call upon you to partake in a Magickal Journey of
Dance and Ritual.
Jezibell and Jehan and Company performing Goddess Belly Dance
The Inquisition played by Joe Zuchowski

The Witches Lounge on the 'Roof Top'

Psychics, Games and all Manner of Earthly Delights

D.J. Bobby Black spinning Rock and Goth

D.J. Drachir spinning Trance and House

Bands Vasaria, Black Water Rising and Doom Tree

Cash prizes Best Costume, Goddess and God $100.00 / $50.00 / $25.00
~Food & Cash Bar
~Horror Classics on the Big Screen
~All Magickal Folks Welcomed!
~Pagan Drumming
Bring your drums and join the Midnight Ritual

This Fundraising Event is for the A.S.P.C.A.
Help our little friends they need us!
The Inquisition will be arresting possibly you, so make sure yours friends can bail you out and donate for the A.S.P.C.A

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Get Ready for the Peace Globe BlogBlast

For those of you who don't know Mimi,
she is an incredible blogger and Nov 7
will be the one year anniversary of her
incredible Peace Globe BlogBlast.
We're getting ready to do this Peace Spell
again so click on the icon below to find out
how to get your peace globe!

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Presented by Charmed By Starr & The NYC Wiccan Family Temple

A Night for all Vamps, Pagans, Witches, Druids, Goths, Faerie Folk, Magickal Folk, Indigos & Urbanites.
Saturday Oct. 27th
9PM ‘til – 3AM when the Ghosts goes home!
PLACE: Studio 101 @ 101 Lafayette St. / Walker St. 2nd floor
Proceeds to benefit: THE MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION & NYC Pagan Council
***DJ’S *** NYC's Best Psychics
SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES with Dancers & Singers **MIDNIGHT SAMHAIN RITUAL** ~The Lifting of the Veils - Dance of Souls – Honoring our ancestors and our recent dead and celebrating their life with us.
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$15.00 in person from Sept. 1st – Oct. 26th
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A most spellbinding place to visit – A Wiccan/Pagan eshoppe offering books, incense, oils, bath salts, candles, herbs, resings, capes, sabbat items, temple cloths, athames, ritual robes, spell kits, tarot decks, crystals etc. For all your Wiccan / Pagan needs do visit us. Blessed Be.

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Lost Soul

Dear Lexa,

I have read your book The Supermarket Sorceress. I originally found it in the local library, and every time I went to return it I would just renew it. It was very good, and it inspired me very much. I am just a teenager, but I feel deeply spiritual. I am sure you get emails asking for advice constantly, and I apologize if this becomes just one more, however, I feel the need to ask some questions.
My parents are both Buddhists, my mother was raised Catholic and my father was raised Jewish, and they got married in a Unitarian Universalist church. I was raised in a Unitarian Universalist church no matter where we lived. Haha, it's all very confusing. But I grew up in the pueblos in New Mexico and absorbed the culture there since I was young. I have believed in spirits, spirit animals, divination, herbs, and spell-casting, since I was about 4, more so once I understood it all more completely. But recently I've moved to the near opposite side of the world, where they have a different culture. They have similar beliefs and some core concepts and I see them, but is ultimately different. I have been unable to accept this particular culture and miss New Mexico and the Native American culture very much.
I love reading and have bought several books involving New Age and Occult and various other religions that appealed to me. Yet none of them seemed to quite fit right. It seems as though every religion I've studied under has had some aspect that I just can't dedicate myself to, or is missing something that I find essential. I often feel that I need some higher being to look to, and I do believe that there is something out there, or someone, or more than one. I know that I am not Monotheist, I believe that there is more than one person/thing out there running things, so I've never been interested in Christianity or and division of it. [Also being told repeatedly that I am the Devil's Child and that I am going to hell has put a damper on Christianity and it's followers. This is also why I don't let certain Christian friends of mine know I practice certain aspects of Pagan Wicca or Druid beliefs or practices.]
Basically I want to find a religion or practice that I know I can be happy with and that will help me through the things I'm going through. I know a few questions I have in mind, but I'm not entirely sure what made me want to write you. I've just been searching for guidance spiritually, and so far, found none. My parent’s beliefs are too different for them to understand. [They find most of my beliefs "bull-s***", “hooey”, and "stupid". I no longer tell them of my practices or beliefs if I can avoid it. They don’t believe I will go to hell or anything, as far as I know, but they dislike it anyways. My father wouldn’t even allow me to have a picture with fire as my desktop. I could tell what he was thinking as he told me to change it. I only got 2 words clearly though “spell” and “hell”. I said I would change it, I just got back on the computer, and he has changed it FOR me. I apparently couldn’t be trusted to do it myself.]
I am NOT just a teenager rebelling. I really believe what I believe, while my parents say it’s just a stage and to get over it. But I know I won’t and never will. I'm sorry this letter is so long, and I'll get to the point now. These are some of my questions. Some I have answers for and I just would like to know your opinion, because I've read your book and hold your opinion in high regard.

