How to Become a Witch: The Path of Nature, Spirit & Magick

How to Become a Witch: The Path of Nature, Spirit & Magick

by Amber K, Azrael Arynn K

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Overview

Set forth on the Witch's path—this friendly introductory guide presents the key beliefs and practices of Witchcraft and offers step-by-step instruction on how to become a Witch. Best-selling authors Amber K and Azrael Arynn K have nearly fifty years of Craft experience between them. They've taught hundreds of students the basics of Witchcraft, and now they're offering readers the same clear, structured guidance here. This Witchcraft book teaches you everything you need to know about Craft essentials:

  • Ritual tools
  • Daily practices
  • Ethics
  • Spellcasting
  • Deepening your connection to nature
  • Divination and dreams
  • Sabbats and Esbats
  • The Wheel of the Year
  • Gods and Goddesses
  • Pentagrams and other Craft symbols
  • Training, initiation, and degrees

Learn about Witchcraft as a way of life, how to locate a coven or work as a solitary, and—most importantly—how to grow magickally and spiritually.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738719658
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 318
Sales rank: 226,187
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Amber K is a third degree priestess of the Wiccan faith. She was initiated at the Temple of the Pagan Way in Chicago and served on the Council of Elders there. Her books on magick and the Craft have been widely circulated in the United States and Europe, and for nearly 25 years she has traveled across the U.S. teaching the Craft. She has worked with Circle and the Re-Formed Congregation of the Goddess, and served as National First Officer of the Covenant of the Goddess for three terms. She is a founder of Our Lady of the Woods and the Ladywood Tradition of Wicca, and currently is Executive Director of Ardantane, a Wiccan/Pagan seminary is northern New Mexico.

Azrael Arynn K is a third-degree Wiccan Priestess and High Priest of the Coven of Our Lady of the Woods, and has also held offices in the Covenant of the Goddess. She resides in New Mexico, where she is both Facilities Director and Dean of the School of Sacred  Living at Ardantane Pagan Learning Center. She co-authors books on the Craft with Amber K, and travels and teaches widely throughout the United States.


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Table of Contents

HOW TO BECOME A WITCH

By Amber K and Azrael Arynn K

 

Table of Contents

 

Dedication

 

Introduction: Merry Meet, and Why Do You Want to Become a Witch?

 

Chapter 1: What Is Witchcraft?

 

Chapter 2: Seasons of the Sun, Cycles of the Moon: The Wheel of the Year

           

Chapter 3: Power of the Pentagram: the Witches’ Paradigm

 

Chapter 4: Bell, Book, and Candle: Equipping the New Witch

 

Chapter 5: I Am a Witch at Every Hour: Witchcraft as a Way of Life

 

Chapter 6: Spiraling Into the Center: Your Daily Practice

           

Chapter 7: Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch? The Rules of Witchcraft

 

Chapter 8: When the Moon Is Full: Witchcraft and Magick

 

Chapter 9: I Am the Soul Of Nature: This Sacred Earth

 

Chapter 10: Worlds Beyond This One: Divination, Dreams, and More

 

Chapter 11: Circle Near the Old Oak Tree: Solitary, or Three or More

 

Chapter 12: Sacred Priestess: Sacred Priest: Serving the Lady and the Lord

 

Chapter 13: The Witch in the World, and In or Out of the Broom Closet

 

Conclusion: The Path From This Place: Ever Learning, Ever Changing

 

Appendices:

            A: Recommended Reading

            B: Witch Words: Glossary of Terms

            C: Contact Points

D: Color and Metal Correspondences

            E: The Wiccan Rede (long version)     

            F: A Self-dedication Ritual                   

 

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