Christian Candle Magic book -Table of Contents

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Christian Candle Magic book -Table of Contents

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Christian Candle Magic
The Magical Use of Candles in the Christian Home (2005; 145 pages)
By Agostino Taumaturgo

Table of Contents

1. Candles
. A Christian’s life in candles
. At the votive rack

2. The role of color in candle magic
. Biological reactions to visible spectrum
. Psychological reactions to the visible spectrum
. Magical applications ...

Red - love, strength, vitality, planet Mars, note C on the musical scale
Orange - healing, stimulation, encouragement, Mercury, D
Yellow - joy, confidence, the Sun, E
Green - hope, fertility, growth, money, Venus, F
Blue - devotion, meditation, peace, BV Mary, Jupiter, G
Indigo & black - depression, binding, death, absorbs negativity, Saturn, A
Violet - spiritual power, astral plane, mourning, the Moon, B
White - purity, protection, divine intervention - -

3. Working with the Saints
. The praying church
. Is this a Catholic thing?
. The Chirch triumphant
. Offerings to the Saints
. Making contact with the Saints
. List of commonly invoked Saints
. Prayers in honor of Saints

4. Candles, relics, medals, talismans
. Candles as a sacramental
. Types of candles
. Relics and medals
. Talismans, amulets & seals

5.Magic and the Rosary*
. Some magical uses
. Magical purposes & the Mysteries
. The proper use of the rosary
. Rosary novenas

*substitute your own prayer beads or use a rosary

6. Practical candle operations - includes various small rituals for a variety of uses
. Love - St Raphael, pink or red candle
. Money, job - St Joseph, green candle
. Health - St Raphael, St Anne, orange candle
. Protection - St Michael, Guardian Angel, St Benedict, St Patrick; white candle
. Faith, fortitude - St Dyphna, violet candle

The method generally used is to select the appropriate Saint and obtain a holy card* of the Saint & a similar medal; use a taper, tea light, votive or 5-7 day candle in the associated color; set these on your altar. Anoint the candle with an oil, lite an incense, lite the candle & pray for intercession using one of the book’s prayers. Bless the holy card, the medal & yourself with holy water. Thank the Saint for their help; Carry the holy card (in your wallet or pocket) & wear the medal.
*DIY: You could print a Saint’s holy card image and medal & cover them with clear packing tape for durability

Suggested Altar set up includes 2 white altar lights, a cross & spell materials

🕯 . . . . . ✝️ . . . . . 🕯
📿 . . . 📖 . . .🪔

7. It’s over already?
. Reading your candles - tells 2 effects of your spell
A tall, strong flame - lots of energy, little opposition, outlook is good
A weak flame - little energy, obstacles need to be overcome, spell may flop

. Incense
. Disposing of your materials - biodegradables can be buried or tipped into a river
. The end

Appendix A Prayers to the Saints - includes 78 prayers
. In honor of... Our Lord
. The Holy Family
. Mary
. Joseph
. The Angels
. The Saints

Appendix B - uses of oils & incenses

Blessing - acacia, angelica, carnation, frankincense, jasmine, lavender, lily o/t valley, lotus
Banishing - cedar, sage, sweet grass, frankincense and myrrh, rosemary
Creativity - honeysuckle, lilac, lotus, rose, cherry, savory
Energy/power - allspice, bay, cinnamon, frankincense, lotus, musk, thyme, dragons blood
Good luck - cedar, mint, violet, nutmeg, bay berry, cinnamon, jasmine
Healing - carnation, cinnamon, clove, lavender, lotus, myrrh, rose
Inspiration - acacia, clove, laurel, lily o/t valley
Love - apple blossom, gardenia, honeysuckle, jasmine, musk, rose
Meditation- angelica, frankincense and myrrh
Protection - angelica, bay, dragons blood, frankincense and myrrh, lily o/t valley
Psychic development - frankincense, sandalwood
Willpower - cinnamon, dragons blood, st johnswort


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