1. What religion would you recommend I study, or continue to look in on? [Based on what I’ve told you and what you know, it might be asking a lot, but I don’t know what path to take.]

Wow, this is a very powerful question and difficult to answer as only you can chose your path. What I can say is this, you seem to know what you connect to (the Native American Path) and that is great. Trust your instinct. It is also easy to see the connective tissue and spiritual principles between the Shamanic Religion and that of Wicca and that is probably why you gravitate towards it. What is not as easy to see, (although it exists) are the connecting principles between Wicca, Judaism, Christianity, and Buddhism. It is my belief that the religions - all of them - are merely the wrappings or packaging that hold the true spiritual teachings. Unfortunately through time, we have "saved the box" and thrown away or lost the contents that originally dwelled inside of them. This is probably why you find something essential lacking in all the religions you have studied! (It's like - Ha, nice gift wrapping but WHERE'S MY PRESENT?!) The more you study, especially the esoteric or mystical teachings of each religion, the more similarities you will find and the more gifts revealed. Each in their own way are attempting to help humanity find the LIGHT. Keep this in mind and you will have an easier time with it. Who knows, you may even create a NEW Religion that suits this post modern age. Or you may find that you do not need a religion at all but only the spiritual principles that breathe in the spaces between them. I encourage you to continue your studies and your questioning and to ALWAYS ALWAYS seek the LIGHT.

2. Are there any good spells to help with Depression? [I have clinical Depression and Somatic Disorder and was wondering if there was anything I could do. I don’t really want to be on meds…unless it’s my last hope and helps.]

A simple spell to cure depression is to eat cherries or cherry jam. Cherries are cheerful and really do help to put us in a better mood. However, they are not a substitute for meds and although I don't believe in them either, if you need them and they help to stabilize you, perhaps it is the best choice at least to get you balanced out chemically and emotionally.

3. How can I test if I have spiritual or psychic abilities? [I believe I can sense spirits, auras, and other people’s thoughts. I also have been proven to have been able to foresee things, dreams, premonitions, just sitting and getting a vision, etc. If I’ve had extensive conversations with people on the phone before, I can tell just when they’re about to call, and who is calling.]

It sounds like you have already tested this and it works. Think about training your gift so that it can be useful to you and others. There are many great books out there for training the third eye and psychic senses.

4. I often feel as if there is a large well of energy or power or emotion, or SOMETHING, stowed away inside myself, a calm static. That blocks out anything else that causes me harm. It eventually makes it disappear. It’s hard to explain. It’s as if, once I retreat into the static it takes hold, and protects me from whatever is hurting, and slowly what’s hurting me goes away. [Example: a friend hurt me once, badly, insulted me and my beliefs, in MY house. Calling me horrid names, and resulting in, something I avoid, tears. She leaves and I retreat into my static. Later, she get’s into unexplained conflicts with other friends, who I had nothing to do with, and is left sad and alone. Eventually she left me alone and did not bother me anymore. Once she left my life her bad luck and run with fellows ceased, and she returned to being cute and perfect. Gag. I don’t know what any of this is. It feels like an involuntary thing. I NEVER wished harm upon her, just for her to leave me alone, and understand how I felt. Suddenly, within days, she did. Stuff like this happens a lot. I seem to empathize and understand peoples hidden emotions easily, also making them understand MY hidden emotions and thoughts without saying or acting anything.]

Well, here I would have to tell you that as powerful as this seems, I do not endorse this kind of silent energy. One of the most magickal things we have are our feelings and our words. I might also include our tears. As powerful as it may feel to read minds or project thoughts and feelings, I think it's best to SAY WHAT'S ON OUR MIND!!! You could have allowed yourself to cry and let her know how you felt and that she hurt your feelings. Perhaps you could have even become closer friends after talking it through. Or you could have decided to cut her loose. The point is, I discourage this kind of use of the spiritual energy because it can actually drain us and lead us away from our true paths. I think we can trust the karmic cycle to teach all of us lessons. IE: What comes around goes around. I do however like the fact that you seem to have an inate understanding of psychic self defense. That's cool!

Any and all advice you can offer me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your valuable time to read my, not-so-valuable letter. :)

Thank you again, I really do appreciate it.

