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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Emma Morreale

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the perfect companion book for the person who loves to get lost in nature. Finding joy and peace can be difficult in this day and age but one of my favorite activities is sitting on my porch with a cup of coffee in the morning and just listening. The serenity I can find for a few moments in the silence of the early morning is exactly the kind of thing this book is about. You don’t need to participate in any particular religion or lack thereof to appreciate what Maria DeBlassie has put together. While her particular flavor is Southwest USA, anyone from anywhere can gain perspective or at least find instances to appreciate the magic in everyday life.
The only thing I dislike about this book is Maria’s view of the myth of Persephone. I know it’s a weird thing to pick out and it’s only like one sentence in the entire book but it is literally the only thing I didn’t enjoy.

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic and Daily Conjuring by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Naomi McDonald

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments is a collection of essays that remind the reader how to experience connection to life in everyday moments. I love the way the author has woven the words in this book, definitely a lot of magic in there! A few of my favorite essays from the book are: On Synchronicity, On Dreaming Deeply, Descending into the Underworld, and A Conversation with Coyote. This would make a great daily devotional type of book. My first reading of this book was on the Kindle, but I am definitely going to get a hard copy!!!!!

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Caralee Loonat

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments:Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie
4 Stars!!!!

This is a very unique book and a very refreshing author. This is my first time reading this author and I have to say that I found this book to be quite interesting. The whole concept of magic in everything is just so refreshing. I really found myself getting caught up in the creative world the author was creating. I found that it really made me look at life and see just how magical it really is.

There is just so much going on in this book that you really need to just get lost in it. The author
brings so much creativeness to this book. You can easily get lost in the ramblings of this book. It
was such a unique book and I am so glad that I was able to read it. This is like a trip down a road less traveled and everyone should read a book like this at least once if not again and again I look forward to reading more from this author in the future.

Reviewed by @caraleeloonat
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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings By Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Katie Kearney

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings By Maria F. DeBlassie. I think we could all benefit from enjoying life’s small things and that’s what I took away from this book. This isn’t my usual read but I’m really glad I took a chance because by the end I had a bit of a different look on life. This book is filled with thought provoking experience and I love the writing style. There’s many of lessons that could be learned from this book. There’s emotion written in that readers can feel. While this is a more thought provoking book it’s a very relaxing book to read. The perfect book for a Sunday afternoon, cozy chair and hot cocoa. I’m giving this wonderful book a five star review and highly recommend it to anyone no matter what your reading likes are.

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic and Daily Conjurings By Maria F. Deblassie – Review By Felicia Bates

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic and Daily Conjurings
Maria F. Deblassie
4 out of 5 stars

I try to read or listen to a form of personal development every day. While Everyday Enchantments is not a self help or personal development book and she certainly doesn’t spend the span of the book telling you how you should live, I was drawn to it because it was written to show the joy of the seemingly small things in life and centered on mindfulness. The book is comprised of essays so you can take your time indulging in the writing of you so choose.
Maria F. Deblassie’s writing style is captivating and each story almost has a calming effect. She does a great way of making you reflect upon your life and how you approach it. There is magic in the day to day but you have to choose to see it. I would give Everyday Enchantments four stars and I look forward to rereading it from time to time as well as more to come from Maria F. Deblassie.

Review by @fnbates

 

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings By Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Heather Bahm

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily ConjuringsEveryday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Maria F DeBlassie’s Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings is a different spin on a book that has you step back, picture your life, how you are interacting, and finding yourself. This book inviting a relaxing read and reflections made by the author. In no way is this a directional book on how to take your life, but it was a fresh breath of air that makes you want to shift how you may view particular things as they impact your life. I found that this author did a fine job in portraying their thoughts and beliefs in a way that comes across as inspiring, possibly spiritual in certain ways, but overall finding wellness within.

Reviewed by @hbahm

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings On Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Sunday Barnaby

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
Four Stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie is a beautiful group of essays that make you want to savor every passage. This book took me a couple of days but it made me think. This is the first book I have read by this author and I look forward to reading more by her. Each essay is a musing of everyday ordinary events and the magic you find when you take the time to look. It made me want to take things in my busy life and slow down and enjoy the little things. I highly recommend this book and will definitely be re-reading it in the future.

Reviewed by @sunbarn

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie – Review by Emily Walsh

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ByMaria F DeBlassie
My Rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie was a different interesting read, that was very soothing, and at times almost had me asleep.. in a good way.

This isn’t your normal style book. It’s a collection of sorts, with no real direction. Just soothing emotions, calming situations and a insightful look into the world around us. It did take a bit to get use to the style of this journal like writing, but once I found my stride I was pulled into each new enchantment and let myself see the way the author does, and it was a bit of a wonder. A little weird, but a wonder.

Having the room quiet, and reading such words, I was in such a relaxed stated that my eyes felt heavy. I’m sure if I had any light music or a warm blanket I would have dozed off. I know, falling asleep while reading. But I have to tell you, this was a good thing, because this book puts you in that state of mind. In saying that, if you need a good bedtime read, this book will get you to a place where your mind is calm and relaxed.

I think this might be a re-read book, when my mind won’t shut down, and for that I thank the author for putting such words on paper.

With that said I give this book my high recommendation and my stamp of approval.

Happy Reading

-Review by @eawalsh

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Erica Fish

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I chose to read Everyday Enchantments because I was looking for a little magic in my life. Everyday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie is a collection of stories like Chicken Soup for the Soul books. However, I enjoyed reading Everyday Enchantments over any Chicken Soul book. There is magic all around us, we just need to open our eyes to look for it. I did not rush through this book to find an action pack, fist thumping, or a cliffhanger book, but instead I found a story to lift your spirits through the little stories. It is a difficult world that we are in and the little things are often missed. This is a book to remind you to stop and notice the little things again.

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Gail Guerrero

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments by Maria DeBlassie

Four Stars

This sounded like a woman writing in her journal. The boom to me seemed like someone giving thanks for all they have been going through and what is to come. The main focus was finding the brighter things in life. To turn a awful situation into something positive. It’s to look in front of you instead of behind you. To take the ordinary and make something extraordinary.
Reviewed by @gguerrero89

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