The Candle and the Crossroads

The Candle and the Crossroads

A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root Work

eBook - 2012
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Learn the ways of magic and healing from the living, oral tradition of Appalachian Conjure in The Candle and the Crossroads. Orion Foxwood offers a primer on the real magic and techniques of Southern root magic, knowledge he learned first-hand growing up in rural Appalachia. Foxwood explains magical techniques including:Spirit SightWorking by the Signs (the ability to synchronize work such as farming, fertility of humans and animals, orcharding)ConjuringFaith HealingSettling the Light (candle magic)Doctoring the Root (the ability to use herbs, roots, stones, or animal parts-bones, claws, fur, etc. for magic or the clearing, cleansing, and blessing of the spirit of a person, also known as his or her root)Praying or Dreaming True (Blessings of spirit/God to a person, place, or thing as well as prophetic or predictive dreaming)Blessing or CursingThe Candle and the Crossroads shows how to create magic in today's world with the old ways and traditions of Appalachia.
Publisher: [United States] : Red Wheel Weiser : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 1609258010
9781609258016
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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