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Faerie Shamanism: an Ecstatic Path

Third Road Faerie Shamanism:
An Ecstatic Path

A Seven-Week Teleseminar, 2018

The Goddess proclaims,
“All acts of love and pleasure are my rite.”

The Generous Sun, Francesca De Grandis, 2013

The Generous Sun, by Francesca De Grandis, 2012

Are you trapped in gray dullness and want to break through to joy and fulfillment? Or maybe you enjoy life full-tilt but want to take it up a notch? Or perhaps you’re somewhere between trapped and already happy?

If your heart feels called by a Pagan path of joy, prosperity, beauty, self-worth, and confidence, and you want ecstatic experiences, this teleseminar (class via group phone call) provides experiential wisdom-lessons available nowhere else. Click here to enroll.

Learn the skills and rituals of a practical mysticism that increases pleasure, abundance, and peace. Gain the material satisfactions of an ecstatic practitioner and embrace wholeness, without being snared by addictions or illusions.

Be led in an adventure: an internal exploration toward your fullest self. You’ll discover—or discover new layers of—your power to celebrate life, sexuality, and sacred playfulness. During our journey, the Gods guide you safely and compassionately through life’s challenges.

Curriculum includes ecstatic ritual, Faerie cosmology, theoretical basics of Celtic Shamanism—Third Road Faerie style—and some of its more complex aspects.

The lessons also help you discover or deepen your Fey magic: Celtic Faerie Shamanism expresses itself differently in every practitioner. My job as a teacher is to help you build that personal expression, while I also provide techniques for your magical tool box.

Are you on a unique journey? This course steadies your feet.

Lessons are suitable for novices and adepts.

An Ecstatic Path is a prerequisite for advanced Third Road training.

Classes are group phone meetings: just dial the phone to participate.

SunnyDotThe group meets seven consecutive Tuesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm EST, starting Tues, February 6. Reserve Tues March 27, same time, for a makeup class in case I am unavailable for one of the planned sessions.

SunnyDotTuition is $250. Pay half price, if you’ve taken this class before. Your particular carrier may charge you for the calls. Click here to enroll. Upon receipt of payment, your place is reserved, and event phone #, etc., emailed to you. No refunds. For more info, or to discuss scholarship, trade, or payment plan, call me: 814-337-2490.

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Upcoming Event

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Receive a Bounty of Blessings

Be Blessed by a Five-Day Yule Ceremony
Performed for You

You don’t have to attend an event or do any work. Just enroll, and I do the work for you. It is easy to receive this blessing.

During Solstice week, I’ll perform a five-day ceremony. Drawing on Solstice week‘s gorgeous powers and on the Winter Queen and King’s ever-loving generosity, this rite:
* heals inner blocks that sabotage your happiness
* helps create abundance
* provides you with spiritual rejuvenation
* centers you into what’s truly important to you—your heartfelt desires

Those four benefits improve many areas of life. Here are a few examples, which might not be relevant to you but do illustrate far-reaching possibilities of improvement:
* creativity
* ability to make boundaries
* earning a good living doing what you love
* self-love
* confidence
* ending isolation
* healing SADD
* avoiding the snare of holiday dysfunction

The energy of the ceremony shapes itself to your specific needs.

I do a spell to help your life and your enjoyment of it advance … to the max. Whether you celebrate any type of holidays this season or not, whether you’re with loved ones on the holidays or not, I want to help you enjoy yourself now and long after.

Benefits last long after the Solstice—for months, if not years—helping your New Year be one in which you find joy and the means to make the life you want to live.

The ceremony starts December 17. The five days during which I do the rite will be spread out over the week Yule occurs. Yule, which is a major Pagan holiday, is a powerful shamanic time.

Total Cost: $100. Scroll down to enroll: enter your phone number and pay securely with PayPal.


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Upon receipt of payment, I email you confirmation of registration.

If you need more info or want to discuss scholarship, partial scholarship, payment plan, or trade, do phone me at 814.337.2490. Magic is not a substitute for medical care by a physician, psychiatric counseling, or other therapeutic treatments. Participants are personally responsible for the consequences of their voluntary participation. This ceremony is extraordinarily effective but may not work for all individuals. No refunds.

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Recovering from Religion

Recovering from Religion:

A Five-Day Rite

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Has organized religion hurt you, wounded your spirit?

I’ll perform a five-day ceremony to heal you of spiritual injuries inflicted by an individual or group who based their wrongdoing on religious paradigms.

The ceremony starts October 30. The five days during which I do the rite will be spread out over the week Samhain occurs. Samhain, which is a major Pagan holiday, is a powerful time shamanically.

It is easy to receive this healing. You don’t have to attend an event or do any work. Just enroll, and I do the work for you.

The energy of the ceremony shapes itself to your specific needs.

