THE ORACLE IS HERE. GO GRAB IT ON THIS BLUE MOON OF NORWAY, AND ENJOY!
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The Oracle Travels Light: Principles of Magic with Cards
EyeCorner Press - July 2015
This book depicts manifestations of folk magic, black magic, and practical magic as courage and everyday wisdom, and it demonstrates how reading cards can entice us to concrete magical action. It thus goes beyond reading cards for personal and spiritual growth and demonstrates how the cards create connections between people, from the living to the dead. It talks about objects magically landing in your kitchen, family secrets that get untangled in necromantic sessions, power and how we use it.
At the heart of the book is a guide to storytelling and spell-crafting with cards, demonstrating the transformative power of stories that makes us skilful in the arts of knowing, having, giving and receiving.
To an extent, this book can be considered a follow up on my latest book, Marseille Tarot: Towards the Art of Reading, though it obviously does a different job, as per the description above. Also, the reader of Taroflexions will recognize a few ideas. But these have been reworked to serve a much sharper point here. As such, the book presents the reader with new and original material, and it makes fascinating references across different magical discourses.
Fully color illustrated with the unique and rarely seen Marseille cards of Carolus Zoya (ca. 1790), and accompanied also by the author’s original art, the book is a delight to the eye.
- Magic in the Spine / 9
- Magical Prompt: ‘I Knew It’ / 23
- Bringing Down the Bowl / 35
- Necromancy / 55
- The Path of Magic / 77
- Magical Morals / 89
- Natural Magic: Four Rituals and a Soul / 109
- Spellcraft: Basic Principles / 133
- References / 164
NEW CARTOMANCY COLUMN
Check out my intro post: The Cartomancer: Fixing Blind Spots with Cards at Patheos/Agora.