"Wicca for Life is a step-by-step guide to Wicca as a lifestyle: practical, easy to read, and no-nonsense in its tone. Buckland demystifies topics such as initiation and spellcrafting, and gives down-to-earth advice on how to embrace Wicca as a spiritual path for today. This book will be valuable on anyone’s shelves as both a reference tool and as a handbook to living a fulfilling magickal life." —Shelley Rabinovitch, author of The Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism Wicca for Life presents a comprehensive guide to Wicca for both established followers and newcomers to the Craft, designed to carry the modern Witch through every season and aspect of life. From Wicca’s ancient beginnings to its current practice worldwide, Wicca for Life encompasses the rites, rituals, and customs every practitioner needs to know. Written by Raymond Buckland, the leading U.S. authority on Wicca, this essential resource has been exhaustively researched and organized to provide guidance for Witches at all levels of skill and experience.
Wicca for Life features a detailed reference to color symbolism, magical alphabets, chants and songs, and the magickal properties of herbs, as well as advice on how to:
· Develop natural psychic abilities and healing tendencies · Focus powers and sharpen Wiccan wishing · Block curses and open up channels for positive energy · Learn to balance the dimensions of home, using elements of feng shui · Cope with crises and ward off negativity · Improve relationships with family, friends, and lovers
Within these pages, a Witch can begin the journey into the ways of the Craft or discover new ways to enrich the daily practice of life-affirming Wiccan magick.
About the Author
RAYMOND BUCKLAND is the British-born author of numerous books on practical magick, including the bestselling Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft, Practical Color Magick, and Practical Candleburning Rituals. A protégé of the late Dr. Gerald Gardner, he introduced Gardnerian Wicca to the United States in the 1960s and is a leading authority on Witchcraft, voodoo, and the supernatural. He lives in north central Ohio.