FallLeaf3For example, even strong, savvy people can suffer because of an injured psyche. Though one’s intellect might be long past damaging religious sensibilities, one’s emotions and behavior might not have fully caught up with one’s intellect yet.

The ceremony creates wholeness, whoever you are.

FallLeaf2Spiritual wounds from religion have many ramifications. Effects vary from person to person but here are some, though this is by no means a complete list:
* Anxiety
* Insufficient self-care
* Crippling perfectionism
* Creative blocks
* Inability to create or keep abundance
* Lack of boundaries
* Focus on other people’s needs to the exclusion of one’s own
* Isolation
* Problems orgasming
* Lack of trust in one’s insights, reactions, or intuitions
* Excessive shame about one’s typical human shortcomings

Samhain is a holy time for a witch. I’ll travel through the veil into other realms, and there draw on this time of year’s tremendous power, to fuel a rite that helps us live free, proud, and happy.

 After the ceremony, you receive a digital talisman and a prayer. They help protect you henceforth from harm done by religion.

This is a major ritual. I don’t do unimportant events. I want to spend my life in meaningful activities and trained for lifetimes to do events like this. So, while I might still do comparable work in one-on-one sessions, or if it comes up as part of another group event, I might never repeat this specific event. It will have been done. My spirit might have done what it can only do one time. Take advantage of it while you can.

If you can’t afford the enrollment fee, phone me at 814.337.2490 to discuss scholarship, partial scholarship, payment plan, or trade.

FallLeaf1Enroll for this healing: a rite of bright awakening and rebirth, leaving behind sorrow and bondage, to emerge into the light of your own fullness of being.

Total Cost: $130. Scroll down to enroll: enter your phone number and pay securely with PayPal.


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Upon receipt of payment, I email you confirmation of registration. If you need more info, do phone me. 814.337.2490. No refunds.

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Magic is not a substitute for medical care by a physician, psychiatric counseling, or other therapeutic treatment. Participants are personally responsible for the consequences of their voluntary participation. This ceremony is extraordinarily effective, but may not work for some individuals.

Please note this announcement doesn’t naysay religion, but instead discusses harmful aspects of religion.

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The Figa: Healing the Wounded Anima

We can gain our fullest possible power to use in our careers, family, magic, and the rest of life, to create a better world for oneself and for All Our Relations.

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Everyone has a female aspect, which is called the Anima. An oppressive society has wounded the Anima of almost every person, because this can disempower an individual in every arena of their life. Every arena.

Though I’ve never read it anywhere, it seems obvious that the figa, which is an Italian good luck charm, must have once symbolized having potency in all parts of life: family, career, creativity, social action, spirituality, magic, …

The figa is in the shape of a closed hand, to represent female genitals.

I had the idea of taking my recent painting of a figa and adding shafts of sunlight extending out, radiating from the closed hand, the way they would in a depiction of a Christian saint’s face, those rays of light that represent Divinity and Divine power.

My hope was such a painting would convey a sacred primacy of the feminine force. This doesn’t exclude the primacy of the male force. I’m not going from one extreme to the other here.

In other words, the painting includes the Feminine in the Divine, not as secondary, God’s little helper, but as a force unto Herself, in full power.

In this full power, she helps all genders embrace their full authority in career, family, sexuality, creativity, and any other arena of life.

Female genitalia given such primacy visually seems a healing balm, so the Anima is freed and made whole. This gives an individual more power to create a beautiful world for oneself and for All Our Relations. So mote it be.

For more of my experiences with and theories about the figa amulet, read the post The Figa: Reclaiming Women’s Power and an Italian Amulet: http://stardrenched.com/2017/09/14/the-figa/

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Our Bodies Are Sacred

All Our Bodies Are Sacred,
Exactly as They Are

Knowing our bodies are sacred can give us greater confidence in our physical, emotional, intellectual, and creative competency.

A figa is a talisman for protection, good luck, and fertility. The amulet is shaped like a closed hand to represent a woman’s genitals.

My recent post The Figa: Reclaiming Women’s Power and an Italian Amulet shares:
* my belief that the amulet also symbolizes female empowerment
* my reaction to finding a figa pendant that is feminine and elegant
* the implications of figas usually looking like a man’s hand and being coarsely rendered.

Click here if you want to see the post: http://stardrenched.com/2017/09/14/the-figa/

That new pendant and what it meant to me impelled me to paint a figa. I wanted to render one that is feminine but in a different way than the one I bought. Here is my painting:

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It is based on my own hand, which is not what some people think of as feminine. But it’s my hand: strong, somewhat androgynous, a hand that does a lot of work, and has been weathered by it.

All our bodies are sacred, exactly as they are. All our bodies are sacred, each in their own individual ways. Our bodies are holy in all their phases and in every moment of the day. In these truths, we find power throughout the day and the seasons of our lives.

