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Who is the 12 Step Witch?I started casting circles and working nature magic at age 12. After practicing solitary for many years, I recently began working in the Reclaiming tradition. I began my journey to sobriety 10 years ago, and have been clean and sober for 7 years. I have a sponsor, sponsor other women, and have a homegroup (two, actually!) I do not speak for 12 step programs. This is my experience only. I blog anonymously out of respect for the anonymity tradition of 12 Step programs.
Tag Archives: reclaiming
Abstaining, Absenting, Attending: Simplifying to Deepen
I have a friend who gives her years titles in order to direct her work for the year, and I invited the Universe to send me a similar direction. Pretty quickly, it sent back the word “Deepen”. Okay, I thought, … Continue reading
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The first time I was led in a grounding and centered by a Reclaiming Witch, the top of my head felt like it blew wide open. I had done many of these exercises on my own-and struggled. I had struggled … Continue reading
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Examining Ecstasy, Part II
Last week I shared my experiences of spiritual ecstasy. This week I want to look at why experiencing ecstasy is important-at least for this witch. There are some excellent articles on ecstasy that have been published in Witch Eye, a … Continue reading
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I am a feel-good junkie. And I am not alone. Studies show that people with substance abuse problems usually show problems early in life with delayed gratification, discipline, self-control, etc. In other words, we want what we want–and we want … Continue reading
The Purpose of Ritual
Saturday night while lying in bed I was checking Facebook on my phone (bad habit!). Teo Bishop is a Pagan writer I have come to enjoy and scrolling through my newsfeed I saw his status update said, “I think my … Continue reading
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