What is Wicca?
Wicca is a European neo-pagan religion that concentrates on the worship of Gods and Goddess and respect for nature. In 1954, Wicca was founded by Gerald Gardner during the first half of the 20th century.
Gerald is a person who brought Wicca to men and women. In many countries, Wicca has recognized as a religion. In this religion, people don’t follow any hierarchy, such as a Pope or Bishop. Mostly Wiccans give more reverence and importance for the Goddess, as Wicca has consistently emphasized the value of gender equity and feminism. The vital aspects of people who practice Wiccans are Magic, ritual, and divination, which is collectively known as under the term witchcraft.
Wicca is a combination of 20th century new age beliefs and ancient pagan beliefs. Wiccans practice rituals and frequently recognize the following black magic and white magic as well. Mostly people of the following Wicca do shun black magic because it produces evil against another soul.
These are the most popular Wicca traditions
- Gardnerian Wicca
- Celtic Wicca
- Samhain Wicca
- Dianic Wicca
Wiccan Beliefs On Substance Abuse
Wiccans maintain a great faith in personal liberty and believe as long as an individual can be reliable, the consumption of alcohol and other substance is a matter of private option. If there is any ceremony Wiccans use wine at there gatherings, but there are numerous covens committed to helping people in recovery.
Let us see what 13 Step Path of Wiccan is:
- People agree that they have an issue with and presently, this is the time to rehabilitate their Will and Balance.
- They may feel safe again because they completely believed in the Goddess and Magick, outside and inside, which can rebuild their Will power and Balance.
- They always believe in the support of the Goddess.
- They describe the Lightness and the Darkness; the strengths and the weaknesses, within them, and understand where people have become disruptive; they realize that they cannot satisfy their void or replace their Stability.
- They endeavor to rebuild Balance and learn to discharge that which agitates them.
- They create a list of ideas they have admitted to abuse and control and understand the caused that has harmed themselves and others.
- If there are any problematic and repressive ways, they will say NO to that and try to live in Stability.
- They are always open to improve and understand that it is essential to develop tolerance or patience.
- After undergone these changes, they continuously endeavor Balance in their lifestyle through their relationship with the Web of Life.
- They remain to be conscious of their Will, behaviors, and beliefs; accepting their errors and enjoying their achievements.
- They always think of their past mistake and learn a lesson for growth and admits their mistakes as part of life.
- They think that they are giving the best that can and satisfying themself with whatever they have.
- They accept personally the way they are, trust in themselves, and genuinely understand that well-being, pleasure, freedom, and love are their rituals.
There are several addiction recovery books available for Wiccans and Pagans in recovery from substance abuse addiction. If you or your wife is struggling with substance abuse, kindly visit treatment professionals and live a healthy and sober lifestyle.
These are some books that may help you to recover from addiction:
- The Recovery Spiral: A Pagan Path to Healing by Cynthia Jane Collins
- Recover: The Wiccan Recovery Program by Medicine Hawk Wilburn
- The Zen of Recovery by Mel Ash
- A Woman’s Way Through the Twelve Steps by Stephanie Covington, Ph.D.
You can leave the rehab any time, no one will compel you to stay at the rehab. However, dedication and continued treatment are required to fight addiction and achieve a sober life.
There are various stages of addictions. The initial stage is the functioning individual with the addiction. The most common scenario is they have a job and their relationships are intact, but their health is depleting slowly because of their dependence.
Narcotic analgesics (painkillers) are drugs that can reduce pain, cause numbness and/ or induce a state of unconsciousness. They have the tendency to cause tolerance and addiction
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