Here I will present to you how I learned the "Craft" from my Grandmother.
We are of Portuguese/Iberrian decent.
This knowledge was passed down to me by my Grandmother and from her mother before her and her mother before her and before her.
By oral tradition we go back at least some Nine Hundred Years. But from what I have been able to understand and piece together, by going over our legends and rituals, and doing research, it is possible that the tradition we practiced goes back further than that.
I am the last of my group, (we never called ourselves a coven). Whether anyone else will take up our tradition or not, is in the hands of the Goddess.
By tradition and custom it is very rare that a family tradition will reveal itself. But there are no more to carry on. And I will NOT let it die without it being heard.
The internet has given me a voice. For it to be found like a nugget of gold.
As I build on this site with the legends, rituals and stories told to me by my Grandmother~~~~~ I want to also thank a lot of people who encouraged me to do this~~~
First and foremost Kat--my wyse Kat, a dear loving and giving friend, and chief cheerleader, who by long distance e-mail is teaching me how to build and create this site and found the Awesome graphics.
My Husband--aka "Hubby" who understands me, loves me, drives me crazy, but will put his hands thru fire to save me--I Love you, Honey, more than words can say.
Hawk & the Seagull, White Eagle, Blu, Lady Zeras, Lady Jade, Side-Wolf, Tara Avolon, Searcher, Zulu 2, Magnolia and many, many more whom I have met at Moonchild's, Ancient Sites and the X-files Forum who have been my cheering section--telling me to "DO IT!!"
Please visit my Favorite Site "The Spirit of the New Age Meditation Group" and Moonchild's to meet these wonderfull people who are always searching for the Truth.
And although last, certainly no least~~~the lady who has created these graphics whose name and link I'm going to post here very soon.
(UPDATE: Whoever created these graphics I've lost your information--if this is your work please let me know so I can properly credit you, please include your graphic page URL. Thank you.)
And of course Angelfire, for offering this free Web space. Free speech is not dead-
And my Beloved and loving late Grandmother and Mother--who are never far from my mind, and by their example have taught me that "To Everything There Is A Season" and these seasons are the cycle of life---the Sacred and Magical Circle which we must learn to live in.
Bright Blessings as you begin your quest,
This site will always be expanding and growing. As with all good things it takes time.
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