The Witch's Broom

The Craft, Lore & Magick of Broomsticks

Author: Deborah Blake

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073873974X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

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Take a magickal flight into the history, tradition, and modern uses of broomsticks. Whether sweeping the floors or helping with spells, rituals, and crafts, the broom is a more versatile tool than you ever imagined. Join Deborah Blake on a journey through the ages, exploring why broomsticks and witches have always been an inseparable pair. Enjoy broom lore, insights from well-known witchy authors, and instructions for buying or making your own for special occasions. From besoms to broomcorn, The Witch’s Broom is the perfect guide for adding a new facet to your magickal practice. Have a nice flight! Praise: “[A] clear, lucid, and ethical guide to the art of the broom.”—Judika Illes, author of The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells
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Spells for the Solitary Witch

Author: Eileen Holland

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781609255749

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

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Written by the best-selling author of The Wiccan Handbook, Spells for the Solitary Witch is clear and easy to follow. Spells for the Solitary Witch explains how to prepare and cast spells 87 spells in all together with the materials needed for each spell and the incantations to say that will ensure the best results. Tailored to the needs of solitary witches, Holland suggests alternatives to hard-to-find ingredients, as well as directions about where to find specific ingredients crucial to a spells success. "Solitary Witches," writes Holland, "are those who practice the Craft without a coven or other group. Some Witches are solitary because of circumstances, but the rest of us are solitary by choice...we feel no need to join a formal group. We like our independence and prefer the freedom to do things our own way..."
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Garden Witchery

Magick from the Ground Up

Author: Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738718453

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

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More than belladonna and wolfsbane, this book is about making a magickal garden with practical advice, flower folklore, moon gardening, advanced witchcraft, and more. Illustrations.
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Witch Crafting

A Spiritual Guide to Making Magic

Author: Phyllis Curott

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0767908457

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 368

View: 9851

A Wiccan high priestess and author of Book of Shadows offers a practical compendium of the rituals, practices, and philosophies of Wiccan tradition and offers helpful guidelines for creating potions, working with Nature, finding the Divine within, and incorporating Wicca into one's daily life. Reprint.
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Witches Tarot

Author: Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738728004

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 312

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Here, the Hierophant becomes the High Priest, Wheel of Fortune becomes Wheel of the Year, and Judgement becomes Karma. Based on the traditional Rider-Waite-Smith deck and filled with images that speak to today's magickal practitioner, witchcraft takes center stage in this stunning deck designed by highly respected Witch and Tarot reader Ellen Dugan. Featuring the vibrant artwork of award-winning artist Mark Evans, Witches Tarot is the perfect combination of Tarot and the Craft. In addition to card descriptions and meanings, Dugan's companion guide features spell-enhancing spreads—such as the Triple Goddess Spread, the Four Elements Spread, and the Wheel of the Year Spread—that you can use in both Tarot readings and magickal practice.
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A Teaching Handbook for Wiccans and Pagans

Practical Guidance for Sharing Your Path

Author: Thea Sabin

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738730017

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 312

View: 1880

As the Pagan and Wiccan communities grow, so does the need for teachers, mentors, and role models. For those who want to share their knowledge, teaching can be a very empowering and spiritual experience. But practicing the Craft and teaching it are two very different things. In this timely guide, popular Wiccan author and teacher Thea Sabin presents clear techniques for creating a curriculum, including sample syllabi. She also provides instruction and guidance on crucial aspects of becoming an effective and inspiring teacher of Wicca and Paganism. Develop teaching methods for adult learners Manage group dynamics Give great presentations Find and screen students Set up online classes Cultivate patience and humility You will also find interviews and advice from several respected Pagan teachers, such as Patrick McCollum, Holli Emore of Cherry Hill Seminary, Christopher Penczak, and T. Thorn Coyle.
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Palm Reading for Beginners

Find Your Future in the Palm of Your Hand

Author: Richard Webster

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738718041

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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Palm reading is a lot easier than you may think. No cards, no coins, no charts of the planets-just a hand and the knowledge in this book. Whether your interest is serious or casual, Palm Reading for Beginners will open a world of insight into yourself, your friends, your family, and your future! Announce in any gathering that you read palms and you will be flocked by people thrilled to show you their hands. When you are have finished Palm Reading for Beginners , you will be able to look at anyone's palm (including your own) and confidently and effectively tell them about their personality, love life, hidden talents, career options, prosperity, and health.
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Body Renewal

The Lost Art of Self-Repair

Author: Jay Glaser

Publisher: Lotus Press

ISBN: 0910261962

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 280

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Body Renewal: The Lost Art of Self-Repair presents a comprehensive natural solution to chronic disorders including aging itself. Jay Glaser provides the tools, the motivation, and a simple step-by-step guide to the prevention and repair of the persistent disorders nearly everyone gets. In these pages you will be guided on a colorful, humorous, lyrical, but no-nonsense adventure in the self-repair of chronic problems.
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Garden Witch's Herbal

