Supermarket Magic. Creating Spells, Brews, Potions & Powders from Everyday Ingredients. Michael Furie
I've always had an interest in alternative healing, nature, pagan religions etc so am open minded about whether such things as magic and spells really can work. So many books though are written as though the reader already knows about ingredients and rituals. Not this one, so if like me you're an open minded but very amateur practitioner/reader this book is perfect.
Michael explains very clearly and easily how to set up things for the best chance of success. How to meditate, how to visualise what you want, how to be specific about what you hope to achieve. Add to that the easy way he shows how to source ingredients and you're away :) no eye of toad and bats ears here, no gathering drops of dew from under a fallow oak tree after a new moon, no wearing expensive robes and using specially cast pots on available from select expensive outlets...just simple easy to follow recipes and instructions. Magic for everyone interested and seeking to learn more but short on cash to spend on speciality items. The spells too are easily set out, simple steps to follow and eliminates the possibility of error. That's essential for success, it's no good setting a spell asking for your boss to give you a much needed raise, but mistaking a word or ingredient and turning him into a toad!!! (though maybe you want him turned into a toad? But this book won't tell you how to do it. It follows the "do no harm" principles of best magic.
Its a great read and clever source book for anyone open minded enough to want to learn more. It's 288 paperback pages, I don't have kindle info or price yet.
Stars: a really fun and interesting read - five stars.
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