January 25, 2012 Friday: Day of Venus Sun in Aquarius Moon: Waxing 2nd Quarter in Cancer Incense: Cypress Color: Pink (Calendar key Here ) WAIT, WHAT? I happen to think one of the coolest things about practicing magick is experimenting with new ideas and finding new ways to reboot a tried and true system. I have personal anecdote, that happened in the not too distant past. I had decided to revisit a system of Hermetic magick that utilized a form of guided meditation mixed with elements of traditional Golden Dawn / Thelema theory slammed together with some Jungian philosophy. (A tip of the hat to Frater Newcombe.) After I reached the apex of the course of study I decided to mix the hypnosis with the physical attributes of the traditional systems. An amazing thing occured! A certain mile marking event unfolded but, after joining a more traditional order I trumped up the experience to a fantastic illusion of imagination. That is, until this afternoon. I happen to run across a chapter in a traditional publication that described t H e sequence of events that unfold when this mile marking event occurs by way of a ri G orous course of invocation, prayer, and contemplation. I was ...