How to Choose Your Craft Name
A craft name is a pagan or Wiccan alias. You don't have to have one. But a well-chosen one will be a source of spiritual strength for you. Here are some potential sources for your craft name.
What is a Craft Name
A craft name is a name that you create and use to identify yourself within the pagan community. Think your craft name as an alias, a magical name, a witch name, or a pen name, if you wish.
How to Plan Your Samhain Party
Though Samhain is a deeply spiritual and contemplative time for pagans, it also marks the new year and is a great time for a party. Here is a sample plan for a house party that you can adapt to your own circumstances to make your Samhain gathering a night to remember.
Full Blood Moon of October
The October full moon is the Blood Moon or Hunterís Moon. This month the harvesting turns to hunting to lay away enough food for winter. We celebrate the bond between humans and animals. Work magic for the well-being of pets and livestock. Identify what animal energies you need in your life.
Mabon Gratitude Ritual
Mabon is the autumn equinox where the Wheel of the Year rests briefly in balance and day and night are of equal length. To help the Wheel roll ahead toward night, you recite a litany of gratitude. This solitary ritual can be adapted for a family or other small group.
Starting Your Book of Mirrors
Your Book of Mirrors is your personal journal where you clarify your feelings about your spiritual path as you learn more about Wicca or paganism. Let me give you writing prompts to use in your Book of Mirrors.
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