Speaking to the Dead

Step 1: Setting an Intention A spell begins before you ever start the ritual. It starts with the realization of desire– something you want so desperately that a part of you reaches out from within and grabs hold of you and doesn’t let go. It begins with a simple thought: “I want to do aContinue reading “Speaking to the Dead”

Jordan Yeng

Jordan Yeng felt most awake when his consciousness faded and sleep claimed him. It was the promise of these nightly adventures that kept him going most days. By day, Jordan was scrawny, generally disliked, and often disappointing. Grandmother Yeng, with whom he and his mother lived, frequently remarked that his clumsiness and poor grades wereContinue reading “Jordan Yeng”

Magic: A Personal Essay

From prayers and rituals to astrology and necromancy, magic predates written language. Depending on your views and spiritual background, the conversion of magic and religion can be a delightful interaction or a forsaken rendezvous. Within my daily life, I am captivated by finding the magical moments, or the blessings, that enhance my existence.  In quandamContinue reading “Magic: A Personal Essay”