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2/3/13 12:53 A

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I'm an eclectic wiccan witch who is solitary. I use mainly celtic traditions but will use anything that seems right. I resonate with Branwen.

The way to the Universe is through one's Self.


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1/28/13 11:08 A

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Solitary Kitchen Witch.

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1/26/13 12:37 A

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I am also a Druid of the ADF variety in the Northeast Region (The NERd Herd) currently focused on the Irish pantheon. I am also my Grove's Bard.

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I got my first degree with BTW, but left to join a more eclectic ( but still heavily Traditional) group and eventually ended up Solitary. (I moved to a non-pagan area). I miss circling and working with a coven, but the lack of politics and drama more than makes up for it... most days.


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1/18/13 4:26 P

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I am in the Black Forest Clan, a semi-traditional group of Wiccans. (I say semi out of respect for the Gardnerians who say that we're not. LOL!) We are a 3 degree system that is very structured in some ways and fairly eclectic in others. I came to the BFC in about 2003 after bouncing around and exploring for about 5 year. They felt like family and gave me lots of opportunity to express myself.

Next weekend I'll be dedicating the first members of my coven. I'm kind of excited about that. :-) I have been 3rd degree for some years, but this is the first time I will be leading a coven on my own. Wish me luck!


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I'm a Druid, of the ADF variety. I'm currently working on my Dedicant Path study work and so far its going well. I am also a witch, of the non-Wiccan sort. I used to study Wicca but found Druidry this year and it is a much better fit.
I practice on my own. There is a ADF grove nearby and I've been invited to join them in their rituals but I have some social anxiety issues that keep me from participating.

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11/6/12 1:09 A

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I'm a solitary Heathen. I've got a Heathen friend, but we don't really do anything together besides occasional conversations.

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11/1/12 8:42 A

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Personally, I'm a very ecclectic Wiccan, primarily of Celtic orientation. But due to some interesting compromises in my house (my hubby considers himself Baptist, but is pretty open-minded and easy-going) I don't practice at home.

I found a group on meetup.com of local witches and we normally alternate who is hosting and planning the different Sabbats. We're not an actual coven, we have several different traditions in our group, from strict Gardenarian to hereditary to ecclectics. It makes rituals interesting, based on who planned the ceremony.

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9/24/12 8:45 A

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I went to have a tattoo yesterday (2.5 hours of potential boredom) but found that the tattooist was interested in paganism too! We had a really good discussion about it!

Lorelle xx

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9/23/12 11:44 P

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Hi, I'm a witch and proudly use the term whenever asked. I view it as my own way of changing other's misconceptions. This is especially true as my husband and family are of the more mainstream christian faiths, and I will often attend their spiritual gatherings as a show of respect for them. I am a solitary and practice in my home, where my hubby has built me a beautiful altar. I am quite open in my faith, and enjoy a spirited discussion about it, usually with the local priest (who'd make such a nice witch).
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9/23/12 12:15 P

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..I am a chosen daughter of the Goddess Aradia,Italian queen of witches.I did not choose this path,it choose me and when i started to accept my path, my life started to make sense. I am a solitary ,but when i ask to come into circle with others,i am always welcome. I bring with me a strong engery.The earth is my alter,the elements are my tools and when possible i work skyclad. I believe in the rule of 3, and that said,when needed,I can defend myself,as some have found out the hard way. As my mother Aradia,I defend the young and innocent and help those who are sent to me. I have taught many young women and shown them their paths I am a teacher,healer,empath,telepath among other things. I am proud to be called Witch because that only means that i am a Wise One, here to make a difference in this world.that is need of the old knowledge.

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9/22/12 3:18 A

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I've never really settled on a particular denomination of witchcraft. I was introduced to it by my dad's aunts and my grandmother. I would spend summers with them in Tennessee as a child. It wasn't called witchcraft, it was just what the family did. I didn't hear about Wicca until I was an adult. It was only then that I discovered the similarity between witchcraft and what I had been taught. There was no rede or anything formal. The idea I was taught was more to try your best to walk with honor with all around you, whether human or animal or anything else, but if push came to shove, you use whatever you need to to protect yourself and your own. If that includes magick then so be it.
I practice with my mate and we're teaching our daughter. Other family members practice and we have a circle we join with for Sabbats, so I can't really say I'm solitary, but I'm definitely ecclectic. The Goddess I mostly work with is Hecate. I've not found a male deity I connect with yet, but I'm remaining open. I work with herbs I grow or find growing wild, aromatherapy, tarot, spirits,candles...occasionally I'll cast a formal circle but that's pretty rare. Most of the magick I do is sympathetic or astral.


