Welcome to the Order of the Sacred Star! This Pagan/Wiccan group, based in Winnipeg, Canada, is committed to teaching the Craft to all those who wish to learn. Our goal is to provide a complete and fulfulling learning experience. Our public classes are offered through the Winnipeg Pagan Teaching Circle.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Story Spells: Teaching Spellcraft to Young Children

I've had so many people ask me about teaching spells to children that I finally wrote a small ebook about it. This ebook can be found at most major retailers, including Amazon, Kobo, and Barnes and Noble. It's not a long book , but it doesn't have to be.

About the book:

Children can cast spells too! Kids have wonderfully open minds and perfectly vivid imaginations. This makes them natural spellcasters. With a little guidance from a parent or other loving adult, they can create and cast their own spells. These spells can help children learn to deal with the widening world, make new friends, work better with others, or even banish nightmares.

Young ones are very literal minded. For this reason, when the idea of spells is first introduced, using stories that reflect their personal experiences and goals is the way to go. Though story spells work best for children ages 1 through 5, even older children (and their parents!) can have fun with this unique form of spell casting.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Ashling Wicca, Book Three

For those interested in a continuing study of Ashling Wicca, the third book in the series is available for purchase through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and other retailers, as both a paperback and an ebook. Just like with the first two books in the series, there is an accompanying workbook that can be purchase in either paperback or ebook format.

From the back of the book:

Venture further down the path into the magickal world of Ashling Wicca. The seven units of this book, which are designed to be completed over the course of an entire year, build on the skills and knowledge you should have gained in the first two books in the Ashling Wiccan Series. Each lesson will guide the student to a fuller understanding of the intricacies of the Ashling Wiccan Tradition. These lessons include both the practical and theoretical, and your magickal education will be rounded out by the inclusions of rituals and spells to assist you in your practice.

This book contains all the lessons traditionally studied by those seeking to attain Water Degree within Ashling Wicca. Because initiation into the tradition can only be obtained under the direction of a High Priest/ess, the material within these pages is presented by a High Priestess of Ashling Wicca. With careful study and attention, the student should be able to complete all included material in about a year. At this time, initiation into Water Degree may be possible.

From the back of the workbook:

This workbook, which is designed to complement Ashling Wicca, Book Three, will guide you further down the path towards a thorough understanding of the Ashling tradition. Full of tests, exercises, journal entries, and reflections, it can help you make sense of the material presented in the master book. It also provides various rituals vital to the practice of Ashling Wicca. Here you will find an initiation ritual, a handfasting ritual, and two additional Sabbat rituals.

This book should be used in conjunction with Ashling Wicca, Book Three. The units in each book are identical, allowing you to easily line up the written information from the master book with the tests and other materials in the workbook. Use both to continue your study of the art of Ashling Wicca.