Signed, Alma Perdida

Your letter was quite valuable and I'm sure it will be helpful to others and that is why I have chosen to answer it here. I think you are not as lost (perdida) a soul (alma) as you claim. Perhaps more of a searching one :)
In love and light

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Bad News Bears

Well it seems like the Chicago Cubs are going to need some more spell work. Still, since the curse was removed, this is the first time they even made it to the World Series playoffs since 1945. We'll keep working on it!!! And hope that next year, they'll take the magick and really step up to the plate!

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Cub Magic

Hello Lexa,

You’ve done a jaw dropping job with the Cubs!!! (10/31/06, if I remember rightly)

Hope they’ve sent to VIP Box seats to the games. Hope they give credit where credit is due.

May your blessings never end,

P.S. I hope you Enjoy the New Moon

Thanks Athena
yes, the Cubs are doing well since I removed the curse of the billygoat. ESPN has contacted me about appearing on Cold Pizza again so I'll keep everyone posted. GO CUBS!!!

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Say a Prayer to Heal the Earth

Today is a very magickal day and dedicated to blessing the earth and all the animals and vegetation. It is a day to pray for rains and good crops. Please take a moment of this day to connect with the green and give the earth some great thoughts.
blessed be :)

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Lily Belle Comes Home!

Here's an update on the missing kitty Lily Belle:

Thank you for all your prayers and efforts for Lily Belle! Lily Belle came home late Friday night/early Sat morning. No obvious bleeding or gashes but it is painfully obvious that some great trauma occurred. She is not herself at all. Normally the friendliest of all our cats, she is avoiding everyone and hiding in the woods. She is totally skitzed out, with wild starting eyes and is not responding to verbal communication. I am beyond worried. Thank you so much for your concern and help! A few more prayers would be truly appreciated.
Blessed be,

Great Job Readers, but as you see, she still needs some more spiritual energy to calm down. Thanks for all your help. Dee, I suggest placing some lavender around the house to calm her spirit.
blessed be

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Bring Back Lily Belle

I recently read your article regarding lost cats on your web site. I run a private cat sanctuary for feral cats in honor of my daughter and only child, who died unexpectedly 6 years ago.
One of my rescues, Lily Belle, is a small spayed tortoiseshell cat. She is domesticated and a real "pistol", super-friendly. EVERYONE loves Lily Belle! She is our official greeter and giver of nose kisses.
Lily Belle has always stayed close to the house. We live in a remote area (for South-central PA) and my nearest neighbor is 1/2 mile away. Unfortunately, we also have coyote and other predators nearby so I really freak out when I can't find one of the cats.
I am trying the "cording" technique as you described, and if you could add Lily Belle to your magikal prayers, I would be truly grateful.
Blessed Be

Dear Dee,
my prayers are with you to find Lily Belle and bring her home safe and sound and I'm sure my readers will also send some magickal energy to protect her and return her home soon!
blessed be

Friday, September 21, 2007

Chicago Cubs Watch

AFP: Cubs beat Reds to seize NL Central lead

for those of you who remember, Witch Dr removed the Curse of the Billy Goat from the Chicago Cubs on ESPN's Cold Pizza TV segment. The ritual was performed on Halloween and Witch DR predicted a win for the Cubs in 2007. Fingers crossed and mojo tossed, looks like they're doing well and on their way!

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Witchy Wear

My friend and former student, who is now a Witch Queen in her own right, has some very cool Wiccan Jewelry items up on Ebay. Nancy designs all her own stuff and it's all empowered and blessed by rituals to the Goddess. Here are a few of her fabulous new witchy items! All items available at http://stores.ebay.com/Nancy-Venus-Sanguine-Queen

Harvest Goddess Brooch, handmade for Mabon, Autumn Equinox.
She is: Ceres, Demeter, Erce, Habodia

Genuine Ruby Cross set in Sterling, So Goth!
Great for Samhain,

Friday, September 07, 2007

Z Budapest - 'Gathering the Goddesses'

Val sent me the following link and message:
This is an EXCELLENT video series made public by Zsusanna Budapest that speaks to questions about why a woman would practice Witchcraft and why The Goddess and why the Women's Spirituality Movement is a key part of feminism. Does a soul good... Check it out and enjoy~!

Z Budapest - 'Gathering the Goddesses'

Z Budapest has been a key figure in Wicca and Feminist Movement for decades. I met and worked with her back in my Enchantments days. Please check out her site and videos.
blessed be

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Ask Demeter

Hello...My name is Rya and I've started working on a project blessing sacred land that has been over run by corporate greed and corruption. I've found many blessing spells but not something as specific as land blessing. From one wise-woman to another...do you have any advice for me as to how I may go about this in the most efficient way?
Thank You!