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9/22/12 3:04 A

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Baellison, you may like Deborean Witchcraft, not that it will be a perfect fit, but it is a blend of Celtic traditions and Cherokee teachings. There is also a lot of generic information about witchcraft in many of its forms on their website, www.paganspath.com. Its pretty much on a 101 level, but a lot of good stuff if you take the time to explore the site.
Many blessings on your journey.

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9/21/12 8:04 P

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I am a solitary witch as well and use the term pagan when people ask. I love working with Herbs and Crystals/Stones

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9/20/12 7:57 A

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I am a solitary witch but say "pagan" if someone asks

Lorelle xx

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I call myself Pagan because to explain it all to someone not on the same path can get confusing for them. Nature is my church :) I mostly follow the pagan beliefs but I also borrow a little from Shamanism. I don't really go by any guidelines, just kinda do my own thing. Never been one for following rules or getting involved in any group rituals. I care for the Earth and it's creatures the best that I can and she gives back to me tenfold :)

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I don't know what to call my path either. Not Wiccan, although I'm familiar with Wicca since that was my first introduction to paganism. I think I'm something of an eco-pagan with slight Buddhist leanings. I love being in the kitchen, crafting, and dabbling in herbalism. I place a lot of value on the Earth, civil liberties, and human happiness/equality. I consider the Earth to be a living whole being, and its health (and ours) depends on how we treat it.

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I am a rootworker. Other names for "it" include "Granny Woman" or "Granny Witch". This is a Path I've been on my entire life, but only consciously for the last 2+ decades. I'm also an ordained minister, but it's not something I promote much.

As a rootworker I work with the herbs I grow and the plants that I wildcraft or harvest in my immediate geographical area. I find that the energies are more in tune to mine and work far better than those that I purchase from stores or online. With these plant materials (and stones & zoological concerns) that I find personally, I make my own ritual oils, powders, infusions, teas, etc.

There aren't too many of us out there, most that are usually refer to themselves as "hoodoo's", but that is only one differentiation. Much like the difference between a Faery Wiccan and an Alexandrian Wiccan; many similarities but completely different Paths. My Path is strictly that of the European immigrant's traditions that settled here that then mixed with the Native American. Basically, that of the Appalachian Folklore Magic system. A hoodoo's includes that of the African slaves magic systems. I am not a hoodoo, but there are many, many similarities between the two.

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My Kansas Native Plant Society Blog:
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My rootworker's blog:
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I am a Northern tradition Pagan/Spiritualist.

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8/16/12 2:29 P

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Heathen. I am solitary.

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8/5/12 9:08 P

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I call myself a 'kitchen witch' but that's more of an eclectic earth-based thing. Like several of you here I follow a more Native American path. Definitely not Wiccan. Respecting the earth is shared by many faiths but the Goddess is not my 'thing'. As pagans I think a lot of us resist easy classification :-)

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I think this is very honest post Baellison86. I don't like using labels, so i appreciate the way the question was worded and the many different answers from team members.

I'm now...so still learning possible paths and not very familiar with the terminology...which is okay, since I don't like labeling myself... I believe that limits my spirit.

I am not Native American, but I believe I hold very similar values to that ancient path.

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I don't know what my I am. I've asked chat groups and researched and can't figure it out. I like Taoism. It's more of a philosophy of life than a religion. I'm studying runes and norse traditions right now. My grandmother is Cherokee so that interest me as well. I know I'm not Wiccan but I respect Wicca.

To sum up my beliefs I believe there is a force that controls nature. I don't think it's a person. I believe in spirits. I believe everything needs to be balanced. I don't know what happens when we die so I'm not sure on reincarnation and all that and I don't worry about it. I believe you need to respect and honor nature.

If any one can point me in a direction I would appreciate it.

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Hello,

I am a solitary Wiccan, mostly because there are no groups I can find in my area (Bible Belt). I have been practicing for six years, and am happier than ever before! I work mostly with the Celtic pantheon, especially Epona, who I feel most drawn to.

I am trying to incorporate my spiritual path into my weight loss program. Meditation and spell work help me to keep my focus and my motivation, so that I am less likely to "fall off the wagon" so to speak. I am really looking forward to this new journey!

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I am an eclectic Wiccan. I`ve always encorporated multiple views to form my own, so it seemed natural that this would translate into religion. I am currently solitary for a few reasons. I`m pretty new to the Craft, and would like to learn on my own before looking for a coven. I'm in college so I live in one city for eight months of the year, and the rest of my time is spent in my hometown so it would be hard for me to put any roots down especially since I don't know where I'll end up after college. Also, I have bad social anxiety, so I'm not sure how I would handle group dynamics.

