Category: Metaphysics & Unexplained Phenomena

The Emissary by Patricia Cori – Free Chapter

Chapter 1 – Earth Under Siege Nathan Beals punched out from work at precisely 6:00 p.m., smack in the middle of Los Angeles rush hour. After the most ballistic holiday shopping mania he had ever seen in his twenty-odd years working security at the mall, he finally had an entire weekend off. Exhausted, he dragged …continue

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Animal Wisdom: Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals (An Excerpt)

Linda Bender, D.V.M. writes: In the hour before the 2004 tsunami struck, many people noticed that the animals were acting weird. Cicadas stopped rattling and birds stopped singing. Dogs refused to go outdoors. Elephants trumpeted in alarm and stampeded toward the hills. Relative to the human population, very few animals were drowned. They seemed to …continue

Austin Osman Spare, Father of Surrealism?

Excerpted from Austin Osman Spare by Mike Jay Surrealism reached London in the summer of 1936. Salvador Dalí had a show at the Alex, Reid and Lefevre gallery through June and July, and on 11th June the International Surrealist Exhibition opened to a crowd of about two thousand at the New Burlington Gallery, and went …continue

Stones That Heal: Chlorite Quartz

Chlorite is a rich green argile that can be found within clear quartz in certain countries such as Nepal and Brazil. Gazing into a chlorite quartz often reveals scenes of natural landscapes such as rolling hill sides, soft foliage and flourishing bushes, making us feel as if we are stepping into an alter-reality where magical …continue

William Mistele Talks Mermaids, Sylphs, Gnomes, and Salamanders

When William Mistele’s book Undines: Lessons from the Realm of the Water Spirits was released two years ago, the author shared a unique perspective from the water elementals — that of mermaid queens. With his new book, Mermaids, Sylphs, Gnomes, and Salamenders: Dialogues with the Kings and Queens of Nature, Mistele returns not only to reveal further …continue

How to Heal Repressed Memories with Crystals and Stones

Our memories are an integral part of what makes us human. Some we cherish, some we may prefer to forget, while others are deeply buried in the recesses of a mind not yet ready to face certain truths. We may try to forget, to avoid, to run, but our memories always seem to catch up …continue