We highly recommend that you find an almanac or lunar-oriented datebook to help you with planning out your own magical year. Some we can recommend:
- Or your local Farmer’s Almanac!
The folklore this month features three tales of Elijah:
“Elijah the Slave” and “Elijah and the Two Shekels” are both adapted from the Midrash collection, Legends of the Jews. “Elijah, the Widow, & the Oil” is found in 2 Kings 4: 1-7.
If you are interested in playing card divination, you can check out our Cartomancy post or pick up Cory’s book, 54 Devils.
You can now buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)
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