"A little gem of a book filled with Furie's fabulous approach to practical magic. Bursting to the brim with easy-to-make recipes for all manner of seasonal goodies, Supermarket Sabbats will have you reaching for the bookcase as every Sabbat approaches."Kristoffer Hughes, author of The Book of Celtic Magic
Enhance Your Sabbat Celebrations with Practical and Fulfilling Kitchen Witchery
Celebrate the Wheel of the Year and the Wiccan sabbats with recipes, spells, and rituals prepared using ingredients easily found at the supermarket. This book features a complete year's worth of magical practices that are just as effective when done with common items as rarer ones.
Organized by season, Supermarket Sabbats presents seasonally relevant magic, from formulas and correspondences to a full ritual for each of the eight sabbats. Discover how to banish negativity and make prosperity brews. Cast blessings of love and abundance, create magical protections and family crafts, and explore many more ideas that build upon the energies of the sabbats. Michael Furie combines ancient knowledge and traditions with twenty-first-century methods, providing you with the best of both worlds.
Praise:"Michael Furie has a gift for bridging the magical and the mundane. He captures the true essence of each season and reflects a marvelous array of techniques for harnessing and activating that essence in magical practice."Tiffany Lazic, author of The Great Work
|Publisher:||Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Michael Furie (Northern California) has been a practicing Witch for over eighteen years. He began studying witchcraft at age twelve and at the age of seventeen officially took the oaths of the Craft. An American Witch, he practices in the Irish tradition and is a priest of the Cailleach. You can find him online at http://www.michaelfurie.com/.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Basics and Background / 1 Charging with Intent / 5 Preparing Simmering Potpourris / 6 Preparing Brews / 6 Preparing Incenses / 7 Preparing Magical Oils / 7 Preparing Powders / 8 Preparing Vinegars / 8 Magical Essentials / 9 Intent / 9 Feeling / 9 Working for the Good / 10 Shifting Consciousness / 10 Projection / 10
Section 2: Spring Forward Chapter 7: Power of Spring / 125 Growth and Abundance / 126 Spring Cleaning / 136 Holiday: Vernal Equinox / 138 Chapter 8: The Eve of May / 147 Building Momentum / 148 Holiday: Beltane / 151
Section 3: Summer Surge Chapter 9: Power of Summer / 177 Faeries and Enchantment / 178 Chapter 10: Solstice of Water and Fire / 191 Magic of the Sea / 192 The Power of the Dragons / 194 Holiday: Midsummer / 203 Chapter 11: The First Harvest / 211 Stepping into Potential / 212 Holiday: Lughnasadh / 213
Section 4: Autumn Harvest Chapter 12: Power of Autumn / 233 Spring Cleaning Again? / 234 Reap Rewards / 234 Holiday: The Witches' Thanksgiving / 236 Chapter 13: Summer's End / 249 Calling on the Ancestors / 250 Holiday: Samhain / 252 House Cleansing / 253
Section 5: Special Occasions Chapter 14: Lunar Magic, Rarities, and Leap Day Enchantment / 271 The Power of the Moon / 272 The Solar Eclipse / 278 The Lunar Eclipse / 279 The Blue Moon / 280 February 29 / 296
Afterword / 301 Appendix 1: Color Correspondences / 305 Appendix 2: Ingredient Table of Correspondences / 307 Bibliography / 319 Index / 323