Beverly, MA: Fair Winds Press, 2018. Hardback, 176 pages. New.
Lisa Marie Basile’s Light Magic for Dark Times is a compendium of more than 100 spells, rituals and magical practices for coping in a crisis. Written in an accessible and down-to-earth style, this book offers easy-to-do practices and spells for preventing or assisting when your world descends into darkness and chaos. The practices include: a new moon ritual for attracting love; a mermaid ritual for going with the flow; a spell to recharge oneself after a protest or social justice work, a sex-magic ritual for manifesting bodily self-acceptance, and much more. The spells, rituals and practices in this book will help you deal with trauma, grief and loss. Lisa Marie Basile also includes handy tips on using crystals and other material objects, how to live a magical lifestyle, and performing witchery. A useful book of practices for dealing with life’s troubles and traumas, regardless of one’s chosen spiritual path.