About Coven Life and Its Contributors

COVEN LIFE Mission Statement

The main purposes of Coven Life website and Coven Life’s Elders is to teach novice and adept level witches and to have an online coven where anyone that practices The Craft will feel welcome to join us for gatherings on Esbats and/or Sabbats.

Witchcraft School Information

Scroll over “Novice Class Info”, than click on the word “Classes” in the drop down box.

For a lesson outline click on the word “Lessons”

There is a $30.00 USD charge for novice lessons which includes all the novice lessons, coven gatherings, open chats, and/or one on one chats if needed with one of the Coven’s Elders ( High Priestess Lady Beltane, or Priest Samhain or Priestess Hypatia).

There is a $40.00 USD charge for adept lessons which includes all adept lessons and personalized studies for each student, all coven gatherings, open chats and/or one on one chats with Lady Beltane.

Guidelines For Attending Coven Gatherings

Before the sacred circle starts at 7:00 PM Central Time in the USA anyone entering the chat room is welcomed to socialize with anyone else that is there. Socializing and visiting starts about 6:00 PM CT on the evening of the gathering. Ask the Elders questions about lessons or anything else.

Once the circle starts ALL SOCIALIZING AND COMMENTS unless asked for in the ritual must stop. You will get one warning if you break this guideline. If you do it a second time you will be asked to and expected to leave the gathering immediately. There will be no exceptions to this guideline.

No one should enter or leave the chat room between 7:00 PM CT until the circle is finished. To enter or leave the chat room (computer knocking you out of the chat room during this time is the only exception for re-entering the circle) during this time breaks the circle and whoever is leading the circle needs to take their time and energy to close it up again.

All electronics in the room you are in during the gathering should be shut off except for the device you are using to access the chat room.

No one will be allowed to use foul and/or rude language in the chat room either before, during or after the sacred circle is cast. Anyone not following this guideline will be blocked from the chat room and no second chance will be given to attend another gathering.

Anyone attending a gathering is welcome to stay after the circle is done to visit with the others and/or offer other ideas for the ritual performed at that gathering for as long as you like.

These are simple guidelines and show courtesy to all coven members and visitors. If you have any questions about them please write to Lady Beltane at covenlifescoven@gmail.com

Who’s Lady Beltane

Merry meet, I am Lady Beltane. I am a legally ordained Pagan minister. I as Wiccan and became a High Priestess but, now practice as an eclectic solitary witch. My spirituality has influences from different traditions of Wiccan, as well as Ancient Egyptian, Celtic (both German and Irish) and Native American traditions. I was the High Priestess for two covens which gave birth to hive-covens from my own and then hive-covens from these. (A hive-coven is one where a witch becomes a Priest or Priestess under the guidance of a High Priest and/or Priestess to then start their own coven.)

I am a hereditary witch from both sides of my family, although neither side were practicing pagans I did learn about herbs for healing and other usages from my great-grandmothers on my father’s side. I learn not to be afraid of the ghosts I saw and heard from my mother who also had this ability.

I have been a practicing pagan for over 40 years. I became a solitary witch about 20 years ago but still helped guide young novice witches on their path. Teaching them not only the magickal parts of The Craft such as potions, spells, and rituals but also help them along the Old Ways a.k.a. a pagan spiritual path.

In my personal life, I am the mother and grandmother. I live with my husband of over 17 years and my two dog familiars, Cleopatra, a Miniature Pinscher and Starbabie, a Chihuahua. I enjoy many hobbies including but not limited to hiking, camping, crocheting, reading, playing computer games, coloring, and gardening. 

To contact me write to:  covenlifescoven@gmail.com Put “For Lady B” in the subject line

Comments, Suggestions, Guest Authors

Feel free at any time to make a comment on this post for more information about any Pagan topic and I will try to find information to answer your question.

If you have a suggestion for a topic for me to post more about please let me know. I will try to accommodate suggested topics when I can and if they are appropriate for this website.

