Cory C. Childs (Sun Gemini, Rising Scorpio, Moon Aries) is a composer, poet, writer, and mythographer based in the United States. They began their first foray into music by leading progressive rock bands, which eventually gave way to pursuing more formal training in classical composition and western music theory, most especially finding interest in the experimental freedom of post-tonalism and the prescriptive-defying practices of world music. They're trained in composing for every instrument of the orchestra, but personally excel as a baritone, electric bassist, pianist, and flautist.
An avid enthusiast of the Ancient Greek language and all things Orpheus, they also specialize in gleaning the underlying symbolic structures of our earliest cosmogonic myths that arguably acted as the foundations for what we now call esotericism and the occult. In addition to their work with The Shining Lyre, they're actively developing systems of esoteric exegesis, or text analysis, and cosmogonic composition, or system creation.
Their most passionate pursuit is that of using mythology and the arts to empower everyone to realize their own purpose in maintaining the harmony of the cosmos and become culture-edifying creators themselves. They also pretend to be bothered by their only occasionally obnoxious cats.
Aster Grim (Sun Libra, Rising Gemini, Moon Virgo) is an abstract and visual artist, writer, and magical practitioner based in the United States. Their fascination with the visual medium began early in childhood, being particularly enchanted by the flowing forms expressed by nature itself, whether reflecting on the outwardly spiraling structure of trees or creating meaningful patterns in the shapes of clouds. At the same time, the seeds of what would blossom into a rich magical practice were planted by all manner of fairy tales, folklore, and the storytelling traditions of cultures around the world. Their ability to connect with others was developed further still by pursuing a formal education in theories of communication.
With a focus on the traditions and values of Norse and Celitc mythology, they've synthesized a vibrant and efficacious personal practice built on arduously maintained divine relationships. Their practice has grown to include, among many things, a system of color magic resulting from rigorous scholarly study and the crafting of consecrated organic brushes and inks from simple natural materials.
Their most passionate pursuit is that of providing mentorship and inspiration to those who may be lacking or lost and encouraging them to use and develop their inner artistic gifts. They also love to cuddle with their three adorable cats.
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As a toddler and very young child had the gifts of healing, Claircognizance, clairempath (also known as Empath), and understanding and learning Cultural Healing and Spiritual gifts. I was raised as a gifted child and a regular part of the family, but I kept quiet. I learned from both sides of my family different cultural faiths and mysteries of gifts. My mother and grandmother had many of the same gifts. I was taught herbology and natural medicines by my mother and grandmother.
I learned how to be a Shaman as a child through my family members and expanded the learned wisdom of Shamans from other cultures throughout my life. I had a near-death experience and received the gift of being a Spirit Walker.
I have taken classes in reflexology, acupressure, healing medicine, food, and nutrition. These are just a few. I have led Meditation/Relaxation classes for over 30 years. Private meditative healer for lifelong, Claircognizance readers lifelong. Channeling lifelong. I have certification as a Reiki Master, Certified Advanced Chakra healer in 1. Meditation 2. Colors 3. Crystals 4. Reiki. Certified Meditation with Certification to Guide. Acupressure and Reflexology. Certified and Licensed Angel healing master, a Tarot card reader. Oracle Reader, an NPL student, going for my masters and teaching skills, Certifed Remote Viewer, Empath, Learning Hypnotherapy Master. I’m a Spirit Walker. Private UFO, unexplained phenomena, and ghost investigator. As an adult, I have expanded my gifts to Clairaudience, Clairvoyance, Clairscent, Clairtangency, and Clairgustance.
I am a self-publishing author of five eBooks and an Elder and Clan Leader of the people of my father's Saami culture.Visit Website
Want some fun ideas on a shadow work approach? Music! But Shasta....I'm not musical!!
No worries!! There's a solution for everyone, no matter your skill level!
Here are links to the Song Writing for Wellness program options, followed by some resources to help you along your way!
Click here for the Song Writing for Wellness paperback
Click here for the Song Writing for Wellness companion journal
Click here for the Song Writing for Wellness audio book
Click here for the Song Writing for Wellness E-book in a virtual library
Click here for the Song Writing for Wellness free audio and PDF files
Resources mentioned in the episode
Youtube channel "Unfinished Songs"
Youtube channel "Elevated Jam Tracks"
Youtube channel "Musician on a MIssion"
Blue Bear Flutes
Author and teacher, Miss Aida was born into a Cuban family who practiced Santeria, Palo, and Brujeria. The practice of magic has always been a part of her life.
Miss Aida is a natural born medium and a Hoodoo practitioner, in addition to having received many initiations in Santeria and Palo.
She is a registered nurse and a proud United States Air Force veteran. Miss Aida also holds a Master’s of Science degree.
A renowned authority on Hoodoo, she is available for workshops, seminars, media presentations, as well as private psychic readings.
CLICK HERE for a wonderful live stream presentation that Miss Aida did on her Facebook page, delivering some sound advice and warnings about fraud in the magick and metaphysical communities and how to protect yourself with common sense and knowledge.Visit Website
Taylor Ellwood is an occult magick practitioner, YouTube creator and accomplished author who is well known for his magick experiments, knowledge in pop culture magick, and positive influence in the occult community.
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Karen A. Dahlman is an Officer and Director of the Talking Board Historical Society, a paranormal researcher and the author of several spiritual books, including The Spirits of Ouija: Four Decades of Communication. As a leading, world-renowned expert on the Ouija Board, she has been using the Ouija Board since 1973 with astounding results. Karen's message shares the positive side to the Ouija Board as a tool for exploring consciousness, which includes the afterlife, the higher self, and sentient beings that exist among us within the unseen dimensions.
Within her presentations and her books, Karen helps others to discover and unlock their greatest selves, including their extrasensory perceptions, and engage these within the world.
Karen has been featured on Gaia's show Beyond Belief and is a returning guest on Coast to Coast AM Radio, Fade to Black and the UK's The Unexplained, as well as numerous other alternative media programs around the world. Karen holds a Master's degree from the University of New Mexico in Archetypal Art Therapy, is a licensed psychotherapist and is experienced in hypnosis, past life regression, and channeling. She is the talk show host of Creative Visions TV and speaks and teaches at paranormal and spiritual conferences and events around the country and overseas.
The Spirit of Alchemy: Secret Teachings of the Sacred Reunion
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The Spirits of Ouija: Four Decades of Communication
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The Spirit of Creativity: Embodying Your Soul’s Passion
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Baal Kadmon is an accomplished occult author with over 50 publications to date. Baal remains a pilar in the occult community with his vast knowledge and willingness to share wisdom, and unique ability to relay advanced concepts in a way that anyone can understand easily.
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