How to Setup an Altar

A Witch’s altar is the focal point for her/his rituals, ceremonies, and spells. Statues and other depictions of their Goddess/Gods are commonly placed on the altar, along with other items more personal to the Witch. Though it is ultimately up to the witch to decide how to setup their altar, there are a few basicContinue reading “How to Setup an Altar”

The Eight Holy Days

Winter Solstice: December 21st Some sects view this holy day as a turning point of the year. It is the shortest day of the year, a true transition into the cold and the dark part of the year. When the Sun King dies, and is reborn as the Divine Child. Evergreens are decorated in honorContinue reading “The Eight Holy Days”

Sacred Symbols

Choose the symbols you think best describe yourself at this point in your studies. Write them in your notebook. At the end of six months, look at these symbols again, and see which ones you would not choose. Hexagram- The hexagram is made of two triangles. They represent the God and Goddess. It is aContinue reading “Sacred Symbols”

Ritual Tools

Dagger Element of Fire Recommended length is between 9-10 inches from hilt to point A means of Summoning, Controlling, or Banishing Spirits and/or Otherworldly powers Used to trace a circle Wand Element of Air Witches Will of Power Directs energy Tool of Persuasion Different wands for different purposes Two Goblets Metal, ceramics, glass, pewter OneContinue reading “Ritual Tools”

Familiars

The following information has been researched by D.J. Conway in their book, Wicca: The Complete Craft. Familiars are both astral and physical creatures. It takes a Witch embarking on a spiritual journey to the Otherworld. We Witches use the familiars’ energy from the Otherworld to shape-shift or become invisible. The act of becoming invisible andContinue reading “Familiars”