Samhain - A Pagan Halloween

Samhain – A Pagan New Year

Come gather around and listen to my words. The wheel of life has begun its cycle all over again. As the wheel turns to Samhain we celebrate the birth of another new year. For the believers of the ways of the old (Shamans, Witches, Wiccans, Pagans, etc) this day marks the start of their new […]

The Astrological Element of Fire

The Astrological Element of Fire

Astrology students usually learn how the astrological elements act. Understanding the element of fire and fire signs is an important step for astrology beginners. Of all the astrological signs it is the fire signs that tend to be the most physical oriented and energetic. The signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius typically can’t sit still and […]

Marriage Arguments and Fighting Couples

Marriage Arguments and Fighting Couples

Almost every marriage will have its share of arguments. Some would say that marital arguments and fighting amongst couples is perfectly normal and healthy. According to a contributing author of Focus on the Family, there are important rules that need to be followed if a couple is going to get the most out of their […]

The Astrological Element of Earth

The Astrological Element of Earth

Astrology students usually learn how the astrological elements act. Understanding the element of earth and earth signs is an important step for astrology beginners. Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are the earth signs. People born under these astrological signs are described as stubborn, tactile and good with their hands, and earth signs are focused upon material […]

Astrological Element of Air

The Astrological Element of Air

Astrology students usually learn how the astrological elements act. Understanding the element of air and air signs is an important step for astrology beginners. Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius are the air signs. When describing and interpreting the element of air and the air signs, keywords like emotionally distant and communicative will come to mind. Air […]

The Numerology Life Path

Numerology Life Path

There are five important and key numbers in a numerology chart. These numbers are the destiny number, maturity number, personality number, soul number, and life path number. Of these numbers, it is the life path number which is most important. Hans Decoz says it best in his book Numerology: Key to Your Inner Self, which […]

The Astrology Element of Water

The Astrological Element of Water

Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are the water signs. Astrology beginners usually associate the words emotional, sensitive, escapist, intuitive, and receptive with the element of water. Of all the signs, it is the water signs that are most emotional. Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces experience the world through their emotions. This astrological element relates to every situation […]

Metaphysical Properties of Crystals and Gemstones

Common Stones and Crystals

Listed below are some of the most common stones and crystals along with their metaphysical properties. This common stone guide can be used to help you find the right crystals or stones to aid you in your physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual journey. Common Stones and CrystalsAgate: Calming, promotes joy and balance. Good for Stress. […]

What is a mystic?

What is a Mystic and What are Mystical Experiences?

I have had the domain name mysticjohnculbertson for over ten years now. During the whole time I’ve had that name I’ve given classes and workshops, have advised many, and have composed my first books and blog posts. Yet, I’ve never once ventured into the reason I chose that name. Though I’m sure some out there […]

Introduction to the Chakras

An Introduction to the Chakras

Within the metaphysical world, we have a term that is called chakra. This is a term which was borrowed from the eastern part of the world (mainly India, but also parts of Asia). This word, which in Sanskrit, means spinning wheel. Thus, a chakra is a spinning wheel of energy located within the human body. […]