I respect what you are saying, but I have resolved this dilemma. I eliminated the on/off switch, ripped it out of the wall and threw it in the garbage.
No matter where I am at or what I am doing, who I am with or what is going on in the world around me . . . I am first, foremost and always a Witch.
I like to get "in the mood" for certain things, too, so that I understand, but my name is my name all the time. There is no demarcation, no difference.
That said, if you are more comfortable with such and it makes you feel a greater connection, that is wonderful, and I appreciate you sharing your thoughts.
I would have to agree with this. Over time I found that the more I would add special things to something to make something special, the more separate it can become from everyday and the less it feels like a part of everyday life.... the more the connection only (feels like) it exists while you are doing that special thing, or being that special person. It becomes a special part of your life you "wish" you could be in all the time. And you start romanticzing about the past, about "back in the day" when people used to live "closer to those things". But they're here always - it's us who've relegated them to only "special" times. Including your god if you are of that pursuasion (which I am). When I am standing in the hex-threads I will now state my name becuase not everything knows who I am (like walking into a room full of people, not every one knows you), but I use my given name, the name I was given at birth, by my family, from my family, related to my ancestors. That IS who I am and who I cam from. When talking to the Hag or the Elder or my divinity I don't state my name- they know who I am as I have done so much work with them.