A witch is a wise woman, a healer. Yet for so long the word "witch" has had negative connotations. In this book, third generation hereditary witch Lisa Lister explains the history behind witchcraft, why identifying as a healer in past centuries led women to be burned at the stake, and why the witch is reawakening in women across the world today. All women are witches, and when they connect to source, trust their intuition, and use their magic, they can make medicine to heal themselves and the world.
This book is a re-telling of Herstory, an overview of the different schools of witchcraft and the core principles and practices within them. Discover ancient wisdom made relevant for modern witches:
• The wheel of the year, the sabbats, the cycles of the moon.
• Tools to enhance your intuition, including oracle cards and dowsing, so that you can make decisions quickly and comfortably.
• Understanding the ancient use of the word "medicine".
• How to work with herbs, crystals, and power animals so that you have support in your spiritual work.
• How to build and use a home altar to focus your intentions and align you with seasonal cycles, the moon cycles, and your own intentions for growth.
• Cleanse, purify, and create sacred space.
• Work with the elements to achieve deep connection with the world around you.
In addition, Lisa teaches personal, hands-on rituals and spells from her family lineage of gypsy witch magic to help you heal, manifest, and rediscover your powers. Above all, Lisa shows that we really are "the granddaughters of the witches that they couldn't burn".
About the Author
Lisa Lister is a writer, women's wellness practitioner, shaman, and third generation witch, healer, tarot reader, and intuitive. Her unique brand of lady magic and witchcraft is ancient women's wisdom combined with spells, lore, and magic that her nanna taught her, as well as the knowledge she's been passed in her apprenticeships with healers and teachers around the world. Lisa is dedicated to healing the wounds of the feminine, to retelling Herstory, and helping women to rediscover their magic. www.thesassyshe.com
‘Lisa Lister is an uber-goddess of humour, wisdom, fun and cheek. She’s just what THIS doctor ordered.’
Dr Christiane Northrup, author of Goddesses Never Age and Making Life Easy
‘Reclaim that which is lost. Fall inwards and away from that which we have been sold and doesn’t serve us. We are women, deep and wise, and Lisa Lister is a woman walking us into this wisdom. I love Lisa. I love everything she writes. I love her voice, her way, her magic. She weaves the truth and busts through the myths so that we can reclaim our true power. Witch is for every women who aches and knows that there is another way.’
Carrie Anne Moss, actress and founder of annapurnaliving.com
‘Witch is what we all remember when we close our eyes, when we’re unafraid to own our power, when no one and nothing outside of us is as convincing as the force of light we can only find within. Witch is a reclamation, a reparation and mostly a revelation that love cannot be burned or buried. The love that witches have always been can only ever rise, and expand. Witch reveals a lineage of love we inherit when we dare to fully embody and become unapologetic about how much we know.’
Meggan Watterson, author of Reveal and How to Love Yourself
‘Being a witch isn’t just a decision – it’s a calling, and I am certain that Lisa Lister has spent many lifetimes preparing for this call. Lisa is a real witch who dares to shed light on a spiritual craft that shows reverence for women, nature and spirit. Let Lisa and this book be the medicine you need to awaken the witch in you.’
Kyle Gray, bestselling author of Wings of Forgiveness and Raise Your Vibration
‘Lisa Lister is a badass leader of all things feminine. She is here to shine a light on all the shadows of patriarchy that we have all inherited. Witch is a book whose time has come and a response to the feminine that is rising within us all. Rise sister rise.’
Rebecca Campbell, bestselling author of Light is the New Black and Rise Sister Rise