Hymnals, Prayers and Liturgy
Myth & Magick, Crafts & Recipes, Rituals & Spells
Paperback ISBN: 1567181678
Discover how your life can improve when you work with the ever-changing cycles of the Moon in the life-changing book by D. J. Conway, Moon Magick. Each month you are affected by the power of the Moon. Your energy levels wax and wane just as the Moon does, sometimes urging you to start new projects and other times to sit back and plan. When you know the Moon's effects on you, you can use its energy to work for you instead of against you. When you learn to let your life flow with the cycles of the Moon, you undertake projects, socialize, and travel at optimum times. Moon Magick explains how each of the thirteen lunar months of the year is directly connected to a different type of seasonal energy flow. Each chapter contains practical information related to the thirteen lunar months, including Moon lore and myths from around the world, ancient holidays, spells, meditations, and suggestions for foods, beverages, and decorations to accompany your Moon rituals. * Learn magical ways to put Moon energy to work for you * Incorporate the appropriate Moon deity into your rituals to boost their strength * Use lunar lore, spells, meditations, and rituals for tapping the Moon's forces * Fight the low spirits and lethargy of the Dark Moon with positive spellworking There are rituals in Moon Magick for a variety of purposes?attracting good fortune, family peace, wealth, rain; averting harmful gossip, and more. You'll find celebrations for over one hundred Moon deities in this book, from Aine of Knockaine to Yue-Lao; with Sarasvati, Diana, Artemis, Bast, Hecate, Inanna, Ishtar, Arianrhod, Ganesha, Kali, and other deities. Why not use every means available to improve your life? Moon magick is one of the easiest, most effective magickal techniques around. Improve your physical, emotional, and spiritual well being when you align yourself with the powers of the Moon.
Easing into Contemplative Prayer
Paperback ISBN: 0867164301
This user-friendly book blends theory and practice, gently and concretely taking the reader through the first steps of contemplative prayer. Armchair Mystic begins with the necessary details of time and place to pray, then presents the maturation of the prayer life in four stages: Talking at God, Talking to God, Listening to God and Being With God. Each chapter begins with an Orientation and ends with a concluding summary. Step-by-step exercises throughout the book provide concrete examples of how to use the concepts discussed. Armchair Mystic will prove invaluable to individuals and small groups who are new to contemplative prayer, or who wish to deepen their experience of it.
It's Easier Than You Think
The Buddhist Way to Happiness
Paperback ISBN: 0062512943
A Buddhist teacher brings the message and tenets of the religion to a larger audience through a collection of simple stories and anecdotes that seek to imply rather than tell the reader the Buddha's wisdom. Reprint. PW.
Josh McDowell's One Year Book of Family Devotions
Paperback ISBN: 0842343024
The One Year Book of Josh McDowell's Family Devotions is a Right From Wrong devotional that reinforces the need for applying the Scriptures to everyday decisions. Each of the 365 readings includes a story situation that deals with a contemporary issue and helps families think through how to make the right choices in a particular situation. At the end of each reading is a helpful feature that encourages families to pray, invites them to discuss the issue further, or gives them a practical task to perform.
Salvation on Sand Mountain
Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia
Paperback ISBN: 0140254587
A journalist describes an assignment in the mountains of Alabama which led to his spiritual journey into the world of holiness snake handling, a faith whose followers characteristically place themselves in life-threatening situations. Reprint. Tour. NYT.
Leading in Prayer
A Workbook for Worship
Paperback ISBN: 0802808212
This comprehensive guide to ordering, improving, and doing prayer in Christian corporate worship is for pastors, worship leaders, teachers and anyone interested in a deeper understanding of the use of public prayer. Old discusses the historical and theological background of prayer, instructs readers in the various kinds of prayer as they are used in worship, and examines the ordering of prayer in congregational worship. Includes sample prayers and sample church services.
Practical Candleburning Rituals
Paperback ISBN: 0875420486
This trusted guidebook by popular author Raymond Buckland has introduced candle magick to more than 300,000 readers. From winning love to conquering fear, obtaining money to improving relationships, Practical Candleburning Rituals is filled with simple candle rites that get real results. Newly updated and re-organized, this edition includes thirty-seven rituals-adapted for Christians and Pagans-that can be performed at home with readily available materials. No prior magickal knowledge is necessary. Diagrams and simple instructions make this candle magick primer an ideal practical guide for beginners.
A House Blessing
Hardcover ISBN: 1883211042
This book blesses the physical house and the protection it offers, wishing for its inhabitants "a full portion of life's beauty." It then grows more specific, hoping for kindness, companionship, peace, orderliness and the happiness that overflows into celebration. Poltarnees, drawing upon his library of antique images, has added pictures which best give each thought its most vivid reality. This book makes an excellent gift for any house.