the Divine as immanent, as embodied in the Universe, the world in all its
aspects and in humanity, as well as transcendent. Therefore all of life is
perceived as sacred and interconnected.
Rev. Ed Allen, w/431-6110 (nights),
Rev. Cheryl Miller, w/ 431-6561 (nights),
Rev. Beth A. Sluder, 753-0065
prohibitions, however, a Wiccan who is devoted to a God or Goddess who
protects animals may need to maintain a vegetarian diet.
At the bedside, the
use of talismans and shrines dedicated to healing deities is an important
part of the healing process.
Patient may request
prayers and healing rituals along with whatever medical treatment is being
done. If the individual wishes a laying on of hands, this should be allowed.
restrictions. Wiccans generally believe in the efficacy of spiritual or
psychic healing when done in tandem with standard medical treatment.
Therefore, at the request of the patient, other Wiccan personnel should be
allowed visiting privileges as though they were immediate family, including
access to ICU.
If death is inevitable, promote a peaceful/dignified
CARING FOR THE ILL AND DYING
Patient and or
family may request the ritual "Crossing Over into the Summerland."
Patient would want family members near.
Members of the
patientís circle should be allowed to visit as if they were immediate family members.