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So You’re A Witch: Year Long Studies & Curriculum

For those interested in Wicca, you’re probably wondering how to approach your year and a day studies. This is a period of time where you absorb much of the basics surrounding Wicca and its philosophy. Many practitioners though are solitary, and don’t have someone to walk them through this process. What do you do? How do you exactly teach yourself? Well, that’s been the problem for years, having to teach yourself. This post is for those people, the ones having to do it by themselves. Here’s how to approach your study overall, and then, form a curriculum around what you want to learn. Continue reading

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Modern Magick, The Golden Dawn, & Much Much More

A while back, I began to ask myself what witchcraft looked like before Gerald Gardner. To be fair, I mainly wanted to know what inspired Gardner to start a religion all his own. What sources had he used? Why did he make specific changes to the rituals he utilized? How had witchcraft changed over time? Little did I know the answers to these questions would leave me a little at a loss. So, in the interest of sharing experiences, I thought I’d share what I learned, and what it means going forward. Continue reading

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Belief Through Books: An Expansion

Since my list of initial books ended up segmenting more than I anticipated, I thought I’d share some more books (already). These are books that I found helpful between the stage of ‘new witch’ and ‘what am I really doing’ witch. Continue reading

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Belief Through Books: Core Selections

This is the list of books I couldn’t wait to talk about, as it includes those that have been some of the most important. Continue reading

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So You’re A Witch: Book Ideas For Beginners

With so many books floating around out there for purchase, new witches face a difficult task in sorting what to buy. Add to this the idea of budgeting our purchases, and well, choosing what to pass up can be quite difficult. There are plenty of book recommendations and reviews, but what about direction? Are there any good resources to help you sort through what you need? Continue reading

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