The Old Ways For those who understand, no explanation is necessary. For those who don’t, no explanation will suffice. The Old Ways were never, at any point in history, a single coherent set of beliefs. There have always been many different versions of the Old Ways--from village to village, region to region--and this much has not changed into the present day! As a solitary Witch, I can only present my own beliefs as to what the Old Ways can mean in a modern world. With great humility, I offer you a few of "my thoughts of abiding."