Everyday Witch Book of Rituals: All You Need for a Magickal Year

Everyday Witch Book of Rituals: All You Need for a Magickal Year

by Deborah Blake


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738733432
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 10/08/2012
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 513,303
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Deborah Blake is the award-winning author of The Goddess is in the Details, Everyday Witchcraft, and numerous other books from Llewellyn, along with herEveryday Witch tarot deck. She has published articles in Llewellyn annuals, and her ongoing column, “Everyday Witchcraft,” is featured inWitches & Pagans .

When not writing, Deborah runs the Artisans’ Guild, a cooperative shop she founded with a friend in 1999, and also works as a jewelry maker, tarot reader, and energy healer. She lives in a 130-year-old farmhouse in rural upstate New York with various cats who supervise all her activities, magickal and mundane.She can be found online at Facebook, Twitter, andwww.deborahblakeauthor.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii


Why We Do Rituals 3

The Beauty and Spirit of Ritual 7

Basic Ritual Elements 9

Common Tools and Supplies 11

Ritual Etiquette for Group Work 17

Adapting Rituals: From Solitary to Group and Back Again 25

When to Do What 29

Magic the Cat: On Working Rituals with Familiars 33

An Explanatory Basic Ritual 37


New Moon Rituals 53

January: Grimoire's Grace 55

February: Planning the Path 61

March: Banishing Negativity 67

April: Spiritual Spring Cleaning 73

May: Coming into Bloom 77

June: Balance Inside and Out 83

July: Creativity's Cauldron 89

August: Courage in the Pace of Adversity 95

September: Opening to Knowledge 101

October: Stretching Your Psychic Muscles 105

November: Giving Thanks 111

December: Embracing the Dark 115

Full Moon Rituals 121

January: Wish Upon a Star 123

February: Dedicated to the Craft 127

March: Cracking the Egg 135

April: April's Fool 141

May: Opening to Love 147

June: Positive Forward Movement 153

July: Energy Boost 159

August: Security in an Uncertain World 165

September: The Beat Goes On 171

October: Letting Go 175

November: Sticks and Stones 181

December: Full-On Faith 187

Sabbats 193

Imbolc: Coming Out of Hibernation 195

Ostara: Spring into Action 203

Beltane: Love, Love, Love 213

Summer Solstice: Jump for Joy 223

Lammas: Harvest Time-Reap What You Have Sown 233

Autumn Equinox: Balancing Act 243

Samhain: Grief and Rejoicing at the New Year 253

Yule: Celebrate the Season 263

Special Occasions 273

Handfasting #1: Casual 275

Handfasting #2: Formal 285

Wiccaning: Child Blessing 295

Eldering/Croning: Celebrating Our Elders 305

Passing Over: A Celebration of Death and Life 315

Rebirthing: Re-Creating Life After Major Changes 323

Suggested Reading 333

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