Witch in Darkness

Magick for Tough Times, Bad Days and Moments of Total Catastrophe

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Pub Date Oct 01 2024 | Archive Date Sep 24 2024

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The long-awaited follow-up to Kelly-Ann Maddox’s bestselling Rebel Witch is here … Witch in Darkness explores loss, fear, grief and pain through the magickal lens

Guiding the reader through the concept of the craft as a life-saving, soul-nurturing practice for dark times, this book overflows with inspiration and compassion for witches in difficulty. The raw and honest tone peels back the surface layers of witchcraft’s meaning and power, inviting the reader to use magick, ritual and readings to heal and grow. When disaster strikes, a magickal practitioner has endless tools to help them build strength and hope, and face the seemingly impossible. Witch is Darkness is packed with nourishing wisdom, including advice on:

  • Embracing an imperfect practice 
  • Cleansing, grounding and shielding during tough times 
  • Witching through extremes Identifying high-risk and low-risk practices 
  • Energy management and low-maintenance magick 
  • Dealing with loss, grief and despair using witchcraft 
  • Magick and ritual for conflicts, dramas and relationship breakdowns 
  • Addressing mental and physical issues from the witchcraft perspective 

The book includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to make magickal action easier to execute. Discover tarot spread designs, journal prompts, words of power and excellent suggestions for shifting your mindset, alongside a great Q&A segment to clear up confusions and help you get unstuck.

Spiritual counsellor and witchcraft mentor Kelly-Ann Maddox has a decade’s experience in the magickal space, offering workshops, one-to-one sessions and hundreds of informative videos on her popular YouTube channel. In this book, she draws on countless conversations with witches from all walks of life, as well as her own life journey through mental health breakdowns, struggles with self-harm and eating disorders, and heart-breaking bereavement.
The long-awaited follow-up to Kelly-Ann Maddox’s bestselling Rebel Witch is here … Witch in Darkness explores loss, fear, grief and pain through the magickal lens

Guiding the reader through the...

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Kelly-Ann Maddox's training as a spiritual counselor really shines through in Witch in Darkness. This is an invaluable guide for witches who are struggling through the tougher times in life, such as grief, family issues, mental health, self doubt, lack, and more. There's so much great information about embracing the messier sides and imperfection while still saying safe (both physically and mentally) in your witchcraft practice. I really appreciated the 'guided workbook' style - so many journal prompts, affirmations, plus spells and rituals to help walk you through these difficult themes and come out the other side. It's about facing it head-on instead of doing spellwork to cover it up or mask the effects, and I think a lot of witches will benefit from this style of writing and deep emotional work. Witch in Darkness can be enjoyed by beginners and advanced practitioners alike, as you never know when these themes will hit you, and none of the practices the author suggests are overly complicated nor do they require tons of supplies or spell ingredients. A great tool to keep on your shelf for when you need it.

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Kelly-Ann Maddox wrote a book that I’ve been waiting for, for a long time. A book about Witchcraft during our darkest moments in life. I honestly read this book at a perfect time in my life because I’m currently going through some health issues that have taken me away from my craft and I needed this. The information is well researched, thorough and quality content. A lot of witchcraft books borderline on tacky because they are full of cliches but this book is raw, and real. It is a must for all those who practice the craft so they can find their magick through trying times. I loved the chapter set up and the questions towards the end. I especially enjoyed the journal questions that are at the end of each chapter. Excellent for shadow work and inner work. I can see myself adding a lot of the spells, journal prompts to my personal craft.

I do have one issue which is the formatting. It was hard to read some parts because paragraphs were misplaced and would sometimes trail off and pick up somewhere totally random. However I didn’t take away anything from my rating of the book because that’s a format issue and easy to fix.

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I love the cover of this book and I also loved the font on the inside of the book. It’s so pretty. I was really happy to see that this book guided you through everything so it can be for someone of all skill levels. This book also gives you a ton of information as well.

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