Eye of Horus Metaphysical Store
Authors , Faeries & Magic | Issue #95
Almost Spring Greetings!

This issue is full of Authors, Fairies and other Magical folk coming to our Artisan Fair and all kinds of cool events coming up. Our dance card isn't quite full, but we are definitely doing our happy dance now that we've moved to our great new store space at 3012 Lyndale Ave S.  Thanks to everyone who came to our Grand Opening on October 31st.  It was fabulous!  We even had Morris Dancers out front.  If you want to see some nice pictures of the inside of our new store, check out the article by the local pagan press here >

Haven't made it to the new location yet? Here's a map to show you how to get here!  We are open from 11am to 9pm Mon-Sat and 11am to 7pm on Sundays.  There is metered parking in front of the store (meters until 6pm) and there is free street parking just on the other side of 31st street, or on the side streets on either side of Lyndale. (Aldrich & Garfield).  If you prefer a lot, there is the Lyn-Lake lot behind the Jungle Theater.  It is a pay lot, $1.00 per hour.

Our entrance, with the Eye of Horus logo sign above it is set at an angle, towards 31st street.  If you are coming from Lake Street, look for the store with great big "Metaphysical" above the windows.

Color a Magick SpellWith our larger space, we are also offering many new classes and workshops, now that we have an expanded class space. One big event coming up on Sunday Dec 5th from 3-5pm is the celebration of the release of Color a Magic Spell - a new coloring book for all ages featuring art by Anne Marie Forrester and text by Estelle Daniels.  This is a bit different from most book-release events, because you can actively participate!  Anne Marie will give a brief talk about art as magick, then you will use pages from her book to color in your own spell, creating art, and blessing art. Please call 612-872-1292 if you are planning on coming, so we know how much materials to have on hand. Please bring a $10 donation to cover costs of materials if you plan to participate. You don't have to participate.  You can just come and buy the books and get them signed, but coloring is much more fun!

See you soon!

Blessed Be, Walk in Wisdom, Namaste, and all that jazz

Jane the Scribe
Eye of Horus Metaphysical Store

Meet Gede Parma
 By Land, Sky & Sea

Friday, November 26th at 7:30pm -

By Land, Sky & Sea
Free Author Event

You are invited to discover the shamanic roots of modern Witchcraft and experience a profound deepening of the soul. Author Gede Parma (from Australia) will introduce us to the ancient Celtic trinity of land, sky, and sea, while exploring its associated Greek, Hawaiian, Hindu, Stregheria, and Wiccan customs. His newest book, By Land, Sky & Sea: Three Realms of Shamanic Witchcraft, works to develop basic magick skills in breath work, grounding and centering, omen walks, and celebrating the body through dance. In the book, he lays out methods for expanding consciousness and working with energy, including astral projection, clairvoyance, and aura balancing, and ultimately enact shamanistic practices of trance, vision journeying, channeling, and oracle reading. Come for this free author event on Friday the 26th.

Trance & Pagan Gnosis
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Gede will also teaching a workshop on Trance & Pagan Gnosis on November 27th, Saturday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 (registration required). With both theoretical and practical components Gede Parma weaves an ecstasy-driven ritualised pathworking to attain to 'Pagan' gnosis of self as the All-Self of the Cosmos - what many Witches and Mystics call the Great Mystery. This workshop is appropriate for beginners and experienced practitioners, however all should be at least familiar with the aims of trance and be willing to surrender.

 

Gede will be available for readings Saturday evening.

 

Gede Parma has been an active member of his local Pagan community for years. He is an initiated priest of the WildWood Tradition of Witchcraft, a healer and seer, and a keen student of natural health and medicine. He is the descendant of diviners and spiritual healers and is of Balinese-Celtic heritage.

Faeries Collector's Edition

Includes Eight Art Prints

Faeries Collector's Edition
Faeries Collector's Edition

Possibly one of the most beloved faery books of all time, Brian Froud and Alan Lee's Faeries has been reissued as a special deluxe edition to celebrate its 25th anniversary. This collector's edition includes eight limited edition prints as well as a signed facsimile of a personal letter from Brian and Alan. The book also includes 8 new pieces of art by Froud and Lee, in addition to the original work.Possibly one of the most beloved faery books of all time,

More than just a reissue, this deluxe revised and updated edition contains essays from both Froud and Lee on the continuing influence of Faeries. There is also a foreword by bestselling author Jane Yolen.

Artist Biography

Brian Froud is an artist, author, designer, and faery authority. He is the author of Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, Good Faeries / Bad Faeries, The Faeries' Oracle, Brian Froud's Goblins!, and The Heart of Faerie.

Alan Lee is an Academy Award-winning movie conceptual designer and illustrator. He is well known for his illustration of Tolkien's Middle Earth books and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Jane Yolen has written more than 200 books for children and adults, including the acclaimed The Devil's Arithmetic.

Artisan Fair - All Day Event
Sunday, December 12th

If you are looking for a truly unique give, come to our artisan fair and and browse the offerings of some of our favorite crafters, jewelry makers, and artists. We're setting up our big classroom/temple space in the back as a store within a store.

Art by Meredith Dillman
Art by Meredith Dillman

We've even persuaded one of our most popular artists to come make a personal appearance with archival-quality prints of her latest works. Meredith Dillman is an artist and illustrator living in Minnesota. Most of her paintings are created with watercolor. She enjoys painting fairies, woodland creatures and other fantasy and medieval themes and has been drawing such since childhood. She is inspired by Pre-Raphaelite artists, Japanese comics, and turn-of-the-century book illustration.


Meredith holds a BFA degree in Illustration from Minnesota State University. Her work has been published in RPG games and licensed for products and collectables. She recently illustrated the book Watercolor Made Easy: Fairies and Fantasy from Walter Foster.

For those of you who prefer wearable art, come discover unique pieces like this:

Wearable Art
What the Steamship Mechanic Wears to the Ball

This amazing piece, "What the Steamship Mechanic Wears to the Ball" is by Sprite Creations.


Specializing in hand-crafted jewelry and adornments, Amy Purdes of Sprite Creations says, "I believe that life is too short to wear the same thing everyone else is! Every one of us is unique and so it should be with our adornments, too!"


But wait, keep reading, there's Mohr!

Stop and check out the Mohr Creations table, featuring beautiful jewelry, wire-wraps and woven silver designs with crystals and gemstone beads. Earrings, Pendants, Necklaces and more. Simply fabulous!


Mugwort Maggie will also be there with a table featuring her magical scent blends and her popular eco-friendly laundry soaps.


So come down on Sunday, December 12th and meet some great local talent and pick up a truly unique gift!

In This Issue
By Land, Sky & Sea Author Events
Faeries 25th Anniversary
Artisan Fair - Local Crafter Event

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Eye of Horus Metaphysical
3012 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-872-1292
 
11am-9pm Mon-Sat
11am-7pm Sun

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Other Featured Classes & Events - Click on image for details:

Sacred Geometry I
Dec 3rd Friday 6-9pm
Sacred Geometry II - Gemstone Healer Training
Dec 4th Saturday 1-9pm
Color a Magick Spell Book Release
December 5th Sunday 3-5pm
Psychic Self II
January 8th, 15th and 22nd (Saturdays) 4-6pm
Henna Magic
January 21st Friday 7:00-9:00 pm
Candle Magic
January 26th Wednesday 7:00-9:00 pm
OverSTUFFed: Enjoy More, Spend Less and be Kind to the Planet
January 30th Sunday 1:00-5:00pm



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