In the Lab

Big Changes for the School Big Changes for the School

As we come upon the end of another School session, we’ve been talking about what... continued »

Our Mutus Liber : Making Oil of Gold Our Mutus Liber : Making Oil of Gold

In honour of the Springtime work that is the subject of the classic Alchemical text,... continued »

What are Spagyrics? What are Spagyrics?

To many of you, knowing and supporting our work for so long, that may seem like a... continued »

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Philosophy of Nature

Happy Easter! Happy Easter!

We’re reviving this article from our archives in time for True Easter, which... continued »

Dew & the Fire of Nature Dew & the Fire of Nature

Late March was the beginning of dew season around here, the time each year when we... continued »

Silene : Dreaming in White Silene : Dreaming in White

The first Oneironauticum in San Francisco had the dreamers working with our Spagyric... continued »

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Musings

We’re All in this Dream Together Radio- part one We’re All in this Dream Together Radio- part one

On Thursday, I was the guest on the always-funny, ever-insightful Caroline Casey’s Visionary Activist Radio Show (archived recording at that link). Caroline is an astrologer, but not in any of the ordinary senses of that word.... continued »

Tonics vs. Specifics : the Philosophy Tonics vs. Specifics : the Philosophy

A recent conversation with some friends in natural animal care led to a deeper discussion of the idea of tonic herbs, and to questions and thoughts on just what makes an herb tonic, and what that means in practical use. The discussion... continued »

Guiding Wisdom Guiding Wisdom

Guardian angel, higher self, spirit guide, still small voice- all of these concepts share the idea that a higher plane of wisdom exists, accessible from our daily sphere, but also greater than our everyday self and able to help... continued »

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News

New Spagyrics : Calamus and Wine Grape New Spagyrics : Calamus and Wine Grape

Both of these new Spagyrics are probably familiar to many of you in other forms- we’ve worked with Calamus for years as an Initiatic, and wine grapes give us the alcohol we use in our higher Spagyrics. Exploring different facets... continued »

Autumn Sale : Turning Inward Autumn Sale : Turning Inward

All around us we see the signs of Autumn: leaves fall from the trees, plants pull their vitality deep into their roots, the sun dips lower on the horizon each day, and all the earth seems to be calling Nature’s energies back... continued »

Adventures in Sourcing : Antler Reishi Adventures in Sourcing : Antler Reishi

Years ago we went on a quest. We had heard about an amazing medicinal mushroom that we wanted to work with, and this being the pre-internet days, we had to hit the pavement in person to find it. All over San Francisco Chinatown... continued »

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