Book Review: Star Magic by Sandra Kynes

 Star Magic: The Wisdom of the Constellations for Pagans & Wiccans by Sandra Kynes

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Published: February 8th 2015

Review

Sandra Kynes takes readers on a refreshing journey through constellations and the zodiac. Kynes delivers an in depth look at the constellations and how each can be tapped into for their own individual forms of energy. Constellations and stars are so much more than beacons of light in the night sky and Kynes reinforces this message consistently throughout the book.

 

Star Magic explains why the twelve sun signs of the zodiac are important to our everyday lives. Majority of society believe there are twelve zodiacs—one for each calendar month of the year; when in fact, there is a thirteenth zodiac constellation. This book is organized by the seasons, which make it easier for the reader to understand the gravity of the power each season holds. Each segment explores the influence and power of all eighty-eight constellations in existence in the night sky.

 

This book serves as an introduction to Wiccan beliefs and a bible for stargazers. Each chapter provides extensive details on where to locate constellations and what these translate to for Pagan and Wiccan interpretation. The night sky is vast and powerful and there is magic to be found each and every night. The magic of stars in constellations can be used in rituals, divinations, astral travel and other peaceful practices. Across the world, so many different likes of people find peace through the twinkling stars in the sky, this book teaches us why the stars soothe us and connect us.

 

Kynes discussed the history associated with each constellation, notable stars and instructions for those wishing to engage in star energy for the first time. The historical notes connected the reader to the true magic of stars throughout the ages and what they meant to different generations. It was an interesting peek into the past, learning what those before us believed and valued. Kynes simple instructions for finding constellations open up the magic of the sky to all readers.

 

New age enthusiasts, astrologists and those with minds hungry for knowledge will flock to this book. It is helpful, informative and charming; whilst delivering a great reminder that this life and our world ascend into something grander than we could ever imagine. The ideals behind Wiccan and Pagan beliefs are intriguing. Everything is centred in the natural world and the greatest healing powers can be found in the arms of Mother Nature.

 

About Lisa Lunney

A Canadian gal that firmly believes words can change the world. An avid reader, writer and Autumn/Winter lover. She excels at communications and writes for pleasure and profession.
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