“The Goddess Is in the Details: Wisdom for the Everyday Witch” (Deborah Blake)
From the hearth to the altar, make magic in every moment. Being a Witch isn’t limited to casting a spell under the full moon or consecrating a ritual circle. Whether you’re calling the Goddess or doing the dishes, your wonderfully witchy ways are woven into everything you do.
With her signature down-to-earth wisdom and warmth, Deborah Blake takes you into the heart of what it means to be a Witch all day, every day. Filled to the brim with practical suggestions, Pagan and Wicca spells, and helpful advice, this essential book brings to light all facets of a modern Witch’s life: The seven core beliefs of Witches, mindful eating and health, creating sacred space at home, relationships with non-Pagans, sex and the single Witch, raising Pagan children, solitary and coven practice, Pagan ritual, and green living. (Amazon)
I read a review on Amazon that called this book ‘common sense’. But I think sometimes a little common sense is a good thing! The Goddess Is In The Details is a mixture of Wicca 101 basics, a self help book, and a general ‘How To’ live your Wiccan life. I like her insights on general Wiccan concepts, such as ‘words have power’. She mentions an “occult self help” book called Positive Magick by Marion Weinstein that I might check out. She discusses everything from healthy eating habits, spring cleaning, to how to have a relationship while being Wiccan. The author herself states that this isn’t a beginner Wicca book per se, but I think its a great companion to your Wiccan collection.
(c) A Year And A Day (2012)