Entries by Brandy Williams

Secrets of Magic 2: It starts now

Magic is both complicated and simple. In its complicated form, it is wonderfully expandable, with enough history and practice to keep us happily busy for a lifetime. In its simple form, we can pick it up and put it to work right away, this very moment. You might need to make a change in your […]

Lady Liberty lives in me

I am Lady Liberty. This year my dear sisters in the O.T.O. gifted me with a medallion featuring the statue of liberty. This was a thank-you to those of us who presented at the 2016 O.T.O. Women’s Symposium Ladies of Force and Fire. They chose “Liberty enlightening the world” as the icon of the event. The […]

Secrets of Magic 1: Anyone can do it

Magic is humanity’s birthright. Magic doesn’t depend on gender, race, age, country, or cultural background. We don’t have to have been born into the right family to have the power. Magic doesn’t work only in a particular place, or a particular time, and it isn’t limited to practitioners of a particular religion or of any […]

Western Traditional Magic is our heritage

This is the story of Western Traditional Magic. It is ancient: the tradition was founded in Athens and Alexandria by philosopher priests who studied in Egypt (Kemet) and India. It survived: when Pagan religion was driven underground by the Roman Christian emperors, Western Traditional Magic survived survived in Byzantium and the Islamic world. It is […]