Village Witch

Village Witch❮EPUB❯ ✺ Village Witch Author Cassandra Latham-Jones – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Book is an autobiography of Cassandra Latham Jones the Village witch of St BuryanVillage Witch describes life as a Village Wisewoman in the wilds of West Cornwall The first part of the book documents Book is an autobiography of Cassandra Latham Jones the Village Witch of St BuryanVillage Witch describes life as a Village Wisewoman in the wilds of West Cornwall The first part of the book documents the tortuous and sometimes harrowing journey to achieve this unusual occupation It is a tale that ultimately moves through surviving and into thriving Cassandra s past experiences directly inform her present practice and are intrinsic to being a wisewoman she acquires wisdom from actively experiencing and observing the vagaries of life As part of her work she travels around the country giving talks about her profession, and without exception is asked each time what brought her to become a village wisewomanMany people want to hear about that journey and this is one of the reasons for deciding to write the book Following on from this, Cassandra tells of the practice of her craft, which includes many stories and observations regarding the day to day experiences of a traditional wisewoman including her personal approach to magic At present the market is flooded with how to do books on witchcraft and associated themes Almost without exception they inform in an authoritative way often including a cookbook of spells There is far to the Craft of the Wise than simply following someone else s recipes for performing magic It entails old fashioned qualities such as hard work, discipline, dedication and commitment This book differs in that it describes the why as well as the how and in that sense challenges the reader to question and explore their own experiences of the worlds magical. She is now the wise woman of St Buryan a village in Cornwall England Her life is stable and happy in the cottage where she lives and works But life was not always so serene for the village wise woman She has had her share of trials and tribulations One could question whether a wise woman and or witch is born a witch or a wise woman or made into one Cassandra has not completely made up her mind just yet Currently she feels it is a bit of both To called by the spirits is no joy ride Those She is now the wise woman of St Buryan a village in Cornwall England Her life is stable and happy in the cottage where she lives and works But life was not always so serene for the village wise woman She has had her share of trials and tribulations One could question whether a wise woman and or witch is born a witch or a wise woman or made into one Cassandra has not completely made up her mind just yet Currently she feels it is a bit of both To called by the spirits is no joy ride Those called by the spirits of the old ones are tried with many challenges Those who are called are ordinary human beings but there are no gifts that go unearned There is darkness and pain and sickness but there is also a great degree of self knowledge and intimacy with the old one.Cassandra was adopted to her family on Halloween She got introduced to the craft on the Lammas Her adoptive family was rather unkind where the only physical intimacy was over a parent s knee if they were unhappy with the child Cassandra felt unloved where anything she did was never good enough Her adoptive father suffered from violent episodes Cassandra was used to walking in nature and becoming familiar with the spirits that dwelt there She also used to escape into the other world Cassandra used psychic skills in order to survive.She experimented with Christianity and Buddhism both of which did not appeal to her for a variety of reasons She was institutionalized at least twice and had a horrific traffic accident Her trials also included scoliosis From beingh a nurse and going through occupational therapy Cassandra decided to become a village wise woman at the behest of a social worker.St Buryan is very tolerant and accepting Cassandra gets most of her instruction from the sprits themselves Not one one to believe in dogmatism , rigidity or dependence Casandra insists that her patients heal themselves and she just assists them She also belive that rituals and spells should not be followed by rote but should allow for change She listens to her clients and uses the tarot to diagnose problems She also tells how she fights for the preservation of monuments and pagan burial sights.Cassandra Latham Jones is very compelling Too bad her book was not longer I finished all to quickly in one weekend From her story any aspiring witch can glean lots of information cause you have a general idea of what to do Which is the real magic She does have spells and recipes at the end of the book But Cassandra misses the old days of covens and learning from elder and spirits and laments in away the do it yourself book and workshop trend I would love to learn magic from her directly This book gets five out of five stars Full review on Witchfix podcast, on Castbox and Youtube really interesting book, both from an autobiography standpoint, and as a book about the craft Having practiced Wicca on and off for 13 years, it feels like a shot in the arm for my practice I ve long been wanting to experienceof the traditional ways of English witchcraft and this books has pointed me in about 50 interesting directions Only complaints wish it was longer, and withsub chapters to Full review on Witchfix podcast, on Castbox and Youtube really interesting book, both from an autobiography standpoint, and as a book about the craft Having practiced Wicca on and off for 13 years, it feels like a shot in the arm for my practice I ve long been wanting to experienceof the traditional ways of English witchcraft and this books has pointed me in about 50 interesting directions Only complaints wish it was longer, and withsub chapters to break things up a bit Lovely book and excellent delivery speeds from the Museum of Witchcraft Fantastic loved every page What an inspiration this lady is

