Sigil Witchery

By Laura Tempest. Zarkholic. 2018. Llewellyn publications.  334 pages. This practical book, written in a conversational style, teaches the writing of sigils, symbolic language whose meaning  is known only to the creator. Discusses history  of  witchcraft and mark making. Magick and spellcraft with sigils, sigil design, practice exercises, and gallery of sigils. Illustrations. Resources. Index.Continue reading “Sigil Witchery”

Mindful cognitive behavioral therapy

By Seth Gillman. HarperOne. 2023. 379 pages. This unique book by a clinical therapist contends that Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) when combined with mindfulness practices, can address the questions of spirituality, purpose and meaning. Mindfulness CBT can be summarized as follows; Think: change your beliefs Act; my body needs to take action. Be. My bodyContinue reading “Mindful cognitive behavioral therapy”

PendulumS for beginners

By Sylvia Hill. 2023 ***** excellent This well researched and comprehensive book covers all aspects of pendulum magic, including divination, healing, psychic protection and dowsing. History of pendulums, choosing, cleansing and programming your pendulums., using pendulums for Chakra balancing and developing intuition, crystal pendants. Chapter provides detailed steps to make a pendulum chart for deeperContinue reading “PendulumS for beginners”

Elder Furthak runes

By Mari Silva. 2022 ***** excellent This well researched beginners and comprehensive will help you understand the Elder Furthak runes in the context of Norse mythology. In this book, you will learn the meaning by practice writing the rune. Then you will learn how to use it for communication, divination and invocation. The second halfContinue reading “Elder Furthak runes”

Manifestation with the law of attraction

By Harlow Wolf. 2023 ***** Excellent Not another book on LoA! Unfortunately, this one has nothing new to say on the subject. Goes through familiar LoA topics: the concept of energy, the mind’s role in manifestation, meditation.. meditation, surrendering intentions, self-love and overcoming failures. Exercises. I received a free copy of this book via BooksproutContinue reading “Manifestation with the law of attraction”

Update from the Trenchrs

Tarot card of the dsy; the Chariot. Keywords:control, willpower. Success, action, determination I saw my sister in Tracy and went to put flowers on my husband’s grave. We had a nice day. My sister did not cry and we went for Vietnamese food. The rest of the week was uneventful. I saw the Podiatrist forContinue reading “Update from the Trenchrs”

Mindfulness Survival Kit

By Thicht Nhat Hahn. 2014. 197 pages. Mindfulness is the awareness of what is going on around uounf us in the present moment. This classic by a great Buddhist teacher contains the essential tools for a mindful and happy life. Part I discusses the Five Mindfulness Trainings: reverence for life, simple living, true live, harmoniousContinue reading “Mindfulness Survival Kit”

Hedge druidry

By Mari Silva. 203 m. 186 pages. *****Excellent This well researched and comprehensive book is the ultimate guide to druidism, Celtic spellcraft, Druid magic and rituals of the solitary Druid, also known as hedge Druid. Discusses the three realms, spirit allies, Astral traveling, sacred herbs, plants and trees and sacred holidays. Illustration. References. I receivedContinue reading “Hedge druidry”