Podcast: Books That Make You Reconsider Your Perceptions On #Spirituality, The #Occult, And #NewAge Thinking

#16 Books That Make You Reconsider Your Perceptions On Spirituality, The Occult, And New Age Thinking https://www.booksthatmakeyou.com/16-books-that-make-you-reconsider-your-perceptions-on-spirituality-the-occult-and-new-age-thinking-isobel-blackthorn/ “What is new age thinking, or spirituality, or the occult for that matter? Some religions consider the occult to be quite bad, demonic and evil. They have even taken drastic measures to paint it in a negative light.Continue reading “Podcast: Books That Make You Reconsider Your Perceptions On #Spirituality, The #Occult, And #NewAge Thinking”

Two superb reviews of The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey

When I wrote The Unlikely Occultist I was more than a little apprehensive. How would a biographical novel of Theosophist Alice A. Bailey be received, both by those in the esoteric community and others unfamiliar with the terrain? Would my book be rejected and me along with it? Would general readers pass over this book inContinue reading “Two superb reviews of The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey”

A photographic biography – the homes of Alice A. Bailey

Theosophist and Mother of the New Age movement, Alice Ann Bailey (1880-1949) was born into the aristocratic La Trobe-Bateman family. She was born on June 16th, 1880, in Saddleworth, UK, to Frederick Foster La Trobe-Bateman and Alice Harriet Bateman (nee Holinshed). When Alice was still a baby, her family moved to Montreal, where her fatherContinue reading “A photographic biography – the homes of Alice A. Bailey”

Alice Bailey featured in New Dawn magazine

When I contacted New Dawn magazine requesting they review The Unlikely Occultist, my biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey, I was anticipating the usual rejection or no-reply. Instead, I received a pleasing email from the editors inviting me to compose a feature piece on Alice Bailey. I embraced the opportunity. Thanks to the talented teamContinue reading “Alice Bailey featured in New Dawn magazine”

Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations

I am delighted to share my piece on Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations, featured in the March issue of Live Encounters Magazine. Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations “Esotericism is concerned with explanations and manipulations of the inner planes of existence. Alice Bailey’s writings belong to the variant of WesternContinue reading “Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations”

Book review: The Esoteric Apprentice by Steven Chernikeeff

About The Esoteric Apprentice Students of the Ageless Wisdom brought together for dynamic group work in Twelve Formation. This is their story… A story of hope, frustration, and achievement. This is the story of the Twelves Group and I was the Esoteric Apprentice. My thoughts The Esoteric Apprentice is a special book that makes anContinue reading “Book review: The Esoteric Apprentice by Steven Chernikeeff”

How I came to write a doctoral thesis on Alice A. Bailey

It was 2001 and the twin towers had fallen the month before. 9/11 marked an event in my own personal story as my mother chose that day to migrate back to Australia, leaving me alone with my twin daughters in the UK. I was a high school teacher at the time, and that year IContinue reading “How I came to write a doctoral thesis on Alice A. Bailey”

How Alice Bailey entered my life

I have been told many a time that when a seeker draws near to Alice Bailey, strange things happen and life seems to have a charge to it that it didn’t have before. Here is my story… Finding Astrology In 1990 I moved to Perth, Western Australia, and within a few weeks of my arrivalContinue reading “How Alice Bailey entered my life”

On ‘Narziss and Goldmund’ by Hermann Hesse

First published in 1930, Narziss and Goldmund forms part of a profoundly insightful body of work by Hermann Hesse. I visited Goodreads and was not surprised to find well over a thousand reviews. I’ve only read the first few, and I’m left wondering what I can add that would contribute to the collective understanding of thisContinue reading “On ‘Narziss and Goldmund’ by Hermann Hesse”

Don’t stop the boats, stop the injustice

I tried to watch Go Back to Where You Came From on SBS last night, but when they got to the border camp in Jordan, where 200 of the 4 million-and-rising refugees fleeing Syria arrive by the day, I welled up. Every time I picture the camps I cry. Appearing in my newsfeed a littleContinue reading “Don’t stop the boats, stop the injustice”

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