Colorado mountains Acrylic by me. I had so much fun with this.
The easiest wrap to throw on has to be Wrapunzel's "Beginner's Luck" style. It's one of those "grab and go" styles that you can toss on whenever you have to do somewhere quick -- and the dogs have been going insane and tearing apart the house on you're trying to get ready (AKA "My Life"). All You … Continue reading Wrap It! Beginner’s Luck (Basic Hair Covering)
One of the glorious things about being pagan is that we instinctively have a kinship with both the land and the guardians of it. We honor both, and it isn’t unusual to make pacts with those beings whose mission it is to keep the land safe. Back in the late 1990’s I purchase … Continue reading Honoring The Guardians Of The Land
Mountain and Lake Acrylic by me (one of my first mountain paintings (I think I'll go back and rework that mountain some more)
Take an object from the natural world. Pick it up in your hands. Observe it as though you’re encountering it for the first time. What does it feel like? Look like? What minute details can you observe? Blessings from the Hearth.
We've spoken about mindfulness while eating a meal, but have you considered being present and mindful while preparing that meal? Choose a meal to give your complete attention. Be mindful as you create it. How do the utensils feel? Can you describe the food in your hands as you prepare it for cooking? Smell the ingredients. Listen … Continue reading Day 15 Of Mindfulness: Cooking
Immerse your entire self in a mundane activity, such as cleaning a room or washing dishes. How do your muscles feel as they move through the activity? How does it feel in your hands? What do you see? Smell? Touch? Choose another activity the next day and do the same. Blessings from the Hearth.
Listen to music you’ve never heard before. Put on a set of headphones and randomly choose music you’ve never heard before. Listen carefully to the notes and instruments. Pick out the individual instruments you hear and note how they contribute to the song as a whole. Listen closely to the lyrics. How do they enhance … Continue reading Day 13 Of Mindfulness: Music