A motivational editorial by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
The Magical Universe
If magic is always happening, doesn't it behoove you to understand it? If it is always happening, then it is happening to you without your knowledge or control. Isn't it better for you to become an active player instead of a passive recipient?
When I urge your understanding, I don't suggest that you should go out and buy a big book of magic spells or join a secret society. The important first step is that of awareness. Open your senses to feel the magic around you, feel the constant flow of energies about you and in you. Appreciate that change and transformation are magical. Feel the joy there is in change whether in the happiness of a child or even in the pains of old age for transformation is all part of the process of Life and Love.
Quantum theory teaches us that we have our being in a field of potential, and that it is our "Observation" of that potential that establishes a base for our "Intention" to activate the potential of our choice, or without our choice! Observation stirs the pot, so to speak, making intelligent choice important. As you become more aware of potential, your ability to direct transformation increases. You set goals and power-up through directed emotion (energy-in-motion) and visualize the desired change.
ou, as Co-Creator!
You are not alone. None of us are. We are in many relationships, and our understanding of the magic in those relationships enriches our lives and these others.
The magical life is an aware life. With awareness come "riches" of all kinds. More opportunities and choices open for you. "The Secret" is that you have magical power to fulfill your conscious goals. The "other secret" is that your unconscious fears are likewise energized. With knowledge and understanding, you gain control over this wonderful creative power.
The study and practice of magic should be part of your everyday life. Once you start, you will be attracted to the books that are right for you. Study our catalogs, look on booksellers' shelves, read reviews, and follow your intuition. See magic in life all around you and become conscious of your choices and make them with intention to fulfill your goals.
Carl Llewellyn Weschcke (Minnesota) was the owner and chairman of Llewellyn Worldwide, the world's oldest and largest metaphysical publisher. He played a seminal role in the rise of Wicca and Neo-Paganism in the 1960s and ...