The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root-Work

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Learn the ways of magic and healing from the living, oral tradition of Appalachian Conjure in The Candle and the Crossroads. Orion Foxwood offers a primer on the real magic and techniques of Southern root magic, knowledge he learned first-hand growing up in rural Appalachia. Foxwood explains magical techniques including:Spirit SightWorking by the Signs (the

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Learn the ways of magic and healing from the living, oral tradition of Appalachian Conjure in The Candle and the Crossroads. Orion Foxwood offers a primer on the real magic and techniques of Southern root magic, knowledge he learned first-hand growing up in rural Appalachia.

Foxwood explains magical techniques including:
Spirit SightWorking by the Signs (the ability to synchronize work such as farming, fertility of humans and animals, orcharding)ConjuringFaith HealingSettling the Light (candle magic)Doctoring the Root (the ability to use herbs, roots, stones, or animal parts–bones, claws, fur, etc. for magic or the clearing, cleansing, and blessing of the spirit of a person, also known as his or her root)Praying or Dreaming True (Blessings of spirit/God to a person, place, or thing as well as prophetic or predictive dreaming)Blessing or Cursing

The Candle and the Crossroads shows how to create magic in today’s world with the old ways and traditions of Appalachia.

Product Features

  • Learn the ways of magic and healing from the living, oral tradition of Appalachian Conjure in The Candle and the Crossroads.
  • Orion Foxwood offers a primer on the real magic and techniques of Southern root magic, knowledge he learned first-hand growing up in rural Appalachia.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Poweful truth about Southern Conjure and Rootwork-great introduction This is one of the most powerful books I have read in recent history on spirituality in general. While yes the book focuses on Rootwork and Conjure as the author knows them, the book is highly spiritually focused. For me even if I don’t put all of the information into practice, the components of the book that made me question spirituality and what it means were well worth the investment.So to begin my review I have to say that even if you don’t follow any magical spiritual path as…

Anonymous says:

Backwoods knowledge Iam not a conjurer or witch. Iam a christian. I was not born in the mysterious witch hair trees of the bayou. I was born in the heart of DC. I not only enjoyed this book, I learned from it, highlighted it and use it every day. Mr. Foxwood takes everyone’s spirituality into consideration and through his own life experiences explains several ways to deal with the readers encounters. He talks about God, spirits, stones and crystals, candles and appreciating nature. There is a particularly…

Anonymous says:

Rich and fascinating book A rich and fascinating introduction to the Appalachian conjure tradition. I had read some of the author’s other books, and thought highly of them. This book, however, is my favorite. The reader is privy to the oral tradition of conjure in which Foxwood was raised, and given an in-depth philosophical, spiritual and psychological understanding of the tradition as it was passed to him from his mother and others. This is a rare opportunity, and one that is made more valuable by the actual…

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