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    EPUB is an ebook file format that uses the epub and this is one of the reasons for deciding to write the book Following on from this, Cassandra tells of the practice of her craft, which includes many stories and observations regarding the day to day experiences of a traditional wisewoman including her personal approach to magic At present the market is flooded with how to do books on witchcraft and associated themes Almost without exception they inform in an authoritative way often including a cookbook of spells There is far to the Craft of the Wise than simply following someone else s recipes for performing magic It entails old fashioned qualities such as hard work, discipline, dedication and commitment This book differs in that it describes the why as well as the how and in that sense challenges the reader to question and explore their own experiences of the worlds magical. She is now the wise woman of St Buryan a village in Cornwall England Her life is stable and happy in the cottage where she lives and works But life was not always so serene for the village wise woman She has had her share of trials and tribulations One could question whether a wise woman and or witch is born a witch or a wise woman or made into one Cassandra has not completely made up her mind just yet Currently she feels it is a bit of both To called by the spirits is no joy ride Those She is now the wise woman of St Buryan a village in Cornwall England Her life is stable and happy in the cottage where she lives and works But life was not always so serene for the village wise woman She has had her share of trials and tribulations One could question whether a wise woman and or witch is born a witch or a wise woman or made into one Cassandra has not completely made up her mind just yet Currently she feels it is a bit of both To called by the spirits is no joy ride Those called by the spirits of the old ones are tried with many challenges Those who are called are ordinary human beings but there are no gifts that go unearned There is darkness and pain and sickness but there is also a great degree of self knowledge and intimacy with the old one.Cassandra was adopted to her family on Halloween She got introduced to the craft on the Lammas Her adoptive family was rather unkind where the only physical intimacy was over a parent s knee if they were unhappy with the child Cassandra felt unloved where anything she did was never good enough Her adoptive father suffered from violent episodes Cassandra was used to walking in nature and becoming familiar with the spirits that dwelt there She also used to escape into the other world Cassandra used psychic skills in order to survive.She experimented with Christianity and Buddhism both of which did not appeal to her for a variety of reasons She was institutionalized at least twice and had a horrific traffic accident Her trials also included scoliosis From beingh a nurse and going through occupational therapy Cassandra decided to become a village wise woman at the behest of a social worker.St Buryan is very tolerant and accepting Cassandra gets most of her instruction from the sprits themselves Not one one to believe in dogmatism , rigidity or dependence Casandra insists that her patients heal themselves and she just assists them She also belive that rituals and spells should not be followed by rote but should allow for change She listens to her clients and uses the tarot to diagnose problems She also tells how she fights for the preservation of monuments and pagan burial sights.Cassandra Latham Jones is very compelling Too bad her book was not longer I finished all to quickly in one weekend From her story any aspiring witch can glean lots of information cause you have a general idea of what to do Which is the real magic She does have spells and recipes at the end of the book But Cassandra misses the old days of covens and learning from elder and spirits and laments in away the do it yourself book and workshop trend I would love to learn magic from her directly This book gets five out of five stars Full review on Witchfix podcast, on Castbox and Youtube really interesting book, both from an autobiography standpoint, and as a book about the craft Having practiced Wicca on and off for 13 years, it feels like a shot in the arm for my practice I ve long been wanting to experienceof the traditional ways of English witchcraft and this books has pointed me in about 50 interesting directions Only complaints wish it was longer, and withsub chapters to Full review on Witchfix podcast, on Castbox and Youtube really interesting book, both from an autobiography standpoint, and as a book about the craft Having practiced Wicca on and off for 13 years, it feels like a shot in the arm for my practice I ve long been wanting to experienceof the traditional ways of English witchcraft and this books has pointed me in about 50 interesting directions Only complaints wish it was longer, and withsub chapters to break things up a bit Lovely book and excellent delivery speeds from the Museum of Witchcraft Fantastic loved every page What an inspiration this lady is "/>
  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • Village Witch
  • Cassandra Latham-Jones
  • English
  • 04 March 2019
  • 0956104339