is the religion of
it is also called Wisecraft
or The Craft.
is a belief in the unity of the natural world and the spiritual power that
It is a religion of nature and
followers of Wicca direct their worship to the Goddess and her Consort,
The Horned God.
The names of Goddess and God
are many and have been expressed through the ages in many
different ways in many different
is a powerful, beautiful and empowering path.
An ancient religion in a modern
world and one to which more and more people are turning.
It is a religion of spiritual
growth, an understanding of our place and relationship to the land, the
which inhabit it, the seasons
and the elements.
Wicca teaches us to honour the
land upon which we live ~ it is not ours to despoil.
We are here by the grace of
the Gods and we must respect the sacred energy which is manifest within
who follow the path of Wicca (which means “wise”) are known as Witches
and practise Witchraft.
There is no central authority
and witches can either worship in groups,
knows as covens or on their
own as solitary witches.
The term “Witch” is often considered
derogatory ~ conjuring up pictures of ugly, wizened old hags,
hunched over a cauldron, turning
people into toads and working black magic. Modern Witches,
however, believe it is important
to embrace the term ~ to discard it because of its negative connotations
would be both disrespectful
to our persecuted ancestors and
would give credence to its supposed
connection with evil.
like Shaman, can harness power and use it for the benefit of others;
it is an empowering term and
one which we are proud to use.
believe in the law of three ~ that everything you do comes back to you
three times over.
We also live by the rule “An
it harms none, do what you will”.
Wiccans must always question
the intention behind their actions and examine the impact
that their actions might have
on humans, other species, and, indeed, the planet.
This way we can be sure that
we always take the path of least harm.
person’s path is different, and if you are on your journey I send you white
light and love.
your heart to the magic ~ it is out there ~ it is as powerful now as it
ever was ~ have fun on your journey.
Fred Batt - 2009 - 2013