Tag Archives: Wicca

Winter Solstice

I love this time of year. We could easily argue about how the Church superimposed Christmas over the Pagan celebration of the solstice to help with their conversion to Christianity, but that’s part of what’s delightful about this holiday. Because … Continue reading

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Whole Body Paganism

An it harm none, do as thou wilt. –Wiccan Rede “Rede” translates to “advice.”  It’s an ethical law, the punishment decided by the Threefold Law of Return rather than the law of the land, unless, of course, in violating the … Continue reading

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Coven

I must say, I’m very pleased with how my coven is coming along.  It’s not easy for people who were basically strangers to come together in Perfect Love and Perfect Trust, to make themselves spiritually vulnerable to each other, and … Continue reading

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Death & Witchcraft

On the heels of Samhain, I thought it most appropriate to write about the role of death in Wicca.  Samhain is traditionally celebrated as a time to remember our ancestors and honor the sacrifice of the Horned God, who gives … Continue reading

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Tenets of Belief

I haven’t posted in awhile.  This is for two reasons: 1) I’m trying to get my coven up off the ground, which has required a lot of time replying to e-mails, writing lessons, etc.  2) My husband and I just … Continue reading

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Degrees

Let’s talk about the degrees of Wicca.  Now, if you’re an eclectic, I can all but guarantee you do not concern yourself with a degree system.  If you work in an eclectic circle, you may use a degree system that … Continue reading

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Striving for Perfection

What’s the point?  Why are we here?  What’s our purpose?  Is there a purpose?  Is there a why?  Maybe.   Oh.  That’s vague. I’m comfortable with “maybe.”  I’m comfortable with “I don’t know” and “I could be wrong.”  I wasn’t … Continue reading

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