Wicca

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Wicca means wise and or “to bend” ( as in bending energies)

I am a third degree initiate of The Craft.

What attracted me to Wicca in the seventies was that most of the people that I knew  (in Wicca) were concerned about the planet and other life forms.

I was (and still am) a vegetarian: involved with Animal Liberation: Greenpeace and Women’s Liberation. In later years, I was involved with Trees for Life.

Women’s liberation was necessary because we may have had the vote but women had no rights  and no status. Wicca is matriarchal.

Other life forms still have no rights or status.                                                              Humans are still raping our Mother Earth.

Some people still think witches worship Satan and use blood sacrifices!

We do not!

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I used to lecture on Wicca so I have researched this!

In western culture the idea of Satan worship  came from the Inquisition and was taken up by what we witches call Satanists.

Because Wicca is a resurgence of an old religion it is difficult to find out what really happened in the distant past and I would presume they did use blood sacrifices?

In modern Wicca energy is raised by dance, as in the cone of power and by singing and chanting.

One can also use sex magic.

There is power in body fluids. If you are so inclined you can use a small amount of your own blood.

When I first started, we couldn’t buy books or ritual tools so mine are all homemade.

book shadows    my Book of Shadows

There is:-

The magic of the mind

The magic of the four elements

The magic of herbs and flowers

The magic of numbers

The magic of colours

The magic of talismans and amulets

The magic of sex

The magic of dreams

There are plenty of books on magic these days.

One of the late Stewart Farrar’s books for which I filled out a questionnaire gives an over view on  modern witches.

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Because I am an atheist I perceive the god and goddess as “thought forms”.

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Be blessed

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In primary school the class was asked to write an essay entitled “My Wish”

I wrote that I wished people would care more about looking after nature and the planet than money.

Seeing that this is never going to happen in my life time or possibly ever!

I wrote this short story for myself and as sympathetic magick

A Short Story About Healing The Blue Planet Kindle Edition

it is only $2.99 ($3.99 Australian) and you may read a sample for free.

Thankyou to those of you who have already purchased this

Blessed Be

 

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Thank God I’m An Atheist: Pun Intended

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The terrorist bombing in Manchester motivated me to repost this!

(And although I grew up “Down Under” I was born in Wigan )

I cannot subjectively understand why someone would do this!                                Objectively I understand how people are “brainwashed” by religion.

I studied religion as an elective at uni  in the 1970’s and noticed that the Koran is so like the Old Testament!

Say religion: say fascism!

Karl Marx said : “Religion is the opiate of the masses”– If people believe that they will be rewarded in an afterlife or that “god” decreed something – they are not likely to rebel in order to change things: The kings of old said they ruled by the will of the gods and were descended from same.

Religion was/is a way to control the masses.

We do not have some omnipotent being to please or displease Some one who will punish us if we are bad and reward us for being good. I obviously don’t believe in hell! Nor do I believe in karma. (The word actually translates to “work”) If we believe god or karma will change injustice then we wont try to do this ourselves!

It was only at the beginning of  my 65th year that I admitted to myself that I did not believe in a God. I spent the greater part of my life looking for my spiritual home. Wicca suited me because we respect the planet and the earth as our Mother. Well, we did when I first started. Now that it is so popular, I think most “wanna bees” are only interested in spells and being different.

I have been trying to understand the nature of reality since I was seven years old.  I have had a few theories since then. In the 1990’s I used the analogy of us living in a virtual reality and of course when “The Matrix” came to the screen so many people recommended it. The Matrix was/is a creatively brilliant movie with subtle satire.

In recent years I have theorised that it has something to do with time being a dimension and linear time an illusion?

I was in Women’s lib; Animal lib; Greenpeace; Trees for Life– all in an attempt to make this a better world – Women’s lib has gone to the extreme where men now need liberating! The other organisations have become impotent bureaucracies that support the protestant ethic.

I am still a vegetarian and still care about all life forms

I now realize I can only help in the microcosm of my own little home.

Humans use religion to justify not implementing zero population growth.                      I cannot understand why humans do not see that because there are way too many of us we take the homes and food sources away from other life forms and these other life forms eventually become extinct. Western religion claims to care about animals but supports a meat industry and drug companies that mistreat animals on the excuse that humans are more important.

If we credit some “Being” as having created this reality; this “Being” would have to be a sadistic psychopath (and a misogynist). Every creature has to deprive some life form of its existence in order to survive. ( Its called eating) But also just breathing kills other life forms! As we breathe in micro-organisms.

I believe everything that exists has a consciousness: And because of my clairvoyant experiences I believe everything survives beyond physical death.

Here endeth the lesson.

 

Knowing that there are ads on my blog I am adding one of my own.

In primary school the class was asked to write an essay entitled “My Wish”

I wrote that I wished people would care more about looking after nature and the planet than money.

Seeing that this is never going to happen in my life time or possibly ever!

I wrote this short story for myself and as sympathetic magick.

A Short Story About Healing The Blue Planet Kindle Edition

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It is $2.99 ( $3.99 Australian) and you can read a sample for free..earth3

Thankyou to those who have already purchased this.

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I started to write the following and then thought – It is a bit petty considering all the suffering and horror in the world — Then off on a tangent thought—What will I call it? — Sheep? – People think sheep are stupid but they are not! – From there I started thinking about the scapegoat which really upsets me — what a life leading others too their death?

So now am writing thefollowing so I don’t dwell on how horrible the meat industry is:-

If someone looks young and attractive they are treated with respect and considered to be intelligent caring people. Those who do not fit the stereo type of attractive are treated with contempt and considered stupid, deviant or criminal. The origins of this attitude are from the movies where attractive people are cast in leading roles as the good guy and the not so attractive as the villain.

This is not only wrong it is dangerous because sociopaths and psychopaths are usually attractive, charismatic people.

People are so controlled by the media. The example that comes to mind goes way back to 1980 when Lindy Chamberlain suffered trial by media and was convicted of the murder of her daughter Azaria. At this time, every person I knew considered her guilty! I was abused for saying I believed the dingo took the baby!

These days I have to tolerate people claiming they are supporting me because I am on an aged pension.

(Yet I paid more tax per fortnight in the 1990’s than I get for my pension now. I gave up a job that I had had for twenty years even though my “Work Cover” was approved. I found out that lawyers are afraid of “Work Cover”?)

People do not consider how much the politicians cost them. They support a corrupt system that is controlled by the multinationals and could not care less about the average person.

I haven’t watched the movie The Matrix for a decade and an half but my favourite line is “These people are so inured so hopelessly dependent on the system they fight to defend it”

 

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Considering that there are ads on my blog I thought I would put one of my own.

 

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In primary school the class was asked to write an essay entitled “My Wish”

I wrote that I wished people would care more about looking after nature and the planet than money.

Seeing that this is never going to happen in my life time or possibly ever!

I wrote this short story for myself and as sympathetic magick.

It is available on amazon.com as an E book.

It is $2.99  — $3.99 Australian

It threatens the status quo– just remember it’s (science?)  fiction.

Blessed Be

Kate

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