Ready to start your own coven? Kate West, acclaimed Witch and top-selling author in the U.K., introduces the joys, practicalities, and challenges of leading a family group of Witches. From selecting members to organizing meetings and rituals to spiritual training, the coven leader's responsibilities are many. West offers a wealth of advice to help you do it all while avoiding common pitfalls. You'll also find guidance in setting coven rules, planning sabbat celebrations and initiation rites, and inspiring each member to strive toward new spiritual growth.
New Year’s resolutions are a modern tradition but despite being neither a Wiccan tradition nor linked to the Witches’ year, which begins and ends at Samhain, many Witches still practice this.
Rather than setting yourself one or two difficult-to-attain targets, make a list of six to twelve things you would like to achieve during the coming year. Some could be linked to self-improvement like...
Precis: The author, a coven leader, seeks ways to satisfy the needs of both his coven and coven members. After spending years always devising his own rituals and techniques, he discovers a very helpful resource. WORKING WITH A COVENBy ...
Grave minding and grave decorating traditions run hand in hand with
the season of Samhain, and perhaps nowhere is this as apparent as in
Central and South America during Dias de los Muertos. However, elements of this practice are easily incorporated into modern Pagan traditions and offer a subtle yet powerful method of honoring the dead. It
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