Leadership essentials for today’s witchen community. Deepening Witchcraft: Advancing Skills and Knowledge focuses on the needs of Pagan leaders. Grey Cat brings her extensive leadership experience to one of the first books to offer guidance to students of Witchcraft looking for something beyond the basics. Beginning with an in-depth introduction to analytical thinking, Deepening Witchcraft addresses essential skills for the advanced student. Grey Cat explores connections between historical Paganism and its modern inception, digging for the sources of modern Wicca. She addresses the Wiccan Rede, discussing ethics and morality in a religion that centres on free will. Grey Cat also offers secrets for successful spells, and tips on teaching what you know to others. Deepening Witchcraft is a practical guide for Pagan leaders, complete with suggested structures, forms, and checklists. Grey Cat offers advice for commonly encountered situations including teaching, answering questions about Pagan history and claims to authenticity, organizing public rituals, and practicing advanced magic. A chapter on spiritual growth provides guidance for overburdened clerics, and the growth and development of Paganism is examined in chapters on community relations and ethical considerations. Not just for leaders, this book speaks to anybody with an interest in the future of the Pagan community. With an introduction by pioneering activist Lady Sintana, founder of the Ravenwood Church of the Old Religion in Atlanta, Georgia.