You need to know certain things first if you seriously wish to learn magic by using this site. Since you are new, I recommend that you go to the following links:
Newbie Central: http://www.spellsofmagic.com/newbie_central.html
SoM Survival Guide: http://www.spellsofmagic.com/coven_ritual.html?ritual=1944&coven=1
Afterwards, you should search for and join coven on this site that appeals to your interests and what you wish to learn.
People these days don't have time to personally teach you. That is why covens on this site were created.
To answer your question, yes, you should, otherwise the spell would not work in the way you desired.
The basics are the following:
Good luck and blessed be.