In knowing our bodies are sacred, we find powers that may seem unrelated to that knowledge. For example, we might find greater confidence in our reasoning or trust our hunches more. We might believe more in our overall competency when facing life’s many challenges, whether they are physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, professional, personal, creative, …

Goddess Diana, your strega thanks you. (Strega means a witch who practices traditional Italian magic. Diana is a Goddess many a strega honors.)

Check out The Figa: Reclaiming Women’s Power and an Italian Amulet: http://stardrenched.com/2017/09/14/the-figa/

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Not Postponing Joy

Enjoying the Gods’ Gifts to Me:

Not Postponing Joy

Whether building a life or a piece of art, sometimes it’s only in the process of creation that we discover exactly what we want to make, what we find beautiful and meaningful, and how to achieve it.

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Bought a huge copal bead. It’s like holding sunshine and the rest of the cosmos in my hand. Was going to string it, but thought I might just use it as the best worry stone ever.

Couldn’t decide.

Then I quickly threw a temporary pendant together, using the copal, so that I’d have that beautiful sunshine on my person all day. This meant I could easily touch the copal throughout the day, enjoying its smooth, buttery, warmth against my fingers. I wasn’t crazy about the necklace, but adoring the necklace wasn’t the point. The point was to take my time deciding whether to use the copal as a worry bead, necklace, or whatever else, while enjoying the bead in the meantime.

It’s been a few weeks now. Guess what? I love the necklace, exactly as it is. Its simple design makes me happy. I’m keeping it as is.

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The whole process got me thinking, and there are two lessons here for me. The first one focuses on the creative process. If an artist waits for the perfect idea before starting to create something, they might never manifest anything. Sometimes, it’s only in the process of creation that we discover exactly what we want to make, what we find beautiful and meaningful, and how to achieve it.

So if you’re stuck creatively because you lack the “right” ideas, just start making something, even if it’s not your ideal goal. The process of creating something will likely give you the exact ideas you long for.

The first lesson is fairly easy for me to apply, but the second one is something I have to really work at in some parts of my life. The second lesson is to apply the process outlined in the first lesson to all parts of my life: to create as full a life as possible, I want to work with what gifts my Gods have so generously given me, instead of putting off living until I have the perfect idea. It will come to me if I do what I can now. So mote it be.

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Upcoming Event: Good Luck Triple-Whammy

Lucky3LuckBigSqDo you ever wish your luck was better?

Did you know witches can create good luck?

I will do that for you.

Throughout the universe is a flow of abundance, confidence, love, and life’s other goodies, including magical power, heart-healing, and whatever else you long for. Good luck is simply a matter of being nestled into that flow. I make that happen for you!LuckSqr I send you long-distance direct spiritual transmissions, three days a week, for two months, nestling you into luck’s flow.

Starts September 28.

You don’t have to do anything for the transmissions to work. I do the work for you.

LuckSqrGood luck is only useful if you take advantage of it. So, along with good luck, the blessing also boosts your ability to be proactive about reaching your goals. This transmission is a double whammy! You become more able to make both spiritual and mundane efforts on your own behalf.

Two months of mojo—that’s some powerful magic working for you.

Witchcraft has been suppressed because it frees and aids the rebels, the oppressed, and the wild ones. My entire life has been about using my magic for you.

The transmission is probably all you need to stay lucky for a while. But why take chances? LuckSqrGet a triple luck whammy: you also receive a full-color, digital, good luck charm. It is my original art, painted in trance, and I magically activate it especially for you. The charm helps ensure luck stays as long as possible.

Receive your digital amulet as a JPEG by email. (I retain full copyright of my art. Commercial use of the piece is available at additional cost.) I email you instructions on how to receive the charm’s blessing effortlessly.

Pay securely with PayPal. Which of the following options works for you?

LuckSmSq1) Pay now using the Pay Now button below, and you’re taken care of. Total fee: $260. You don’t need a PayPal account.




LuckSmSq2) Use the Subscribe button below to make two automatic monthly payments of $130. Easy! Payments appear on the credit card associated with your PayPal account.





Even if you’re a lucky person or powerful witch, do you need a boost? Please let me use my witchery for you. A spell for your good fortune will bubble bubble in my cauldron.

Magic is not a substitute for medical care by a trained physician, psychiatric counseling, or other therapeutic treatments. Participants are personally responsible for the consequences of their voluntary participation. For more info, or to discuss scholarship, partial scholarship, or trade, call 814-337-2490. I do not discuss this work by email. This magic may not work for some individuals. I can’t give guarantees. Refunds unavailable.

Believe in magic? Tired of frustration, hesitation, and inner debate, instead of power? Buy now.

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