Greetings Rya
I think the best approach would be to address the Earth Mother directly and ask for her help in blessing the sacred lands. I would suggest working with the Demeter chant and to do it on the sacred lands. If this is not possible, at least you should visualize the land while chanting or have pictures or soil from the property on your altar. The Demeter chant is done by breaking down the syllables of her name and chanting them. A cone of power is built up as the syllables are added until her complete name is sounded. The name is chanted until the energy reaches a peak and then it is released. Arms should be raised into the air as the energy is released. Immediately following the apex of the chant and release, the hands should be placed on the earth to ground and center and return energy to Her. Here is how the syllables are divided while chanting: D De Dem Deme Demet Demete Demeter. But the actual chant sounds more like: Da Dal Dalm Dalma Dalmat and then quickly escalating into DemeterDemeterDemeter.
good luck and blessed be.

Same Sex Love Spells

GenerationQ.net - News, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Opinion for GLBT Australia, USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Asia and South America

check out this great interview with Fiona Horne including her magical tips on same sex love spells.

Monday, September 03, 2007

The Associated Press: Wicca Teacher Claims 1 Mega Ticket

The Associated Press: Wicca Teacher Claims 1 Mega Ticket

Wicca Teacher Claims 1 Mega Ticket

NOTTINGHAM, Md. (AP) — Elwood "Bunky" Bartlett says a New Age book store made it possible for him to become an overnight multimillionaire.

He and his wife, Denise, were on their way to the shop where he occasionally teaches Wicca and Reiki (RAY'kee) healing when they stopped at a liquor store and bought two $5 Mega Millions tickets for Friday night's estimated $330 million jackpot. On Sunday, he said one ticket was a winner.

"If it wasn't for this place I wouldn't have won the lottery," Bartlett said Sunday at Mystickal Voyage, the New Age shop.

Four winning tickets to the Mega Millions jackpot were sold in Maryland, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia. Lottery officials said Sunday they cannot confirm the validity of Bartlett's ticket before they meet with him on Tuesday.

"There's no reason to believe it's not legitimate, but it has to go through security," said Maryland State Lottery Director Buddy Roogow, who said he has spoken with Bartlett.

Bartlett, an accountant from Dundalk, said he made a bargain with the multiple gods associated with his Wiccan beliefs: "You let me win the lottery and I'll teach." Both tickets he purchased had numbers chosen randomly from the computer.

Bartlett had not decided if he will accept his winnings as an annuity or choose the lump sum cash option. The jackpot could get larger once ticket sales are tallied, Roogow said, but the lump sum payment would be at least $48.7 million, or about $32 million after taxes.

According to preliminary calculations, each ticket would be worth about $82 million if the prize were taken in 26 annual payments.

Bartlett said the money won't change him, although he plans to invest in Mystickal Voyage. "I'm going to live my life like I have been," he said.

The odds that any ticket would match all five numbers — 8, 18, 22, 40 and 44 — and the Mega Ball number — 11 — were one in 176 million.

If estimates of the jackpot hold true, it would be the fourth largest in the lottery's history. It was known as The Big Game when it awarded jackpots of $363 million in 2000 and $331 million in 2002.

Mega Millions tickets are also sold in California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Washington.

Associated Press Writer Kasey Jones contributed to this report.

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Elwood "Bunky" Bartlett smiles as he talks with reporters after winning the Mega millions jackpot Sunday Sept. 2, 2007 in Nottingham, Md. Bartlett will share the $330 million jackpot with four other winners.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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Saturday, September 01, 2007

Hubble Heaven

After correcting an initial problem with the lens, when the Hubble Space Telescope was first launched in 1990, the floating astro-observatory began to relay back to Earth, incredible snapshots of the 'final frontier' it was perusing.
Recently, astronauts voted on the top photographs taken by Hubble, in its 16-year journey so far. Remarking in the article from the Daily Mail, reporter Michael Hanlon says the photos 'illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful.'
Hubble telescope's top ten greatest space photographs

The Sombrero Galaxy - 28 million light years from Earth - was voted best picture taken
by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called M104, are as
spectacular as its appearance. It has 800 billion suns and is 50,000 light years across.

The Ant Nebula, a cloud of dust and gas whose technical name is Mz3, resembles
an ant when observed using ground-based telescopes. The nebula lies within our
galaxy between 3,000 and 6,000 light years from Earth.

