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I heard that a witch must pray to a deity. But how do i find the right one for me?
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This is a personal matter that, ultimately, you have to decide for yourself. However, this might help:
First, which pantheon attracts you the most? There are many to choose from, including Norse, Dianic, Celtic, Greek and… oh so many more.
Once you know which one suits you best, you will feel drawn to particular deities. That's how it worked for me.
It is important to remember that whichever goddess and god you choose, they are all suitable. Indeed, you may switch between deities at different times if it suits you.
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Read lots of books. Books on mythology are great, but the classics are best, Homer, Hesiod, the Mabinogion, Gilgamesh, the Eddas. Whichever one makes the most sense to you is the direction you should be looking.
I confess, as a polytheist, this question always somewhat confuses me because we, my family that is, have relationships with quite a few different Gods. Unless you're a priest/ess, you don't need to devote yourself to just one, and if you were meant to be a priest/ess, the God/dess in question would make that very clear to you.
Additionally, it's not very unusual for a witch to be secular! If none of the gods or goddesses calls to you or you are a-religious as a whole, it is okay to eschew the spiritual mode of magickal practice entirely. Perhaps you are more attuned to perceiving and manipulating energies. Either way, it will require reflection, research, and time—don't be discouraged!
This is absolutely true. My husband and son are both atheist (my daughter is polytheist like me) and we've been practicing witchcraft together as a family for years.