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Contemporary Challenge Update

Posted in Book reviews with tags , , on 09/25/2018 by Keona-Mlh aka Beauty by LTL

These where the books and challenges I was supposed to do:

A book with an orange cover Turtles all the way down by John Green ( READ)

A dark/taboo.spooky book Whisper me this by Anne King (READ)

A diverse book When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon (READ)

Reading a book in an unconventional way (I choose audbile) X-Files Cold Cases by Joe Harris (lISTENED TO)

A book that includes your initials on the cover I’ll be your blue sky by Marsa De Los Santos (READ)

A new to me author (and honestly contemporary is all freaking new to me) Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

5 star prediction Little fires everywhere by Celeste Ng

 

Not pretty bad huh? I had a really good time reading these books, they took my out my comfort zone and had me crying and feeling all types of emotions. I swear these books I picked out the blue where amazing.

I am going to make sure that I do small challenges like this more often, it gives me a fresh of breath air and allows me to expand my horizon. I am proud of myself 🙂

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Book Reviews

Posted in Book reviews with tags , , , on 07/22/2018 by Keona-Mlh aka Beauty by LTL

This past month I have been dropping a book review video every day of the month, and I have a few more to do. Here is the latest video so you can backtrack :Occult reference books.

What I do and have noticed actually, is that people read the same fucking books and they read them because everyone else does, but never did shit with the book. At least I went through majority of my books or have them scheduled to be performed in the next few months.

I will keep up with the book review videos since I got some many down this month. I have read majority of these books years ago, and I have so many that I want to get up and out. Even moving into the next month I will be dropping more videos maybe 2 times a week.

All in all, I really hate that phrase lol, I am feeling good in sharing the books that  I love and like with others. I tend to keep it pretty true to form with my colorful language in tack lol. I mean I really am not changing for anyone. I share what I love with people who want to listen, can’t get any better than that.

Read Books Update

Posted in Book reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , on 06/09/2018 by Keona-Mlh aka Beauty by LTL

So far I have read 5 Occult books. Not very happy about that. I am just not happy at that total at all. But I have 6 months to change it around and really knock out my Occult TBR list. So I have read 19 books total out of my Goodreads challenge of 52. I know that I will actually finish all 52 this year, but next year I have a better handle and idea on what I will be reading and keeping on track.

I will be getting audio book finally this year, so I can really get some books in. I really look forward to knocking out some books that I have always wanted to read. I will have reviews up on the following books on my YouTube Channel (Keona Esh). There are two that are already on the channel.

Walking the Twilight Path A Gothic Book of the Dead by Michelle Belanger

Magical States of Consciousness: Pathworking on the Tree of Life by Melita Denning

Karma-Yoga & Bhakti-Yoga by Swami Vivekananda

 

This month I will read 3-5 Occult books. They are the ones I want to knock out the most. Mainly because I told myself I will not buy any more books until I read the ones I have. Which I know is a lie lol. There a few new occult books that have came out that I will get lol. So there goes that promise.

 

 

Lilith Dark Feminine Archetype by Temple of Ascending Flame

Posted in Book reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 01/13/2018 by Keona-Mlh aka Beauty by LTL

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I have been looking forward to this book since it was announced. Lilith is, after all my Spiritual Mother. I also contributed to this work, which is on page 17 (shameless plug). I just finished reading it this morning and I loved it all. I will actually go through the rituals during my sign of Scorpio. What better way to work with Lilith then during the time of Scorpio.

So let’s jump right in. This book comes in hardcover and paper book, 162 pages, with the rest being a list of books available which I always love when authors include them. There are 19 essays, rituals, poems, experiences, and guided meditations in this book. They are very wonderful in just reading, Plus you get to get a feel of each practitioner and how they related to the goddess, feel their experience and then try their rituals out for yourself. I will only point out a few of the rituals.

Fire and Lust by Asenath Mason and Rev Bill Duvendack brings you into the world of Lilith and her consort, one of many, Asmodeus (who is my spiritual Father so I was really excited when I was reading this). The invocation of these two will have your creative juices really rolling when you engage in this ritual. It can be done alone or with a partner, and the energy that is amassed and utilized in a productive manner will bring a lot of fruition to those performing it.

The Vase of Lilith by Nemo V, is a ritual that brings or pulls in the energy of Lilith with each offering giving. I actually decided to try a small version of it today. It worked out perfectly!

Invocation of Lilith bu Katie Anderson is a beautiful ritual to connect to that fire deep within, and Lilith helps you to release it. This ritual was very beautiful and so is the picture that she created as well.

Black Moon Lilith by Mike King is an invocation in becoming one with the Goddess and having her show you exactly what is needed to help you grow. When she joins with you, you will never be able to look at the world again in the same light, and that is worth it in itself.

There are a quite a few more rites, rituals both 7 and 5 days, and path workings, and even more with essays of deep knowledge about Lilith, and her mysterious origins. Reading the poems and the experiences that these practitioners have had with Lilith and how they communicate with her, is a feeling that I cannot put into words.

I already do my own workings with Mother, but I can’t wait to give the rituals and path workings in this book a run through. I schedule my workings and so I have enough time to get the materials and can actually have time for them. So this I will be looking forward to towards the Veil becoming thinner.

5 out of 5 as this is a complete grimoire of workings that will keep you busy for a few.

2018 Book Challenge 

Posted in Buzz Worthy Posts with tags , , , , , , , on 01/02/2018 by Keona-Mlh aka Beauty by LTL

I fell off last year and only logged like 4 books. So this year I’m going for 52. I mean if I can binge watch these shows, then I cam binge a book. 

I’m trying to do 26 Occult and 26 Fiction books this year. I want to clear out my kindle and my book shelf so I can purchase more books lol. 

So the first book of the year is Yoga Anatomy. It has very good reviews and I want to work on yoga and breathing techniques this month so I can incorporate it into my daily workings. 

You already know a review will be done after I am finished and I will be taking notes on it. Then after I do the practical applications I will share how they have impacted my practices. 

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