Embrace the Art of Magick & the Power that Has Always Been Inside You
Providing a unique look at what witchcraft means in the 21st century, this lyrical book empowers you to become a divine weaver of life, be at one with nature's heartbeat, and connect to all things. With practical guidance and poetic encouragement, Danae Moon Thorp teaches you what every witch must know, including the elements, spells, tools, deities, rituals, and more.
Becoming the Witch explains the complexities of witchcraft in a clear and creative way, giving you a richer understanding of how it all works. Learn to imbue every action, word, and ingredient of a spell with powerful energy that connects your heart, body, and mind to extraordinary possibilities. You'll also explore divine realms, delve into the history of magick, and find spiritual fulfillment in ordinary life. This book is your key to not just holding a wand, but also turning that wand into an extension of yourself.
"Inspiringly full to the brim with folklore, techniques, and information to connect to nature, the natural world, the night sky, and your own sacred self...By inviting us on her journey, Danae Moon Thorp has crafted an insightful, refreshingly open, honest and joyful tapestry of numinous surprises, encouraging us to look with awe at ourselves and all around us. This is a true treasure that will ease the soul and fill the heart. A bewitchingly charming book to begin or add to your magical bookshelf."—Anna Pignataro, illustrator and author
"From the opening of Becoming the Witch, the reader is initiated into an enchanted world of arcane arts; richly informed and poetically rendered. This work is the product of the author's lifelong education and dedicated practice of witchcraft—from her calling to live the path of the witch; which is all about self-knowledge, harmony with nature, working with the elements, and spellcraft. The prose is spellbinding and authentic, and the author's wealth of knowledge is exhaustive. I felt lucky to have access to both the theory and history, which is delivered in a comprehensive but accessible manner for beginners to advanced practitioners or the witchy-curious."—Ruth McIver, author of I Shot the Devil
"There are no usual ways to describe this exquisitely rendered book, filled with the spirit of the witch. It is a wonder: mesmerizing, poetic, familiar, and wise. It is as if the most ancient, clear, and powerful part of yourself found a voice and began to guide you along the path, pointing out the magickal detail you may have overlooked if you had not had this companion. It is a beautiful, resonant, iconic and clever work, uncluttered, thoughtful, and imaginative—yet grounded in the complex weaving of occult history."—Lucy Cavendish, author of many oracle and affirmation decks, including Alice: The Wonderland Oracle
"This beautiful book is a work of inspiration and wonder. Whether you are a novice witch looking for initiation or the crone well versed in the art the witch within you will awaken. An excellent resource for traditional and creative spell casting, it carries you deep into the heart of magick."—Jayne Stevenson, writer and dreamworker