Understanding Eclectic Wicca
Eclectic simply means you do not follow any one path exclusively, but draw your beliefs from many. It is a common practice among solitary Wiccans, and when enough people of shared eclectic beliefs form a coven and their beliefs are given a name, a new branch of Wicca is born.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with remaining solitary, however. It gives you the freedom of adjusting and tweaking your beliefs until they're perfect for you, something that would seldom be possible in a coven. While some may consider it a lonely path, it offers you the flexibility to choose what YOU want to believe.
Think of your personal eclectic path as a puzzle with lost pieces. You've put it together the best you can without those pieces, but until you find them it's incomplete. When you choose a magickal name, you've found one of the pieces. Then you find your matron deities, and another piece is found. As you walk your path, you'll keep finding the missing pieces and soon your puzzle will be whole. It m