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  • Module 1 ~ The Roots Of Witchcraft

    Module 1 ~ The Roots Of Witchcraft
    The Wicked Witch ~Part 1 ~ History & The Witch Trials Throughout history, witches have had a bad reputation and are often viewed as evil devil worshipers ... Well! I am a witch and I most certainly do not accept the concept of the devil... or am I evil.As witches we do not acknowledge the existence of the devil .. this, in fact, a Christian belief.Witches throughout history were driven underground due to persecution by the Christian hierarchyThis started approximately in the 1400's and heightened in the 1600's"Anti-Witchcraft Laws" was repealed in 1951Now, the New Age, witches, feel they can practice with minimal discrimination, but still, the myth of the wicked witch lingers .... The truth about Witchcraft It is an ancient craft of our ancestors practised by witches, both male and female.For myself, it is a way of life a path of magick, ritual and spiritual practicesIt is a personal path of self-discovery and finding one's own truths ... by following the luna and seasonal changes and tapping into universal energies to attune ourselves with nature.As a spiritual practice, it can exist alongside a religious or non-religious belief.Witchcraft in ancient history was known as "The Craft of the Wise" It is to my knowledge that there were many different religions and belief systems practised throughout Europe before early Christianity developed( in an era of the Roman Empire)Christianity first spread in the predominantly Greek-speaking eastern half of the Roman Empire and the Orthodox churches.The aim was to suppress and control.If you were to rebel against being conformed into believing in the one and only "One God" , then you were labelled as a "Hellene" ... "Hellene" was initially utilized in place of Pagan.The term "Paganism" was revived during the Renaissance when writers were trying to differentiate the old traditions from their contemporary.... read more
  • Lessons In Witchcraft

    Lessons In Witchcraft
     ECLECTIC & NATURAL FAITH WITCHCRAFT LESSONS This is a series of lessons in Eclectic & Natural Faith Witchcraft based on my own learnings and experiences as a seeker covering the basics (Seekers Level 101 ) The lessons are free and written by myself for those who are interested in walking this magickal and very rewarding path . Please be aware that these lessons are not the one and only way to learn witchcraft but are set out as a guiding point for those who wish to learn and understand what witchcraft is , it's history and magickal workings .... so the individual can independently discover their own way and seek out their own truths . A little bit about The Eclectic Witch & Eclectic Witchcraft Eclectic Witches create their own personal practices and belief or religious systems by re-creating knowledge, practices and other various parts of wide spread belief systems from other pagan, neo-pagan and non-pagan religions that could be considered outside the normal scope of Witchcraft or Wicca, such as Buddhism and Christianity. Many Eclectic Witches refer to themselves as Solitary Practitioners, Hedge Witches, Green, White, and Grey Witches. Some even consider themselves Wicca, as long as the Rede is adhered to, the Earth and the Universe revered, A Goddess and/or God is acknowledged and worshiped and the practitioner stays true to themselves... You may have read or heard the idea that the reason someone is Eclectic is a lack of knowledge or that they are somehow less within the Craft is an incorrect and huge  misconception. The truth is, most Eclectic Witches are extremely knowledgeable and well studied within many differing aspects and traditions of their Craft. They have not one, but many traditions that they work within. I am an Eclectic Witch. I choose from various parts of wide spread belief systems that make up.... read more

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