Combines traditional genealogy with magical practices in a unique guide to deepen your relationship with ancestors.
Have you been searching for a way to find deeper connection with your ancestors? Would you like to infuse some magic into your genealogy? The Magic in Your Genes provides a clear and accessible route enabling both novices and adepts to deepen their ancestor work and genealogy practice.
The book offers a primer on the basics of DNA and genetic genealogy practices, so no prior knowledge is required to put the book to use. Magical tips and techniques are placed throughout to help the reader utilize both technical and magical resources as appropriate to the content in each chapter.
Written in a conversational style, the book is easy to understand by those with limited knowledge of genetics and genealogy, yet the book’s technical aspects on DNA and genetic testing are based on current standards as set forth by professional associations.
Real-life stories and insights from a variety of Pagans, Wiccans, and witches who have done genetic genealogy testing and have used their personal results to explore their own magical identity and deepen their relationship with their ancestors
The author’s own experiences with DNA testing and genealogy and how it is utilized by her in various forms of art, writing, and her own spiritual and magical practice
Correspondences, recipes, rituals, and spells
Recommended resources, a glossary of terms, and information regarding major genealogical groups and societies
The Magic in Your Genes is geared to those with a known recent genealogical history (parents, grandparents) but is also appropriate for those who are adopted or who have other situations, such as a misattributed parentage event.