May, 2017

How To Write An Initiation

Having spent the last decade and a half bumming around fraternal orders, convivial societies and esoteric groups, I have seen my fair share of initiations, and have run my fair share of degree teams. I’ve worked on ritual committees for fraternal orders to create and revise initiations. Because I have seen initiations that were both mystical and non-mystical, I think a bit differently about initiation than your average Pagan or Polytheist. The first thing you need to know about initiatory traditions is that, at one point in the past, it was simply a part of the genre that traditions would […]