Category Archives: Basics

These posts explore some fundamental topics about Wicca, from how to be a Wiccan to analysing the Wiccan Rede. Some of these make for quite lengthy reading, but they should give you a good grounding in modern Wiccan beliefs. I have included a few articles which give my personal beliefs and interpretations, and you are welcome to use these as a stepping stone towards making your own decisions. I don’t have all the answers; I don’t even have all the questions, and any affirmative statements I make – “the sky is blue” – can be interpreted as no more than a statement of belief – “I, personally, believe the sky is blue”.


All Gods Are One God

In your exploration of Wicca, you may have come across the ideas that ‘all gods are one god’ and ‘all paths lead to the same place’. I had read these many times, in many places, and never really given them … Continue reading

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Pentacle

The word pentacle, meaning the five pointed star in a circle, is derived from ‘penta’ meaning five, and the ending of the word ‘circle’. The five pointed star without the surrounding circle is called a pentagram. This symbol is used … Continue reading

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Book of Shadows

These are a few ideas for beginning your Book of Shadows. It is by no means a comprehensive list, and there’s no reason for you to include everything here if you don’t want to. Deity: Information on Gods and Goddesses … Continue reading

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Altar

Your altar does not have to be paticularly big, or highly decorative. These are the basic things you will need to create your own altar; A table, positioned traditionally in the north. The ideal size is held at waist high, … Continue reading

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Traditions & Faiths

This page gives you a quick look at some of the better known Wiccan traditions, and other Pagan paths. Wicca is a very open religion, with a focus on finding what works best for the individual, and there are almost … Continue reading

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