Originally posted by The Cusp
A "how to" magic thread, and no mention of attention at all?
Magic is not in the wand, it's in what the wand does, which is to direct an focus attention. If your magic isn't dealing with attention and the
realm it works in (archetypal realm), it's not worth a damn.
Try OccultCorpus.com if you want to learn about magic.
Again First split
Russian versus American
Works (natural talent)
How works (training)
Since you posted here, why did you post..I do love the subtle use of attempted Alpha male syndrome.. I have to give it a c minus..
The answer to your question is very simple..
Are you going to complete the task as outlined?
Magic is very subtle and powerful, like a woman you must use finesses and skill.
the basic building block is discipline, self imposed
after all how do you focus if you are unable to
how do you know which realm it operates in
How do you separate fools mate from sympathetic magics
How do you keep from going off the deep end with obsession
How do you separate indigestion from a magic or psi attack
How do you separate a con read from genuine psi incident
How can you make sure random thoughts dont meme their way inside your head during high magics ( results very)
Out of the wild blue..
How is your magic working for you?
Cast it.. you can get the event to occur but your drained afterward..
then the event occurred and let me guess some other things popped up..
side effects- not expected...
You never did have a system in place to monitor results
and did not think to correlate them
My main question is if you have reached a stasis point in your magic.. Stagnant..