One Pot Witchery is a Spiritual Resource for the Wise. Traditionally the Wise Woman was not only a Holy Oracle, but a Purveyor of Herbal Remedies such as teas, salves and invocations to make her world and the world around her a better place!
Therefore at One Pot Witchery we believe that every person of every religion, race, creed, color etc and every place, tradition etc is important and vital to the whole. Like a piece of the puzzle that works together to save all humanity from itself. Therefore we study and practice many traditions, as we believe All Wisdom is Holy. We are here to to help, and to openly share our knowledge with you. Please join us.
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In our Products you will find handmade and appropriately consecrated limited edition treasures as well as those made specific to the person and their needs. Since all products are Witched according to the moon and its cycles sometimes there is a necessary delay in shipment. You will be notified and communicated with along the way.
Our Witch School page has all the information necessary for attending from 1st years through Priestess degrees. All One Pot Witch's are cross trained in Druidry, Hoodoo, Shamanism, Reiki, Crystal Healing and Herbalism. Classes are available year round. Apprentise ships are only available to those who prove themselves Spiritually advanced and are willing to put forth the additional effort and dedication required in their training.
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lig 'an-iochd tinneas agus olc ta gra, branair seo tinneas fear tri gan saru, cuir cul a cra e smideadh, do iompaigh ar e, a nios mo measa cinniuint!
Basic Principles of the Craft
The Craft: any body of any religious or nonreligious background can be a Witch. One doesn't have to practice or recognize any religion to be a Witch. All though many Witches are Spiritual, few Traditional Witches claim an actual religion. In fact of those that do, much more are Judeo-Christian Witches than Witches who practice Satanism. Satanism is a religion, just like any other, and is built on taking responsibility for oneself and actions. Please don't make misconceptions without first checking the facts. Witches, Wicceans, Otherkins and Pagans contains a large number of groups with bonds to each other, for the most part, which are looser than those you will find between Christian churches. Each has it's own traditions, it's own beliefs, it's own pantheon, etc. So just WHAT is it that, overall, a Witch believes in? The American Council of Witches was formed to determine what it was that all Witches have in common, belief-wise. In the early 1970's, a paper was released with their findings, and gives a good overall picture of it. The following is the text of that paper.
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BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE CRAFT
The first principle is that of love, and it is expressed in the ethic,
"DO AS YOU WILL, SO LONG AS YOU HARM NONE"
love is not emotional in it's essence, but is an attribute of the
individual as expressed in relation to other beings;
harming others can be by thought, word, or deed;
it is to be understood the "none" includes oneself;
the harm which is to be regarded as unethical is gratuitous harm; war,
in general, is gratuitous harm, although it is ethical to defend
oneself and one's liberty when threatened by real and present danger,
such as defense against invasion.
must recognize and harmonize with the forces of the
universe, in accord with the Law of Polarity: everything is dual;
everything has two poles; everything has it's opposite; for every
action there is a reaction; all can be categorized as either active or
reactive in relation to other things.
Godhead is one unique and transcendent wholeness, beyond any
limitations or expressions; thus, it is beyond our human capacity to
understand and identify with this principle of Cosmic Oneness, except
as It is revealed to us in terms of It's attributes and operation.
The most basic and meaningful attribute of the One that we, as humans,
can relate to and understand, is that of polarity, of action and
reaction; therefore Witches recognize the Oneness of the Divinity, but
worship and relate to the Divine as the archetypal polarity of God and
Goddess, the All-Father and the Great Mother of the universe. The
Beings are as near as we can approach to the One within our human
limitations of understanding and expression, though it is possible to
experience the divine Oneness through the practices of the Mysteries.
Harmony does not consist of the pretty and the nice, but the balanced,
dynamic, poised co-operation and co-relation.
The Witch must recognize, and operate within the framework of the Law
of ; every action has it's reaction, and every effect
has it's cause. All things occur according to this law; nothing in the
universe can occur outside this law, though we may not always
appreciate the relation between a given effect and it's cause.
Subsidiary to this is the , which states that whatever
goes forth must return threefold, whether of good or ill; for our
actions affect more than people generally realize, and the resulting
reactions are also part of the harvest.
