2nd-4th Sections: On Stuff

July 7, 2010 at 5:10 am (Coven, Lessons) (, , , , , )

On Structure:
Our intent is to hold monthly Circles where each member will present on a topic they have researched over the previous month. This will be in addition to ritual and any magical workings the coven wishes to perform. Monthly Circles may also include crafts, divination, cooking or other activities, depending on the month’s theme and time constraints. The Coven may also gather more frequently for other activities as time and interest permits. The monthly Circles will be closed to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ideals

October 12, 2009 at 2:33 am (Divine) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

I’ll appologize ahead of time. This one is a little long.

The Wiccan Ideals
There is no bible or ten commandments of Wicca, but there are some ideals we strive for. We also have the Rede, which means to give council or advice, which appears to have been created in the 1940’s-1950’s. The Rede is a great ethical basis for beginning on the Wiccan path, so we’ll start there.

The Wiccan Rede
Bide the Wiccan Law ye must,
In perfect love and perfect trust.
Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill:
An’ Ye harm none, do what Ye will.
What ye send forth comes back to thee
So ever mind the rule of three.
Follow this with mind and heart,
Merry ye meet, and merry ye part.

There are several versions of the Rede, this is not the longest or shortest, but it gives the basics in a nice concise way.
This one covers perfect love and perfect trust as the mindset for dealing with the Divine, and ultimately with each other.

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