Topics and Dates
"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the Ultimate" , Paul Tillich
Year 1 - 2017
Below are the provisional dates for Year 1 - 2017 and Year 2 - 2018
Training and Starting Out
HMK- What is a Witch?
What is a Witch and the Western Mystery Tradition
HMK- Find out Myths and legend of Candlemas
Integrity and Commitment
HMK- What are your expectations of this course?
Logos and Mythos (and Belief)
HMK- What does spirituality mean?
HMK- What can you offer the Craft?
Concentration, visualisation, meditation
HMK- What does your personal symbol mean to you
Pathworking to find personal symbol
HMK-Make own incense (year to make) and
What are the myths and legends of the Spring Sabbat
HMK-Music for the elements
Goddess and God- What are the Gods?
HMK- If where you live was a God what would be its character?
Natural Cycles and the Craft
HMK-Describe your sacred space?
Tides and seasons
HMK-What are the myths and legends of Beltane?
Pathworking – the Goddess
HMK-Which Sabbat best reflects your life right now?
Pathworking- the Horned God
Plant identification- herbs for daily life
HMK- What are the 8 ways of raising power?
HMK- Name the tools of the Craft?
Psychic Self Defence
HMK- What is Wisdom?
HMK-Write a pathworking
Pathworking- meet your totem animal
HMK- Find out about the myths and legends of Midsummer
First trainee pathworking
HMK- Ethical magical dilemmas
Second trainee pathworking
The Wiccan Rede and Karma
HMK- What virtues should a Witch have?
Third trainee pathworking
The Body Numinous- Reality
HMK- Correspondences planets, body arts, magical intention, plant
Fourth Trainee pathworking
Dreams and lucid Dreaming
HMK- Witches do it is a magical circle- what is the magic circle and what does it mean?
Fifth trainee pathworking
HMK- What are the myths and legends of Lammas?
Sixth trainee pathworking
Covens and Coven Officers
HMK- Choose a Craft name- why did you choose it?
Seventh trainee pathworking
HMK- Plan your own funeral and death plan
With Niki and Barry
HMK- Draw a picture of your shadow
Pathworking- they wasteland
Sexuality and the Craft
HMK- Describe the character of the Goddess/God
HMK-How does you partner feel about Skyclad- will you tell them why/why not?
The function of myth
HMK- What are the Myths and Legends of Autumn Sabbat?
The Hero myth
HMK- What is one of your dragons- how would you slay it?
HMK- Write your own ritual
HMK- How could your ritual been improved
Self-Actualisation and the Craft
HMK-What does it mean to be a priestess/priest?
HMK- Find out the myths and legends of Halloween
Circle Etiquette and coven expectations
HMK- Bring your incense
The second year and meet your mentors
HMK- Writing second year Sabbat rituals
Year 2- 2018
Care and the Craft
Symbol and Psyche DVD
Spirit and Character
Becoming Divine- Apotheosis
Mysteries and Mystical Experience
The initiates journey
The meaning of Initiation
The training starts at 12pm and goes on till about 3 or 4pm
For each session one of the trainees will write and lead a ritual and another will write and deliver a pathworking.
Each trainee will also work with a mentor from one of the covens who will assign and advise you on a second year project.