Checklist For A Strong, Comfortable Coven
submitted by Lady Erzsebet.
1.Always be clear about your common goals and how you intend to achieve them.
2.It's very important to know and respect each other well enough to feel very comfortable and attuned working together.
3.Our magick is designed for our growth, fulfillment, and the benefit of those who request help, it must never be used to harm others.
4.Every member of your coven must share the responsibilities of making the group work. Therefore, every individual's contribution is equally important.
5.Your coven is a family, be sure to support each other through difficulties.
6.Enjoy each other, fun and laughter at your meetings is vital.
7.Always continue learning magick. Dig deep, branch out, compare different sources, try new techniques, ask many straight forward questions, always keep an open mind.
8.Keep yourselves healthy and fit in order to more readily channel power and receive insight.
9.Always keep your ritual area and tools orderly and clean.
10.Constantly seek knowledge from many sources, people, books, workshops, other paths...
11.Do not make a virtue of authority and obedience, treat each other as respected equals, regardless of the formal structure of your coven.
12.Witches raise genuine power and channel it, rituals are not simple readings or routine gestures, they are filled with energy, vitality, love, and purpose.
This article is © 2003 Lady Erzsebet.