Sabbat rituals and resources
Article: Samhain – Learning to Listen
Article: Yule – Sustaining Rebirth
Making a Brigid’s Cross Ritual
Stories of Brigid
Brigid and the Apple Trees
Article: Imbolc – Poesis
Article: Ostara – Seeds of Love
Article: Ostara – Element of Air
Ostara Ritual To Find the Sun
Ostara Ritual of Planting Seeds
Ostara Salt Scrub
Article: Beltane – In My Hands
Article: Beltane – Sacred Sex
Article: Litha – Destruction Averted
Article: Litha – Element of Fire
Article: Lunasa – John BarleycornArticle: Lunasa – Sacred Work
Article: Mabon – The Myth of Progress
Guided meditation: Jewels and Fruit
Article: Home Warding
Rituals using Tarot cards
Fool – Play
Ace of Swords – Inspiration
Two of Swords – Balance
Seven of Swords – Problem solving
Four of Wands – Gathering energy
Eight of Wands – Assisting transformation
Three of Cups – Honoring triple Goddess
Four of Pentacles – Creating stability
Eight of Pentacles – Committing to practice
Ten of Pentacles – Understanding inheritance
Elemental interactions in Tarot, and examples of Elemental dignities
Kore and the Eleusinian Mysteries: a Tarot spread to encounter Persephone
Temperance, Temperance and the Star, The Wheel of Fortune
What happens during a Tarot reading?
Celtic Cross spread, positions seven and eight
Legal limitations on reading Tarot
The Foolish Student’s Journey through Calculus
Divination and critical thinking
Tarot and empowerment
Mathematical investigations of Tarot:
How many different Tarot readings are (mathematically) possible?
How many reversed cards to expect
How reversals create more Tarot arrangements
How many major arcana to expect in a Tarot spread?
Tools and techniques
Introduction to the chakras
Expanded version of the chakra system
See also: Stones for Chakras and clear and dark stones
Deep breathing (see also the breathing exercises in the Two of Swords ritual above)
Progressive muscle relaxation
Grounding and centering with the tree visualization, Grounding and centering with the Omphalos visualization
Meditation: Establishing a meditation practice, Marking time, The opposite of multitasking, Connection and context, Bringing the outdoors in, The skill of forgetting, Mindfulness in motion, Washed away, A practical and magical skill, Staying in the feeling
Element associations: an exercise
Divination: Scrying, Animal signs
Materia magica – Minerals, stones, crystals, plants, herbs, oils, and more
Clearing stones for magical purposes
Stones for chakras
Stones for chakras: clear and dark stones
Calendula and chamomile for healing skin
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Gillotte, Galen. Sacred Stones of the Goddess.
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Lale, Erin. Asatru for Beginners.
McCoy, Edain. If You Want to be a Witch. (includes commentary on her previous book Witta as well)
Moura, Ann (Aoumiel). Green Witchcraft I and III. (joint review)
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Rajchel, Diana. Divorcing a Real Witch.
Renee, Janina. Tarot Spells.
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— Moon Magic. (joint review with above)
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