In third place is Nebula NGC 2392, called Eskimo because it looks like a face
surrounded by a furry hood. The hood is, in fact, a ring of comet-shaped objects
flying away from a dying star. Eskimo is 5,000 light years from Earth.

At four is the Cat's Eye Nebula

The Hourglass Nebula, 8,000 light years away, has a pinched-in-the-middle look because the winds that shape it are weaker at the centre.

The Perfect Storm, a small region in the Swan Nebula, 5,500 light years away,
described as 'a bubbly ocean of hydrogen and small amounts of oxy gen, sulphur
and other elements'.

Starry Night, so named because it reminded astronomers of the Van Gogh painting.
It is a halo of light around a star in the Milky Way.

The glowering eyes from 114 million light years away are the swirling cores of two merging galaxies called NGC 2207 and IC 2163 in the distant Canis Major constellation. (This one reminds me of owl eyes and the right eye also looks like an angel wing.)

The Trifid Nebula. A 'stellar nursery', 9,000 light years from here, it is where new stars are being born.

The Cone Nebula

Thursday, August 30, 2007

13 Books in Witch Dr's Library

Inspired by Sparky Duck's TT from two weeks back, I also decided to try the bookshelf meme. Sparky explains that "this is an attempt to learn something about the blogger (that would be me) from the books that they have read."

Official Rules:
"The rules are to provide a list of books that you have on your shelves to see if anyone can learn about you from them - but not just any books. They have to be books that you've actually paid for, nothing given, borrowed, stolen, or whatever."
1. The Ottomans prepared by Adbülkadir Dedeoglu
this is a hardcover I bought in the museum in Istanbul. Very interesting read about the Sultans and their lives.

2. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault.
I've read and reread this one. Simply divine! Also 3 different psychics have told me I was Bagoas in a past-life. Now that's pretty revealing...

3. The Prophet by Kahil Gibran
a real treasure - constantly referring to this book.

4. Tango by Collier, Cooper, Azzi, y Martin
My first tango book :)

5. The Chief The Life of William Randolph Hearst by David Nasaw
Since I'm working for Hearst Corp., I thought I should read it. A lot more revealing than Citizen Kane although I just adore Orson Welles.

6. The Supermarket Sorceress by Lexa Roséan
I have 3 copies and I think they are among the last 10 still circulating in print. This was, of course, my first published book on witchcraft. (hmm, this is the only book on the list that I didn't purchase - although I worked very hard to write it :)

7. The Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets by Barbara Walker
I've referred to this book so many times throughout the years that the pages are falling out.

8. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Yeah, I bought it - way before they made it on Oprah. Not very impressed with the content but their marketing strategies are to kill for!

9. Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall
Now this has some real meaty SECRETS between the pages!

10. Complete collection of John Irving's works.
I love him!

11. Collected Fictions by Borges
my Bible.

12. "Degenerate Art" The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany
Very powerful. I saw the exhibition in Berlin of the original artworks banned by Hitler and bought this book there.

13. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
I own several additions of this work. Kind of an obsession.

The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. Visiting fellow Thirteeners is encouraged! If you participate, leave a comment and then add your link to the Mr. Linky. It’s easy and fun!
View More Thursday Thirteen Participants and get the code.

Friday, August 24, 2007

On A Mission NO MORE WAR!!!

Ok, a few posts back, I was talking about the total eclipse of the moon. One of the dangers of this - especially taking physical action during this time - is that people DO NOT SEE CLEARLY. They can become delusional, irrational, have the WOOL PULLED OVER THEIR EYES. It seems that the DEVIL INCARNATE (FOX TV) is up to it's old tricks of perpetuating lies. I remember the BIG LIE in 2000 when they falsely claimed that Bush won the Florida vote (when in fact Gore did). FOX led the way and the rest of the networks followed announcing Bush as the winner resulting in a stolen election. Then Fox began to lie about Iraq. Now they are lieing about Iran in an attempt to lead us into another senseless war.
Below is a copy of an email I received from Democrats.com. This is scary stuff. We do not want another war. Especially with Iran. If people would only take the time to learn the truth about other cultures, they would not be so afraid. Especially a culture like Iran - the Persian people are a beautiful lot and have an ancient culture full of mysticism and goddess lore. They are educated and enlightened and unlike FOX, Iran is NOT an AXIS of EVIL! Take some action to stop the lies!

Dear Lexa,

As the 2008 campaign begins, Republicans are heading towards another crushing defeat like 2006.

So what is the Republican plan to steal the 2008 election? Is it to start another war - this time in Iran?

Our friends at Brave New Films have documented a new wave of FOX News lies about Iran that are frighteningly identical to the FOX News lies about Iraq.

