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Chris Shares His Thoughts

In addition to Chris’ books and his events and workshops, Chris regularly shares his thoughts on his blog. Come back often to read Chris’ musings on witchcraft, magick, and paganism as well as some deeper dives into these subjects.

The Magical Activist

The Magical Activist

I have never been so interested in politics my entire life like I am now. Every single day I read news articles from different news sources. I watch CNN when I can and see what they are saying on FOX News. Granted, sometimes I have entertained FOX for two seconds...

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A Spell For Justice

A Spell For Justice

This is a time of upheaval and change for all of us. I am a firm believer that magick gives power to those who the political elite has taken power away from. I believe that when the term “Majority Rules. Minority Rights” is ignored, then it’s up to us as witches and...

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A Moment To Reset

A Moment To Reset

Right now the world seems to be in a place of reset. Even though there is chaos with COVID-19, we are told to self-quarantine and to practice social distancing. All stores, bars, hotels, and any other non-essential places of business are closed. The only things open...

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Strange Dreams?

Strange Dreams?

How have you been sleeping? I don’t know about you, but I have been sleeping extremely deep. Part of it is that I am filling my days with so many projects that it’s become a full time job. I’m not watching anymore television than normal. What has changed though is...

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The Magick of Winter

The Magick of Winter

I live in Chicago and it’s cold for 5 months out of the year. The darktime in the northern US is long. Our nights begin around 4:30pm in Winter. The days are cold and most of the time there is a snow storm sure to come.  After a few winters, believe it or not, you get...

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The Gate Keeper of the Cemetary

The Gate Keeper of the Cemetary

There are many spirits you may work with on your path of magick. Some of those spirits are ancient deities that are known from thousands of years ago. Others may be the nature spirits that are in your own backyard. But there are also the spirits of our ancestors and...

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Mandrake’s Interview With Author Chris Allaun

Mandrake’s Interview With Author Chris Allaun

First -introduce yourself and say a little about what you do, you aims and objectives with your writing. My name is Chris Allaun. I an ordained pagan minister with the Fellowship of the Phoenix as well as a Native American Pipe Carrier. I am also a leader of a...

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Gatekeeping or Protecting The Mysteries

Gatekeeping or Protecting The Mysteries

Are we gatekeeping or safeguarding the mysteries?  This is something I ask myself and others constantly. If you haven’t heard of gatekeeping it means to keep secret spiritual philosophies, magical techniques, and power to oneself or an order so that others do not have...

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Am I A Witch

Am I A Witch

I keep seeing these words on social media, “Am I a real witch?”  Yes you are. What is a real witch anyway? Robert Cochran, the British witch who is famous for bringing Traditional Witchcraft into the public eye in the 1960’s, once said, “If you call the spirits and...

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The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey Each of us has a journey to take upon our path to magick and the spirits. For some, magick and shamanism is much more than entertainment or a path to magical spells and power. It is our life. It is who we are. I often say that I had no choice but to...

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