Everyday Magic: Spells & Rituals for Modern Living

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 1998 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 320 pages
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Looking for simple solutions for today's problems: computer viruses, traffic that drives you crazy, and an overextended schedule? 

There's an easy way to incorporate magic into your life without adding more stress to it. Everyday Magic updates the ancient arts to fit your busy lifestyle. It promotes the use of modern convenience items as viable magical tools, and it incorporates the use of easy-to-find spell ingredients—most of which are already in your kitchen cabinet. It discusses the items and forces that boost magical work, as well as offering a multitude of time-saving tips and a large assortment of recipes for creating your own incenses, potions, and powders. More than 300 spells and rituals cover the everyday concerns of the modern practitioner.

— Set your spell into motion and speed up the results with "magical boosters"
— Magnify your focused intent and energy flow with herbs, flowers, trees, and stones
— Learn how to perform ancient arts with modern tools: your coffee maker, blender and crock pot
— Make your own magical powders, sachets, bath salts, potpourris, incenses and oils
— Discover the secret to success in magical workings
— Practical spells for more than 300 purposes

1999 COVR AWARD WINNER

 

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User Review  - Anonymous Nell - Goodreads

I think Dorothy Morrison's "Everyday Magic" can be read and viewed in two lights - first as a "Wicca 101" or "Magic 101" book and secondly as a spellbook. As a 101 book, you could do better than ... Read full review

Contents

Computer
4
Chapter One Magical Boosters
7
Chapter Two The Gifts of Nature
29
Chapter Three Modern Tools for Ancient Arts
51
Chapter Four Living the Charmed Life
73
Part
81
Balance
98
Change
105
HealthHealing
167
Heartbreak
171
Home
174
Hunger
180
Hunting
181
Imagination
183
Inspiration
185
Intuition
187

Communication
112
Peripherals
117
Consecration
119
Creativity
120
Daily Blessings
124
Depression
126
Dieting
129
Divination
130
Divorce
132
Dreams
133
Eloquence
135
Empathy
137
Enemies
138
Fear
139
Fertility
141
Focus
142
Forgiveness
144
Friendship
145
Gambling
149
Gardening
152
Goals
155
Gossip
157
Grounding
158
Habits
159
Handfasting Wedding
160
Harmony
163
Jobs
188
Joy
189
Judgment
190
Justice
191
Knowledge
192
Leadership
193
Legal Matters
194
Liberation
196
Lost Items
197
Luck
203
Lust
205
Magic
207
Meditation
209
Menopause
212
Mental Ability
218
Money
219
Negative Energy
223
New Endeavors
225
Nightmares
227
Stinging Insects
251
Power 24 Unwanted Guests
266
The Appendices
279
Deities and Their Magical
296
Herbal Warnings
311
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Originally from Texas, Dorothy Morrison now lives the magical life in Maine with her family. Dorothy is a member of the Pagan Poet's Society and a charter member of M.A.G.I.C., a magical writer's and artist's organization. Dorothy is a Wiccan High Priestess of the Georgian Tradition, and has been an avid practitioner of the ancient arts for more than twenty years. She founded the Coven of the Crystal Garden in 1986, and spent many years teaching the Craft of Wicca to students both in the United States and in Australia.

A former state championship archer and bow hunter, Dorothy's current interests include Tarot work, magical herbalism, stonework, and computer networking.

Dorothy's work has been published in many journals and magazines, including Circle Network News, SageWoman, and Crone Chronicles. She is the author of the acclaimed Everyday Magic, Magical Needlework, In Praise of the Crone, Yule, Bud, Blossom & Leaf: The Magical Herb Gardener's Handbook, The Craft, and The Craft Companion, among other works.

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