Let's tell the other networks not to follow FOX News down the road to an even more disastrous war with Iran.

Bob Fertik

Dear Activist,

I remember very clearly the daily fearmongering led by FOX as they cheered for war with Iraq. The 24/7 images, sound effects, yelling and threatening were an ever-present drumbeat for war. We had to invade, and we had to invade now.. anyone who didn't see that was a traitor. They viciously attacked those of us who worked to get out the truth.

You'd think that with the complete failure in Iraq, those days would be behind us. Sadly, you'd be wrong.

Now FOX wants war with Iran.

It's almost too ridiculous to believe, but it's shockingly real. We've already compiled over 4 hours of FOX footage... the same images, sound effects, yelling and threatening that led the U.S. to invade Iraq is happening right now to sell a war with Iran. They are saying the exact same things!!

Here is the video evidence, side-by-side with what they said about Iraq.

But this time is different. We're prepared, and we have the means to alert people to what FOX is doing. Everyone has seen the terrible tragedy and the awful price paid by so many Iraqis and Americans. We know this is coming, and we can stop it.

It was about this time in the lead-up to the Iraq war when the other TV networks started following FOX's lead. As CNN's Christiane Amanpour says in the video, they were intimidated by FOX into cheerleading for the Iraq war.


This is a critical moment, and we must send a message to the major television networks urging them to ask tough questions, be skeptical, and tell us what is really happening. They must not follow FOX down the road to another war.

We've put together an open letter to the networks. Will you sign it?

Sign the letter

Please forward this message on to everyone you know. We must raise our voices now. This is so important, we cannot let history repeat itself.

Robert Greenwald
and the Brave New Films team

P.S. Here are some recent articles on war with Iran:

"The balance in the internal White House debate over Iran has shifted back in favour of military action before President George Bush leaves office in 18 months"
- The Guardian

Guidelines for Full Moon Lunar Eclipse

On August 28th, we will have a full moon in Pisces. It will also be the second total eclipse of the moon to occur in 2007. Witches believe that one should approach the lunar eclipe with caution and respect. It is a time for meditation and reflection and one will do best to seek wisdom and understanding during this influence. Although the Goddess instructs us that the full moon is the time of boons, it is advised to refrain from working magick for material gain during the eclipse. If you need prosperity, success, love, or some other wonderful wish, work your magick now. Have your spell, candle, chant, etc... complete by the 27th and use the actual day of the full moon (the 28th) for seeking the guidance and protection you need. And if you are in the right area, enjoy the view!

The beginning of the eclipse will be visible in North America, South America (except for most eastern part), Antarctica except for Enderby Land, New Zealand, eastern Australia, the extreme north east of Asia, the Pacific Ocean, and western Atlantic Ocean. The end of the eclipse will be viible in Australia, New Zealand, Australia, most of Antarctica except Queen Maud Land, Indonesia, easter Asia, western North America, Pacific Ocean, and southeastern Indian Ocean.

Moon enters penumbra 07:52 GMT
Moon enters umbra 08:50 GMT
Moon enters totality 09:52 GMT
Middle of eclipse 10:37 GMT
Moon leaves totality 11:22 GMT
Moon leaves umbra 12:23 GMT
Moon leaves pernumbra 13:22 GMT

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Join the Memory Walk

A mind is a terrible thing to lose! Alzheimer's Disease is horrible and debilitating and it takes away the precious memories of those afflicted. The first case was diagnosed in 1901 by a German psychiatrist named Dr Alois Alzheimer. He diagnosed and followed the disease in a 50 year old patient and this disease that causes dementia and hardening of the arteries came to be know as Alzheimer's. Although there are several suggestions to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's such as intellectual stimulation, ginkgo biloba, fruits and veggies and a low fat diet - still not enough is known about it. It's time to find a cure!
The Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. The
Memory Walk is held annually in hundreds of communities across the country. It is an inspiring and worthwhile event and volunteers of all ages are needed to become champions in the fight against Alzheimer's. Since 1989, Memory Walk has raised more than $225 million. Team captains are needed NOW! You'll want to sign up early to make sure you have enough time to recruit your team and raise funds for the Alzheimer's! So sign up early and be a Team Captain!

Thursday, August 16, 2007

What is Your Life Path Number?

Your Life Path Number is 11

Your purpose in life is to inspire others

Your amazing energy draws people to you, and you give them great insight in return.
You hold a great amount of power over others, without even trying.
You have the makings of an inventor, artist, religious leader, or prophet.

In love, you are sensitive and passionate. You connect with your partner on a very deep level.

