Hedge Witch: A Guide to Solitary Witchcraft
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She is the Director of Druid College UK, helping to re-weave the connection to the land and teaching a modern interpretation of the ancient Celtic religion. A hedge witch might work with gods or goddesses, perform healing and shamanic actions, or perhaps work with the changing seasons. While reading I marked passages dealing with the Sabbat rituals and trance work so I could easily find these later to reference.
It contains spells to banish bad spirits, to counter an ill wish, to bring psychic protection, to transform destructive feelings, to heal a trauma, to bring justice and to consecrate your life to a creative purpose.She has been known by many names, worldwide, and to the traditional hedge witch or priest/ess She is Huldra, Lady of Wisdom or Freya (the Lady) who is Mistress of Elves and leader of the Valkyries. Eclectic Witch with tons of interests (Buddhism, Yoga, Ayurveda, Alchemy, Naturopathy, Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Climbing, Traveling, Jewelry making, Crocheting, Arts and Crafts and all sorts of readings). And there are now hedge witches all over the World, along with hedge priestesses, hedge priests and hedge Druids.
In the way that there are too many men speaking on behalf of women, Rae Beth does not get to speak on behalf of all men.In my opinion, this is the most important work we can do and is a present day version of the hedge witch’s traditional role. It can help to bring a union with a familiar spirit and to make communications with many spirits a possibility.
This is self-initiated solitary morris and is for everyone, particularly those who normally feel excluded from morris ‘on the grounds of gender, race, class or disability. She guides the reader into the magic and spirituality of communion with sea tides and sea Goddesses and Gods – in rites that seem simple but are profound.
It has the absolute perfect size, and somehow it's really light, lighter than you'd expect, the spine flops the pages open beautifully; there's no effort involved at all, and the pages themselves are a beautiful cream colour and ever so slightly textured. However, when I received the book I was rather disappointed, firstly it was jnmy 132 pages long and secondly its set before the first book and other than the main character being Rowan, for me that's the only real link to Threadneedle.