By Jeffrey Lent
On the shut of the Civil warfare, weary veteran Malcolm Hopeton returns to his domestic in western long island nation to discover his spouse and employed guy lacking and his farm in disrepair. A double homicide ensues, the repercussions of which ripple via a group with non secular roots within the moment nice Awakening. Hopeton has long past from the horrors of struggle to these a ways worse, and arrayed round him are a number of different humans suffering to make experience of his crime. between them is Enoch Stone, the attorney for the group, whose religious commitment is subverted through his lust for strength; August Swarthout, whose spouse has left earthly time and whose eye is decided on eternity; and a boy who needs to straddle worlds as he reveals his personal fact and power. continually there's love and the reminiscence of love—as haunting because the American Eden that Jeffrey Lent has so exquisitely rendered during this unforgettable novel.
A Slant of sunshine is a singular of earthly excitement and deep love, of loss and battle, of prophets and fans, of robbery and revenge, in an American second the place a doubtless golden age has been shattered. this can be Jeffrey Lent on his domestic flooring and on the peak of his powers.
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The Enochian magical methods were revealed to Dee and Kelley over the course of 13 tedious months.
If your mind be perfectly free from all prejudice, superstition and incredulity [skepticism], you will rule spirits. If you do not obey blind forces, they will obey you. If you be wise like Solomon, you will perform the works of Solomon; if you be holy like Christ, you will accomplish the works of Christ. . To command the elements, we must have overcome their hurricanes, their lightnings, their abysses, their tempests. 16 “The Contagion of Madness” Levi wrote that all sorcerers should have clear motives and good reasons to conduct a ceremony.
It is associated with fire and the planet Mars, named after the Roman god of war. These classifications imbue the stone with magical powers to enhance strength and endurance. New Age author Scott Cunningham describes the magical associations of garnet: “[The] garnet is worn for protective purposes. Five hundred years ago it was thought to drive off demons and night phantoms. Today, the garnet . . ”28 Protecting a Person from Trouble Astrology and the elements play important roles in each item used in magical spells.