Green Magick, Herbalism & Spirituality

Author: Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738722197

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

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Every Witch needs a little corner of the world to tend. Deepen your connection to the earth and watch your magickal skills blossom. Ellen Dugan presents a variety of ways to honor and work with the plant kingdom in this charming hands-on guide to green magick and spirituality. Designed to enhance any tradition or style of the Craft, this handy herbal reference provides the physical description, folklore, magickal qualities, and spellwork correspondences for a wealth of flowers, trees, and herbs, and features forty-seven botanical drawings. Conjuring a Garden with Heart Green Witchery in the City Wildflowers and Witchery Magick of the Hedgerows The Magick and Folklore of Trees Gothic Herbs and Forbidden Plants Herbs and Plants of the Sabbats Herbs of the Stars Magickal Herbalism "The conversational tone of Garden Witch's Herbal is a refreshing change from other garden-variety horticulture books and makes Dugan's herbal entertaining as well as informative." —New Age Retailer
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Everyday Magic

Spells & Rituals for Modern Living

Author: Dorothy Morrison

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073871738X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

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Looking for simple solutions for today's problems: computer viruses, traffic that drives you crazy, and an overextended schedule? There's an easy way to incorporate magic into your life without adding more stress to it. Everyday Magic updates the ancient arts to fit your busy lifestyle. It promotes the use of modern convenience items as viable magical tools, and it incorporates the use of easy-to-find spell ingredients—most of which are already in your kitchen cabinet. It discusses the items and forces that boost magical work, as well as offering a multitude of time-saving tips and a large assortment of recipes for creating your own incenses, potions, and powders. More than 300 spells and rituals cover the everyday concerns of the modern practitioner. — Set your spell into motion and speed up the results with "magical boosters" — Magnify your focused intent and energy flow with herbs, flowers, trees, and stones — Learn how to perform ancient arts with modern tools: your coffee maker, blender and crock pot — Make your own magical powders, sachets, bath salts, potpourris, incenses and oils — Discover the secret to success in magical workings — Practical spells for more than 300 purposes 1999 COVR AWARD WINNER
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The Elements of Ritual

Air, Fire, Water & Earth in the Wiccan Circle

Author: Deborah Lipp

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738703015

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 273

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Wicca 202: Advanced training by an experienced High Priestess Many books may tell you how to cast a Wiccan circle, but none really bother to explain why. When you finish reading The Elements of Ritual, you''ll know what each step of the circle-casting ceremony means, why it''s there, and what it accomplishes. You''ll learn several alternative approaches to each step, and you''ll be empowered to write your own effective ceremonies using sound magical, theological, and pragmatic principles. Selling Features Advanced, sophisticated Witchcraft philosophy and practice Delves further into the theology and theory of every phase of ritual, along with practical how-tos and how-not-tos, and much esoteric, hard-to-find informationEvery step of ritual has at least two sample scripts, including an avant-garde exampleProvides detailed instructions for writing your own ritual Includes meditations on the deeper meanings of each phase of ritual
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Simple Ayurvedic Recipes

A Companion Cookbook to Freedom in Your Relationship with Food

Author: Myra Lewin

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781466299368

Category: Cooking

Page: 204

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Simple Ayurvedic Recipes is a guide to creating quick, tasty, and balanced meals, combining the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with practical steps for the modern cook. This book captures the essence and impact of this natural approach, taking the guesswork out of meal preparation. Offering delicious food and spice combinations, the easy recipes are deeply nourishing and fully satisfying for all constitutions. The concepts and recipes in this book increase vitality and optimize well-being. They also support illness prevention and recovery. It inspires you to connect how you feel to what and how you are eating, with concise steps toward improvement. Simple Ayurvedic Recipes adds to the tools for vibrant living already provided in Lewin's first book Freedom in Your Relationship with Food.
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Geomancy for Beginners

Simple Techniques for Earth Divination

Author: Richard Webster

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738728217

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 264

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Geomancy, a three-thousand-year-old form of earth divination, can answer your questions about relationships, career, money, and all aspects of life. In this comprehensive, easy-to-follow introduction to the topic, bestselling author Richard Webster presents eight different methods you can try, from astrological geomancy to Arthurian divination to a version attributed to Napoleon. Each method is based on making a random number of marks, then interpreting the message based on the resulting pattern. Geomancy for Beginners also includes simple instructions on how to craft your own geomantic tools. With Webster’s sample readings and diagrams, it’s easy to begin practicing this age-old form of divination to receive guidance and insight.
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Breathe Free

