Atheism is a Belief

The title of this essay isn’t intended as a pejorative. It is simply the observation that an agnostic’s viewpoint is more sincere. They accept that they don’t know whether there is a god and they live with that mystery. However, atheists assert that there is no god...

Magical Experimentation

When I was first becoming interested in the occult and studying practical magick, one of the biggest questions I had was “What is possible?” It became one of the driving forces of my early work to determine what things could be done and what...

Going for a Ride

I had a dream one night that I was riding in the back passenger seat of my new girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend’s Ford Explorer. It was dusk and he was driving us somewhere in the country and she was in the passenger seat. I had never seen him before, but in the...

The Man Outside My Window

I had recently broken up with my girlfriend of seven years and was in the Apophis phase of my life. All that I was had disintegrated and I was trying to piece myself back together. I “awoke” from a dream to find myself standing in my bedroom. It was dark...

The Dog-Faced Demon

I was about 15 years old when this occurred. I had very little idea what had really happened and how significant it was until much later. I ‘awoke’ from a dream to find myself standing in the hallway of the two-bedroom apartment that I lived in with my...

Visiting Grandma

This experience occurred after I had moved to Dallas at the age of twenty-two. My personal development had advanced greatly and I decided to practice astral projection using the techniques described by Denning and Phillips. I had been practicing daily for about two...

The Life of Severin Aequus

[End of events: 2003; Last Full Revision: 2020] Before diving into the details of my life, I would like to take a moment to put a framework on the composition at hand. The purpose of this essay is not only to lend credibility to my later proposals, but also to expose...

The Theosophical Model of Astral Worlds

[Note: The following are my notes from a work-in-progress research into the model of astral worlds employed by certain members of the Theosophical Society. In my research, these magicians – Charles Leadbeater, William Walker Atkinson, Annie Besant, Alice Bailey,...