Reclaiming Pagan Traditions
Ancient Ways is filled with magick and ritual that you can perform every day to capture the spirit of the seasons. It focuses on the celebration of the Sabbats of the Old Religion by giving you practical things to do while anticipating the sabbat rites, and helping you harness the magical energy for weeks afterward. The wealth of seasonal rituals and charms are drawn from ancient sources but are easily performed with materials readily available.
Learn how to look into your previous lives at Yule . . . at Beltane, discover the places where you are most likely to see faeries . . . make special jewelry to wear for your Lammas Celebrations . . . for the special animals in your life, paint a charm of protection at Midsummer.
Most Pagans and Wiccans feel that the Sabbat rituals are all too brief and wish for the magick to linger on. Ancient Ways can help you reclaim your own traditions and heighten the feeling of magick.
Wheel of the Year
Living the Magical Life
If you feel elated by the celebrations of the Sabbats and hunger for that feeling during thr long weeks between Sabbats, Wheel of the Year can help you put the joy and fulfillment of magick into your everyday life. This book shows you how to celebrate the lesser changes in Nature. The wealth of seasonal rituals and charms are all easily performed with materials readily available and are simple and concise enough that the practitioner can easily adapt them to work within the framework of his or her own Pagan tradition.
Learn to perform fire magic in November, the secret Pagan symbolism of Christmas tree ornaments, the best time to visit a fairy forest or sacred spring and what to do when you get there. Learn the charms and rituals and the making of magical tools that coincide with the nesting season of migratory birds. Whether you are a newcomer to the Craft or have found your way back many years ago, Wheel of the Year will be an invaluable reference book in your practical magick library. It is filled with magic and ritual for everyday life and will enhance any system of Pagan Ritual.