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.
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