Books for Pagans

Crystal spells

Jun 15th, 2018 | By
crystal spells, spells and charms, rachel patterson

Crystal spells Crystals have long been believed to hold magical powers. Although I don’t believe they were used in folk magic very much they are extremely popular today.  Each crystal has its own unique and individual magical property and that can be tapped into for your spell work.  Whether you just sit and hold a

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You are never too old to follow your dreams

Jun 13th, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic with flowers and crystals

June 13 is the birthday of Gerald Brosseau Gardner (1884–1964), the founder of modern Wicca. I also take this day as a reminder that you are never too old to take up a new challenge, because Gerald Gardner did not become a famous and influential pagan figure until after his retirement. In the Moon Books community

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Writing a spell: Where to start?

Jun 8th, 2018 | By
spells and charms, rachel patterson

Writing a spell: Where to start? So, you’ve decided to go ahead and cast a spell, where do you start?  Here are some basic guidelines to help you write your first spell. Purpose What you need to decide first is what the purpose of you spell is but also have you covered all the other

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Excerpt from Aubry’s Dog

May 21st, 2018 | By

Aubry’s Dog, by Melusine Draco, is a practical and essential guide to using canine magical energies. Aubry of Montdidier was murdered in 1371, in the forest of Bondy. His dog, Dragon, showed a most unusual hatred to a man named Richard of Macaire, always snarling and ready to fly at his throat whenever he appeared. Suspicion

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Magical Food for Magical powers

May 5th, 2018 | By
magical food, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food for Magical powers Now these foods aren’t going to make you fly on a broomstick or make sparks come out of your fingers but they are high in magical properties and can give you that extra magical oomph. Foods for magical powers: Chocolate (yay!), citrus fruits, coffee, dates, figs, honey, leeks, meat, pineapple,

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May the 4th Be With You! – Star Wars Day and the Jedi Faith

May 4th, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic

Today is Star Wars Day – named for the pun on the words for the date May the Fourth sounding a bit like the phrase “May the Force be with you”. It is primarily a day for fans of the media franchise to celebrate their love of the movies with Star Wars-themed events and activities

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Magical Food for Luck

Apr 27th, 2018 | By
magical food, kitchen witch, luck, rachel patterson

Magical Food for Luck Need a bit of luck to come your way?  You can add to your chances of winning the lottery…OK maybe not that lucky, but changing the tide of luck to your favour can be enhanced by eating foods that have lucky magical properties. Foods for luck: Bananas, beans, cabbage, coconut, coleslaw,

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Magical Food for Healing & Health

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
sage, healing, health, magical food, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food for Healing & Health We all know that a healthy balanced diet is the one to go for to maintain good health.  I don’t advocate crash diets in fact I don’t believe in diets as such at all.  If you want to lose weight then change your habits, look at what you eat

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Magical Food for Happiness & Peace

Apr 13th, 2018 | By
magical food, happiness, peace, kitchen witch, rachel patterson

Magical Food for Happiness & Peace We lead such busy lives now that sometimes finding that sense of peace, balance and happiness is a bit of a trial.  I love to cook and eat, in fact heading into the kitchen for me is a way to relax and feel happy.    The foods in this section

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The Iron Druid

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

The Iron Druid by Dr. Frank Malone   Kevin Hearne signing my copy of Scourged at the Doylestown Bookshop in Pennsylvania I am aware that not all Druids know of the American author, Kevin Hearne.  He is a former high school English teacher living in Colorado.  This week saw the publication of his book Scourged

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