Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World

Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World

by Deborah Blake


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738742182
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 03/08/2015
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 192,970
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(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


Introduction: Living your best magickal (and mundane) life

Chapter 1 — Witchcraft in the Modern World

  • The modern witch
  • No wrong way
  • Creating your personal path

Blake Octavian Blair “The Benefits of Religious Pluralism”

Christopher Penczak “Creating Your Personal Path”

Chapter 2 — The Everyday Witch

  • Daily practice
  • Connecting with deity
  • Bringing magick into your everyday life

Raven Digitalis “Witchcraft & Personal Empowerment”

Chapter 3 — Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World

  • Why it’s worth the effort
  • 5 minute rituals
  • Daily divination
  • The hibernation vacation

Mickie Mueller “Making Time for Spirit”

Denise Dumars “The Call to Isis: Modern Egyptian Traditions”

Chapter 4 – Walking Your Talk in Everyday Life

  • Awareness, appreciation & attitude
  • Service as sacred work
  • Walking your talk every day

Ashleen O’Gaea “Sharing My Witchy Life”

Chapter 5 — A Simple Pagan Practice

  • Bringing nature into your life
  • Going with the flow of the natural world—changing with grace
  • The Wheel of the Year—energy and endeavor
  • The lunar cycle—waxing and waning
  • Connecting with the elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water & Spirit
  • Celebrating the Sabbats—more than just a day

Gail Wood “Grounding with a Salt Doll”

Chapter 6 — With a Little Help from My Friends

  • Shared celebrations and group practice
  • Learning and teaching—taking your place in the circle
  • Practicing with children
  • When your friends and family aren’t Pagans—simple ways to let others in on the wonderful world of witchcraft (without scaring them)
  • It’s all about connection

Kris Bradley “Including Special Needs Children in Ritual”

  1. Budapest “Good Ritual”

Chapter 7 — Fur, Feather & Fang

  • Pets and familiars
  • Power animals
  • Connecting with animal spirit

Lupa “A (Very Brief) Introduction to Animal Totemism”

Chapter 8 — Your Magickal Home

  • Sacred space everywhere—making your home a magickal place
  • Altars inside and out
  • Spiritual spring cleaning—not just for spring anymore
  • Making mealtime magick
  • Simple household rituals—cleansing, grounding, and protection
  • The magickal car

Melanie Marquis “Putting the Magick in Every Day”

Chapter 9 — God and Goddess in Everyday Life

  • Seeing the world through goddess eyes
  • Strength in times of trouble
  • Making the connection to deity
  • Looking inside to find the goddess/god in us all

Alaric Albertsson “Why I'm an Anglo-Saxon Pagan"

Chapter 10 — Moving Forward – Lessons along the way

  • Cultivating a Positive Attitude
  • Appreciating What We Have—Even When It Isn’t What We Want
  • Listening to Inner Wisdom
  • The One Important Rule

Chapter 11 — Recommended Reading: The Basics and Beyond

Guest Authors – A “Who’s Who”

Additional Recommended Reading

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Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this book!!!!! I highly recommend it. It has reminded me to stop and enjoy the life I was given.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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