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Rev. Amy Blackthorn Ph.D, DD. HPS, RM


I teach Wicca 101, 202 and more specific advanced subjects. I can answer questions on several Traditions. I have experience in subjects including, Astrology, Wicca, Folk Magic, and indigenous Religions, including Voudou, Greek and Celtic Reconstruction, Native Herbal uses, Hoodoo and Green Witch Craft. I am a Usui Reiki Master, as well as a trained in several other forms of healing.

Experience in the area

I have 17+ years experience in the above topics, including the Initiatory traditions of Gardnerian Wicca and Green Witchcraft.


Maryland Delaware Wiccan Pagan Alliance, Alternative Religions Education Network, Lady Liberty League, Pagan Clergy Association


My first publication was in "The Seeker Journal" at the age of 16. This was an 18 page in depth look at the similarities between Wiccan holy days and Christian ones.


Numerous degrees including one in Horticulture and initiation into different Religious orders, including Susun Weed's and other Pagan Authors, Scholars and Elders.

What do you like about this subject?

My faith is very important to me, anything I can do to help others understand it makes me feel at peace.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I am always learning. Teaching others helps me to learn more about myself every day, and I really enjoy helping others understand what myself and others like me, do.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Q: Are you a good Witch or a bad Witch? A: When you ask if someone is a "good" Witch or a "bad" Witch, it is the same as asking someone if they are a "good" Presbyterian or a "bad" Presbyterian. Wiccans adhere to the Rede, "An it harm none, do as ye will." Witches and other pagans have their own ethical standards. There are good and bad people in every society and in every religion.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Q: Do you have ritual orgies? A: These rumors come from our lack of taboos regarding sex. We have no rules which prohibit homosexuality, nudity or pre-marital sex. Sex as the generative force in nature is seen by most pagans as something utterly sacred. We feel that the physical act of love is to be approached with great respect and responsibility.

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lucinda03/03/14101010Thank you so much. You were quick .....
Brianna03/03/14101010Thanks, Amy! :D
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Recent Answers from Rev. Amy Blackthorn Ph.D, DD. HPS, RM

2014-03-23 Wicca Project:

What is in a Wicca?  This is an incomplete question.    How do Wiccan's celebrate?  How do Wiccans celebrate what?    What do you need to do to be Wiccan? The Will.  Knowledge.  A Yearning to learn.

2014-03-17 Wicca Project:

Hi Shana!    A grimoire is a magical cook book. It contains recipes for everything from incense and sabbat cakes (think sugar cookies/ cake hybrid) to recipes for medicine "love potions" (tea) and more!

2014-03-03 Relationship Spell:

Hi Brianna!    When I was 18, I needed a relationship I could share my faith, my thoughts. my hopes and dreams with.  So i decided to cast a spell to bring the perfect relationship to me.  It worked famously

2014-03-01 curses:

Hi Lucinda!   Hey, I live in Delaware too! :)    This isn't a curse in so many words. It's a love spell. Someone wants you or someone in the household to be blind to other lovers but them. If you found

2014-02-26 friends:

Hi Josephine,     When I was 18, I needed a relationship I could share my faith, my thoughts. my hopes and dreams with.  So i decided to cast a spell to bring the perfect relationship to me.  It worked


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