Magick is the art of working with the forces of nature to bring about necessary and desired changes. The forces of nature—expressed through earth, air, fire, and water—are our "spiritual ancestors" who paved the way for our emergence from the prehistoric seas of creation. Attuning to and working with these energies in magick not only lends you the power to affect changes in your life, it also allows you to sense your own place in the larger scheme of nature. Using the "old ways" enables you to live a better life and to deepen your understanding of the world. The tools and powers of magick are around you, waiting to be understood and utilized. This book gives you the means to put magick into your life, shows you how to make and use magickal tools, and gives you spells for every purpose.
Living in the Midwest, Ostara comes for us at one of those "in between" times. It falls in between the frigid cold of winter and the scorching, oppressive heat of summer. It's the calm both before and after the storm. But it is also a real blah time of year. The weather is often still downright chilly, and snow is still quite a possibility. (In... read this article