"The Heart of the Elder:Good Elders and their Influences"
How to identify, meet, and work with Elders.
Distinguishing the characteristics of great Elders.
Originating and maintaining meaningful relationships.
Navigating unique teaching styles.
Synchronicities and mysterious benefits of training with them.
Amazing stories of life-changing events.
Honoring them through Ceremonies.
Lillith ThreeFeathers and Joy Marie Wedmedyk share astounding real-life experiences, magical blessings, and spiritual connections that prove the importance of Elders in Paganism. They provide essential advice to students and Elders on dedication, patience, accountability, being present for the experience, and using personal failure as a stepping stone. Building upon decades of unique personal experiences, they offer a practical guide to navigating respectful relationships across spiritual traditions. They include insights from interviews with more than thirty active Pagans/Neopagans, including noted teachers, writers, and Elders.
No other book deals with the particular challenges of identifying Elders, their roles in our culture, and their impact on those they guide. The information gathered by the authors offers an adventure that will support your own personal path.