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12/26/11 5:53 P

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Although I am blessed with Family (Moss, we might have more connecting us than this website!) whom I celebrate with, I consider myself
solitary, eclectic,
untrained, connected,
tuned in, turned on
and open-minded.

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12/24/11 10:52 A

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I am a solitary Wiccan. I study a lot of different things but what I am very interested in is kitchen witch practices. I even grow my own herbs. I always try a natural intervention when any of my family members begin to get sick. However, last week when my daughter broke with strep or just last Thanksgiving when my son developed a peanut allergy, we were off to the doctor for some good ol' FDA approved drugs. I would enjoy experiencing a coven and maybe even doing more formal studies along the British Traditional or Gardnerian lines but there seem to be no covens around me.
I have also read about different Budda philosophies which I have also found very soothing at times.
I am really enjoying reading about all of you and your practices!

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8/21/11 2:29 P

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I am an eclectic wiccan following the faerie tradition along with some native american and celtic influence. I am in a coven with a total of 13 members.

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Not really on a path, I practice an Earth-based religion that is based off of bits and pieces of several different belief systems.

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8/5/11 7:16 A

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Solitary pagan with leanings toward Celtic and Strega (my families come from Ireland/Scotland and Italy). Hubby laughingly calls me a "Cathlo-pagan" since I incorporate some RC into my life.

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I am Native American. I follow my tribal beliefs which are completely Nature based. I identify more with those of Pagan spiritual beliefs than any other. While I do have solitary practices, ceremonies and such we also practice as a Clan, a Tribe and as a People.

Starlight a common misconception is that Native Americans practice a type of shamanism. That is completely false. If anyone has any questions I would be happy to try to answer them in a general sense. But our beliefs/ceremonies are very sacred (as well as typically specific to) within our clans/tribes and shouldn't be shared beyond.

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I'm not really on a "path" persay...I'm a fairly eclectic pagan and research a lot of the different paths and "borrow" from the as well. If I had to "name" anything more than the others I'd have to say I follow fairly close to my ancestors and the celtic God's and Goddesses...specifically the Irish and Black Forest German peoples. I dabble in a variety of tools including crystals, herbs, various color objects, and some divination through Tarot and fire gazing...although i'm really wanting to get closer to runes.

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7/26/11 9:18 P

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It's so nice to have a pagan message forum again.

I'm Wiccan, ordained, former HP of a coven, currently solitary. I mostly dabble where the craft is concerned (a little herbalism, a little kitchen magic, a little crystals/stones, etc), my path, though is primarily spiritual. My practice of the Craft is flavored (influenced? Driven?) by my path, though it is not the path itself.

I think I'm starting to drift toward eclectic Wicca, though, as I seem to be finding more and more that I like in other paths.

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I'm an Eclectic Pantheistic Goddessian* Pagan. I reject the idea that binaries = balance. (For example, by overly focusing on Night and Day we forget the Dawn and Dusk. There are very few things that are black and white, most of the time things are some shade of grey.) I am solitary, but not by choice. It's hard to find a Goddess Centered coven or group. My partner and I have done ritual together a few times and would like to do more in the future. So I'm taking that as a sign that covencraft not in my near future, and that I'm meant to do the family trad thing for now. It'll be interesting through as he's into Norse Paganism and I'm a Goddess Worshiper. I'll have to find a way to make that work together.

* A Goddessian is a woman or man who focuses mostly or solely on the Divine Feminine in their spiritual path. It's a new term. I use it because I don't want to be associated with Z Budapest's brand of Dianic Wicca (as I have some serious issues with some of their beliefs and policies.)

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I am an Aimless Eclectic Salad Bar Pagan with heavy influence from Eastern philosophies and mysticism, some Native American shamanistic practices, and the occasional dash of kitchen witchery just for fun!
I am a panentheist (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panentheist)
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I have recently become quite involved with my local Pagan community:
I am a member of a diverse Pagan discussion group, and we have occasionally done some really interesting group rituals. I'm also a member of a local Pagan parenting group, intent on giving our children a fun, educational, and spiritually sound summer, with outings, parties, rituals, etc.
I attend local festivals and gatherings when I can. At Beltane, I did a children's ritual. At Samhain, I will be doing a children's ritual, children's bardic and drum circles, and children's yoga and guided meditation.

However, I do not actually subscribe to any particular path or practice with any group or coven that does.



