Blackthorn’s Safety Magic: A Witch’s Information to Psychological and Bodily Self-Protection
By Amy Blackthorn
March 2022, Weiser Books
Protecting magic arose from early human’s wants to guard themselves from threats to their survival. Illness, harmful animals, and the specter of different people gave rise to an infinite litany of apotropaic charms, taboos and superstitions meant to maintain individuals secure. Safety magic is without doubt one of the oldest types of operative magic, or magic not for non secular functions. It’s usually one of many first sorts of spells a brand new witch will be taught, and in search of safety is many instances the impetus main individuals to the Craft. Witchcraft supplies a way of safety that places the practitioner in management, and permits them to take an concerned method to their very own private safety, and that of these they love.
Once we search to work with occult forces, we put a neon “open for enterprise” signal above our heads. By enacting in spell work, we’re signaling to the spirit world that we wish to work together. We’re initiating right into a co-creative relationship with the Universe and its powers, and that opens us as much as loads of various things. Magical hygiene is the cornerstone of sound religious observe, and protecting magic is a big a part of that. Safety magic can imply many various issues. It’s setting clear boundaries, eradicating dangerous individuals from our lives, and making ourselves a precedence.
In Blackthorn’s Safety Magic, writer Amy Blackthorn combines her huge magical information together with her skilled expertise as the pinnacle of safety for a high actual property agency; specializing in government safety Blackthorn is educated in assessing all points of a scenario to find out the place safety is required. The method of this e book is sensible and accessible, an all too essential textual content in a time when our private boundaries are all the time beneath assault.
The e book begins by defining what safety magic is, and the various totally different kinds that it may possibly take. Blackthorn discusses the function that private boundaries and beliefs play in maintaining dangerous forces at bay. She factors out that typically we even want safety from our selves, and the dangerous behaviors that we be taught.
The e book is split into three foremost classes, as the principle areas of our lives that may profit from protecting magic; thoughts, physique, and spirit. This pertains to our psychic, bodily and emotional safety. By assessing these areas in our personal lives we will decide the place we have to lend reinforcement. Blackthorn actually includes the reader, and reveals them the ability they maintain to guard themselves.
This isn’t a typical e book on safety magic, and Blackthorn affords recommendation in a lot of areas which are of particular significance to individuals within the magical group. Within the part on crystals for defense we’re taught learn how to acknowledge pretend stones, one thing that’s turning into all too widespread. Blackthorn offers warning indicators to identify rip-off artists within the magical group, and learn how to do your personal curse evaluation to keep away from being taken benefit of by could be curse lifters! She discusses emergency preparedness, each magical and mundane, in addition to self-defense data.
Blackthorn arms the reader with the abilities of discernment to guard towards human threats like stalking and kidnapping, giving recommendation on escape plans. She additionally offers recommendations on working with religious entities, and the way we will preserve ourselves secure from occult hurt.
She applies her professional natural information offering a bit on important oil and herbs for defense, and utilizing aromatic smoke from herbs and incense to create a protecting environment. Blackthorn consists of a lot of attention-grabbing details and footnotes, masking many associated matters in 175 pages. There may be additionally a bit on utilizing Tarot spells for defense in numerous areas of life. The e book is wrapped up with some tables of correspondence and additional studying.
Blackthorn’s Safety Magic comes out March 1st 2022, and is being revealed by Weiser Books. Yow will discover this title and others by Amy reminiscent of Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews and Blackthorn’s Botanical Magic. Amy lives in Delaware and runs Blackthorn’s Blends the place you could find all of her books and superb natural blends. Amy additionally hosts the favored podcast, The Blackthorn Grove, out there on Spotify and all different listening apps.
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