Category Archives: Non-Universal Liturgy

161 Laws

The content here is identical to that in the Old Laws. It is included here because it is a little easier to read, and because this is the format generally found on the internet. This appears to be the work of someone who felt a little lonely without their Ten Commandments, and so broke the […]

The Old Laws or the Ardanes

Theoretically, this was passed down through the years within the New Forest Coven, which supposedly introduced Gardner to Wicca. if it did exist, there’s plenty of debate as to what it taught, but Wicca certainly was not it, although it certainly influenced Gardner’s creation of Wicca.  Even Gardner confessed what the coven taught was fragmentary. […]

13 Goals of a Witch

By Scott Cunningham, Wicca for the Solitary Practitioner, 1988     Know yourself     Know your Craft (Wicca)     Learn     Apply knowledge with wisdom     Achieve balance     Keep your words in good order     Keep your thoughts in good order     Celebrate life     Attune with the cycles of the Earth     Breathe and […]

Rede of the Wiccae or The Wiccan Credo

Despite the insistence of some that the Wiccan Rede is taken from this piece, the Rede of the Wiccae was not published until the 1970s by one Lady Gwen Thompson, although some attest to its existence at least a few years earlier within Thompson’s own tradition. Thompson claims it was taught to her by her […]