Nutritional and Herbal Care for Your Respiratory System

Author: Daniel Gagnon,Amadea Morningstar

Publisher: Lotus Press

ISBN: 9780914955078

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 179

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For the first time, a self help book that tells it all! An expose on respiratory diseases and their natural treatment. Learn how you can heal and/or manage common colds/flu, earaches/asthma, allergies/hay fever, pleurisy/pneumonia, coughs/sore throats, bronchitis/emphysema, AIDS and ARC related respiration infection. Covers information you wish your doctor would share with you such as what is happening to your body.
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The Art and Practice of Geomancy

Divination, Magic, and Earth Wisdom of the Renaissance

Author: John Michael Greer

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781609250706

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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Have you ever lost an important object? Are you taking on a new job? Looking for buried treasure? The Art and Practice of Geomancy teaches readers how to divine the answers to life’s everyday questions about health, luck, new jobs, and love, as well as those less mundane tasks such as finding buried treasure, predicting the weather, being released from prison, and identifying secret enemies. Greer delivers to readers an ancient system of divination in an easy-to-use form requiring little more than a pen and a piece of paper. Using a system of counting odd and even numbers—from a deck of cards, a roll of the dice, or even by hitting sand or dirt with a stick to generate patterns—readers learn how to cast their own geomantic chart. And for those who wish to delve further, he offers exercises for geomantic meditation and ritual magic. The Art and Practice of Geomancy will appeal to pagans, followers of the Western Mystery tradition, scholars of folk magic and divination, and anyone who wants to take their past, present, and future into their own hands.
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Natural Witchery

Intuitive, Personal & Practical Magick

Author: Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738717584

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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A natural Witch has an appreciation of nature and an awareness of the magickal energies present in all things. This kinship with the unseen world is at the heart of Witchcraft. It is also the foundation of all magickal work. You will enhance your spellcrafting, empower your witchery, and add richness and depth to your everyday life by developing your intuition and psychic skills. Natural Witchery features straightforward how-to's, first-hand stories, spells, rituals, fun quizzes, and creative exercises to help you live a more magickal life: Learn how to tune in to many different kinds of energy, such as the cycles of the moon and the energy of the seasons, and use it to fuel your spellwork Explore different types of psychic abilities, and discover your own elemental strengths and challenges Use natural witchery to create more harmony and balance in your home, workplace, and circle This friendly guidebook also includes a Book of Witchery with magickal correspondences and a handy journal section for keeping track of your progress.
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Seasons of Witchery

Celebrating the Sabbats with the Garden Witch

Author: Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073873554X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

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In this charming book, award-winning author Ellen Dugan offers an intimate look at her personal practices and magickal life throughout the wheel of the year. Written with humor, warmth, and practicality, Ellen offers a fresh twist on ways to honor each season, along with insightful journal notes about her enchanted gardens. Her magickal lessons and stories about her own coven—how they celebrated, changed, and grew over the course of the year—will inspire you. Enjoy sabbat-themed spells, rituals, herbal magick, and holiday recipes that will motivate you to make your own seasons of witchery more unique and meaningful. Midsummer Faery Garden Blessing Butterfly Magick Jack-o'-Lantern Spell The Wild Hunt at Yuletide An Imbolc Spell to Celebrate the Goddess Brigid Perfect Eggs for Ostara Herbal Bouquets and Tussie-Mussies
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Woody Guthrie, American Radical

Author: Will Kaufman

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252036026

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 270

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Kaufman traces Guthrie's political activism and influence on the American and international protest song movement from the Great Depression to McCarthyism. Utilizing a wealth of previously unseen archival materials such as letters, song lyrics, essays, personal reflections, photos and other manuscripts, Woody Guthrie, American Radical introduces a heretofore unknown Woody Guthrie: the canny political strategist, fitful thinker and cultural front activist practically buried in the general public's romantic celebration of the "Dust Bowl Troubadour."
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The Journey Oracle

Author: Trafford Adrienne

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9780764337833

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 96

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Why am I here and what have I done of worth? Find these answers as you explore emotions, fears, hopes, and self-realizations with this 46-card oracle depicting beautiful and strong women representing everyday issues. Improve yourself, day-by-day, as you find answers to doubts in your heart or struggles along your path by allowing the oracle to help you see where you were, where you are now, and where you may be going. As you journey, you will find that though our paths may not look the same, we are all seeking the same truths. But your journey, through these cards, will reflect your personal pathway to those truths. Whether the cards advise you to "Stand up, dig your heels in, and fight back" or that "Even on the dreariest day, the sun is still there behind the clouds," you will feel the pull of your heart strings as you warm to the beat of a journey meant only for you.
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Smith & Hawken Garden Structures

Author: Linda Joan Smith

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761114062

Category: Gardening

Page: 246

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Illustrates ideas for fences, stone walls, trellises, archways, gazebos, and other structures to implement in gardens, and provides information on executing plans.
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