Witchcraft basic beliefs are simple and
There is no book of rules such as other
religions have. We have no equivalent to the Bible, the Qur’an, or the
Torah. The rules that we try to live by are in the Rede.
They are summed up by the phrase “An it harm
do what you will”, and the
to remind us to harm none, including ourselves as best we can, and the
Our beliefs come from a simpler time, though
is no archeological evidence of any unbroken chain of beliefs handed
down generation after generation.
Because we are not bound by a book that (its
believers would have us think) never changes, our Spiritual
Path is alive and ever changing to fit life in the modern world.
We strive to live in harmony with the
world around us.
After a couple of centuries of Industrial
Civilization dumping waste freely, and creating climatic changes, it
only seems logical that we should try to work within the rules of
nature, and not against them.
We look at all the creatures of the planet,
see that there are two genders.
So we look at Deity, and we see male and
both a God and a Goddess. It just seems natural. After all, Man has
always created God in his own image, not the other way around.
We believe that people are basically good,
given the chance.
We also notice that those who do good things
usually find good things come back around to them. Those who
consistently do bad things find that bad things happen to them more
often than not.
There is balance in all things.
We notice that when a person encounters
in life, there is always a lesson to be learned from it.
This is what one Priestess I know calls an
A.F.G.E. which simply means, (and I’m paraphrasing here) Another
Frakking Growth Experience.