As Above, So Below. That which exists in the Macrocosm exists, on a
smaller scale and to a lesser degree, in the Microcosm. The powers of
the universe exist also in the human, though in general instance they
lie dormant. The powers and abilities can be awakened and used if the
proper techniques are practiced, and this is why initiates of the
Mysteries are sworn to guard the secrets from the unworthy: Much harm
can be done by those who have power without responsibility, both to
others and to themselves according to the Laws of Cause and Effect and
of Threefold Return.
Since our philosophy teaches that the universe is the physical
manifestation of the Divine, there can be nothing in the universe
which does not partake of the nature of the Divine; hence, the powers
and attributes of the Divine exist also in the manifest, though to
much smaller degree.
These powers can be awakened through the various techniques of the
Mysteries, and, although they are only capable of small effects in and
of themselves, it is possible to use them in order to draw upon the
forces of the universe. Thus humanity can be the wielders of the power
of the Gods, a channel for Godhead to act within It's own
manifestation. This, then, is further reason for the oath of secrecy.
Since the universe is the body of the One, possessing the same
attributes as the One, it's Laws must be the principles through and by
which the One operates. By reasoning from the known to the unknown,
one can learn of the Divine, and thus of oneself. Thus the Craft is a
natural religion, seeing in Nature the expression and revelation of
We know that everything in the universe is in movement or vibration
and is a function of that vibration. Everything vibrates; all things
rise and fall in a tidal system that reflects the motion inherent in
the universe and also in the atom. Matter and energy are but two poles
of one continuous phenomenon. Therefore the Witch celebrates,
harmonizes with, and makes use of the tides of the universe and of
life as expressed through the cycle of the seasons and the motion of
the solar system. These ritual observances are the eight great
Festivals of the Year, referred to as the . Further,
the Witch works with the forces and tides of the Moon, for this body
is the mediator of much energy to our planet Earth and thus to ourselves.
Nothing is dead matter in the universe. All things exist, therefore
all things live, though perhaps in a different manner from that which
we are used to calling life. In view of this, the Witch knows that
there is no true death, only change from one condition to another. The
universe is the body of Godhead, and therefore possesses one
transcendent consciousness; all things partake of the consciousness,
in varying levels of trance/awareness.
Because of this principle, all things are sacred to the Witch, for all
partake of the one Life.
Therefore the Witch is a natural ecologist, for Nature is part of us
as we are a part of Nature.
Astrology can be useful in marking and interpreting the flow and ebb
of the tides of our solar system, and thus of making use of those
tides; astrology should not be debased into mere fortune-telling.
Throughout the development of the human race, civilizations have seen
and worshiped many and various attributes of the Divine. These
universal forces have been clothed in forms which were expressive to
the worshiper of the attribute of the Godhead which they expressed.
Use of these symbolic representations of the natural and divine forces
of the universe, or god-forms, is a potent method for contacting and
utilizing the forces they represent. Thus the Gods are both natural
and truly divine, and man-made in that the forms with which they are
clothed are products of humanity's striving to know the Godhead.
In keeping with the Law of Polarity, these god-forms are brought into
harmony by the one great Law which states: All Gods are one God. All
Goddesses are one Goddess. There is one Initiator. This law is an
expression of our understanding that all of the forces of the
universe, by whatever ethnic god-form is chosen to clothe and relate
to whichever force, can be resolved into the fundamental polarity of
the Godhead, the Great Mother and the All-Father.
It is the use of differing god-forms, of differing ethnic sources or
periods, which is the basis of many of the differences between the
various Traditions of the Craft. Each Tradition uses the forms, and
thus the names, which to that Tradition best express and awaken an
understanding of the force represented, according to the areas of
emphasis of the Tradition.
Because we know that differing names or representations are but
expressions of the same and forces, we require our
members to swear that they will never mock the names by which another
honors the Divine, even though those names be different from and
seemingly less expressive than the names and god-forms used by our
Tradition (for to the members of another Tradition, using it's names,
ours may easily seem equally less expressive).
