Solitary Again

My solitary experiment for the month of December has evolved in unexpected ways. It began as a way for me to focus on personal issues I was dealing with: the realization I have Asperger's syndrome, some changes I was making in my professional life, and the need to take stock of my life and get my bearings again.One of the unexpected outcomes of my quiet month was the realization that the people I circle with have a calling that I don't have. We don't talk about callings and vocations very … [Read more...]

Why Initiation Made Me Love Solitary Wicca

Some of the shock and bewilderment have passed, I'm eating solid foods and life is sort-of back to normal. Some folks wanted me to unpack my experience a bit, and I've had some interesting insights that I can share, so here goes:Even if my initiation wasn't oathbound, I still really couldn't tell you about it. Some human experiences can't be effectively communicated. I'd imagine giving birth or losing a loved one to a wasting disease are good examples of those kinds of experiences. You can … [Read more...]

Wicca Series: Initiatory Wicca still matter?

Every Monday and Friday in January we will be asking people questions about Wicca. Want to weigh in? Find the next question at the bottom of this post! With the increased access to information and growing numbers of solitaries, does initiatory Wicca still have something to offer? *Once again everyone is speaking from their own point of view and not that of their traditions. The songs this time may seem a bit odd, but I chose popular music that … [Read more...]