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Wyvern Moon Tradition

Author: Lady Rain
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Wyvern Moon Tradition

•History

The Wyvern Moon tradition was started by Lady Dragon Magick in Long Island, New York in 1995. Lady Dragon Magick began her personal study in 1989. She began with Raymond Buckland’s The Complete Book of Witchcraft and Laurie Cabot’s The Power of the Witch. At the time that Lady Dragon began her own study, there was no internet, no smart phones, and computers had yet to really take off. Finding information on the craft or finding anyone else in her area that was practicing was almost impossible. It was in the late 1990’s that Lady Dragon was able to determine that there were others out in the world studying the same things she was. There were others who had the same questions, problems and gifts.

On her solitary journey, she had no one to teach her how to pronounce the Gaelic words correctly or no one to instruct her as to what was right and what was wrong. It was only with her communication with the Divine that she was able to get the answers that she needed in order to walk the path before her.

To reach the High Priestess position it was a journey of ten years of personal growth and healing when the Gods sought fit to bring students to her path and have her begin teaching.

The first coven was a time of mistakes and learning. It was the second coven that she was able to start to formalize her teaching and begin to build her tradition. It has since blossomed forth to produce two daughter covens and one granddaughter coven. There are covens in Vermont and North Carolina.

• Core Beliefs

The Wyvern Moon tradition is a three degree system that allows for personal growth. An initiate must be initiated by another witch of a higher degree, with approval from the High Priestess and/or High Priest of the respective coven. Our focus is balance. The Goddess and the God are represented in all aspects. There is light and dark in all things, including ourselves. We must embrace both to be balanced.

Being healthy mentally, emotionally and physically to achieve balance is focused upon. Working on the inner self is much of our work. Healing from our past in order to move forward is one of our goals.

The Wiccan Rede is studied and followed. We mind the Rule of Three, what we send out comes back to thee.

We adhere to these basic tenets: To know, To Will, To Believe and To Keep Silent. Some call these the Witches Pyramid or the Four Pillars of Witches Strength.

All High Priestess and High Priests are knowledgeable about all aspects of magick and healing but not necessarily masters. We each choose items to specialize in but have the knowledge of all other aspects.

Wyvern Moon members are eligible to become clergy upon reaching their third degree. Third degree members are allowed to form their own coven within the tradition, stay within their coven or move to a sister coven as an Elder. This tradition is a teaching tradition.

All the covens return to the covenstead of the Witch Queen – Lady Dragon Magick – on Samhain to enjoy each other, meet new coveners, and have the Samhain ritual and meal together.

•For Petitioners

The work we do in this tradition is working on the inner self to heal the physical, mental and emotional scars that have buried the true person one is meant to be. It is not work that is for the faint of heart or someone who chooses to bury their head in the sand. The High Priestess/High Priest will work with each petitioner to get the basics down, but the hard work is up the petitioner. While magick and ritual are necessary to work our path, we find that the healing is where the true mastery manifests.

• Role of Clergy

Clergy are expected to be able to perform any and all rites of passage, including initiations and degree ceremonies for other members of the tradition. They may also perform many legal ceremonies with the proper certification for their individual state of residencies. As with any outside contract, it is up to the individual clergy member if they will actually oversee a ceremony. Any ceremonies performed must be conducted with honor, dignity, love, trust, and positive intent.

• Organization of Groups

Our covens are organized with a High Priestess or Priest, Elders, then students of varying degrees. Every member has the potential to teach something to everyone in the coven.

• Holidays
All 8 Sabbats are celebrated with ritual and communal meal. Special activities for each Sabbat are encouraged.

•We celebrate our Sabbats on the following days:
Samhain – always October 31st.
Yule – December 21st
Candlemas – February 2nd
Spring Equinox – March 21st
Beltane – May 1st
Summer Solstice – June 21st
Lammas – August 1st
Fall Equinox – September 21st

• Standards of Conduct

We have a coven compact that is given to each new student at their first meeting.
Everyone is expected to come in Perfect Love and Perfect Trust.
Students are expected to arrive on time for each meeting.
Students are expected to have their homework completed.
Coven members are expected to work out differences – either within the coven setting or privately with the High Priestess or Priest.
Students are expected to walk their path in all aspects of their lives.

• Ways of Worship

Meetings are scheduled around moon times with working done on the appropriate moon. We also have workshops with herbs, oils, tarot, runes, candles, beads and jewelry making and book discussions. And more to come.

• Reading and Other References

The Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
A New Earth. Awakening to your Life's purpose By Eckhart Tolle
Most books by Scott Cunningham
The Power of the Witch by Laurie Cabot
Other reading requirements as set forth by the individual coven High Priestess or Priest as individual covens may have suggested reading lists.
Other reading sources brought in by students are encouraged, provided that the coven leaders are able to ensure that the material is of a high standard of quality.




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