The magic and spirituality of the Anglo-Saxons is not the same as that of the Celts they lived with on the British Isles. This new book looks at the magical techniques of these lesser-known people and shows how you can use them to empower your life.
• Learn to make a Saxon wand and staff • Consecrate and use a Seax (knife) • Discover Galdor (word magic), crystal and candle scrying, and wortcunning (herbal magic)
Wyrdworking also fully explores the most vital ingredient to all Anglo-Saxon magic: the thirty-three Old English Runes of the Futhorc (as opposed to the more familiar Scandinavian Futhark of twenty-four runes). They are presented in conceptual sets of three (tree runes, animal runes, and so on) making them easy to learn and deeply understand.
Sarah is creating a healing pouch to give to a friend who has been ill with a respiratory infection as of late. In the tiny, blue, cotton drawstring bag she crumbles some dried cedar bark she took off a nearby tree and shiitake mushrooms from the store, along with a few chips of amethyst bought at the local New Age shop. She then gives this to her... read this article