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Day 80: Lady Augusta Gregory: Herbs, Charms and Wise Women

In renewing my interest in Lady Augusta Gregory’s works, and since I haven’t had the time to write up anything new, I’m going to include another chapter from her “Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland”. 1,042 more words

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Day 79: Lady Augusta Gregory: Seers and Healers

One of my favorite books to bring out on a rainy day is Lady Augusta Gregory’s “Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland” which details accounts of her travels searching for Irish folkways. 821 more words

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Since then

I had taken what could be accurately described as a “magickal break”. Which is probably not the best thing to do, but I just don’t necessarily have it in me to do daily magickal workings (except a few, which worked nicely). 84 more words

Day 78: What is Folk Magic?

What is folk magic? I’m not 78 days into this project and I’m not sure I’ve talked about this yet. For me it’s not hard to understand, but I can see where there might be a lot of confusion about the subject. 684 more words

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Day 76: Cures and Remedies: from Diarrhea to Inflammation

Here’s the second part of some traditional Appalachian cures and remedies listed in “Foxfire One”. NOTE that all cures and remedies using turpentine, kerosene, pokeweed, and sulfur are not recommended as these items are toxic.  1,466 more words

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Day 74: Braucherei in the Ozarks

It’s interesting to look at all of the influencing factors upon Ozark folkways, and one of my favorite influences to look at is braucherei. Around the turn of the 20th century certain charms, prayers, and materia medica specific to the Pennsylvania German braucherei tradition made their way into Ozark folk healing by way of German-Appalachian settlers to the area. 387 more words

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The Evil Eye and Folk Magic of the Silk Road

Save the date and pass the word.

Register on our website at http://www.paganpridela.org/future/presentation.html

Please join Pagan Pride Los Angeles Board member Morgana RavenTree for an online presentation on Sunday, June 28th at 1:00pm.  103 more words