Over the last week I have made serious progress in the performance of my daily rites. Experimenting with various forms, I continue to perfect a set of variations on the Q-Cross, LBRP, Middle Pillar, and Circulation of the Body of Light that work best for me. I wanted to go over that in depth today, but am not quite satisfied yet with the write-up. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving break has come to an end, and my writing time will once more be severely curtailed. Hopefully I will still be able to produce it for you in time for tomorrow.
In the meantime, let me direct you to this excellent post by Jack Faust. These are all themes I’ve touched on, either here or in physical conversation with some of you, and I pretty much agree with everything he has to say here. I did some serious experimenting with magical shape-shifting back in the day (though I didn’t think of it in those terms at the time), but I pulled back when I scared myself … and, as with too many things, never went back to try again. That’s definitely a story for another day.
Finally: over Thanksgiving break, I spent a lot of time meditating with my sketchbook. Here is a result of my contemplation on Baphomet, the Sabbatic Goat: