The Tower: Reflections on Personal Transformation

2017 ended very differently than it had started. The world I had known for years was no longer there. The future that I thought I was heading into was no more. In August of 2016, I was brought to the path of the Tower. This would be the beginning of a series of events that has caused a deep transformation within me.Through this initiation, conducted by a group of close ceremonial brothers and sisters, I began this new path. And while I am still piecing together different stories and different narratives surrounding this transition, I thought it good to explore more deeply how the Tower energy can manifest in one’s life.

The Sensitive Magician, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Change

How does one fix past karmic ties? The knots of experience needed to be slowly untied so as not to cause any more psychic damage. I am reminded of a personal revelation from a ceremony last year. In this revelation, I had asked for a deeper understanding of how this type of work actually heals us. The response was quite simple: the conscious mind needs to acknowledge the experience through remembering and in that moment with a practice of mindfulness must not reattach again to the suffering. Remembering to do this in the midst of a deep emotional remembering is not an easy thing to do.

Invoking Heyoka

“It takes more energy to frown than it does to smile” - Bill Hicks It is a common misconception in the realm of occult study that there is no room for humor. After reading many long-winded passages of kabbalistic lore or complex invocations of ancient deities humor has a funny way of getting lost in… Continue reading Invoking Heyoka

A Little Introduction

If you are anything like me than you also have more than just a passing interest in the esoteric, counterculture, the psychedelic and the all around weird. If so, then I think you’re in the right place. I’ll be writing and posting about a number of different things on a variety of topics in some vain attempt at understanding what it is I actually believe.