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Welcome to the site! I am glad you've come! The fact that you are here says you want to learn about Paganism, Wicca or Witchcraft.
 
Prejudice and bigotry is largely formed from ignorance and misunderstanding. By the simple act of being here, you have helped to bring light to the darkness...

The links you will find to the left will help to enlighten you as far as what Witches and Pagans are REALLY all about. I will be building the pages and adding them over the next few weeks, so if there is something you want to see or know, please feel free to email me and I will do my best to include it as soon as possible!

The 13 basic principles of Witchcraft, written by The American Council of Witches in the 1974. 
 
13 Basic Principles Of Witchcraft
1. 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
cross-quarters.

2. We recognize that our intelligence gives us a unique responsibility toward our environment. We seek to live in harmony with Nature, in ecological balance offering fulfillment to life and consciousness within an evolutionary concept.

3. We acknowledge a depth of power far greater than is apparent to the average person. Because it is far greater than ordinary, it is sometimes called "supernatural," but we see it as lying within that which is naturally potential to all.

4. We conceive of the Creative Power in the Universe as manifesting through polarity-as masculine and feminine - and that this same creative Power livves in all people, and functions through the interaction of the masculine and feminine. We value neither above the other knowing each to be supportive of the other. We value sexuality as pleasure, as the symbol and embodiment of Life and as one of the sources of energies used in magickal practice and religious worship.

5. We recognize both outer worlds and inner, or psychological worlds - sometimes known as the Spiritual World, the Collective Unconscious, the Inner Planes, etc- and we see in the interaction of these two dimensions the basis for paranormal phenomena and magickal exercises. We neglect neither dimension for the other, seeing both as necessary for our fulfillment.


6. We do not recognize any authoritarian hierarchy, but do honor those who teach, respect those who share their greater knowledge and wisdom, and acknowledge those who have courageously given to themselves in leadership.

7. We see religion, magick, and wisdom-in-living as being united in the way one views the world and lives within it - a world view and philosophy of life, which we identify as Witchcraft or the Wiccan Way.

8. Calling oneself "Witch" does not make a Witch - but neither does heredity itself, or the collecting of titles, degrees and initiations. A Witch seeks to possible in order to live wisely and well, without harm to others, and in harmony with Nature.

9. We acknowledge that it is the affirmation and fulfillment of life, in a continuation of evolution and development of consciousness, that gives meaning to the Universe we know and to our personal role within it.

10. Our only animosity toward Christianity, or toward any other religion or philosophy-of-life, is to the extent that its institutions have claimed to be "the one true right and only way" and have sought to deny freedom to others and to suppress other ways of religious practices and belief.

11. As American Witches, we are not threatened by debates on the history of the Craft, the origins various terms, the legitimacy of various aspects of different traditions. We are concerned with our present and future.

12. We do not accept the concept of "absolute evil", nor do we worship any entity known as "Satan" or "the Devil" as defined by Christian
Tradition. We do not seek power through the suffering of others, nor do we accept the concept that personal benefits can only be derived by
denial to another.

13. We work within Nature for that which is contributory to our health and well-being.

~ Full Circle ~
Lebanon Witches
Sweet Divinity Coven
Lebanon, PA Pagans
A Witch's Coven

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PO BOX 571
Myerstown, Pa 17067
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