An exploration of the wild spirits that once roamed the lands and inhabited the waters and the pagan rites used to gain their good will
- Explores medieval stories and folk traditions of brownies, fairies, giants, dragons, will-o'-the-wisps, and demons
- Explains the specific rites perfo..
"Complete with practical exercises, descriptions of craft theories and models, hand-drawn illustrations, and the author's working grimoire, Folk Witchcraft provides the student witch with an insightful perspective on the craft that is firmly rooted in the past, but adapted for the present. ..
The southern Appalachians are rich in folk magic and witchery. This book explores the region's customs and traditions for magical healing, luck, prosperity, and more. Author Byron Ballard--known as the village witch of Asheville, North Carolina--teaches you about the old ways and why they work, ..
Examines how the ancient customs of constructing and keeping a house formed a sacred bond between homes and their inhabitants
- Shares many tales of house spirits, from cajoling the local land spirit into becoming one's house spirit to the good and bad luck bestowed by mischievous house elve..