2.15 Lazarus Rises…Again

Book II: Chapter 15July 7 “I am the Mercury of the Wise.” I intoned. “The Water that does not wet the hands.” Miriam chanted back again, continuing to do what I instructed her as part of our rite to save Alan. The Nigredo had been going for nearly eighteen hours…. Yet still an unmasked AlanContinue reading “2.15 Lazarus Rises…Again”

2.14 The Philosopher’s Stone

Book II: Chapter 14July 7 OK, so the cat’s out of the bag – yes I became an Alchemy Master in order to try to kill myself. Big deal. Has it worked yet? Obviously not. Meanwhile, Miriam pleaded, “I don’t want your help if it means you’re trying to kill yours—“ “Don’t worry,” I interruptedContinue reading “2.14 The Philosopher’s Stone”

2.13 Call Me Azoth

Book II: Chapter 13July 7 In an effort to stop Miriam’s complaints, I finally agreed to help our friend Alan. In order to do that I had to bring him to my private workshop — which was actually a just detached garage, a short walk away from the house. From the outside it probably lookedContinue reading “2.13 Call Me Azoth”

A Guide to Alchemy – The Science, Symbols, Elements, Books, and More

Alchemy – is it a science, a religion, a philosophy, or… something more? In this Guide to Alchemy, we’ll explore the definition of Alchemy and talk about alchemy’s influence on science, religion, medicine, and beyond. We’ll also look at some of more popular symbols of alchemy, the Alchemical Elements, and review books about alchemy byContinue reading “A Guide to Alchemy – The Science, Symbols, Elements, Books, and More”