A Witch refuses to allow her/himself to be corrupted by the great
guilt neuroses which have been foisted on humanity in the name of the
Divine, thus freeing the self of the slavery of the mind. The Witch
expresses responsibility for her/his actions, and accepts the
consequences of them; guilt is rejected as inhibiting to one's
self-actualization, and replaced by the efforts of the Witch to obey
the teachings of harmlessness, responsibility for the consequences of
one's actions, and the goal of actualizing the full powers of the
We refuse to believe that a human being is born innately sinful, and
recognize the the concepts of sin and guilt are tremendously
inhibiting to the human potential; the consequences of the Law of
Cause and Effect, called karma by some, are not punishment, but the
recurrences of situations and their effects because the individual as
not gained the Wisdom needed to handle or avoid such situations.
There is no heaven except that which we ourselves make of our life on
Earth, and likewise there is no hell except the effects of our unwise
actions. Death is not followed by punishment or reward, but by life
and the continuing evolution of the human potential.
One cannot damn the divine in oneself; one can, however, cut oneself
off from it through the rejection of wisdom and a refusal to strive
for self-realization. This cutting off does not lead to personal
suffering in "hell", for there is no Self to suffer if the tie to
one's own divinity has been severed; what remains is merely an empty
shell, a "personality" or thought-form devoid of it's ensouling Spark
of the Divine Fire.
We know of the existence of the life-force which ensouls all living
things, that is, all that exists. We know that a spark of this Divine
Fire is within each and every thing that exists, and that it does not
die; only the form of it's existence changes. We know that this spark
of the life-force returns to manifestation again and again in order to
fully realize and actualize it's potential, evolving finally to the
peak and essence of existence which is pure be-ing. In this process of
reincarnation each form returns in the same type of form, though it's
ever-increasing actualization may lead to higher levels of existence
of that form. Man returns as man, cat as feline, mineral as mineral,
each class of form evolving as the individual forms of that class evolve.
This process of evolution through successive incarnations in manifest
form works through the utilization's of wisdom gained, the essence of
the life-experience. This essence of experience, or Wisdom, is an
attribute of the spark of life itself, one and inseparable (see 9a).
We must care for the body, for it is the vehicle of the spark of life,
the form by which we attain. Thus we must heal the body of it's ills
and keep it a tuned and perfected tool; so must we heal others (both
physically and psychologically) as far as it is within our power to do
so. However, we cannot interfere with the life of another, even to
heal, except at their request or with their express permission; unless
such non-interference would be inhibiting to our own, ethical
existence and development -- and even then the responsibilities and
consequences must be understood and accepted. This, then, is one of
the important reasons for the communal life the Witches under the
guidance of the Priesthood: That the group may be guided by wisdom and
experience, with the aid and support of one's peers; and that one's
actions may be guided by the influence of the ethical life of the
group as a whole.
Harmony with, and utilization of, the great natural forces of the
universe is called magick. By magick we speak, not of the
supernatural, but of the superbly natural, but whose laws and
applications are not as yet recognized by the scientific
establishment. The Witch must strive to recognize these forces, learn
their laws, attune her/himself to them, and make use of them. The
Witch must also be aware that power corrupts when used only for the
gains of the self, and therefore must strive to serve humanity: Either
through the service in the Priesthood, or by example and effects of
his/her life on others. The choice must be made in accord with the
true nature of the Witch.
Our Witch School remains open for all from any tradition. You will learn Witchery, Druidry, Shamanism, Reiki, Crystal healing, Herbology, Divination, and much more. Most information will be posted on our Facebook page providing easy access to all. We will cycle through the year exploring different traditions and skills that we find to be of importance. Various books may need to be purchased through out the year. There are three levels...
Level One: $700 up front. You will receive in addition to all training and tests posted...Monthly spell packages and surprises from One Pot Crystal Shop. These will always include at least one spell, oil, crystal within the kit. You will also be provided with Barbara Ann Daca's phone number for personal access.
Level Two: same as level one but as a monthly plan at $70 a month.
Level Three: Free..all postings and studies on Facebook. You may message on facebook with any questions and one of our Witch's will help you. This plan does not include a monthly spell kits but we do have giveaways on our Facebook page throughout the year.
All: will receive a Certificate in the mail upon completion of first year, second year or Priestess. Certificates will be suitable for framing and will specify the studies and level attained. All certificates will be hand signed by our High Priestess, Barbara Ann Daca; MDiv