Llewellyn's 2014 Magical Almanac: Practical Magic for Everyday Living

Llewellyn's 2014 Magical Almanac: Practical Magic for Everyday Living

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Overview

Llewellyn's 2014 Magical Almanac: Practical Magic for Everyday Living by Emyme, Charlynn Walls, Barbara Ardinger, James Kambos

Llewellyn’s Magical Almanac has been inspiring all levels of magical practitioners for over twenty years. Filled with practical spells, rituals, and fresh ideas, you’ll find new ways to deepen your craft and enhance everyday life.

This edition features compelling articles, grouped by element, on solar power and the home, carnival magic, recycling and refurbishing, enlightened eats, emergency healing, faery offerings and shrines, folk clothing, alcohol and the gods, soap magic, animism, transforming negativity, and other magical topics.

Also included is a handy calendar section— shaded for easy “flip to” reference—featuring world festivals, holidays, and 2014 Sabbats. You’ll also find astrological info, plus incense and color correspondences, to empower your magical work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738739731
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 07/08/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Llewellyn Publications has grown and expanded into new areas of personal growth and transformation since it began as the Portland School of Astrology in 1901. Along with the strong line of astrology books the company was founded upon, Llewellyn publishes books on everything from alternative health and healing, Wicca and Paganism, to metaphysics and the paranormal-and since 1994 has published a growing list of Spanish-language titles.

Llewellyn has long been know as one of America's leading publishers of New Age books, producing a wide variety of valuable tools for transformation of the mind, body and spirit. Reach for the Moon-and discover that self-help and spiritual growth is what Llewellyn is all about.


Barbara Ardinger, Ph.D., (Long Beach, California), is a Witch, teacher, and freelance writer.  She holds a Ph.D. in English Renaissance literature.

Mickie Mueller is an award-winning and critically acclaimed artist of fantasy, fairy, and myth. She is an ordained Pagan minister and has studied Natural Magic, Fairy Magic and Celtic tradition. She is also a Reiki healing master/teacher in the Usui Shiki Royoho Tradition. Mickie enjoys creating magical art full of fairies, goddesses, and beings of folklore. She works primarily in a mix of colored pencil and watercolor infused with magical herbs corresponding to her subject matter.

Mickie is the illustrator of The Well Worn Path and The Hidden Path decks, the writer/illustrator of The Voice of the Trees and A Celtic Divination Oracle, and the illustrator of The Mystical Cats Tarot. Since 2007, Mickie has been a regular article and illustration contributor to several of the Llewellyn periodicals. She resides in Missouri.

To learn more about Mickie, check out her online gallery and blog.


Ellen Dugan is the award-winning author of fifteen books, and is known as the "Garden Witch". A psychic-clairvoyant, she has been a practicing Witch for over thirty years. Well known for her candor and humor, she is a Master Gardener, and is the High Priestess of her Coven in the St. Louis area. Ellen teaches classes both online and across the country on Witchery, Psychic Protection, and Magick. She has contributed articles for over twelve years to Llewellyn's Magical Almanac, Witches Datebook, Sabbat Almanac, and Witches Calendar.

Ellen's popular magickal books have been translated into over ten foreign languages. When she's not working on her next book project, or keeping up with her family (the kids are out on their own, and the youngest is in Graduate school), Ellen likes to unwind by working in her perennial gardens at home with her husband of 31 years. Ellen wholeheartedly encourages folks to reclaim their personal power and to personalize their Spell-craft. To go outside and connect with the spiritual side of nature. To get their hands dirty and discover the wonder and magick of natural world that surrounds them.

Visit her popular syndicated "Blog of Witchery" at www.ellendugan.blogspot.com 

You can visit her website at www.ellendugan.com


Sandra Kynes is a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. Sandra is a yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner and loves connecting with the natural world through gardening, hiking, and ocean kayaking. Her work has been featured in various Llewellyn publications, Utne Reader, The Portal, Circle Magazine, and The Magical Buffet website. Her books include: Star Magic (2015), Llewellyn's Complete Book of Correspondences (2013), Mixing Essential Oils for Magic (2013), and Sea Magic (2008).


Diana Rajchel is the author of Mabon (Llewellyn 2015), Samhain (Llewellyn 2015), and Divorcing a Real Witch (Moon Books 2014), and has contributed extensively to the Llewellyn annuals. She is the former executive editor for the Pagan Newswire Collective and works as a journalist, author, blogger, and general creative. She is a third-degree Wiccan priestess in the Shadowmoon tradition, an American Eclectic Wiccan tradition. Diana has written for Circle Magazine, SageWoman, The Beltane Papers and Facing North.com.  Rajchel is a San Francisco Bay transplant alongside her non-Pagan life partner. Visit her at DianaRajchel.com


Emily Carding (Cornwall, United Kingdom) is an author, priestess, and artist. An initiate of Alexandrian Wicca and a member of the Starstone network, Carding has been working with inner world Faery contacts since childhood. She has been trained in techniques of Celtic shamanism by John and Caitlin Matthews, and has worked with renowned Faery teachers R. J. Stewart and Brian and Wendy Froud. A respected and active member of the Faery and Tarot community worldwide, Carding’s work has received international recognition. Visit her online at ChildOfAvalon.com.


Ember Grant (Missouri) has been collecting rocks and minerals for thirty years and practicing crystal magic for fifteen. Since 2003, she has contributed to Llewellyn's Magical Almanac, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac, Llewellyn's Spell-A-Day Almanac, and Llewellyn's Witches' Calendar. Her writing has also appeared in PanGaia, newWitch, and Circle magazine.


Raven Digitalis (Missoula, MT) is the author of Shadow Magick Compendium, Planetary Spells & Rituals, Goth Craft, and the forthcoming Esoteric Empathy. He is a Neopagan Priest and cofounder of an “Eastern Hellenistic” nonprofit multicultural Temple called Opus Aima Obscuræ (OAO). Also trained in Eastern philosophies and Georgian Witchcraft, Raven has been an earth-based practitioner since 1999, a Priest since 2003, a Freemason since 2012, and an empath all of his life. He holds a degree in anthropology from the University of Montana and is also a professional Tarot reader, DJ, small-scale farmer and animal rights advocate. Visit him online at www.ravendigitalis.com.

He can also be found at:

www.facebook.com/ravendigitalis

www.facebook.com/ravendigitalisauthor

www.facebook.com/opusaimaobscurae

 

 

 


Penny Billington is a Druid speaker and author. She is an active member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and has edited the Order magazine, Touchstone, for fifteen years. She regularly runs workshops, organizes rituals, and gives lectures. Penny is also the author of a Druid detective series of novels. She resides in Somerset, England. Visit her online at www.pennybillington.co.uk.

 


Susan “Moonwriter” Pesznecker is a writer, college English teacher, nurse, and hearth Pagan/Druid living in northwestern Oregon. Sue holds a Masters degree in professional writing and loves to read, watch the stars, camp with her wonder poodle, and work in her own biodynamic garden. She is co-founder of the Druid Grove of Two Coasts and the online Ars Viarum Magicarum—A Magical Conservatory and Community. Sue has authored Yule: Rituals, Recipes, & Lore for the Winter Solstice (Llewellyn, 2015); The Magickal Retreat (Llewellyn, 2012); and Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink (Llewellyn, 2009); and is a regular contributor to Llewellyn's almanacs and calendars. Visit her online at http://www.susanpesznecker.com/.


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

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