At last, here it is in final form!
What is it? How did it come about?
Well, it started with the long version of the Wiccan Rede. That's a collection of tips (sort of) on Wicca and magick.
But there were a lot of things I felt were missing from the Rede -- specifically, the more spiritual aspects of Wicca. So I wanted to add these elements, since in my opinion the spirituality is the most important part!
Taken together with the Rede, the Three-Fold Law, and the Charge Of The Star Goddess, I think it gives a very complete outline for anyone who wants to know what Wicca Spirituality is really about.
The Wiccan Way
I keep this wisdom as I may
To follow in the Wiccan Way
Do as I will, an it harm none
I do that which I deem right
The Silver Rule I shall sustain:
My heart shall lead; my soul shall reign
My body: Temple, Guide, and friend
Apply the wisdom of the fey,
Attend all that the Earth proclaims
Ere a Wiccan I be named
The Pentacle inside of me!
For energies that emanate
I trust the Voice inside that knows
What eyes may miss but Goddess shows
Know, Will, Dare, and then Be Still
Is earnest authenticity
With and through my thoughts and speech
Into action I must reach
For Wicca is a living art
In every day, in every part
The Earth and Winds, the Sun and Sea
The Moon I bless as Goddess' throne
Being Maiden, Mother, Crone
With joy and thanks for all delights
I dance the seasons' spiral round
Til wondrous awe and love abound
Hell is made by human act
His life to serve, yes, everything
Of Divine Light and Sacred Dark
'Tis by the Sun that life be won,
And by the Moon that change be done
Where life continues beyond breath
Nothing lacking, nothing lost
All lives within that I love most
Beyond the Moon, beyond the Sun
These qualities I'll seek to grow:
Loving Kindness, Harmony,
Self-awareness, Presence, Bliss,
Beauty, Oneness — Goddess is
None can stand 'twixt one and God
Am I on track or gone astray?
For as I live with least of strife
I free myself, and bless all Life
The Gods need us, as we need them:
To learn, to grow, to live again
My deepest dreams--Divine decree--
Reveal what Goddess wants of me
For good or ill, for high or low
And my ideals are treasured maps
To guard me from fear's subtle traps
That life's true lessons may be learned
Their targets tightly unto me
Anger makes a poison cup
And none but fools would drink it up
For enemies prove in the end
To be my soul's most valiant friends
I rejoice in folks' success
For anything I wish to find
Is summoned when I give in kind
Regardless what I'd like be shown
Thus tend the Balance life demands
The Goddess blesses those who aid
All the children She has made
Furred and feathered, leafed and scaled:
Thus Divinity is veiled
Strengthen me in Magick Art
Serving Life empowers me
Above, below, and three times three
As ego burns in sacred fire
And Goddess is its Source and Knife
This birthright passes unto me:
As I do will, so mote it be…
With clear intent and strength of will;
Passions fuel and charge the spell,
Then in the Void I plant it well:
Know that it is One with me
And soon in life so it must be.
I practice that my mind be still;
What good be Craft without true sight?
No good is done without this Light!
Because I choose this sacred Way
By this measure all I'll weigh:
I'll know myself, and live in love
Serve blesséd Earth, and be the All.
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