Join Llewellyn authors Christopher Penczak, Najah Lightfoot, and Devin Hunter for The Gathering of the Witches: A Weekend of Magic, Inspiration, and Transformation!
Date: October 22nd-24th, 2021, LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM!
Led by Christopher Penzcak, Najah Lightfoot, Devin Hunter, Judika Illes, and other magical teachers, this weekend event is all about empowering and uncovering your magical potential and learning how a magical practice can foster inspiration and transformation in your life.
Unlike some online offerings, this is NOT a lecture-only event. Each workshop will be interactive with practical lessons to help you increase your magical abilities. You will also be able to
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Deborah Blake, author of several books, including her new Eclectic Witch's Book of Shadows.
If you ask any Witch what their most valuable magical tool is, you will probably get a wide range of answers. For some it might be one of the tools that direct energy, such as an athame or a wand, which are often treasured personal items. For others, it could be tools that boost the focus and energy of spellwork, like crystals or herbs.
But if you ask me, I would say that my most valuable tool is the knowledge I have gained through my years of practicing The Craft. And for some, that knowledge is contained in their Book of Shadows.
No two Witches
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tess Whitehurst, author of a number of books, including Magical Housekeeping, You Are Magical, Unicorn Magic, and the new Self-Love Superpower.
Why is it so hard to love ourselves?
It's not, actually. Loving yourself is easy. It's getting there that can be a bit of a trick.
If we could somehow escape unharmed from advertising, media, critical authority figures, the psychological effects of cliques in grades K-12, and the natural human tendency to feel like the odd person out, moving from self-harshness to self-kindness to self-love might not be such of a slog. I'm pretty sure no one does this. Still, that doesn't mean cultivating a deep
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Danae Moon Thorp, author of the new Becoming the Witch.
My book Becoming the Witch: The Art of Magick takes you to the origins of witchcraft and explains why spells work. It also takes you to the power of the imagination.
I have cast so many spells over the years, and I am always amazed by how something so simple can be so powerful. A spell enchants, embraces you in a type of faery glamour, and bestows a spiritual kiss that takes you out of the ordinary into the extraordinary. We all have a different idea of what the word "extraordinary" means. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word as "unusual or remarkable." I believe a spell