If you would like to write an article about witchcraft, a pagan path, a spell, incantation, craft idea or more information on a topic we have introduced on the site for us to possibly post on the website please send it to Lady Beltane’s  email ladybeltane@aol.com. She will read it and let it you if it is within our guidelines for this website. If she does decide to post an article from a guest author, that author will get full recognition for it include on the post.

Do not ask us to do personal spells or charm objects for you because we will not do it. We may post spells for general use on a suggested subject. Remember spells, incantations, empowering or charming an object should not be done by anyone who has not learned the foundations of doing magick safely. This is not a game this is real life with real life consequences.

Who is Priestess Hypatia?

I have been studying with Lady Beltane in Coven life all the way from Australia for a little over 4 years now and studying to be a Priestess. My fascination with knowledge, history and love of nature has led me to this glorious path.
I don’t come from a long line of magikal people but I do come from a place of magick. One that has always been in my heart. The same one that has guided me instinctively all through my life. Helping me make decisions that have all led me to the right here and now.
Growing up in a conventional Greek Orthodox family where tradition and superstition have a blurred line. Where grandmothers would chant words to remove the evil eye and grandfathers would plant basil in the front of the house to keep out the evil spirits. They made teas that would sooth the soul, placing amulets under your pillow to see visions in the forms of dreams only to interpret them for you the next morning, and sweeping at the front of the house with an old broom when someone that just visited had a bad vibe. Now doesn’t that all sound familiar.
As far away as I thought that magick was not part of my life it was spun very intricately around me, over many generations throughout time. Each generation carefully ensuring to pass on the processes to the next generation, trickling down and making its way into my world. It has always been with me, just interpreted and practiced in a different way. Recognising that magick is all around us is recognising your history, traditions, beliefs and religions.
Over the years I have versed and immersed my self in many ancient texts that range from Homers Iliad to ancient Sanskrit.
My thirst for knowledge has led me to this very path. A familiar path that has been paved stone by stone subconsciously by many generations before me.
So here I am, sitting in a place of wanting more, a thirst for knowledge that is difficult to quench with just the conventional. Delving into the Eleusinian mysteries of Dimitra and Kore (Persephone), studying formally about the ancient Greek Priesthoods and their Gods, the Delphi, Dodona and much more.
Life either makes you or breaks you, I have decided to allow life to make me into a life-loving human being. I know I am not the only one that has had pain in my life and acknowledge that it is still not done with me, but I do accept the gift of knowledge one that is accessible to anyone who choses to use it. the knowledge to be able to deal with what life throws at you.
So I look forward to continue learning and being connected with like minded people. Dad always said you never stop learning and when you do life

Who is Priest Samhain?

Merry Meet, I am Samhain. I am a Priest student under Lady Beltane.

I been Practicing for a couple of years now. I been studying the craft since 2007. I was not until I came to Lady Beltane I started the practicing within a coven. Before I was a wiccan, I practiced Christianity with questions growing that that religion couldn’t answer. It was when I started considering wiccan life, these questions being answered and gave me stronger hold to Wicca. The first book I got was from D.J. Conway. Then my book collection grows from there.

I, then started looking for wiccan group online. It was not until I found a coven until I got here on CovenLife, I found CovenLife site through the Witches of the Craft site. I am pleased that Lady Beltane took me under her wing.

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5 thoughts on “About Coven Life and Its Contributors

  1. I am very interested in learning from and thru you. I have always believed in honoring the earth and all that surrounds us. It is now that I choose to learn more. I will answer the questions and get back to you. Blessed be Vicki

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  2. I need to let you know that I am working on the assignments. But have spent the last week with my mom. She has been having heart issues and we had to visit the ER once and then doctor appointment and she is now getting worked up for open heart. So I have a lot on my plate. I just want to let you know that I am still interested and working hard to find the time.

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