Middle Earth Magic: Inspired Ideas and Seasonal Spells for Your Enchanted Life

I grew up on a farm in West Virginia and learned much about herbs, trees, animals, gardening, foraging  and so much about nature. I incorporate this wisdom I learned from elders in my family into my spellwork. When I finally left the farm, I majored in Medieval Studies, my attempt to emulate my idol, J.R.R. Tolkien. All these influences led me to my own blended brew which I call "middle earth magic," containing a mix of the modern and the time-tested "old ways." 

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Color is Magic: A Guide to Choosing Candles for Your Spells

This list can be useful when choosing candles for magical rituals or spells, tinting bath salts, or designing entire rituals around herbal products. Some differences of opinion do exist, and color itself is a magical system. Use your instinct. Here is what each of the colors represents so that you can select the right ones for your magical ritual.

White: Protection, purification, peace, truth, binding, sincerity, chastity, happiness, exorcism, spirituality, tranquility

Red: Protection, strength, health, energy, vigor, lust, sex, passion, courage, exorcism, love, power

Black: Absorbing and destroying negativity, healing severe diseases, banishing, attracting money

Light Blue: Understanding, tranquility, healing, patience, happiness, overcoming depression

Dark Blue: Change, flexibility, subconscious mind, psychic perception, healing

Green: Finances, money, fertility, prosperity, growth, good luck, employment, beauty, youth, success in gardening

Gray: Neutrality, cancellation, stalemate

Yellow: Intellect, charm, attraction, study, persuasion, confidence, divination, psychic power, wisdom, vision

Brown: Working magic for animals, healing animals, the home

Pink: Love, honor, fidelity, morality, friendship

Orange: Adaptability, stimulation, attraction, encouragement, all legal matters

Purple: Power, healing severe disease, spirituality, medication, exorcism, ambition, business progress, and tension relief

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    Cerridwen Greenleaf has worked with many of the leading lights of the spirituality world including Starhawk, Z Budapest, John Michael Greer, Christopher Penczak, Raymond Buckland, Luisah Teish, and many more. She gives herbal, crystal and candle magic workshops throughout North America. Greenleaf's graduate work in medieval studies has given her deep knowledge she utilizes in her work, making her work unique in the field. A bestselling author, her books include Moon Spell Magic, The Book of Kitchen Witchery, The Magic of Gems and Crystals and the Witch’s Spell Book series.  She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.  


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