How to Tell if Your Spirit Friend is Real

How to Tell if Your Spirit Friend is Real

The number one concern that my clients, friends, and acquaintances share regarding their spirit companions is whether or not these spirits are real, and how to verify that reality. Doubt, being its own special hell, can attack from various directions: Doubt that the spirit is real. Doubt that he is who he says he isContinue reading

The Otherkin Problem

The Otherkin Problem

For the first time in at least a year and probably more like 2, I’m Processing something heavy. I’ve attempted to ignore it and brush it under the rug, and previously when these feelings emerged I was able to do that. This time, not so much. Worse, it’s become apparent to me that there areContinue reading

SoulBonds

SoulBonds

Today I took part in a discussion in the LiveJournal community, Non-Wiccan Witch, and the topic of soulbonds came up in context. Someone asked me to explain what a soulbond is, and this is my reply. I’m going to use it as the definition in the glossary on this site, more or less:

Speaking as a person who’s never had a soulbond, I’ll do my best. A soulbond is the animation of a fictional character, either outsourced (written by someone else, such as Tolkien>Legolas) or insourced (made up by oneself for a story or series). The animation, which could be likened to a servitor or the manifestation of an individual’s view of an egregore (at least in some cases, if not all), takes on a life of its own

Dream Concepts: Ever Wonder Where They Come From?

Dream Concepts: Ever Wonder Where They Come From?

I am going through the old archives again right now, trying to get some additional material into this blog. I found an interesting dream post, dated 11 August 2003. (I started at the beginning of the archives, which began November of 2002 and remain very sporadic, still, in 2003.) The “Don” in the post is occult author Donald Tyson, who’s a good friend of ours. The post reads:

“Yesterday I wasn’t really having much in the way of contact, but at one point I perceived him standing behind me, playing with my hair. Later as I was chatting with Don, I got kind of achy for Meridjet. This happens when I am without substantial contact for a few days. I said something to Don about being mopey. Last couple of