Make art. Make art everywhere....even if you feel it isn't "Good Art". (Acrylic art by me. Textured rice paper on canvas board)
My acrylics teacher and I have decided I am destined to paint Mount Rainier over and over..... Mount Rainier Painting by me
One of the most wonderful things I've learned about Hestia over the past several decades is that She and I are very in tune with the same scents. My home is always awash in scents. whether it be from the incense I burn every morning to the delicious aromas that waft from my kitchen. But … Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 3: Aromatic Scents)
This behavior doesn't surprise me. My family has lived in a number of places around the United States due to my husband's job. However, the most intolerant places always seem to be in those states that were once a part of the Confederacy. DEMOREST, Ga. –One resident of this small town in Georgia says … Continue reading Everyone’s Welcome….Except You…..
I'm still working may way through "The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs". I'm loving it, although I haven't had as much time to read as I thought I would. But a little is better than nothing. It certainly was a crazy week last week! I was able to go Austin, TX's Pagan Pride Day, which … Continue reading What Are You Reading This Week?
This is how I live my life. Think about doing the same. HUGE thank you to Janet Coburn who initially wrote this! via R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find out What It Means to Everyone
I think we need to give this a little more credence:
I lived in a tiny town where people would occasionally come to the women in my family to “ask a favor” or “do some work” for them. This is how I was raised. No money ever changed hands, but remuneration was always in the form of barter: pies, hams, eggs, fixing a fence line at … Continue reading So You Want to Cast Spells….
Hestia holds preference for some colors, but that's not to say She doesn't welcome all colors. She welcomes those colors which bring a household and family together, but during holydays it is right to honor Her with the shades She prefers best: lavender, gold, rose, silver and black. In our household culture we also have found her … Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 2 – Colors)
If you're on any sort of pagan path, you're undoubtedly a reader. I devour books, but in the past year I haven't picked up much, so I'm putting myself in a nightly routine to get my center back. From 7-9 each evening I'm home I work on a handicraft of some sorts. Lately it's been … Continue reading What Are You Reading This Week?