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.
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article