Twelve Marks

Relocation to the “abandoned places of Empire” [at the margins of society] Sharing economic resources with fellow community members and the needy among us Hospitality to the stranger Lament for racial divisions within the church and our communities combined with the active pursuit of a just reconciliation Humble submission to Christ’s body, the Church IntentionalContinue reading “Twelve Marks”

A Goddess Inclusive Baptismal Ceremony

River and I still find water baptism to be an important ritual of dedication. We choose to hold a baptismal ceremony for those who are interested on Summer Solstice. It is on John the Baptist Day (June 24th) that we honor the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. This is also the time thatContinue reading “A Goddess Inclusive Baptismal Ceremony”

Principals of Wiccan Belief

In April, 1974, the Council of American Witches adopted a set of Principles of Wiccan Belief. We personally, subscribe to those principles and list them here. Read them carefully. We practice rites to attune ourselves with the natural rhythm of life forces marked by the phases of the Moon and the seasonal quarters and crossContinue reading “Principals of Wiccan Belief”

As Christian Witches we abide by the Wiccan Rede.

“Bide the Wiccan Law ye must, In perfect love and perfect trust. Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill: An’ ye harm none, do what ye will. What ye send forth comes back to thee So ever mind the law of three. Follow this with mind and heart, Merry ye meet, and merry ye part.”

Our Transgender Jesus ChristoPagan Crucifix

This graphic was a merger of the pentacle and the crucifix with the addition of Jesus as a female. I had this graphic created to be a symbol of my spiritual path which is a merger of Christianity and Wicca along with Jesus portrayed as transgender which is my (Willow’s) life experience. The above twoContinue reading “Our Transgender Jesus ChristoPagan Crucifix”

Adopt The Golden Rule

“He should not wish for others that which he doth not wish for himself, nor promise that which he doth not fulfill.” – Baha’i Faith Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 266 “Hurt not others in ways you find hurtful.” – Buddhism Tripitaka, Udnana-varga 5.18 “Therefore all things whatsoever you desire that men shouldContinue reading “Adopt The Golden Rule”

Ethical Paganism

In the book Paganism For Beginners by Althaea Sebastiani there are some general ethical guidelines that should be found amongst Pagans. Honesty. Truth is not universal. We each shape our own reality to align with our opinions, experiences, and ideals. But you can do much to present yourself and your truth as openly and honestly as possible. WhenContinue reading “Ethical Paganism”