You can change yourself and your world with effective, focused rituals. This book by renowned Witches Amber K and Azrael Arynn K shows you how to craft powerful and meaningful rituals for your life, your family, and your spiritual community.
The authors share their vast knowledge of ritual planning and performance, providing a framework for creating your own successful rituals. They illustrate the principles of ritual crafting with stories from their own experiences as they explore a variety of topics including rites of passage, esbats and sabbats, seasonal celebrations, rites for personal transformation, and rituals done simply for the fun of it.
You’ll find information on all aspects of ritual including correspondences, timing, environment, attitude, music, meditation, altars, tools, costumes, and safety. This comprehensive book also offers worksheets, outlines, suggested themes, sample rituals, and a guide to teaching others.
Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned practitioner, this comprehensive guidewill help you take your own Witchcraft to new levels of significance, celebration, and personal transformation.
“This is a wonderful book, and is highly recommended to anyone doing ritual.” —Lisa McSherry, FacingNorth.net
Witches are different, and not just because we celebrate the Goddess and the Horned God under the full moon. The true Witch lives in a world apart from mainstream consciousness, thinks and perceives and feels differently about herself and the universe. Choosing or creating another way of life is a monumental, never-ending task. As we seek to understand what lies before us, Amber K and Azrael Arynn K, authors of the new book How to Become a Witch, identify nine major challenges facing those who have chosen the path of Witchcraft.
[June 21st] is Litha, the Midsummer Sabbat, as well as Fatherís Day. Itís a perfect day to celebrate the sacred masculine within all of us and to highlight the strong, warm, active power we all possess.
Create an altar with yellow candles, symbols of masculinity, and images of the Sun; include pictures of male relatives and admired men in your life. Cast a circle and stand before the altar,...
This is an article from Carl's previous blog, Conversations Across the Table, originally posted on Friday, March 25, 2005 First, let me apologize for not writing recently. Itís been a very busy time and I have had such minor matters as a tooth ...
Some of the best moments of our lives have been spent with unusual people, in strange places, doing odd things. The unusual people have included Witches, magick workers, Druids, sacred clowns, Fairies, Elemental Spirits, plant devas, animal allies, ...
A great deal of magickal work looks magickal in a deliciously Witchy or wizardly way. Chanting voices echoing in a darkened chamber, arabesques of incense smoke rising from a candlelit altar, a robed priestess lifting her athame and evoking the Elemental powers Ö even the most mundane of muggles would know whatís going on, and feel a shiver down his spine. Yet experienced teachers always point...
Grave minding and grave decorating traditions run hand in hand with
the season of Samhain, and perhaps nowhere is this as apparent as in
Central and South America during Dias de los Muertos. However, elements of this practice are easily incorporated into modern Pagan traditions and offer a subtle yet powerful method of honoring the dead. It
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