You have great abilities, but you are often way too critical of yourself.
You don't fit in - and instead of celebrating your differences, you dwell on them.
You have high expectations of yourself. But sometimes you set them too high and don't achieve anything.

13 Astrological Aspects of the Day

1. The Sun is 24 degrees Leo. Many will experience today as a passionate and productive day. Others may respond with a lazy lion's stretch. Regardless, the outlook will be bright.
2. The Moon is in Libra making this a great day for partnerships of all kinds.
3. Mercury is in Leo and communications will be big and boastful.
4. Venus is retrograde in Leo and this continues to put stress on love relationships. Watch your pride and keep the ego in check.
5. Mars is in Gemini and gives us lots of mental energy and success with technology and computers.
6. Jupiter is once again direct in Sagittarius and our plans for the future begin to move forward toward fruition.
7. Saturn dwells proudly in Leo for her last few weeks after a 2 year cycle. Proceed with humility and you can't lose.
8. Uranus is retrograde in Pisces* and continues to bring chaos and suffering into the world.
9. Neptune is retrograde in Aquarius* symbolizing a second (and perhaps last) chance to use science and technology to create a better future for our earth's environment.
10. Pluto is retrograde in Sagittarius* and we see the world's leaders struggle for power and progress.
11. The Moon trines Mars bringing harmony and understanding between men and women.
12. The Moon sextiles Jupiter bringing surprises and unexpected boons of fortune.
13. The Moon is waxing and still in its first quarter (new moon). It is a time for hope and new beginnings. An excellent day to get a project off the ground successfully.
for more Astrological Predictions check out AstroMagic at www.LexaRosean.com

*these are long term aspects that will last for years.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Accentuate the Positive

HI Lexa

I am a huge fan. I have read all your books! I am looking for a way to decrease all the negativity and increase the positive in my life. I like to think that I am a good person, and I continue to get caught in the negative energy of others. I am looking for a powerful way to change this for myself and those I love.

Thanks Kristi

Hey Kristi
Funny enuf, I'm in a bit of a funk now as I find the time to reply to your email. You know it's often difficult to escape the negativity in life. From others and mostly from within ourselves. I think one of the most powerful ways to change this is to pass through the negativity for when we ignore it, or pretend it isn't there, it grows even larger. If you find yourself getting "caught" in the negativity of others, that probably means you are holding on to their negativity. In the words of Jesus: "Love your enemies, bless them that curse you." (Matthew 5:44) Hard as that may sound Babe, you've got to let go of things and keep movin!

In the Wicca, the journey through the abyss is part of the second degree initiation in which we learn about the dark side of human nature. We must pass through the abyss in order to re emerge in the light.

In the Kabbalah, one of the 72 names of G-d is meditated upon to eliminate negativity.
The name is read (or scanned) from right to left and the letters are:

In the mystical Sufi tradtion, there are 99 names of The Almighty (Allah) and the Name As-Salam is chanted or invoked to give peace and immunity from all negativity and distress.

In the Wicca, we shield by using mirroring techniques to ward off the negativity of others. Salt water baths are taken or smudging is done with sage to clear negativity from our own auras and homes.

Last but not least - I offer up the song (below) because I believe it offers just about the best magickal advice around. Always remember to ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE!!!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

El Huracán

Greetings Dear Readers

It's August and that means Hurricane season. As a Witch and Priestess of the Goddess, I have been trained in Weather Magick and am proud to offer you the finest in Home and Property Protection Candles against the Storm. These candles ($40 + S&H) will be discounted during Hurricane season at $32 plus $8.10 (S & H). Click Here to Order.

Here's an excerpt of what one client had to say about my Weather Magick:
"As Hurricane Wilma set her sights on where I live in Southwest Florida, I made my preparations to weather the storm. With little time to spare, I realized that I wanted and needed a spell for protection... so I contacted Lexa. She provided me with a spell which would provide protection from disasters of a watery nature... Wilma made landfall a mere 30 miles from where I live. And although damages were widespread, my home was untouched. I'm deeply grateful to Lexa for the guidance she gave me when I most needed it. And I thank her for caring enough to contact me after the storm had passed to see if I was safe."
- Athena Oct 2005

So if you feel you need something more than Bloomberg's OEM Ready New York map, please contact me for spiritual assistance. If you order online, be sure to include the address of your home and first names and astrological signs of all residents (including pets) that you wish to protect.

As always, I am available for private tarot/astrology consultations in the East Village by appt only and we can also work over the phone (by appt only). Click here to set up an appointment.
Then click on the SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT button and send me an email. Use codeword "El Huracan" to receive a 15% discount on all services and products through Sep 1.


Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I need help in the love dept!!please answer my question

Dear Lexa,
A couple of months ago I met a guy and we had been texting and emailing each other once in a while but never got a chance to hang out until just recently where it's pretty much become a sexual relationship. He works in the nightlife, is surrounded by women all the time and I just want to have him for myself! I've never had this type of situation and i really do like him. Is there any kind of spell to make our relationship flourish into something deeper....or i guess, if worse comes to worse at least something to keep the relationship we have?
Thank you!

Dear JLR
You need help in the patience dept!!! The fact that you sent me the same question over 3 times in separate emails has honestly ANNOYED me! It does not give me a lot of faith in your patience to sustain a relationship or even the realistic workings of the kind of spells you would have to work in order to bring positive change into this situation.

You ask for change but yet say you are willing to keep the status quo. Which is it? For magick to be truly effective, we must be committed to it! If you want to arrive at a certain destination, you cannot keep turning round in the road to revisit a place you have already been.

Now if you want to keep the relationship going as it is, I suggest using aphrodisiac foods and herbs such as oysters, celery, mint. (For a full list, you'll need to consult my book The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients.) Yes, you will need to cook for him and infuse these things into both of your diets. You will also need to make constant offerings to Aphrodite and/or other goddesses of sexual delight and passion.

With regard to the larger goal? I am not exactly clear about what you are asking? Do you want him to quit his job in "nightlife" so he will not longer be "surrounded by women all the time"? Is there something he has done to make you doubt that he can (or wants to be) exclusive with you? If so, then you are treading in dangerous territory, especially if you attempt to do magick to try and control him and his will. This type of magick often backfires.

There is a candle spell that can be prepared (it can be ordered through my website) to help a relationship develop deeper. One can also petition the love goddess Erzuli for such matters. She loves pink, roses, melons. You can also work with red figure candles (one male/one female). Rub the candles with a love oil of rose, lemon, and musk and burn them for 10 minutes for 7 nights. Each night move the candles closer to each other. On the last night (which should end up on a full moon) let the candles be touching each other and melt completely into each other. Also on the 7th night, let the 2 candles burn to completion. Each night you must sit in front of the candles while they are burning and visualize how you would like the relationship to develop so that you can get closer. You may also petition the goddess for help in this matter. For many more love spells addressing this issue and other matters in love, please refer to my book The Supermarket Sorceress's Sexy Hexes.
blessed be and please remember to be patient. Bewitching as love spells may be, the immediate results of Samantha Stevens and her nose twitching are the stuff of tv sitcoms and magick does not always work that way in real life. Magick is the witches' form of prayer. Not all prayers are answered but that doesn't mean we shouldn't keep asking/praying for what we want. However, I caution you, that if you work spells, the way you send emails, it is an indication that you have little respect for or trust in the powers that be. Do not bombard the gods with your requests. (nor should you bombard the W.D.) Have a little faith and trust that your request has been heard and will be answered in good time. May the goddess bless you with true and lasting love.

Monday, July 30, 2007

TimesOnline Picks Witch Dr as Fave!

Dear Lexa,
The Times blog Faith Central, written by Libby Purves, has listed you among the favourite religious blogs here http://timesonline.typepad.com/faith/2007/07/your-favourite-.html
I hope you enjoy Faith Central and maybe even list it on your blog
best wishes

thanks Joanna. this is thrilling and I checked out Faith Central. I think it is really terrific in its diversity. I will add it to my links and I encourage my readers to go and check it out. I see there are other pagans sites mentioned as well. Thanks again and Goddess Bless.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Happy Full Thunder Moon

This full moon is called the Thunder Moon because thunderstorms are most frequent this time of year. It's also called the Buck Moon because it is the season when deer grow their antlers. It is also called Hay or Mead Moon. The Full Moon will occur at 7:47 PM ET this evening and it is in the sign of Aquarius. The best magickal principles to focus on for this full moon are healing, freedom, and creativity. It is a great moon for artistic pursuits, friendship, and developing your intuitive powers. Now is the time to get the lead out and create revolutionary change. Use the electrical energy of Uranus and the Moon to create dramatic, positive, and healing vibrations. Happy Full Moon.

Monday, July 23, 2007

您是否能看到網際網路市場的潛力嗎 ?2007/7/24

Here is the most elusive question I have received all day. Unfortunately I cannot answer. If anyone can help WD out with a translation, perhaps it will be possible to answer the question.
3:18 pm (20 minutes ago)

Jul 23, 2007 3:18 PM

您是否能看到網際網路市場的潛力嗎 ?2007/7/24


















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