Within these pages you will find a treasure-trove of accurate, traditional, and easy-to-follow instructions that teach you how to work with candles and lamps in hoodoo folk magic and Spiritual Church services. Learn about Down-home Candle Magic for the Private Practitioner; How to Select and Prepare Candles for Personal Use; Auspicious Timing for Effective Spell-Casting; Candle Conjure for Love, Money, and Protection; How to Create, Craft, and Cast Your Own Candle Spells; How to Read Divination Signs from Candles; Spiritual Ministries, Altar Work, and Prayers; How to Establish a Private Vigil Candle Ministry; and How to Conduct a Public Candle Light Service.
Catherine Yronwode is the proprietor of the Lucky Mojo Curio Company, a manufactory for traditional herb-based conjure supplies, and the pastor of Missionary Independent Spiritual Church. She is the author of Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic; Hoodoo in Theory and Practice; and Throwing the Bones: How to Foretell the Future with Bones, Shells, and Nuts. She lives on an old farmstead in rural Northern California with her husband, a dog, cats, and chickens.
Mikhail Strabo (Sydney J. R. Steiner, 1894-1971) was for many years the proprietor of Guidance House, a leading supplier to the spiritual, hoodoo, and conjure community. His books The Guiding Light to Power and Success, How to Conduct a Candle Light Service: A Guidebook for Ministers, and The Magic Formula for Successful Prayer remain popular inspirational classics in the field.
By Catherine Yronwode & Mikhail Strabo