What do you think of when you hear the word “witch”? Pointy black hats? The Salem witch trials? The free-spirited members of the pagan religion Wicca? https://lat.ms/2IzIMpx
Today’s working witches, whose prominence is growing thanks to social media, primarily see themselves as healers. https://lat.ms/2IzIMpx
They help clients who are struggling to cope with life’s hurdles — heartache, aging, misogyny, work stress — and who find that more culturally accepted remedies, such as therapy and meditation, aren’t enough. https://lat.ms/2IzIMpx
There’s no official list of job duties for witches, no state licensing board that notes educational or training requirements.
But interest in witchcraft is growing once again. https://lat.ms/2IzIMpx
And to go behind the story, read: https://lat.ms/2KEyFSS
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