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I am a Dianic Witch.

Currently I am Solitary. I have never been with a group before. I'd like it to change but sadly there just doesn't seem to be many groups up where I am. It is even harder finding a Dianic group as well :(

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I consider myself Pagan because I do not follow any of the Christian religious paths, but I am more spiritual than religious. I believe there has to be balance in everything: male/female, good /bad, light/dark, etc. Therefore, I believe in both female and male deities, and have worked quite frequently with Quan Yin in the past. Presently though, I work mainly with the Archangels: Uriel, Gabriel, Raphael, and most often, Michael.

I practice alone, unless attending a public circle or ritual, as I cannot seem to find any others that believe as I do.

Blessed Be!

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My path, I'm still searching for, but I'm drawn heavily toward Unitarian Universalism, Animism, Orishas,Loas and Vodun/Santeria, Energy Work and the Law of Attraction, Left Hand Path, Chaos Magick and Sigils, Hermeticism, Native American Totems and Shamanism, Hinduism and Celtic Wicca, along with varioius other things, but I think you get the general idea. I'm trying to form my path based on what I'm drawn to, I guess you can call me an Ecclectic Pluralist with Agnostic and Pagan views...

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I practice solitary. I have described myself as a Shaman with heavy Taoist influence (and vice versa). I celebrate the cyclical nature of the Universe in conjunction with various spirits of the Earth.

I do not worship anything but believe the entities commonly considered gods/goddesses are simply beings of a different nature (spirits). They should be respected, and honored if they offer assistance, but not worshiped.

I believe that all things are connected to one source. *Everything* is a tiny facet of the Universe just as every cell is a tiny facet of us. All things together create one being and one consciousness that is the Universe.

"Dear Buddha, I want a pony and a plastic rocket ship...." ~Captain Mal in the movie "Serenity"


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I would say I really just believe in the Earth/Mother. My beliefs are ever changing and diverse. My interests are in Runes, Crystals, Tibetan Buddhism, Norse everything, and the Egyptian Pantheon. But mostly I'm just Earth orientated. And I'm not Wiccan.

I don't practice at all really. I wish I did. It's just very difficult. It's hard to get into routines for anything, spiritual practice, eating, exercise, anything. I welcome ideas for simple practices that a 20 yo uni student can find time for. :)

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Anyone here more on the Left-Hand Path side of things?

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To LeahNew - My matron Goddess is Hekate! She (to me) is exceptional! I really didn't 'connect' to any one deity in particular, until she came to me in both my dreams, in in some instances when I meditated. I could not have asked for another Goddess to connect with!!

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I am a solitary eclectic Pagan Witch.

Though to be honest I haven't practiced my craft much at ALL this year, I've been so busy with school and work.

I have fallen off my path a bit, and have really started to talk to the dieties again. I'm not drawn towards any specific pantheon, I suppose you could call me a "hard polytheist" because I believe that all are real, but only some will ever be "mine", if you know what I mean!

Lately I've been feeling a very strong pull toward Hecate, which is interesting... and I am not going to ignore that feeling, I have been praying to her this week.

I love reading about all of your paths!

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4/7/11 2:42 P

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1. I am on the pagan path. To be more specific, I am a eclectic neo-pagan wiccan, of sorts.
2. I have my own grove. My family: my husband, brother in law, my daughter, my son, and my neighbor and friend.

We can't really say that we are a coven or can I say that I am solitary. We celebrate most Sabbats together, the Esbats are normally on my own. I have been raising my children in the pagan path for as long as I can remember. I have given them the choice to follow whatever they so choose, but even my son who is 8, has decided to follow momma.

And yes, I can understand about the low profile. I took my daughter to her first open circle and she enjoyed it. The biggest problem of it all was that we had a 45 minute drive to get there. As nice as it was, it wasn't really what my daughter thought it to be. In our house, we aren't really structured, and the open circle had accounted for almost every minute.

Believe me, with me having ADD and my son has ADHD, we kinda like to wing it. Sometimes literally. I have taught my kids that humor truly can be a place in the circle. Especially since the first circle I held with my kids, I had a funny as I was blessing the cakes and ale.

In our situation, it was juice and peanut butter crackers. As I was doing the blessing, my arm twitched and sent crackers all over the place. My kids cracked up. I laughed a bit, and asked the gods to please bless all that hit the floor too!

Things obviously don't always go as planned, that's why I like being home and teaching my family that (as if they didn't already know that).

I think that's the main reason why we go at it as we feel right.

