Spiritual Rites, Spell Work, and Folk Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being and Personal Power
Learn to better express your spirituality and build up your magical practice with this book's powerful spells, rituals, and tools. Designed to help you navigate whatever ups and downs life throws your way, Good Juju is your perfect choice for learning to embrace nature, the old ways, and the magick all around you.
Using simple practices that don't interfere with any religions, Good Juju helps you lay a foundation for daily ritual work. You'll also learn how to craft mojos, create and work with altars, tune in to your intuition, and much more. Author Najah Lightfoot guides you in keeping your mind, body, and spirit strong as you discover your magical work and align with your higher power.
|Publisher:||Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Najah Lightfoot is a winner of the 2019 NYC Big Book Award. She is an initiated member of La Source Ancienne Ounfo, a private Vodou society in New Orleans, Louisiana, a sister-priestess of the Divine Feminine, and an active member of the Denver Pagan Community. She keeps her magick strong through the practice of Kung Fu, the folk magick of Hoodoo, Pagan rituals and her belief in the Mysteries of the Universe. She finds inspiration in movies, music, and the blue skies of Colorado. Najah is also a regular contributing author to the Llewellyn Almanac series. Find her online at www.twitter.com/NajahLightfoot, www.facebook.com/NajahLightfoot, and www.instagram.com/NajahLightfoot.
Table of Contents
Knock Upon the Magical Door 5 Ground and Center Yourself 6 Rite for Grounding and Centering 7 Build a Solid Foundation 9 Greet the Dawn 10 A Ritual of Calling the Directions 11 Cleanse Your Space The Benefits of Smudging 17 Rite of Smudging 21 Write It Down The Benefits of Journaling 23 A Journal Spell 26
Step Through the Magical Curtain 29 Embrace the Magick 31 Listen to Your Intuition 33 Working with Dreams 35 Changing Things Up and Tools of Divination 37 Call Upon the Archangels 38 The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram 39 Working with Your Higher Power 44 Self-Blessing Ritual 49
Light the Cauldron Working with Magick 53 Working Spells Practicing the Art of Folk Magick 55 Spell Work Basics 57 Hoodoo African-American Folk Magick 62
Sacred Altar Works 71 How to Create a Personal Altar 73 How to Create an Ancestral Altar 77 The Dumb Supper Dinner for the Dead 79 Ancestor Ritual 83 An Altar for Love 85 How to Create a Love Honey Jar 87 Ritual for Prosperity and Abundance 90 Prosperity and Abundance Ritual 91
Magical Mojo Spell Work 95 What Is a Mojo? 95 I Got My Mojo Workin', But How? 95 Music and Mojo 97 Conditions 99 Protective Mojos 100 Love Mojos 106 A Mojo Story 109 Safe Travel Mojos 110 Baby Blessing Mojos 113
Protection Magick 117 It's Okay to Protect Yourself 119 Working in the Crossroads 120 Working in the Graveyard 123 Spell Work Wash It Away in the Crossroads 128 Spell Work How to Protect Your Home or Office Space 129
Be Your Own Tree 135 Spiritual Distinctions 137 Maintaining Your Magical Individuality 138 Spell to Communicate with a Tree 139 Joining Groups 139 Stepping into Vodou A Personal Journey 140 True Immersion and the Benefits of Joining Groups 143 Resources for Finding Groups 144 Prayer for Joining Groups 145 Social Media 145
Move Your Body Revive Your Spirit 151 Go for a Walk 153 Kung Fu and T'ai Chi 155 Terra Firma 159 Dance, Drum, and Sing 162
Lighten Up 167 Belly Laughs and Magical Blunders 169 Take Your Time 174 You Are a Divine Being 176