You'll learn a bit of the history and philosophy of Witchcraft as well as numerous rituals and spells. You'll discover how to construct your own spells and rituals for any purpose. But it doesn't stop there. You'll also learn such things as how to do astral projection, do divination with the Tarot, and heal people -- including yourself.
There are numerous traditions of Witchcraft, and RavenWolf describes many of them. More importantly, she describes New Generation Witchcraft a philosophy that encourages you to use techniques and ideas from any previously existing tradition. This opens up fantastic possibilities, because you'll now be free to explore farther than ever before!
This book is virtual encyclopedia of Wiccan lore. You'll learn the lingo that Witches use and the special names for each full moon. You'll learn about all the tools you must have and the secrets of using the Tarot to determine when events will occur. RavenWolf also reveals the mysteries of color and candle magick and the magical and medicinal uses of herbs. There's even a guide to Pagan newsletters and services.
If you are interested in Witchcraft, you need this book! Everything you need to begin practicing is right here, from the theory and philosophy to the tools and techniques is all here. And it's presented in a lively and fun way, so that it will not only give you all of the information you seek, but also makes enjoyable reading. If you've been a Witch for a while, this book can be a wonderful shortcut, keeping all of the vital wisdom close at hand. And if you're new to the Craft this can be your guidebook to a better, happier and more fulfilling future.Every so often, a book has a special spark. That is the case with To Ride a Silver Broomstick by Silver RavenWolf. Sure, it is an excellent source of information on Witchcraft, but it's also much more. It is a personal book that shares RavenWolf's heart and soul. And that is one of the reasons I believe this book has become so popular.
RavenWolf tells some amazing stories in here. Her description of her first experience at a clothing-optional festival is hilarious. Her frustrations during childhood while searching for her spiritual path are touching. Her tale of a woman who assumed that the help she received from RavenWolf may have been the cause of a health problem (it wasn't) leads to thinking about modes of healing and the importance of the mindset of the person being healed.