The Witch School teaching series offers instruction and intiation in Correllian Wicca, one of the largest and fastest-growing Wiccan traditions in the world. As an additional bonus, WitchSchool.com offers many optional interactive features to enhance your learning experience.
Master the Art of Ritual
From the Dance of Death for Samhain to fire jumping for Bealteine, ritual is at the heart of religious devotion. Reverend Donald Lewis-Highcorrell, author of the Witch School series, is back with an in-depth exploration of ritual from a Correllian perspective.
The Wheel of the Year is an ideal framework for mastering the art of ritual. Moving through the sabbats, Lewis-Highcorrell covers every step of formal ritual—casting the circle, invoking the quarters, performing the magical working, sharing the offering, and closing the circle.
Encouraging improvisation and innovation, Lewis-Highcorrell also offers tips for keeping ceremonies fresh. There are suggestions for decorating, costumes, colors, and props. Sample ceremonies, which can easily be adapted for solitary practitioners, are offered as inspiration for creating your own effective and moving rituals.
Llewellyn publishes numerous books each year, on various metaphysical topics, from Kabbalah to natural witchery to electional astrology. However, we're often asked about the topic of "advanced" books. What are they? Where are they? Carl Llewellyn Weschcke responds.
Samhain is the festival at which we honor the ancestors. Some groups make more of this aspect of the holiday than others, often depending upon the strength of the group members’ relationships with their ancestors. Some Wiccans are very strongly connected to their ancestors and honor them daily, often receiving clairvoyant messages from them on a regular basis. Other Wiccans feel very disconnected...
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