Category Archives: YAD-Lesson Six

Sacred Altars

Oak and Willow Coven, ASW: Beltane 2014 ” As above ~ So below” The microcosm within the macrocosm When we set up sacred space to do ritual there is generally a central or main altar that is placed in the … Continue reading

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The Components of Ritual

As you move through each section of a ritual you are creating layer upon layer of replications of the elements and energies of the natural world and then taking each of these replications and refining their energetic representation as the … Continue reading

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Casting the Circle

Before we enter the space that is to hold our circle, the preparations leading up to the actual crossing of the threshhold into what will become sacred space serves to make ready for the shift in energy, dynamics and consciousness … Continue reading

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Calling the Energies of the Quarters

If you look in any book on magickal practice or on the internet and you will quite easily find all manner of prose for calling or inviting the energies of the cardinal quarters into your sacred space. The positive in … Continue reading

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Sacred Space Within Ritual

One of the reasons for creating sacred space is with the intent of using that space as a working container for magick. And, the act of ritual is honoring and celebrating the threads of energy and magickal working that are … Continue reading

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What is Sacred Space?

According to Webster’s Dictionary, one of the meanings of the word sacred is: Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable and something which is consecrated, devoted and … Continue reading

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Foundations of Practice: Lesson Six

Contemplative Observation – #1 Changing The Energy of a Space This exercise is meant to allow you to experience the subtle changes that occur when you set up a space of working that has the intention of being sacred space. … Continue reading

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