Aaron David and Kelly review the events since the Saturn initiation which have been a roller coaster of events culminating in a hospital stay.
Entering the Cave of Castillo by torch-light Bernie Taylor takes us on the journey of transformation.
Bernie Taylor is an independent naturalist, thought leader and author whose research explores the mythological connections and biological knowledge among prehistoric, indigenous and ancient peoples. His works in these areas include Biological Time (2004) and Before Orion: Finding the Face of the Hero (2017). Before Orion is premised on Joseph’s Campbell’s hero's journey monomyth that is at the core of stories worldwide among indigenous peoples, the ancients, and our modern society. Before Orion explores a deeper root for this monomyth by looking at how hunter-gatherers viewed themselves within the natural and spiritual worlds through Paleolithic cave art from 40,000 years ago. Taylor proposes that select cave paintings are fundamental pieces in the human journey to self-realization, the foundation of written language, and a record of biological knowledge that irrevocably impacted some of the artistic styles, religious practices, and stories that are still with us. Taylor addresses a profound archaeological elephant in the room by opening up an uncharted place in our history, which points to the cultural ancestors of mankind in western North Africa. Before Orion will change the idea of who you think you are.
Aaron David and Kelly look back at there trek through the 7 Spheres on the Tree of Life spanning exactly 777 days.
We start out with another piece Aaron David wrote on Chaos, followed by Kelly's reading of Thomas Vaughan's essay in Lumen de Lumine, or a New Magical Light, 1651. Aaron David and Kelly then get into the events around the Saturn initiation of last Saturday, August 18th.
CtW hears from Taylor in Minneapolis, who initiated into Yesod with Aaron David and a small group of other people back on September 23 of 2017 during the Blood Moon Tetrad in Virgo Revelation 12 Woman and the Dragon celestial event thingy... Since then he's created the amazing Sigil Arcanum Tarot! Tweet your heart out at him @aettic.
Aaron David and Kelly talk about their new favorite Japanese place in Asheville, NC—Waku Waku Eatery! Upon reflecting on Kelly's recent Saturn dream, a time is chosen to initiate into Binah—4 AM that very night!
Aaron David tips his contrarian toe into Fortean waters and explores the September 1994 Ariel School Phenomenon. Why would such a phenomenon present itself in Harare, Zimbabwe? We look at the history of the land locked country and the history of the uniquely independent Ariel School. Frater Parzival drops in for a look at the electoral chart for the UFO event as well!
Aaron David and Kelly sit down for a post-blood-donation ramble. If you would like to be a sponsor and have your ad run, or if you would like to submit an article to the CtW Journal send your 300-1200 word submission to email@example.com!
Learn about Aaron David's adventures with Iovis and then hear an apologetic and commentary on the Lesser Pentagram Ritual, with the ritual performed at the end of the show.
Join Aaron David in the first half of the show as he riffs off of the words of Terence and Dennis McKenna. In the second half of the show Kelly joins in with a mind-blowing revelation exactly one year to the day in the making. And remember, the Universe will take you in, reveal its intent, and share its conclusion. All that you must do is to be willing to embark on the journey. The total number of neurons in the human brain falls in the same ballpark of the number of galaxies in the observable universe. Feed them fire.
I cover Liber vel Lipidis Lazuli, The Path of Qoph from A Garden of Pomegranates, Papus' Astrology for initiates and a bunch other stuff. We are honored as well to have for your listening pleasure, Vanessa Kindell's Moon Mountain, which you can find here.
Aaron David and Kelly talk about scrying and evocation preparation through daily magical regimes, journaling, microdosing psilocybin, haunted antique stuff in Burnsville, and local dead-now-famous musician Leslie Riddle. Kelly reads from her Dragonfly book that she is currently in the process of writing. If you like it let her know it @kmn0b1!
Kelly and I sit down with Roejen Razorwire from Project Archivist to learn all about brewing, from getting started with mead to witch brews. We hope this inspires you to get started with your own alchemical experiments in spirits!
The Berbers are among the oldest peoples on Earth. Kelly and I come to know of them through a Solar initiation, and the visiting of a spirit that shows her a Moroccan ritual knife, two kings clothed in yellow, and two soldiers. My name is Aaron David. Looks like I'm a fucking legit wizard with a fucking legit seer.
Another night time visitor for Kelly leads us in a quest for the spice of life. With ties to ancient Sumeria and Ebih-Il, the superintendent of Mari, we quest hard for more answers to our experiences. We find that his statue, discovered in the Temple of Ishtar, was dedicated to Ishtar Virile.
Kelly and I talk about her dream of the woman's spirit the night after her day time vision of seeing her riding along with us in the back seat of our Jeep. We talk about Kelly's amazing new job as well. Then I at length express my astonishment at shit Christians say.
We talk about the Hemp Farmacy and CBD Cannabis flowers, as well as our favorite new Thai restaurant, Siam Thai. I talk a bit more about my Black Cat Gambling Familiar Booklet and then out of no where Kelly drops it on me that she saw the spirit of a woman riding along with us in the Jeep today. So, I do a ghost box session! Be sure to check out Crystal Carpenter at Winter Soul Studios. Find El Gato Gomez here. Finally, the eBay auction for Kelly's mic can be found here.
Aaron and Kelly have some light-hearted banter about black cats, wands, poetry, Christianity and everything in between
A shared feed with Vanessa Kindell's Butterflies and Incantations podcast!
Try to excuse the audio technical issues, still sorting out all that sort of thing.
A very heartfelt, emotional, touching conversation with Kelly Magill of the Charm the Water podcast.
Discussing magical experiences, dreams, divine contact, and following a higher calling.
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Intro and Outro music are from my own music project, V~Nessy.
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Aaron David begins with a reading from a sci fi novella he authored well over a decade ago, that just happened to come true. Kelly tells of her dream of being a mushroom and the horror of being picked by a giant hand from the sky, apparently named Tony. We also put a call out for low-fat vegetarian pizza rolls.