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2/10/11 8:25 A

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I am a mostly solitary/family pagan. I am researching Lithuanian paganism, but not getting far until I learn the language. Until then I make do with what I know and what I can adapt.

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2/2/11 10:47 P

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1. I am Celtic Trad (not Wiccan)
2. I am part of both a training circle & circle of elders.


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2/2/11 1:10 A

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Definitely a solitary, and not connected with any special tradition. In fact I don't recognize any of "denominations' mentioned by others. I sometimes envy Christians their numbers and their ease in finding like-minded folk. I want my own Yada-Yada Prayer Group, pagan-style! (Love those books by Nacita Jackson!) It would be nice to attend some group events and celebrations.

Blessed Be, Amanda

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But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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2/2/11 12:40 A

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Merry Meet, i am an Ordained Priestess of Isis and follow mainly an Egyptian path but can sometimes be eclectic due to the fact that there are not many here who follow en Egyptian path but i do enjoy wicca and paganism. I am usually solitary but am forming a Wiccan study group with a friend and I also attend other study groups in the city. I learn from online courses, books and in person study groups and courses.

Blessed Imbolc to all.
Caladriana

Eating alone will not keep a man well; he must alsoo take exercise. For food and exercise, while possessing opposite qualities, yet work together to produce health... and it is necessary, as it appears, to discern the power of various exercises, both natural exercises and artificial, to know which of them tends to increase the flesh and which to lessen it; and not only this, but also to proportion exercise to bulk of food, to the constitution of the patient, to the age of the individual..." Hipp


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2/1/11 7:51 P

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I guess I am a eclectic Wiccan leaning towards Celtic, that practices witchcraft. My early training was Hecatean witchcraft.

I am currently the HPS of Moon Dragon of Wychwood in FL. Formerly known as Witches of Skull Lake (before the core group decided to become a coven). We have 8 inner court members and have a grove of 25-30. We hold open circle at least once per month and a annual Yuletide camp out. As a coven we hold meetings 4 times a year, closed circle several times a year, coven only book study (time frame varies depending on the size of the chapter we are reading).

We are easily found through witchvox, facebook, myspace, and our HP runs the yahoo group Palm Beach Pagans, which is not coven related but for all pagans I palm beach county.

Just let me know if need more info.

Bright blessings

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2/1/11 7:51 P

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I consider myself Pagan and am solitary.

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2/1/11 6:37 P

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I'm just plain old Pagan but I do enjoy the Wiccan ceremonies best.

I practice both solitary and was very, very lucky to find a wonderful group of women and men locally to celebrate festivals, rituals with early on. About half are Correllian and others attend Unitarian Universalist churches.

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2/1/11 6:31 P

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I'm heathen, mostly solitary.

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2/1/11 6:25 P

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There are times that I think I only exist in cyber space. Other times I feel like I don't exist at all. Since I was a child I've wondered on and off a wiccan path. My Barbie (yes the original in the stripped bathing suit) cast spells. As a teen and on I've been a kitchen witch of sorts.

8 years ago I was blessed to have met a woman who put me solidly on my path. She has since left this plane. I want to learn and grow as both a wiccan and a witch. I was in touch with a local coven but they have been very elusive. I think that's the right word.

So the bottom line is, what little practice I do...I do alone. I am driven to learn more but there is so much you can learn from books.

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My happy place is in my magical circle.
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2/1/11 6:05 P

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I'm a 3rd degree Gardnerian (although not all Gardnerians appear to agree about that). I have worked in Gardnerian, neoGradnerian, semi-Gardnerian, and eclectic covens, and am currently not in a coven. However, my spiritual Family, SerpentStone, meets on most Sabbats, often at a site known as Splendor Hollow (which is about 20-30 minutes away by car). Three members of the Family live in the same house as me, but we have yet to Circle together. Maybe someday.

Several members of the Family, including two of my housemates, form the band Tuatha Dea; you can hear some of their stuff on YouTube and more at http://tuathadea.com .

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Moss

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2/1/11 6:00 P

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Greetings all!

I've been here just under a Lunar cycle and was looking through the threads to see if these questions have already been addressed. If they have and I have overlooked them, please accept my apology in advance.

1. Which Path are you on? Most here seem to be Wiccan of one flavor or another. I am a 2* Traditionalist Wiccan Priest and our coven HP.

2. Do you practice alone or with others? This is especially interesting to me in light of the challenges that have been in place for seekers in view of the Pagan community's low profile compared to mainstream religions. Obviously, as answered in the first question, I am in a practice with others.

So let's here your thoughts fellow Pagans. Your input is valuable and needed, emoticon

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