Boost your magical practice and personal development with the power of your Aries sun sign. Ivo Dominguez Jr. and Diotima Mantineia share what strengths and weaknesses your sign brings to both witchcraft and everyday life. You'll learn how to best connect with Aries energy, cleanse and shield yourself, tailor-fit correspondences to your sign, and more.
Featuring recipes and exercises, as well as stories and spells from Aries contributors, including Cat Castells, Jack Chanek, Danielle Blackwood, Lilith Dorsey, and Crow Walker, this book deepens your understanding of yourself as a witch. Explore your moon and rising sign traits, discover what crystals and plants are linked to Aries, perform a ritual to meet the spirit of your sign, and use self-care practices to recover from burnout. Encouraging and informative, this entry in the Witch's Sun Sign Series helps you fully embrace your fierce, fiery, and phenomenal self.
Contributors include Cat Castells, Jack Chanek, Danielle Blackwood, Lilith Dorsey, Michael Cabrera, Sandra Kynes, Dawn Aurora Hunt, and Crow Walker.
Ivo Dominguez Jr. (Southern Delaware) has been active in Wicca and the Pagan community since 1978 and has been teaching since 1982. He was a founding member of Keepers of the Holly Chalice and he currently serves as an elder of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel. He has taught at many gatherings and conferences, and he's the author of numerous books, including Practical Astrology for Witches and Pagans. Visit him at IvoDominguezJr.com.
Diotima Mantineia (Asheville, NC) is a practicing witch and has been a professional astrologer and tarot reader for more than twenty-five years. She writes for Witches & Pagans and teaches widely. Her passion for science led her to a degree in soil and crop science as well as graduate work in the field. Learn more at www.UraniasWell.com.
Danielle Blackwood (Salt Spring Island, British Columbia) is a professional astrologer with more than 30 years experience, as well as a Registered Counseling Therapist (RTC) in private practice. Her therapeutic approach is transpersonal, archetypal, and person centered, and she holds a certificate in Jungian and Post Jungian Clinical Concepts through the Center of Applied Jungian Studies. She is the author of the bestselling book, The Twelve Faces of The Goddess (Llewellyn, 2018). Danielle is a passionate lifelong student of folklore, mythology, and depth psychology, and helping others reframe their stories through an archetypal lens is at the heart of her work.
Michael Cabrera is a former Navy Corpsman and current Operation Enduring Freedom veteran. He is an initiate in the Blue Rose line of the Feri tradition of witchcraft. He currently lives in Arlington, Virginia in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
Cat Castells is a contributing author of the Witch's Sun Sign Series.
Jack Chanek has been reading tarot since he was eleven years old, and he has been publicly writing about tarot since 2015. He has taught workshops on tarot, Qabalah, and Wicca around the country and is the author of Qabalah for Wiccans. Jack has appeared on Seeking Witchcraft, The Magic Monday Podcast, and The Witching Hour with Patti Negri, as well as teaching at festivals such as Free Spirit Gathering and LlewellynCon. He lives in New Jersey, where he works as an academic philosopher specializing in Immanuel Kant's philosophy of science. He can be found online at www.JackOfWandsTarot.wordpress.com.
Lilith Dorsey (New Orleans, Louisiana) comes from a Celtic, Afro-Caribbean, and Native American spirituality. They are the editor and publisher of Oshun-African Magickal Quarterly and filmmaker of the documentary Bodies of Water: Voodoo Identity and Tranceformation. They are co-host of the YouTube show Witchcraft & Voodoo. Lilith is also the author of Voodoo and Afro-Caribbean Paganism (Citadel, 2005) and Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens (Weiser, 2020).
Crow Walker is a contributing author of the Witch's Sun Sign Series.
Dawn Aurora Hunt, owner and CEO of Cucina Aurora Kitchen Witchery, has been teaching and writing on the topics of Kitchen Witchery and Spiritual Nutrition since 2010, when she started her own company making gourmet foods with a dash of magic and a heaping helping of positive vibes as the main ingredients. With simple ingredients and the power of intention, Hunt teaches people how to cook simple meals in a mindful way to help achieve spiritual goals. Incorporating magic and energy work into food, she has grown her brand to reach people from all faiths and spiritual backgrounds. The author of Tastes from the Temple, Hunt speaks at events all along the East Coast, appears regularly on local TV, and teaches people that good, healthy, and even gluten-free food can be easy to make and wonderful to eat.
Sandra Kynes (Mid-coast Maine) is a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids and the author of seventeen books, including Star Magic, Llewellyn's Complete Book of Correspondences, Mixing Essential Oils for Magic, and Sea Magic. Additionally, her work has been featured in Utne Reader, The Portal, and Circle Magazine. Sandra's writing also appears regularly in Llewellyn's popular almanacs and datebooks.